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Events and what's on in Weymouth

Weymouth is renowned for a packed events schedule and 2018 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 Pommery Dorset Seafood Festival, enjoy the fun of the carnival 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 most 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 38 events in Weymouth appear below.

26 May 2018 to 27 May 2018

Weymouth, Dorset
Fayre in the SquareTwo days of entertainment along Hope Square & Trinity Rd with live bands, street entertainment and loads to do for all the family!
27 May 2018

Weymouth, Dorset
Giant Craft FairA huge selection of hand-crafted goods made by local craftspeople. 10am to 4pm in the Ocean Room, Weymouth Pavilion. Free entry.
27 May 2018

Weymouth, Dorset
Music in Greenhill GardensThe Weymouth Ukuleleans – Great music, songs and laughter! Starts at 2pm (weather dependent).
26 May 2018 to 27 May 2018

Weymouth, Dorset
Nature Detectives Trail at Lorton MeadowsSaturday 26 May 10:30 - 16:00. Discover the wonderful wildflowers of Lorton's meadows and celebrate Dorset Wild Flower Week. Pick up a trail guide from the Conservation Centre and become a nature detective, follow the trail & find the clues. Approximately 30 - 45 minutes. No need to book, available all day. Children £1, must be accompanied. For more details phone 01305 816546. Start at Lorton Meadows Conservation Centre, Lorton Lane, Weymouth, DT3 5QH. The reserve can be muddy, please ...
26 May 2018 to 27 May 2018

Weymouth, Dorset
Quayside Music FestivalThe third Quayside Music Festival of the year, hosted on Weymouth harbourside by the Rendezvous, will be a free live music event celebration not to be missed. Music from midday to midnight!
01 June 2018

Weymouth, Dorset
SpenstockSpenstock - live music night at Weymouth Pavilion, in memory of Spenny. Raising money and awareness for Motor Neurone Disease. Featuring live music from The C Sharp Blues Band, Hot Bacon, Tripod, and Chloe, Tom & The Jack On the Box. Doors open 6.45pm, music starts 7.15pm until midnight. Over 18s only.
30 May 2018 to 02 Jun 2018

Weymouth, Dorset
WOS presents Guys and DollsFrank Loesser’s timeless musical romantic comedy exudes show stopping music such as ‘Sit down you’re rocking the boat’ and ‘Luck be a lady tonight’. The show is based on the works of Damon Runyon’s colourful depiction of New York’s underworld of gangsters and gamblers and features such characters as Nathan Detroit, Sky Masterson, Miss Adelaide and the sweet Sarah Brown. There is something for everyone in this show; great dancing and song from the award-winning Weymouth Operatic ...
02 Jun 2018 to 03 Jun 2018

Weymouth, Dorset
Wessex Folk FestivalThe Wessex Folk Festival takes place every year in the streets and pubs around Weymouth's picturesque Old Harbour and pretty Hope Square. With most of the entertainment over three days free, this is one of the South of England's favourite festivals.
10 June 2018

Weymouth, Dorset
Music in Greenhill GardensThe Silhouettes – A really talented group with fantastic 60's 70's and 80's music Starts at 2pm (Weather dependent.)
10 June 2018

Weymouth, Dorset
Weymouth Half MarathonAfter rearranging this event from the original March date, this stunning half marathon will take runners on a historical and scenic tour of Weymouth's dramatic past and landscape. We are pretty sure that with this new event date, we can expect some warmer weather than in March and are looking forward to getting 1500 runners across the finish line. For those who aren't quite ready for the half marathon, we have added a new 10k event running alongside the half marathon, giving runners the ...
16 June 2018

Weymouth, Dorset
Teddy Bears Picnic in Radipole GardensWhy not come and join Teddy and his human friends on his Teddy Bear's Picnic which is taking place in Radipole Gardens, Weymouth on Saturday 16th June from 11am to 3pm. Lots of fun to be had, games to play and things to find. This year the teddies have come up with a new and exciting game...it’s the mystery of the hidden painted rocks alphabet! There's a big cuddly Grandpa bear who is waiting for a name and a new home...could you be the lucky winner? Also joining our Radipole ...
16 June 2018

Weymouth, Dorset
The Searchers in ConcertWith such classic hits as, Sweets For My Sweet; Needles and Pins; Don’t Throw Your Love Away; Sugar and Spice and When You Walk In The Room, they have contributed enormously in establishing the UK as the world’s leading nation in the music industry. There is no doubt that the decade that gave us The Beatles as well as The Searchers and many others was very special and will go down in history as being the most imaginative period of music creativity and expression. Venue: Pavilion Theatre
17 June 2018

Weymouth, Dorset
Music in Greenhill GardensThe Decadettes (A FOGG Event) Great songs from these amazing singers. Starts around 2pm (weather dependent.
19 June 2018

