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Important Notice: Due to the current situation Waterside Holiday Group cannot be responsible for the availability of local attractions and takes no responsibility for event cancellations. Please check with the individual operators and venues for more information.

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2020 Events

Throughout the Year

Every Sat

Park Run
9am. Lodmoor Country Park

Every Sun

Junior Park Run
9am. Lodmoor Country Park

February Events


Sun 2

Portland Coastal Marathon
WPNSA Organised by Bustinskin Events.

March Events



Sun 15

Weymouth Bay 10k Charity Fun Run
Hotel Riviera to the Pavilion

Sun 14 & Sun 15

Dorset Comic Con

Sun 22

Weymouth Half Marathan
Starting on Weymouth Seafront.

Sat 28 & Sun 29

UK 29er Grand Prix Series 2019/2020

April Events



Tues 7 - Sun 19

Matchstick Fleet Exhibition
Nothe Fort

Sat 11 & Sun 12

Quayside Music Festival
Weymouth Harbourside

Sat 18 & Sun 19

The 32nd (Cornwall) Regiment of Foot
Nothe Fort

Sun 22

Osprey Sprint Triathlon
Osprey Leisure Centre, Portland.

May Events



Mon 8

Teddy Rocks Festival

Mon 8

VE Day Celebration Service Parade Ground
Nothe Fort

Mon 8

Bank Holiday Monday
Various events in Weymouth.

Sat 16 & Sun 17

Jurassic Coast Challenge
Poole Harbour to Bridport

Sat 23 & Sun 24

Fayre in the Square
Hope Square, Weymouth Harbour

Sat 23 & Sun 24

1940’s Home Front Family Weekend
Nothe Fort

Sat 23 & Sun 24

Mudeford Seafood Festival

Mon 25

US Memorial Day Service
Weymouth Esplanade, 11am

Sat 30 - Sun 31

Folk Festival
Weymouth Harbourside.

June Events



Sun 7

The Thomas Hardye Victorian Fayre

Sun 14

Race to the Bill Triathlon

Fri 19 & Sat 20

Chesil Rocks
Langton Herring, Weymouth.

Sat 20 & Sun 21

Armed Forces Celebrations
Weymouth Seafront. View the historic vehicles, support the Veterans Association awareness stalls. Veterans Service and Parade on Sun 21June

Sat 26 & Sun 27

Dorset Midsummer Music Festival
Blanford Forum

Sat 26 & Sun 27

The Tank Museum, Bovington.

July Events



Sat 4 & Sun 5

Chickerell Steam Fayre
Chickerell, Weymouth.

Sun 5

H.M.S. Pinafore performed by Opera Anywhere
Nothe Fort

Fri 10 & Sun 11

British Beach Polo Championship Sanbanks
Sandbanks Poole.

Sat 11

Royal Navy International Air Day

Sat 11 & Sun 12

Dorset Seafood Festival
Weymouth Harbourside.

Sat 18 & Sun 19

Victorian Family Weekend
Nothe Fort

Sun 19

Sherborne Castle Classic & Super Cars

August Events


Sat 1 & Sun 2

Great Dorset Chilli Festival
Wimborne St Giles

Sat 1 - Sat 8

Lyme Regis Carnival Week
Lyme Regis.

Fri 7 - Sun 9

Purbeck Rally

Sun 8

Bridport Vegan Market Bridport.

Wed 12

Oscar Wilde's ‘Importance of Being Earnest
Nothe Fort

Sat 15 & Sun 16

Cristchurch Carnival Christchurch.

Sat 15

Dorchester Cider Festival

Wed 19

Gillingham & Shaftesbury Agricultural Show Near Shaftesbury

Thur 20 - Sun 23

Bournemouth Air Festival Bournemouth.

Sat 22 & Sun 23

Swanage Fairy Festival Swanage.

Thur 20 - Sun 23

Bournemouth Air Festival Bournemouth.

Thur 27

The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas
Nothe Fort

September Events


Sat 5

Bridport Hat Festival

Sun 6

Weymouth Classic Triathlon
Bowleaze Cove.

Sat 5 & Sun 6

Dorset County Show

Sat 5 - Sun 13

b-side Art Festival

Fri 11 - Sun 20

Inside Out Dorset Dorchester.

Fri 11 - Sun 13

Swanage Folk Festival Swanage.

Sat 19

Tiger Day 14, The Tank Museum

Sun 20

Ironman 70.3 Weymouth

October Events


Sat 3 - Fri 9

Weymouth Speed Week
Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy.

Fri 16 - Sat 1 Nov

Abbotsbury Enchanted Floodlit Gardens
Abotsbury Gardens.

Fri 16

Purbeck Film Festival

Tue 15 - Sun 20

Dorchester Literary Festival

Fri 18 Oct - Sat 2 Nov

Purbeck Film Festival

November Events


Thur 5

Guy Fawkes Celebrations
Weymouth Beach.

Sun 8

Remembrance Sunday
The Esplanade, Weymouth.

Fri 13

Christmas Tree Wonderland Opens

December Events


Tues 1 - Sun 20

Meet Father Christmas at Farmer Palmer's
Farmer Palmers, Organford.

Thur 22 Dec - Sat 2 Jan

Aladdin, Family Pantomime
Weymouth Pavilion.

Fri 25

Christmas Day Harbour Swim
Weymouth Harbour, 11am.

Thur 31

New Years Eve Revelry
Various locations throughout the borough.

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