This July is chock-a-block with things to do in Southampton and some great offers so you can have some real summer fun!

July Offers in Southampton!

FREE DESSERT FOR ALL GRADUATES!  You have worked hard and now it is finally time to celebrate, enjoy a free dessert on Thaikhun Southampton to celebrate khun! ”T&C – one free dessert for the graduate, must graduate in summer 2017, please quote ‘GRADUATE’ on booking, only valid when purchasing a main course”

Nuffield Southampton Theatres – Early Bird Offer! Save up to 15% off theatre tickets with Nuffield Southampton Theatres’ Early Bird Season Offer for it’s smash hit Autumn season, featuring Olivier Award nominated West End hit Hetty Feather and critically acclaimed People, Places & Things. Book now: nstheatres.co.uk/.

July Festivals in Southampton

Head to Hoglands Park on the 1st and 2nd July for the Southampton Thai Festival. A great event for all ages, entry Fee: £3 / under 5’s go free. Featuring: Thai Arts & Crafts, Traditional Thai Food, Traditional Thai Dancing, Thai Costume Show, Live Thai Boxing Tournament, Live music & performances, Fun Fair, Thai massage demonstrations, Beer Garden, Prize Draw, Children’s activities, and Miss De’Malin Contest.

With the promise of a fabulous line-up of artists to bring you the very best of the 80s, and an action packed day of general 80s madness at Let’s Rock Festival. There will be plenty to do for everyone at this Family Friendly Festival! Featuring The Human League, Tony Hadley, Howard Jones, Belinda Carlisle and many more fun 80’s favourites.

Now in its 16th year The Southampton Mela Festival is a long-standing summer highlight in Southampton’s events calendar. Art Asia brings you an assortment of music and dance styles from South Asia and around the world, including Indian Classical, Bollywood, Folk, World Music, Asian Fusion, Flamenco and Bhangra, plus great activities for the family, international food, market stalls and a friendly atmosphere.

This July 1st, Mettricks Guildhall will be home to the first Southampton Coffee Festival, in collaboration with Union Coffee. Head down for exciting demonstrations, tasting sessions and a Latte Art Throwdown!

Get ready for Southampton’s hottest party in the park as FestivAll – Southampton’s newest one-day music and entertainment extravaganza. See chart topping bands and solo artists including Alesha Dixon, Conor Maynard, Hoosiers, Ordinary Boys, Union J,  Reggie ‘n Bollie, Stooshe, Twist ‘n’ Pulse and host Scott Mills!  Plus a Comedy Tent, ElectroLove Big Top, and Tiny Fest – it’s certainly a Festival for all!

Things to do in July in Southampton!

Show your support or take on the challenge of Race for Life for Cancer Research. Take on their 5k Pretty Muddy, 5k Race for Life or 10k Race for Life on Southampton Common.

July 27th see the 50th anniversary of the de-criminalisation of Homosexuality, it would take another 11 years to take homosexuality off the mental health register. The London Hotel will have Southampton Gay Mens Choir performing alongside Marth D’arthur and a few surprises.

things to do in southamptonEveryone’s favourite kooky family are coming to Mayflower Theatre Southampton from 18-29 July – The Addams Family. Starring Samantha Womack as Morticia, Carrie Hope Fletcher as Wednesday, Cameron Blakely as Gomez and Les Dennis as Uncle Fester.

Enter now for the Big Fun Run on Southampton Common on Sunday 23 July. Run for fitness, run for charity, run for fun…just run!! There’s no pressure, just some easy moves and lots of laughs. It’s all about getting involved, having fun and enjoying the whole experience of the day.

Saturday 22 July: SS Shieldhall Family Cruise of Southampton Docks to see 4 Cruise Ships 11am – 1pm. Adults £20, children free. An ideal cruise for families, with children (up to x 6 per adult) travelling free! Get close to Britannia, Navigator of the Seas, Crown Princess and Azura!

The world-renowned Wildlife exhibition at SeaCity, on loan from the Natural History Museum in London, featuring 100 awe-inspiring images, from fascinating animal behaviour to breath-taking wild landscapes.

ARTILLERY ON PARADE – Saturday 22 & Sunday 23 July 2017 / 11.30am – 4pm. An action-packed weekend featuring firings of artillery from the First and Second World Wars, plus a live-action re-enactment of an air attack and a flyover by a Messerschmitt BF-108. Tickets available online.

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Southampton Tourist Guides Association are celebrating their 40th season of showing visitors and locals around Southampton and estimate they have introduced nearly a million people to the heritage of the city.

Oxygen Freejumping, Southampton’s favourite trampoline park, is set to make Summer boredom a thing of the past with special themed jumping sessions including beach parties and more throughout Summer! Located in Antelope Retail Park, Southampton. Visit to find out more and book.

From 7 July, spend time with Marwell Zoo’s playful primates at ‘Lemur Loop’, a new immersive walkthrough exhibit. Explore the environment of four different species of lemur who will be joined by a new species for Marwell – green peafowl.