What’s on in Weymouth 2017 Events and Festivals Quick Reference

Our what’s on in Weymouth listings are updated most days  so for the latest Weymouth events 2018 news please be sure to check out our Weymouth Events 2018 pages.

We have included below the quick reference guide to events that took place last year as it gives a good flavour of what’s to come this year. We hope to have an update for 2018 by around the middle of January.


12 Weymouth Half Marathon – Starting on the Esplanade

13 Commonwealth Flag Raising Civic Flag Pole, Council Offices, Weymouth

19 Weymouth Bay Run 10k Charity Fun Run Starting from the Hotel Riviera, Bowleaze Cove www.mccpromotions.com

23 to 26 Jurassic Coast Sailing Championships www.wpnsa.org.uk


8 to 22 Easter Fun Fairground Pavilion Forecourt – open daily

8 to 23 Easter Town Centre Family Trail

World of Peter Pan – Nothe Fort

9 Osprey Sprint Triathlon Starting at Osprey Leisure Centre, Portland www.bustinskin.com

16 Tea on the Quay Music Festival Weymouth Harbourside by Town Bridge

23 Yeovil Car Club Display – Pavilion Forecourt

25 Anzac Day Service – Weymouth Seafront 11am

29 April to 1 May Bank Holiday Fairground Weymouth Pavilion Forecourt – open daily

30 Tea on the Quay Music Festival Weymouth Harbourside by The Town Bridge


6 & 7 Weldmar Colour Run and Bubble Rush Lodmoor Events Area

13 & 14 Moth Open Water Sailing Championships www.wpnsa.org.uk

14 Transport of Yesteryear Car Display – Jubilee Clock

20 & 21 The Big Dorset Outdoor Weekend 

21 Vintage Bike Runs and Static Display 50th Anniversary Run – Weymouth Pavilion Forecourt

21 The Hard Way Half-Portland

27 May to 4 Jun Whitsun Fairground – Weymouth Pavilion Forecourt, open daily

27 & 28 Fayre in the Square Hope Square, Weymouth Harbourside

27 Egdon Easy 10k Run – Lodmoor Country Park www.egdonheathharriers.com

28 & 29 Quayside Music Festival

28 Vintage and Classic Car Rally Jubilee Clock, Weymouth

29 US Memorial Day Short Service, Weymouth Seafront 11am


3 & 4 Wessex Folk Festival Weymouth Harbourside www.wessexfolkfestival.com

4 Hardy Country Classic Car Tour Riviera Hotel, Bowleaze Cove

7, 14, 21, 28 Bustinskin Aquathon Series – Bowleaze Coveway 7pm – 8.30pm www.bustinskin.com

7, 14, 21, 28 Bustinskin Aquathon Series – Bowleaze Coveway 7pm – 8.30pm www.bustinskin.com

10 – 25 Matchstick Fleet – Nothe Fort www.nothefort.org.uk

11 Transport of Yesteryear – Jubilee Clock. Static car display 10am to 4pm

17-23 Weymouth and Portland Armed Forces Day Celebrations

18 Service of Remembrance 11am followed by Parade along Weymouth Seafront

19 Armed Forces Flag Raising Civic Flag Pole, Weymouth, 10.30am

18 Moonlight Swing Band Concert Nothe Fort

18 Race to the Bill Triathlon www.bustinskin.com

22 to 25 International Canoe Sailing Championships www.wpnsa.org.uk

24 & 25 Weymouth Lions Music Festival Weymouth Town Centre

24th ASA SW Open Water Swimming Championships Weymouth Bay – Preston Beach/Greenhill openwater@swimwest.org


1 Totally Wipe Out – Lodmoor Events Area, 1.30 to 4pm www.diverseabilities.org.uk

1 & 2 OMRA Model Powerboat Racing Pleasure Pier, Weymouth

1 & 2 Chickerell Steam & Vintage Show

Walk 4 the Wards – Starting on the Esplanade, 5k walk www.dchft.nhs.uk/charity

2 Portland 10 mile road race www.rmpac.com

5, 12, 19 & 26 Bustinskin Aquathon Series – Bowleaze Coveway 7pm – 8.30pm www.bustinskin.com

