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Weymouth is proud to host over 150 events throughout the year, embracing the area’s rich diversity of facilities and natural venues.  From family festivals, sporting challenges to art and craft shows these are an abundant part of the annual calendar.

Whether casual visitor, enthusiast or participant there is plenty of inspiration, adventure and interest for you, all mixed with a warm blend of local hospitality, enthusiasm and passion.  Take a look through the Calendar which is sure to excite, entertain and create memories.

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Weymouth Octoberfest – Real Ale and Cider Festival

7th October 2023 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Weymouth’s ever popular Octoberfest is set to make its annual return on Friday October 6th and Saturday the 7th in the Ocean Room, Weymouth Pavilion with its fine seaside views.

This extremely popular event now is now in its 12th year at the Pavilion.  It is organised by West Dorset Campaign For Real Ale (CAMRA) and will this year feature over 70 real ales, ciders and perries from Wales. We think this will be the largest selection of Welsh beers ever seen in Dorset.

Tickets go on sale from August 1st, are priced at £11 per session and include a commemorative glass, programme and two halves of beer or cider.  (CAMRA members receive an extra pint at the membership stand.)

This event was a sell out last year and customers are urged to get their tickets early to avoid disappointment from the following outlets:
On Line:


or by phoning 01305 783225.  Please note the Pavilion charges a £2 booking fee per ticket.

Alternatively, you can buy tickets in person in Weymouth from The Globe and The Doghouse pubs as well as Chalbury Food and Wine or direct from the Pavilion box office.

On Portland, the Royal Portland Arms and in Dorchester, The Convivial Rabbit are also stocking tickets.

#meetyouthere #alesfromwales



Weymouth Pavilion
The Esplanade
Weymouth, DT4 8ED
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01305 783 225
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Throughout the Year

Park Run

Weekly Saturday morning 5k Park Run, 9am. Free to join, register online.

Junior Park Run

Weekly Sunday morning 2k Park Run, 9am.  Free to join, register online.

Weymouth Libraries

Join regular fun events for the whole family at libraries in Weymouth, including story times, rhyme times, chatterbooks and more. More information on the town’s libraries can be found here.

Radipole and Lodmoor RSPB Reserves

Walks and family fun days are held throughout the year.

Weymouth Football Club

Catch up on all the big matches here. All events are subject to change / cancellation due to weather / operational constraints. Please check details before travelling. All information correct at time of entry. For the latest information, please refer to our Facebook and Twitter pages.