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Events and what's on in Weymouth

Weymouth is renowned for a packed events schedule and 2019 is no different!

During the summer months, there are frequent events taking place around Weymouth's beach and harbour, which are buzzing at most times but really come to life with crowds of event-goers!

Visitors can take in delicious seafood and champagne at the Nyetimber Dorset Seafood Festival or take in some excellent shows at Weymouth Pavilion. Don't forget the excellent Wessex Folk Festival which takes place in and around the harbour and Hope Square. There's so much choice and something for everyone - and many of Weymouth's events are free to attend!

Using the tabs below you can browse Weymouth events today, this weekend, this week or next week - or use the calendar to see what's on when you're visiting.

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The next 21 events in Weymouth appear below.

22 September 2019

Weymouth, Dorset
Ironman 70.3 WeymouthIRONMAN 70.3 Weymouth will bring thousands of athletes to England's South Coast in September for the ultimate one-day test of endurance.
04 Oct 2019 to 05 Oct 2019

Weymouth, Dorset
Octoberfest WeymouthThe annual CAMRA Octoberfest returns to the Pavilion Ocean Room on 4th and 5th October. This year it will feature around 50 real ales and 15 ciders/perries. Food available all sessions. No music at any session. Lunchtime session extended to 4pm. Entry by ticket includes first pint and pint glass. Extra free pint for card carrying CAMRA members. The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) is one of the most influential consumer organisations in the UK with over 160,000 members. From its ...
04 Oct 2019 to 06 Oct 2019

Weymouth, Dorset
Portland House Weymouth Open DaysCome down to the National Trust's Portland House in Weymouth for a special peek inside this stunning 1930s art deco holiday villa, not usually open to the public. Perching on the hillside overlooking Portland harbour, Portland House is a stunning reminder of a glamorous bygone age. For three days only this autumn, visitors are invited to walk up the palm-lined path and explore the house with its original art deco features. Admission is free to National Trust members. For non-members ...
05 Oct 2019 to 11 Oct 2019

Weymouth, Dorset
Weymouth Speed WeekWeymouth Speed Week is the oldest and longest-running speed sailing event in the world. Held annually since 1972, it has challenged sailors of a wide variety of wind-powered craft to sail as fast as they can over a distance of 500m with their speed being recorded as the average speed over that distance.
12 Oct 2019 to 13 Oct 2019

Weymouth, Dorset
History Weekend at the Old Town HallThe Old Town Hall will be open from from 10am to 4pm on Saturday and 11am to 4pm on Sunday when visitors are invited to go along and view the building whilst finding out more about the heritage of the Weymouth and Portland area. The event is free but tickets are available on Eventbrite to ensure a place at the various talks.
13 October 2019

Weymouth, Dorset
Lions Beach Motocross - Weymouth BeachThis exciting national motocross event attracts over 250 top male and female riders from all over the country. Free to spectators - this event regularly draws in the crowds to enjoy the thrills and spills of high quality and enthusiastic riders. The sands of Weymouth are dramatically transformed into a 1-mile course of bomb holes, dare-devil jumps and sharp chicanes.
25 Oct 2019 to 26 Oct 2019

Weymouth, Dorset
Nothe of the Living DeadNothe of the Living Dead (a Halloween experience to remember). Interactive zombie experiences taking the Nothe Fort to another level. Though their presentation may vary, each experience shares a common thread – humankind versus zombie – a theme that Nothe of the Living Dead will continue to entertain the visitors who have the courage to participate in this event. Set in one of the UK’s most haunted attractions, Dorset’s Nothe Fort will be an immersive zombie experience that sees ...
26 October 2019

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
The Salzburg Mozart GalaWith its selected choice of masterpieces, that have long since become unmistakable earworms, the Salzburg Mozart Gala is a must-see for classical music enthusiasts. Includes excerpts of works such as Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, Don Giovanni or The Marriage of Figaro. “Mozart's music is so pure and beautiful that I regard it as the inner beauty of the universe itself”, Albert Einstein once emphasized. The homage of the K&K Philharmonic to the Salzburg genius promises an unforgettable ...
29 October 2019

Weymouth, Dorset
FirewalkWeldmar Hospicecare's Firewalk will be the most memorable journey you will ever undertake. Just as the name suggests, this is a barefoot walk over red-hot wood embers measuring around 1200 degrees Fahrenheit! There are no tricks and no special effects. It’s just you and the fire! Some describe the sensation as walking on eggshells others as walking on hot sand. Each walker has their own experience. There is no scarier place to be this Halloween than standing on the edge of a fire pit ...
29 October 2019

Nothe Fort, Weymouth, Dorset
Halloween Family Fun DayHalloween at the Nothe Fort with a Family Fun day for little ones. This year we are doing our Magic Show, Story Telling, Ghost Tours, Face Painting, Craft Making, and much more. This event will not be to scary, however there will be ghost passage tours and stories with the return of Wanda Witchway who will be flying in to perform her special Spookyloopy Magic Show where there'll be lots of Halloween tricks and treats and silly scary fun for boils and ghouls of all ages. You might even get ...
30 Oct 2019 to 01 Nov 2019

