Family events

There’s fun for all the family in West Sussex, whether you’re looking to entertain tiny tots or energetic teens. With sweeping landscapes to explore, new experiences to discover and history to learn, we’re sure that West Sussex is the place to make your next family holiday truly memorable. Full to the brim with activities perfect for children, plan your next adventure. View upcoming events below.

Family events and activities in West Sussex icon
Willow at Wakehurst

April - September 2022

Willow weaving workshop

Join Wakehurst Gardens to discover the secrets of the tradit...

Spring & Summer 2022

Mystery trails

Whistlestop Arts have created seven FREE outdoor mystery t...
Worthing Pier at low tide

2022

Events in Worthing

Worthing is buzzing throughout the year. Jump on the train, ...

June - September 2022

Wellbeing Evenings | Wakehurst

Experience Wakehurst in new ways as the wild botanic garden ...
A house overlooking a lake

3 - 21 October 2022

Deer rut guided walk

Discover more about the annual deer rut in the park on this ...

21 October - 12 November 2022

The Famous Five: A New Musical

Running at Chichester Festival Theatre. The Famous Five are ...
Glow Wild promotional image showing the enchanting winter lantern trail at Wakehurst, Kew’s wild botanic gardens

24 November 2022 - 1 January 2023

Glow wild

Visit Wakehurst on a winter lantern trail for all ages. The ...
Glow Wild promotional image showing the enchanting winter lantern trail at Wakehurst, Kew’s wild botanic gardens

24 November 2022 - 1 January 2023

Glow Wild 2022

Don’t miss Glow Wild, the enchanting winter lantern trail ...

17 - 31 December 2022

The Wind in the Willows

Running at Chichester Festival Theatre, Alan Bennett’s sta...

Activities for all ages

With activities to keep all ages entertained and acres to explore, there’s no shortage of things to do. For budding historians, you can create mosaics at Fishbourne Roman Palace, and for the little explorers out there, take a trip to Arundel Wetland Centre for hands-on discovery, including a Pond Explorer Station. The county also offers a wide range of family friendly accommodation, to suit all budgets.

Family trips in West Sussex
Family events in Sussex

Local guides

Get inspiration for your next trip with the help of our local guides. Discover top attractions, fun things to do and exciting new experiences. There is something for everyone in West Sussex.