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Events

Below is just a selection of events that may be of interest or are happening in and around Weymouth. This years events program or all events in Dorset can be found here on the Visit Dorset website.

Do you have an event in Weymouth Harbour? Let us know about any harbour-based event (talks, open evenings, gigs) let us know as it may be of interest to our customers; contact harbournews@dorset.gov.uk

WPNSA

RYA KITE boarding ranker

Held at WPNSA (Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy), visit their website for details.

From: 30/03/2019 to 31/03/2019 Website 

WPNSA

RYA youth national championships

Held at WPNSA (Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy), visit their website for details.

From: 12/04/2019 to 19/04/2019 Website 

Weymouth Walkies

weymouth walkies

Starting and finishing on Weymouth Beach. 

From: 14/04/2019  Website 

Weymouth Town Bridge

quayside music festival

FREE music festival on the harbourside by the Town Bridge. Bands playing from 12 noon to 10pm.

From: 20/04/2019 to 21/04/2019 Website 

Weymouth Town Bridge

quayside music festival

FREE music festival on the harbourside by the Town Bridge. Bands playing from 12 noon to 10pm.

From: 04/05/2019 to 05/05/2019 Website 

Nothe Fort

international guild of knot tyers exhibition

Held at the Nothe Fort with FREE entry applicable.

From: 10/05/2019 to 12/05/2019 Website 

Harbour

open for art

FREE family festival on the harbourside showcasing a range of traditional and modern folk acts. Morris dancing, food and craft stalls along the harbourside as well as workshops and traditional music sessions in the local pubs.

From: 18/05/2019 to 02/06/2019 Website 

Wessex Folk Festival

Wessex folk festival

FREE family festival on the harbourside showcasing a range of traditional and modern folk acts. Morris dancing, food and craft stalls along the harbourside as well as workshops and traditional music sessions in the local pubs.

From: 31/05/2019 to 02/06/2019 Website 

Weymouth Armed Forces Day Celebrations

Weymouth armed forces day celebrations

Saturday 22nd June - Watch the Historic Military Vehicles arrive on the seafront from 10am, visit the Association stands to gain a wealth of information of the various support organisations.

Sunday 23rd June - the annual Open Air Service and Parade takes place from 11 am on Weymouth Seafront, welcoming over 1,500 veterans in the Parade, marching bands and convoy vehicles.

Monday 24th June - Armed Forces Flag Raising

From: 22/06/2019 to 24/06/2019 Website 

Dorset Moon

dorset moon

Three Dorset arts festivals join forces fifty years on from the first moon landing for this FREE event held at the Nothe Fort. 

From: 13/07/2019 to 14/07/2019 Website 

Dorset Seafood Festival

dorset seafood festival

Fresh food, live music and more!

From: 13/07/2019 to 14/07/2019 Website 

150 years of Weymouth Lifeboat

weymouth lifeboat 150th anniversary

To celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the opening of Weymouth Lifeboat Station there will be a Parade of Boats on the morning of Sunday 28th July, 2019.

The Parade, led by the Weymouth Lifeboat and operational/historic lifeboats will form up off the Pier Bandstand at 1055 entering the Harbour at 1100 at a signal from Nothe Fort cannons.  The salute will be taken at the landing stage before the Parade turns to port at a pin buoy laid in the Cove; heading back to sea before dispersing.!

From: 28/07/2019 Website 

Ironman 70.3 Weymouth

ironman 70.3 weymouth

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 a flat 13.1 mile run course that laps along Weymouth's fine esplanade and through the town.

From: 22/09/2019 Website