Weymouth, Dorset
Weymouth Drama Club presents Murdered to DeathWeymouth Drama Club are presenting Murdered to Death by Peter Gordon at the Weymouth Pavilion on 30th and 31st October and 1st November. This hilarious spoof of the best Agatha Christie traditions is set in a country manor house in the 1930s with an assembled cast of characters guaranteed to delight – Bunting, the butler; an English Colonel with the prerequisite stiff upper lip; a Shady French Art Dealer and his Moll, the bumbling Local Police Inspector, and a well meaning Local Sleuth ...
12 Oct 2019 to 03 Nov 2019

Weymouth, Dorset
AscariumDouble, double – toil and trouble! Enter the Ascarium at Weymouth sea Life Park this Halloween and help the witch unlock the treasure chest.
03 November 2019

Weymouth, Dorset
Festival of RemembranceFollowing on from the success of last year, we bring you the third Festival of Remembrance to be held in the Weymouth Pavilion. The aim of the Festival of Remembrance is to commemorate all those who have lost their lives in conflicts; we aim to do that with entertainment and reflection. Details of those appearing will be updated here but we have already confirmed the Decadettes, Let’s Dance, and the massed choirs of Weymouth schools. Your support is appreciated and essential to allow ...
13 November 2019

Weymouth, Dorset
RNLI Coffee MorningThe RNLI welcome you to their Annual Coffee Morning, where you can come along and see all the lovely gifts they have on offer, whilst enjoying a coffee and a slice of homemade cake. The Dorset Wrecks will be providing some light entertainment with their famous Sea Shanties. We Look forward to seeing you. FREE ENTRY 10.30am at Weymouth Pavilion
16 November 2019

Weymouth, Dorset
Join us at Weymouth Pavilion for an evening of outstanding entertainment and fundraising in aid of Scotty's Little Soldiers. Scotty’s Little Soldiers is a charity dedicated to supporting children & young people who have lost a parent whilst serving in the British Armed Forces. Inspired by the experience of Army widow Nikki Scott following the death of her husband Cpl Lee Scott in Afghanistan in 2009, the charity is currently providing assistance to hundreds of bereaved Forces children ...
21 Nov 2019 to 23 Nov 2019

Weymouth, Dorset
The WOW ShowJoin WOW Youth Musical Theatre this November for a showcase of song and dance from stage and screen. If you are new to watching WOW, then prepare to be amazed by the talent of these young performers in a highly entertaining mix of musical numbers. WOW is renowned for its high-quality productions and won the 2017 National Operatic and Dramatic Association (NODA) Award for Best Compilation Show in the whole of the South West Region. From the Roaring Twenties to the 21st Century Stage ...
30 November 2019

Weymouth, Dorset
5 Six 7 8Weymouth Dance Studio presents their bi-annual show, showing their dancers in a variety of styles of song and dance. Come and see if you can spot the future stars of tomorrow! All England finalists and Dance World Cup performers. Don’t miss out on an entertaining show Performances at 2.30pm and 7pm. Weymouth Pavilion. Children under 2 are free. Ticket still must be obtained from the Box Office
03 Dec 2019 to 04 Dec 2019

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
Russian State Ballet3rd December - The Nutcracker Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without a trip to your local theatre for a dazzling production of the most famous Ballet in the world – Nutcracker. Traditionally, Russian State Ballet and Opera House is back for their annual UK tour with the vibrant, and enchanting full touring ballet production. The Nutcracker is an eternal seasonal favourite directed and choreographed by the former award winning Bolshoi Ballet Soloist, Konstantin Uralsky. Snow ...
09 Nov 2019 to 08 Dec 2019

Weymouth, Dorset
Underwater SuperheroesTake the challenge at the Sea Life Adventure Park - find your superpower!
14 Dec 2019 to 04 Jan 2020

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
Pantomime: CinderellaThis timeless tale follows our heroine, the beautiful Cinderella, on a mission to make her dreams come true as she heads off to the Royal Ball to meet her very own Prince Charming. But not everything will go quite to plan as her wicked Ugly Stepsisters have more than a few tricks up their sleeves to prevent poor Cinderella from getting her ‘Happy Ever After’! No need to fear though, her HILARIOUS best friend Buttons is always on hand to cheer her up, and with a sprinkle of sparkle, her ...
11 Jul 2020 to 12 Jul 2020

Weymouth, Dorset
Nyetimber Dorset Seafood FestivalA fabulous weekend of seafood, delicious English Sparkling Wines from Nyetimber, celebrity chefs and a great atmosphere around Weymouth harbour. The Nyetimber Dorset Seafood Festival brings together sparkling wine and seafood, family entertainment and a great opportunity to gain a better understanding of the superb seafood available to us just off our wonderful shores. Taste fresh seafood dishes from nearly 100 stalls around the beautiful harbour, or simply relax with a bottle of ...

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