Weymouth, Dorset
Weymouth Art Group ExhibitionWeymouth Art Group is holding its one-day exhibition at Southill Community Centre on Tuesday 19th June. It's an exhibition of painting by some of our many local artists in a wide variety of styles and mediums: entrance is free, as is the tea and biscuits.
23 June 2018

Weymouth, Dorset
Chesil Rocks Music FestivalChesil Rocks is a small and intimate music and arts festival, set in a beautiful setting at Higher Farmhouse, Langton Herring and supports Samaritans of Dorset whilst ensuring those attending have a great time! An amazing variety of music, comedy, theatre and storytelling from Dorset and beyond will be performing on several stages. Keenly priced food and drink will be available, including freshly cooked pizzas, gourmet burgers, fish baps and veggie/vegan options. Expect freshly ...
23 June 2018

Weymouth, Dorset
Jurassic Coast Race for Life HikeIf you love walking in the great outdoors then this is the event for you. Take on 20 to 26 miles of stunning countryside. Walk alongside hundreds of other strong women. Raise valuable funds for research. THIS IS BEATING CANCER. Hike through England's first natural World Heritage Site, steeped in geological history, taking in the iconic sights of Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door. This 20.5 mile challenging route will take you along the hilly Jurassic coast line, with some steep inclines and ...
23 Jun 2018 to 24 Jun 2018

Weymouth, Dorset
Armed Forces & Veterans CelebrationsThe Borough will welcome veterans, residents and visitors to a week of military and veterans commemorations and celebrations. Festival highlights will include the Service of Remembrance, a Seafront Parade with over 1,000 veterans, five marching bands, historic military vehicle static display, Tea Dance and more. The Armed Forces and our Veterans have made and continue to make a major contribution to our Nation and the Weymouth and Portland Event will honour, celebrate and provide a ...
24 June 2018

Weymouth, Dorset
Music in Greenhill GardensThe Fantastic Quangle Wangle Choir (A FOGG Event) Venue: Greenhill Gardens at 2pm (Weather dependent).
24 June 2018

Weymouth, Dorset
Victorian Street FayreA day of family fun with craft stalls, live music, lots of children’s entertainment, cream teas & barbeque. Keeping a Victorian tradition alive, villagers and stall holders will be dressed in period costume. All the events start at 11am Venue: Sutton Poyntz Village, Weymouth
27 June 2018

Weymouth, Dorset
Rhythm of the DanceThis stunning Irish spectacular that is Rhythm of the Dance, a fully live show that celebrates Irish culture through music and dance, featuring world champion dancers, a traditional Irish band, singers, a most gifted cast who have been wowing audiences all over the world since 1999. Internationally rated as one of the most popular and successful Irish Step Dance shows on tour, by critics, audiences, and millions of fans around the world. Venue: Weymouth Pavilion
30 Jun 2018 to 01 Jul 2018

Weymouth, Dorset
Chickerell Steam & Vintage RallyOver the years the Show has developed and grown into one of the best loved and most popular shows of its kind in the West Country.
08 Jun 2018 to 01 Jul 2018

Weymouth, Dorset
Matchstick Fleet ExhibitionCome and be amazed at the detail and accuracy of the scaled matchstick replicas of modern warships on display. The whole of our exhibition area is filled with these exquisite models that have taken one man a lifetime to build.
08 July 2018

Weymouth, Dorset
Weymouth Middle Distance TriathlonThis event will consist of three separate races, a sprint, a classic and a half iron distance triathlon. With race HQ based at Weymouth College, this is the ideal location for all of the family. There is something for everyone at this event whether you are taking part or spectating, this one should be a must for your 2018 race diary.
14 July 2018

Weymouth, Dorset
Weldmar's Midnight WalkCome and join the 80s party at Weldmar's twelfth ladies only Midnight Walk. The course for 2018 will be the same as last year – with options to take part in the 5 mile, 6.5 mile or the 10 mile route along Weymouth Seafront. The registration fee includes a Midnight Walk t-shirt, a light up headpiece, a goodie bag and a well-deserved hot snack for when you return from the walk. We welcome all ladies over 14 years of age to take part (anyone under the age of 16 must be accompanied by ...
15 July 2018

Weymouth, Dorset
Music in Greenhill GardensThe Silhouettes (A WELDMAR HOSPICE Event). ​A delicious afternoon of music that you will know oh so well!! Starts 2pm (Weather dependent).
14 Jul 2018 to 15 Jul 2018

Weymouth, Dorset
Pommery Dorset Seafood FestivalA fabulous weekend of seafood, Pommery champagne, celebrity chefs and a great atmosphere around Weymouth harbour. The Pommery Dorset Seafood Festival brings together champagne 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 Pommery Champagne. Be entertained by ...
21 July 2018

Weymouth, Dorset
Lions Club All Day Street BuskThe Weymouth and Portland Lions Club will be holding their annual “Busk” in the town centre on Saturday 21st July, raising funds for the Lions Charity Fund. The Busk will be fronted by 'Replay' but watch their website for further details and line up of musicians.
22 July 2018

