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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 Forte.
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 Pommery 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!