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A destination full of diversity with amazing architecture, history and heritage. Discover what's on in Oxfordshire today and this weekend, from food fairs to trips down the river Thames, walking tours that dive into the stories and history of the area and a host of family-friendly events that will get everyone out and about and keep them entertained.  Our easy-to-use interactive calendar will help you find out what's on, whether you're visiting Oxfordshire or local to the county, you're bound to find something to suit you. 

What's on in Oxfordshire today?

No two visits to Oxfordshire's top attractions are the same thanks to an array of themed events throughout the year. The UNESCO World Heritage site of Blenheim Palace in Woodstock boasts an enviable 'What's On' calendar including a brand new Icons of British Fashion Exhibition (23rd March - 30th June 24), and its ever popular Food Festival (25th - 27th May 2024)  and plus a host of music, sports and even jousting tournament among the highlights. To find out what's on in Oxfordshire today or this weekend, use the search box above to narrow down your required date.

The rural geography of Oxfordshire makes food and drink events a sought-after delicacy with local produce in abundance. Highlights include the Brightwell Vineyard Food Festival in June and the Didcot Food Festival in October and the regular farmers markets that grace the towns and villages across the region. Henley and its proximity to the River Thames lends itself to a renowned calendar of events including the Henley Royal Regatta (2nd - 7th July 2024), Henley Festival (10th - 14th July 2024) and Literary Festival which takes place every autumn. 

If you're looking for what's on in Oxfordshire on a rainy day, the city of Oxford is steeped in cultural magnificence and is never short of arts events with an eclectic mix of museums throughout the county offering themed exhibitions for a variety of interests. Explore the city on foot or by bus and dive into its rich history and heritage.

What's on in Oxfordshire?

Take a look at our featured list below for some inspiration on your next event in Oxfordshire, or head to the bottom of the page for many more events happening in the county.

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The guide below shows our calendar of events in Oxfordshire. Whether you're local or visiting the area, find what's happening near you by clicking the Map View button.

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  1. Westmill Wind Farm and Solar Park Guided Tour

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    Watchfield

    **PLEASE NOTE: You must BOOK IN ADVANCE for this one-off event. This allows us to plan for capacity and guards against turning unbooked visitors away on the day. Please book via: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/737094568697 ____________________

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    14 Apr 2024Open 10:30 - 12:00
  2. Fairmile Vineyard Henley on Thames

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    Food

    Henley on Thames

    Nestling for over ten years in the foothills of the Chiltern Hills within Henley's town boundary, and within walking distance of the famous Regatta course, town centre and railway station, Fairmile Vineyard is open all year round for tours & tastes.…

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    19 June 2023to20 June 2033Open 10:00 - 18:00
  3. Vintage Afternoon Tea Cruises with Hobbs of Henley

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    Participatory Event

    Henley On Thames

    A quintessentially English afternoon tea on the Thames at Henley on the spectacular New Orleans

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    Hobbs of Henley Boat Trips, Oxfordshire

    Hobbs of Henley Boat Hire, Oxfordshire

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    10 Mar 2024
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    21 July 2024Open 13:30 - 16:30
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  4. Giffords Circus at Blenheim Palace

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    Performing Arts

    Oxfordshire

    Roll up, roll up the circus is back at Blenheim Palace! The village green circus travels the lengths of the UK to bring you a magical show bursting with excitement. In 2024, Giffords Circus, will return with a brand new show AVALON by acclaimed…

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    23 May 2024to3 June 2024Open 16:30 - 19:30
  5. Easter Eggstravaganza at Blenheim Palace

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    Easter

    Woodstock

    Visit Blenheim Palace for a perfect family day out during the 2024 Easter weekend (Friday 29th March - Monday 1st April).

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    29 Mar 2024to1 Apr 2024
  6. Jousting at Blenheim Palace

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    Childrens Events

    Oxfordshire

    Step back in time and witness the thrilling clash of steel and the thundering hooves as knights don their armour and mount their noble steeds for the most spectacular jousting event of the year.
    Immerse yourself in the medieval action as Blenheim…

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    4 May 2024to6 May 2024Open 10:00 - 17:00
  7. Blenheim Palace Food Festival

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    Food

    Woodstock

    The Blenheim Palace Food Festival promises a fantastic weekend, filled with delicious food and drink from a huge variety of stall holders, cooking demonstrations from world-renowned chefs, the opportunity to taste a wide range of delicacies and a…

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    Blenheim Palace, West Oxfordshire

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    25 May 2024to27 May 2024
  8. Nocturne Live

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    Festival

    Oxfordshire

    British pop royalty Sugababes, Melanie C and Shaznay Lewis are heading to Blenheim Palace's Nocturne Live in summer 2024, Saturday 15th June.
    As well as these fantastic acts, Chaka Khan, Sister Sledge and The Fatback Band will perform on Thursday…

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    12 June 2024to16 June 2024Open 16:30 - 23:00
  9. Wilderness Festival

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    Festival

    Cornbury Park, Charlbury

    Wilderness is the multi-award winning 4-day festival combining live music, contemporary arts and an array of theatre, craftsmanship and dining experiences. It's a rich tapestry of musicians, chefs, thinkers, actors, outdoor experts and teachers.

