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, it’s time to plan your next adventure.

Family events and activities in West 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.

Upcoming events


31 May - 2 June 2019

Glastonwick beer festival

There’s a focus on rare, eclectic, real ale, music and poe...

31 May - 2 June 2019

West Dean arts and crafts festival

A weekend bursting with creativity! Get hands-on with drop-i...
Worthing 10k

1 June - 2 June 2019

Worthing 10k

Join a field of over 2000 runners for one of the friendliest...
Ardingly triathlon

2 June 2019

Ardingly triathlon ⁄ duathlon 2019

Based at the beautiful Ardingly College, this event has been...
The South of England Show

6 - 8 June 2019

The South of England show

If you love celebrating everything that’s great about the ...
Wildlife photography workshop at Pagham Harbour

9 June 2019

Wildlife photography workshop

Wildlife Photography Workshop at Pagham Harbour. This all...
Family Race Day Goodwood

9 June 2019

Family race day at Goodwood

For a great family day out look no further than the Family R...

16 June 2019

Bolney summer fayre

This Father's Day, Bolney Wine Estate will be hosting their ...

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