Events and Festivals in Weymouth

Looking for a destination that offers a world class events program all year around? Well with Weymouth your search is over. Weymouth provides the location for a host of top level events with a schedule that runs throughout the year. Come and enjoy the uplifting experiences created by some of the wonderful events here in Weymouth.

Whatever your interests or passion Weymouth is sure to host an event that’s just right for you.

Whether it’s historical, cultural festivals, music, sporting challenges or wonderful food themed favourites Weymouth’s got an event for you.

Immerse yourself in history

Weymouth has a rich heritage and history that is celebrated by a number of themed events held in the borough. Celebrate Weymouth’s military history with the Armed Forces Day Celebrations or go back in time and celebrate Weymouth’s swashbuckling past with the Pirate Day at the Nothe Fort.

Join the party

Weymouth enjoys a great line up of fabulous music events and festivals featuring music from well-known established groups and up and coming local artists.

The Quayside Music Festival is always a favourite, located on the harbour side it plays host to a wonderful party atmosphere over the bank holiday weekends in Weymouth during May and August. With this and more we’re confident that you will find the right soundtrack for your visit to Weymouth.

Food glorious food

Weymouth provides the location for a number of fabulous food events with none more popular than the SeaFeast Dorset Sea Food Festival. With Over 80 stalls, mouth-watering seafood menus and celebrity chef demonstrations we guarantee that you will sample some of the most wonderful seafood found anywhere.

Going for gold in Weymouth

Weymouth’s fantastic location and stunning natural surroundings provides the perfect backdrop for some top level events. For this reason it was selected at one of the host locations outside of London for the 2012 Olympic Games, hosting the sailing events on its world class sailing waters.

If it’s out on the water, on its golden sands or along the famous esplanade Weymouth offers the perfect venue. Weymouth welcomes many top level marathons and triathlons throughout the year and is one the regular stops for the Ironman and Bustinskin events series. Don’t worry if you don’t think you’re up to competing, take your place in the crowd and cheer on the competitors!

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She'Koyokh Feb 04


London-based She'Koyokh have been stars of the UK klezmer scene for over 20 years, described by the Evening Standard as "Britain's Best klezmer & Balkan music band". All seven...

Spiritato Feb 05


Join Baroque ensemble Spiritato as they explore 17th Century treasures from Northern Europe, including stunning, newly discovered works from Sweden's famous Düben Collection. A showcase of...

Dinosaurs in Weymouth Feb 12

Dinosaurs in Weymouth

We Are Weymouth (BID) is excited to announce the return of the popular dinosaur trail for 2023, installed throughout Weymouth from 12th February to the 26th March. This year the trail features 5...

Springtober Fest Mar 11

Springtober Fest

We invite you to don your lederhosen and prepare yourself for Nothe Fort Springtober Fest! This Spring, we are bringing you all the fun of Oktoberfest, but you don't have to wait until Autumn!...

Wedding Fayre at the Fort Mar 26

Wedding Fayre at the Fort

SAVE THE DATE 26th March! Nothe Fort invites you to come and see a selection Weymouth's best wedding suppliers, all under one roof, in a venue like none other. We will be showcasing our unique...

The Jurassic Coasts Wild Exhibition May 13

The Jurassic Coasts Wild Exhibition

A New Event. Hosted by Ants on a Rock. Showcasing all that's Wild and Wonderful from the Jurassic Coast, We give you The Jurassic Coasts Wild Exhibition. As always Fully Inclusive Event, we have...

SEAFEAST – The Dorset Seafood Festival Sep 09

SEAFEAST – The Dorset Seafood Festival

A visit to the award-winning atmospheric SEAFEAST – The Dorset Seafood Festival – offers an amazing opportunity to gain a better understanding of the superb seafood available to us...