Horsham Park

Horsham Park play area

Pitches, play areas, a pool and even an outdoor gym - it's all here

Carnival dancers dressed in red in Horsham Park

From music festivals to funfairs and races, find out what's on in Horsham Park

Events in Horsham Park

Horsham Park hosts a fantastic events calendar including live music, sports sessions, funfairs, free children's entertainment, charity fun-days and ticketed events.

2024 Events

Plans for the 2024 events are still being finalised so please continue to check this page for the most up to date information.
Tickets and further details can be found on the individual organiser's pages where listed.


Cancer Research
Race For Life

Sunday 2 June

Join in the 2024 Race for Life and help raise valuable funds to help the fight against cancer.  

Everyone has a reason to race and whether you walk, jog, or run round  the 3k or 5K course  your efforts will help raise money for life-saving research.

For more information and to register, please visit Race for Life

Race for Life, Cancer Research UK: three participants

Big Band Sundays

Sunday 2 June

Join us music for on the Park Podium.
The Happy Days Big Band  will be performing on Sunday 2 June, 2pm - 4pm .

Please be aware that public seating in the area is very limited, so please bring your own small chairs. For benefit of all park users, please do not block the paths around the area.


Skate Jam 24

Saturday 15 June

On Saturday 15 June, the professionals from Team Extreme will be back in Horsham for Skate Jam 24.

Join us between 12 noon – 4pm for a free afternoon of live demos, music, competitions and workshops with the pro riders.

They’ll be music, food, drink and good vibes!

For more information on the park, visit Horsham Skate Park


St Catherine's Hospice - Midnight Walk

Saturday 8 June

The fundraisers from St Catherine's Hospice Midnight Walk will be passing through Horsham Park as part of the 2024 route.  

This popular event starts at The Bridge Leisure Centre, (Broadbridge Heath) at 8.00pm and offers a fun, safe and unforgettable walk through Horsham. You can choose from  20, 13, 7 or 2 miles.

For more information and all the route details, please visit St Catherine's Hospice

St Catherine's Hospice - Midnight Walk

Big Band Sundays

Sunday 16 June

Join us music for on the Park Podium.
The Mid Sussex Brass Band  will performing on Sunday 16 June, 2pm - 4pm .

Please be aware that public seating in the area is very limited, so please bring your own small chairs. For benefit of all park users, please do not block the paths around the area.


M &L Bensons Pleasure Fairs

Thursday 27 June - Sunday 30 June
Wednesday 3 July - Sunday 7 July

Back with the full fair for it's main summer visit, the fair will be open on selected days through late June and early July.

Whether you like rides that thrill, traditional fairground attractions or the sideshows and games, with a wide variety of rides and amusements for all ages, this event offers fun for all the family.

For more information, please visit Benson's Funfair.

A spinning ride at Bensons Fun Fair

Horsham Rotary Funday Sunday

Sunday 7 July

Horsham Rotary's Funday Sunday, the hugely popular free family event returns to Horsham Park once again this summer.

The day includes a host of traders, charities, community organisations, street food, plus a stage and display arena. The event will include the finale of the fantastic Horsham Children's Parade as well as Bensons Pleasure Fair. This is a community day not to be missed.

For more information, please visit Funday Sunday

Crowds at Funday Sunday

Horsham Children's Parade

Sunday 7 July

On Sunday 7 July, hundreds of children from across Horsham District will showcase their creations and costumes made in workshops with professional community artists.

This year’s theme is ‘Spirit of Sport – The Olympics & Paralympics’. On the day, a wide range of Olympic and Paralympic sports will be being celebrated in a carnival atmosphere that winds its way through the town and finishes in Horsham Park.

For more information, please visit please visit Horsham Children's Parade

Horsham Children's Parade

Big Band Sundays

Sunday 14 July

Join us music for on the Park Podium.
The Crawley Millennium Band will be performing on Sunday 14 July, 2pm - 4pm .

Please be aware that public seating in the area is very limited, so please bring your own small chairs. For benefit of all park users, please do not block the paths around the area.


Big Band Sundays

Sunday 21 July

Join us music for on the Park Podium.
The Horsham Borough Band will be performing on Sunday 21 July, 2pm - 4pm ..

Please be aware that public seating in the area is very limited, so please bring your own small chairs. For benefit of all park users, please do not block the paths around the area.


Battle of the Bands

Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 July

For more than 30 years the popular Battle of the Bands competition has been showcasing the musical talent from around Horsham District. .

The finals of the event, which will take place over two days in the Human Nature Garden,  ensure a great weekend with live music of all genres, food, drink, entertainment and more...
(Sorry but dogs are not allowed in the Human Nature Garden)

More details on this event will be available soon.

Microphone

Big Band Sundays

Sunday 11 August

Join us music for on the Park Podium.
The Slinfold Concert Band will be performing on Sunday 11 August., 2pm - 4pm .

Please be aware that public seating in the area is very limited, so please bring your own small chairs. For benefit of all park users, please do not block the paths around the area.


Fake Festival

Saturday 17 August

A highlight of the summer calendar for music fans of all ages, this years Fake Festival will be rocking with one of the biggest line-ups of  fake bands yet.

With tribute acts covering the music of David Bowie, Pink and Queen to name a few, this  family friendly event is a guaranteed great night out for the whole family.

For more information and tickets, please visit Fake Festival

Queen Tribute Flash

Big Band Sundays

Sunday 18 August

Join us music for on the Park Podium.
The Windjammers will be performing on Sunday 18 August, 2pm - 4pm .

Please be aware that public seating in the area is very limited, so please bring your own small chairs. For benefit of all park users, please do not block the paths around the area.


Big Band Sundays

Sunday 25 August

Join us music for on the Park Podium.
The Copthorne Silver Band will be performing on Sunday 25 August, 2pm - 4pm ..

Please be aware that public seating in the area is very limited, so please bring your own small chairs. For benefit of all park users, please do not block the paths around the area.


Big Band Sundays

Sunday 1 September

Join us music for on the Park Podium.
The Norwood Wind Band will be performing on Sunday 1 September, 2pm - 4pm ..

Please be aware that public seating in the area is very limited, so please bring your own small chairs. For benefit of all park users, please do not block the paths around the area.


Big Band Sundays

Sunday 8 September

Join us music for on the Park Podium, 2pm - 4pm .
The East Grinstead Concert Band will be performing on Sunday 8 September.

Please be aware that public seating in the area is very limited, so please bring your own small chairs. For benefit of all park users, please do not block the paths around the area.


We share information about paid and free events taking place in Council-managed open spaces, but we do not accept responsibility or liability for events organised and managed by external organisations.

If you would like to know more about a particular event, please contact the event organiser who is listed for each individual event.