Weymouth, Dorset
Music in Greenhill GardensSinger Tony Lowe - a great afternoon of wonderful songs is in prospect! (A joint Event with Weldmar Hospice). Starts 2pm, (weather dependent).
26 July 2018

Weymouth, Dorset
Battens Charity Beach Volleyball TournamentWe are in the 11th year of running this popular event, which will take place on Thursday 26 July. The evening is set to include entertainment, food and, of course, lots of games of volleyball. As part of our fundraising this year, we will be giving every team that enters the tournament the chance to nominate a local charity for all money raised to go to. The charity will be decided upon on the evening. Get involved! We have a fun-packed evening planned with entertainment, food and ...
22 Jul 2018 to 28 Jul 2018

Weymouth, Dorset
Weymouth Lifeboat WeekLots of events throughout the week - all raising money for the RNLI.
27 Jul 2018 to 29 Jul 2018

Weymouth, Dorset
Weymouth Beach Volleyball ClassicWeymouth Beach Volleyball Classic will take place from 27th to 29th July.
05 August 2018

Weymouth, Dorset
Party in the ParkJoin us on the 5th August at Lodmoor Country Park from 12pm to 7pm for a great afternoon of family friendly entertainment. Of course the event is absolutely FREE. Keep following the event page for updates including the days line up and musical acts as well as information on how you can take part and win big in our BIG GIVEAWAY! ---Featuring--- • A talented selection of local singers and musicians • Local stalls • Visual displays • Charities • Local food and drink outlets +much more!
12 August 2018

Weymouth, Dorset
Greenhill Gardens Summer FayreThe Silhouettes on the bandstand and the pupils from Twirl Academy will be performing in the Gardens (A Friends Of Greenhill Gardens Event). Come and enjoy an afternoon with great music and FUN Stalls. Plenty of food and drinks available at the Cafe as you laze by the sea.
14 Aug 2018 to 15 Aug 2018

Weymouth, Dorset
Weymouth CarnivalTwo days of carnival fun as Weymouth entertains us with the Red Arrows, activities, music, funfairs and a procession. Bag yourself a programme to find out full details of times etc. and dig deep to raise money for local good causes. Full details to follow as they become available.
18 Aug 2018 to 19 Aug 2018

Nothe Fort, Weymouth, Dorset
The Ragged Victorianshe 'Ragged Victorians – ‘The Great Unwashed' are an award winning living history group, re-enacting the lower classes of Victorian England, c1851. They will be taking up residence over the weekend of Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th August at the Nothe, where they will be ‘living’ in the tunnels and cellars under the Fort. The Nothe Fort Victorian Artillery will be in attendance, firing their Victorian Cannons, following their inspection by Queen Victoria, at the start of the day! Enjoy ...
08 Sep 2018 to 09 Sep 2018

Nothe Fort, Weymouth, Dorset
Nothe Fort Military WeekendSee website for details when available.
15 Sep 2018 to 16 Sep 2018

Weymouth, Dorset
Bart's BashBart’s Bash is a global sailing race taking place at hundreds of venues, with thousands of sailors in hundreds of different classes of boat around the world. This incredible event works on the assumption that sailing venues host their races at weekends and we invite them to unite in one colossal global sailing event. Bart’s Bash is open to all sailing clubs, yacht clubs, scout groups, sea cadets, windsurfing clubs, individuals and any venue globally that can host a race and are inspired ...
28 Oct 2018 to 30 Oct 2018

Nothe Fort, Weymouth, Dorset
Nothe Fort Fright NightsScary goings on at the Nothe Fort - spooky details available nearer the time.

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26 Mar 2018
Resort Dorset Magazine 2018 The popular Resort Dorset magazine for 2018 is out today. Our free title offers visitors the chance to discover all the best things to see and do across the county. Resort is packed with great attractions, activities, food and drink, shopping, events and more ideas for great days out. You'll also find lots of money-saving vouchers! Keep an eye out for the bright yellow dispensers and pick up your copy soon - they'll be found in many hotels, holiday parks, shops, ... Read more...
27 Feb 2018
10 of the Best Dorset Places of Interest Dorset is blessed with more beauty spots and landmarks per square mile than anywhere else (ok we just made that up, but it's got a lot). With its stunning countryside, breathtaking coastal views, historic monuments and spectacular natural features, you don’t have to look far to see why visitors just can’t get enough of what Dorset has to offer. One of the great advantages is just how accessible everything is – many sights are close together and you could ... Read more...
27 Feb 2018
Chesil Beach Chesil Beach is a stunning 18-mile long shingle bank running between West Bay and Portland. The bank protects the land behind it, without it the sea would be further inland. Interestingly, the pebbles vary in size from pea sized at West Bay to large potato size at Portland. This could be due to the southwesterly gales that would carry all of the material to the east and the less strong waves from other directions may carry the smaller pebbles back to the west. Another school of ... Read more...
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