FREE Things to do in Weymouth for August Bank Holiday 2016

Weymouth Beach in summer. We Are Weymouth.

The end of the summer holidays is on the horizon and what better way to end it than by enjoying some fantastic FREE events happening over the August Bank Holiday! Take a look at only a few of the great events and shows taking place over the Bank Holiday Weekend, from dog shows to fireworks.

Weldmar Firework poster . We Are Weymouth.Weldmar Fireworks – 28th August

Weldmar are hosting their own fireworks for the second year on Weymouth Beach with the support of local businesses. With stalls on the seafront from 10.30am and the fireworks beginning at 9.30pm, its a great way to help raise money for a worthy cause and enjoy the Bank Holiday.


Bacon & Bourbon at Boho – 26th-28th August

Boho are serving all things bacon over the weekend, with infused bacon bourbon and bacon Bloody Marys on the menu!


Quayside Rendezvous. We Are Weymouth.Quayside at Rendezvous – 28th-29th August

A local favourite, Quayside is the perfect event to relax on a Bank Holiday, whether you want to sit back by the harbour or want to get up and dance to the sounds from the stage.

Southweld Charity Day – 28th August

Southweld Charity Day will see a fun-packed family day centred around two big charity cup matches to raise money for Weldmar Hospicecare Trust.

Rotary Dragon Boat Racing 2016. We Are Weymouth.Dragon Boat Racing – 28th August

Come and cheer on the teams at this year’s Rotary Club of Melcombe Regis’ Dragon Boat Racing!

Boot Live Weekend – 27th-28th August

Great live music will be at The Boot over the weekend. Check the event page to see the line up.


Dog, Sausage & Cider Festival at The Springhead – 28th August

Live music from Jack Daniels and Blazin’ Strings. Bouncy castle, face painting, Gourmet dogs, loads of ciders, the infamous Sausage throwing competition and lots more!


For only a few pounds there are some great walks and trails at the Chesil Beach Centre for the kids too!

Dorset Wildlife Trust Logo. We Are Weymouth.Seashore Scavengers – 26th August

Discover the creatures  that live along the Chesil Beach with the Dorset Wildlife Trust.

Marine Giants and Eggcases – 29th August

Learn all about the giants of Chesil Beach from the guides at the Dorset Wildlife Trust.