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    1 Aug 2024to4 Aug 2024
  10. Curious About Henley on Thames

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    Outdoor Event / Activities

    Hart Street, Henley on Thames

    Have fun (re-)discovering Henley on Thames, spotting things you've never noticed before, with two quirky treasure hunt style heritage walks - a fun and affordable way to get some fresh air, whilst finding out about this lovely Thames town.
    Curious…

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    1 July 2023to31 Mar 2024Open 09:00 - 18:00
  11. Midsomer Murders cruise from Hobbs of Henley

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    Participatory Event

    Henley On Thames

    Midsomer Murders cruises with afternoon tea will take you past several murderous locations which have featured in the TV sensation, “Midsomer Murders”.

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    Hobbs of Henley Boat Trips, Oxfordshire

    Hobbs of Henley Boat Hire, Oxfordshire

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    12 Apr 2024
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    7 June 2024
  12. Icons of British Fashion

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    Exhibition

    Woodstock

    Get ready for a special treat at Britain's Greatest Palace as we prepare for our blockbuster exhibition in March 2024.

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    Blenheim Palace, West Oxfordshire

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    23 Mar 2024to30 June 2024
  13. Sunday Carvery at The Oxen Bar & Grill

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    Food

    6 Milton Gate, Abingdon

    Choose from our 2 mouth-watering hand carved meats. Can't decide, pick both!

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    11 June 2024to31 Dec 2024Various Opening Times
  14. Westmill Wind Farm and Solar Park Guided Tour

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    Tour

    Watchfield

    **PLEASE NOTE: You must BOOK IN ADVANCE for this one-off event. This allows us to plan for capacity and guards against turning unbooked visitors away on the day. Please book via: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/751576023117 ____________________

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    11 May 2024Open 14:00 - 15:30
  15. Thames Valley Food & Drink Festival

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    Special Events

    Shillingford road, Wallingford

    Festival of local Food & Drink (especially Wine!) to sample, enjoy and take home. Live music & plenty of seating in a beautiful vineyard setting. Also hosting 'The BIG Welly' boot throwing competition.

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    22 June 2024to23 June 2024Open 11:00 - 17:00
  16. Henley Country Craft Show

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    Shopping

    Henley-On-Thames

    Henley Country Craft Show, Stonor Park

    The UK's biggest, quality craft show with over 200 stands!

    Great shopping, delicious food and a feel-good atmosphere – the perfect family day out whatever the weather!

    Join us at Henley Country Craft Show in…

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    23 Aug 2024to26 Aug 2024Open 10:00 - 17:00
  17. Mother's Day - Baking Demonstration and Afternoon Tea - Sunday 10th March

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    Food

    Bampton

    Join Beccy for a fun, informal afternoon drinking tea whilst Beccy lets you into her baking secrets!

    She will show you how to make her signature light and fluffy scones, as well as the delicate, buttery small French almond cakes, financiers.

    Then…

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    10 Mar 2024Open 14:00 - 16:30
  18. Thames Valley Food and Wine Festival

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    Festival

    Shillingford Road, Wallingford

    A celebration of local wines, food and artisan products, featuring wine tasting, food stalls, music and more. Join us for a fun day out!

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    22 June 2024to23 June 2024Open 11:00 - 05:00
  19. Big Easter Bunny Hunt at Waterperry Garden

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    Easter

    Oxford

    Join the Big Easter Bunny Hunt around the ornamental gardens. £3.50 per child with a prize – children must be accompanied by an adult for whom the garden entrance fee applies.

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    1 Apr 2024to14 Apr 2024
  20. Curious About Oxford (Colleges)

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    Walking

    High Street, Oxford

    Have fun (re-)discovering Oxford, spotting things you've never noticed before, with two quirky treasure hunt style heritage walks - a fun and affordable way to get some fresh air, whilst exploring this historic city.
    Curious About Oxford visits not…

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    1 July 2023to31 Mar 2024Open 09:00 - 18:00