8 Macmillan Mighty Hike Jurassic Coast – Lodmoor Country Park www.actionchallenge.com

8 & 9 Medieval Encampment Nothe Fort

8 & 9 Pommery Dorset Seafood Festival Weymouth Harbourside www.dorsetseafood.co.uk

8 & 9 Weymouth Beach Rugby Festival Weymouth Beach www.weymouthandportlandrfc.rfu.club

14 Porsches on the Prom – Weymouth Seafront 6pm-9pm

15 Ladies Midnight Walk – Weymouth College Start / finishing location

16 Dorset Tour – Starting on Lodmoor Events Area finishing on the Pavilion Forecourt

16 Middle Distance Triathlon Organised by Bustinskin www.bustinskin.com

23 Tea on the Quay Music Festival Rendezvous & Harbour by the Town Bridge

28 to 30 RAF CAREERS WEYMOUTH BEACH VOLLEYBALL CLASSIC www.weymouthbeachvolleyball.co.uk

End of July/August Summer Pantomime Pirates of the Pavilion


2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 Bustinskin Aquathon Series Bowleaze Coveway 7pm – 8.30pm www.bustinskin.com

5-11 Albacore International Sailing Championships www.wpnsa.org.uk

Party in the Park – Hosted by Air FM – Lodmoor

12 Easton Summer Fete – Portland

13 Round the Rock 10k run – Portland www.rmpac.com

15 & 16 Weymouth Carnival– Seafront and Beach

20 Victorian Military Event – Nothe Fort

20 Weymouth Classic and Sprint Triathlons Bowleaze Cove www.bustinskin.com

22 to 29 International Circus – Lodmoor Events Area

Bank Holiday Weekend Quayside Music Festival Rendezvous and Harbourside by the Town Bridge, 12noon to 10pm daily www.rendezvousweymouth.co.uk

27 Dragon Boat Racing – Organised by the Rotary Club of Melcombe Regis


2 National Merchant Navy Flag Raising – Weymouth Seafront6th Dumble Bimble Charity Fun Run – Portland www.rmpac.com

6 Dumble Bimble Charity Fun Run – Portland www.rmpac.com

8 to 10 K6 & Viper NationalSailing Championships www.wpnsa.org.uk

16 Barts Bash www.wpnsa.org.uk

17 IRONMAN 70.3 WEYMOUTH – Start and finish in Weymouth www.ironman.co.uk

23 Diverse Abilities – Glow Run – Lodmoor Events Area


14-20th Speed Week www.wpnsa.org.uk

15th Weymouth 10 – Weymouth Seafront Starting at 9am

21-29th Halloween Half-Term Fairground – Pavilion Forecourt

21-29th FREAKY STREETS with SPOOKY SATURDAY Weymouth Town Centre

22 LIONS MOTOCROSS – Weymouth Beach Sunday racing starts at 12 noon

25 Halloween Family Day – Nothe Fort, Weymouth


Fireworks, Bonfire and Guy Fawkes Celebrations Weymouth Beach and Seafront

12 Remembrance Sunday – Weymouth Seafront and Portland Cenotaph

26 Sparkle in the Park – Lodmoor Country Park


Weymouth’s Big Christmas – With Real Ice Rink until 31st Dec

Wyke Square Christmas Fayre – Wyke Regis

9-31 Christmas Pantomime ‘SLEEPING BEAUTY’ Weymouth Pavilion

17 Chase The Pudding Santa Run Weymouth Beach

25 Christmas Day Harbour Swim Weymouth Harbour, 11am

31 New Years Eve Celebrations throughout Weymouth come join in the south coast’s big New Year Party …

This at a glance list has been compiled from information kindly provided by Weymouth and Portland Borough Council Events Team supported by Dorset Tourism and The Weymouth BID our thanks to them for their help. Additional events are added from time to time.

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