Hello summer! Port Solent boasts a brilliant selection of restaurants for you to soak up the beautiful summer days overlooking the marina, along with plenty of free events for all the family to enjoy. With its easy access and free parking, it’s perfect for couples, families and friends - day or night.
Here’s our top five ways to make moments at Port Solent this summer…
- Check out the tasty new dining options
Visitors now have even more dining options along Port Solent’s boardwalk with three brand new restaurants adding to the already brilliant choice of cuisines. Tuck into delicious handcrafted burgers and hot dogs straight off the grill at Bangerz ‘N’ Burgerz, enjoy fabulous Bangkok inspired street food, and amazing cocktails at Koh Thai, and delicious fried chicken, burgers and waffles at London’s original fried chicken and waffle joint, BIRD.
- Free Kids Clubs all summer long
The sizzling summer kids club will be run every Tuesday and Thursday through the school holidays, providing entertainment and activities for children aged from three to 12. Laugh along with Silly Scott and the Creation Station for comedy magic, burst with excitement at The Lovely Bubbly Bubble Show and join Captain Crossbones the Potty Pirate for storytelling of daring sea voyages! From summer disco parties, street dance and samba drumming to birds of prey, magic and balloon modelling, there’s plenty for every little adventurer to enjoy.
- Rock out to free live music at Totally Tributes
This all new event on Saturday 23 July, will pay tribute to some of the biggest legends from the music scene over the years. We've handpicked some of the best tribute acts to ensure an enjoyable day for all, escaping to the waterside and immersing yourself in the world of pop, ska and rock & roll! Why not come dressed as your favourite music star?
- Get your weekly auto-fix with summer evening Car Meets
Summer evenings at Port Solent are back on track with the return of the popular Car Meets running every Thursday from 31st May to the end of August. Motor fans from across the region will be en route for the weekly auto fix, featuring sensational supercars and cool classics. Running from 7pm to 9.30pm they promise to be a fun-fuelled treat for motor enthusiasts. Port Solent’s regular Sunday Car Meets will also continue to take place throughout the summer on the second and last Sunday of each month.
- Shop ‘til you drop at the Waterside Market
Held on the second Sunday of each month, the super popular Sunday Waterside Market is back and better than ever! With more than 50 stalls confirmed, visitors can discover a new favourite accessory, find the perfect gift or just browse the fantastic variety of high-quality goods, from home wares and local produce, to art, books and cakes, there's plenty to explore.
Find out more and see what else is on at Port Solent this summer here.