What's on in August?There's plenty to see and do over the summer months here on the sunny Isle of Man... From fabulous theatre shows and Pride celebrations, to cliff top concerts! Take a look at our What's On Guide and start planning your trips out to explore the island!
'Once' at The Gaiety Theatre
Why not check out the incredible standard of local theatre companies on the island at the beautiful Gaiety Theatre in Douglas.
You can buy your tickets for 'Once' here, and many other shows too!
Guided Walking Tours of Castletown
Every Wednesday evening at 6pm
Join local Blue Badge Guide Chris Callow of Island Heritage Tours on a tour of Castletown, the ancient capital of the island!
Read about the tour here: Castletown Guided Walks
Booking for the tour is essential. You can book your tickets here: Book a Walking Tour of Castletown
The Royal Manx Agricultural Show
12th - 13th August
Thousands of people will be set to attend the Isle of Man's largest agricultural show after two years of disruption to the event.
The Royal Manx Agricultural Show is the second of two annual events showcasing the island's farming industry. A perfect day out for the whole family!
Pride Parade & Festival 2022
Saturday 13th August
Join the celebration at the beautiful Villa Marina Gardens
Everyone is welcome (after 9pm under 16s must be accompanied by an adult)
Join the all inclusive Parade on Saturday 13th August to celebrate the equality fight of the 30th anniversary since decriminalisation of homosexuality and the new 2022 rights to automatic pardons for historical convictions for being homosexual.
Be at the Villa Marina Gardens for 12pm for the free to all Festival, celebrating love, acceptance & inclusion. Festival ends 12pm
Cliff Top Concerts
Take a steam train trip to Sea Lion Rocks Tea Rooms to be serenaded in beautiful surroundings.
Enjoy a day of FREE musical concerts out on the clifftops from a host of Manx Musicians and groups.
71st Annual Mannin Angling Festival
About 71st Annual Mannin Angling Festival comprises 3 events, 2 boat competitions, private boats and charter boats. These are species competitions with a photo record of the fish caught on the day for the Private boats so fish can be returned to the sea safely at Port St Mary Breakwater.
For more information go to Mannin Angling Club
Manx Grand Prix Races
20th - 29th August
On an island famous for motorcycling, the Manx Grand Prix is the ultimate celebration of bikes – with fans from all over the world flocking to the Isle of Man to soak up the exhibition of new and old motorbikes around the famous Mountain Course.
Find out more about the races and events going on Manx Grand Prix Races
You can also visit What's on in IOM | Visit Isle of Man to find out about more events going on around our lovely island.