June Crown Green Bowls

A little known fact about the Isle of Man Bowling Festival is that it carries the highest prize money of any festival on the bowling calendar. The competition, which has run since 1921, is played on 6 different bowling greens giving plenty of variety. There are a mixture of competitive and non competitive games divided […]

June 20, 2024

Parish Walk

This old and established endurance test began in 1913. It is 85 miles long and completed in 24 hours. The competitors journey through all 17 parishes of the Island passing the churches on route. Starting at the National Sport Centre and finishing at the War Memorial on Douglas Promenade. The full race is open to […]

June 22 - June 23, 2024


Round the Island Yacht Race

Starting from Ramsey’s South Stone Pier HW is at 7am BST. A hugely popular international race. Exciting to take part in and even more beautiful to watch. An exhibition of craft skills and the understanding of the often changeable weather around the Island’s coast. The prize giving will take place the following day. Prizes include […]

July 06, 2024

7:00 am

World Tin Bath Competition

Organised by the Castletown Real Ale Drinkers Society, the race was started in 1971, and all the money raised by the event goes to local charities. Over 100 entrants, attempt the 400m course each year, including visitors from around the world.. In addition to the main race there is the “Snake Race” around the harbour […]

July 07, 2024

5:00 pm

Castletown Harbour