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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The Addams Family May 31

The Addams Family

This new musical comedy adaptation was written by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, with music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, and is jam packed with hysterical humour and wonderful music. Most people...

SummerFest Jun 03


FREE ENTRY! A fun filled day for all the family. Come and join us for an action packed day filled with entertainment, sports tournaments, live music, soft play, food, drink, farmers markets, stalls...

Wessex Folk Festival Jun 03

Wessex Folk Festival

Free festival of folk music and dance on the harbourside. Family festival on Weymouth Harbourside with two free stages showcasing a range of traditional and modern folk acts. Morris dancing, food and...

A Summer Serenade 2023 Jun 10

A Summer Serenade 2023

The Famous Afternoon Tea and Cakes Concert! Weymouth Choral Society proudly presents a scrumptious menu of musical delights, with Louise Dukes on the piano/ piano accordion, Roman Hynch- baritone and...

Chesil Rocks Jun 15

Chesil Rocks

Chesil Rocks has been an annual family friendly music and arts festival in Langton Herring since 2012, although events did not take place in 2019 or 2020 due to the pandemic. The event is non-profit...

Murder Mystery Dinner Jun 16

Murder Mystery Dinner

The Owermoigne Arts & Drama Society (TOADS) proudly present a Murder Mystery Dinner. Come along and put your sleuthing skills to the test, whilst enjoying a freshly-prepared 3-course meal. This...

Weymouth Armed Forces Day Celebrations Jun 17

Weymouth Armed Forces Day Celebrations

Weymouth Armed Forces celebrations take place between 17th and 19th June 2023. On the Saturday 17th June, over 60 historic military vehicles will arrive on Weymouth Seafront for an interactive display...

One Voice Choir presents Swingin' With the Saints! Jun 24

One Voice Choir presents Swingin' With the Saints!

One Voice Choir presents their summer musical extravaganza Swingin' with the Saints. The programme will include some beautifully serene classics such as Like a River in my Soul and The Meditations...

Paprika: The Balkan and East European Band Jul 15

Paprika: The Balkan and East European Band

Paprika is the UK's leading Balkan band featuring Zivorad Nikolic (She'Koyokh) on accordion, Vladimir Strkalj on guitar, Marko Tesic on violin and Rastko Rasic on percussion. This electrifying...

Evening of Mediumship with Bernie Scott WEYMOUTH Jul 24

Evening of Mediumship with Bernie Scott WEYMOUTH

Bernie is regarded as one of the UK's top mediums, last year's Tour was a sell out. There is sure to be laughter and some tears but most of all a feeling of peace and the knowing that life is...

Weymouth Food and Family Festival Jul 29

Weymouth Food and Family Festival

The Weymouth Food & Family Festival is a fantastic family event celebrating local and regional foods whilst entertaining members of the whole family. As well as an excellent array of fine foods,...

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...

Ironman 70.3 Weymouth Sep 17

Ironman 70.3 Weymouth

IRONMAN 70.3 returns to Dorset this September 17th, 2023.  The 70.3 mile Weymouth event will involve a 1.2 mile swim in Weymouth Bay, a 56 mile bike ride around the scenic Dorset countryside and...

Weymouth Beach Motocross Oct 15

Weymouth Beach Motocross

Weymouth Beach Motocross is Weymouth’s premier and most exciting event of the autumn. Weymouth Beach Motocross is run by the Purbeck MXC on behalf of the Weymouth Lions Club and supported...