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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Jewel of the Jurassic Coast
As host venue of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic sailing events, the Weymouth area is an international sport event haven. Situated off the World Heritage Site Jurassic Coast, this race is a first-timer favourite, featuring sandy beaches, spectacular coastline and the stunning Dorset countryside.
The one-loop 1.2 mile (1.9 km) swim course is composed of one clockwise lap in a triangle layout. Swim straight out away from Weymouth’s beach and two right turns later you will be headed back to transition.
The one-loop 56 mile (90 km) bike course consists of one anti-clockwise loop through the rolling Dorset Countryside up North to King’s Stag and back to Weymouth via the towns of Godmanstone and Dorchester.
The two and a half loop 13.1 mile (21.1 km) run course begins with a run from Lodmoor Country Park to the finish area, along Weymouth’s esplanade. This provides a spectator friendly run course with support from family and friends.
Finishing along the spectacular sea front
Where you will collect your medal
Throughout the Year
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.
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.