Thousands of visitors are expected to flock to the Royal Manx Agricultural Show.
The event, at Knockaloe, in Patrick, takes place today (Friday) and Saturday.
Today the weather is expected to be mostly dry with sunny intervals and a low risk of the odd shower. Temperatures could rise to 20C.
Saturday will start dry but there is a risk of some scattered showers later in the day.
For many, the highlight will be at 4pm on Saturday, with the Grand Parade in the entertainment ring, which sees the selection of the highly coveted title of Supreme Champion.
As well as the animal and livestock competition classes, there is something for all the family to enjoy.
In the entertainment ring, the timetable includes Dog and Duck Antics, Ridgeside Falconry Show, a jousting show with Stampede Stunt Company, a display from the police dog unit, and lurcher racing.
There will also be parades of vintage machinery and classic cars.
The Manx Food Theatre will host a number of cookery demonstrations, on everything from baking to cocktails.
While the four chefs who have reached the semi-final of the I Love Manx Chef of the Year competition will battle it out for a place in the final on Friday at 3pm.
Acts to take to the bandstand include Eric Kelly, Manx Jazz Kats, Steve Cowin’s 60s music, and Crosby Silver Band.
The show is open on both days from 9am to 5pm.
The main route for traffic is via the Patrick Road from St John’s. Diversion signs will be in place for people attending from each part of the island.
Bus Vannin is operating extra buses from St John’s and Peel. There are also additional services from Douglas.
For more details go to www.iombusandrail.info
Visitors are advised that they are not allowed to take their dogs on Saturday.
It’s the third year the Royal Manx has taken place at Knockaloe. It was previously held in Sulby and before that other venues, including Douglas.
For more information go to www.royalmanx.com