Dorset Festivals and Markets

Festival / Markets and Events

Since these change from season to season across the area, for all the latest details vist:

Bournemouth Air Festival

The Bournemouth Air Festival will take place on Bournemouth Beach sea front in August every year.

Voted best Tourism Event by VisitEngland and voted one of the ten best air shows in the world by USA Today, the Bournemouth Air Festival is the UK’s biggest, best and free aviation festival.

Summer Breeze on the Quay

Summer Breeze takes place in July and August

Summer really kicks off with Summer Breeze on the Quay, a weekly event happening during the summer along Poole Quay.Suitable for all the family the event attracts thousands of people, all ready to soak up the party atmosphere and get in the mood for summer!

There is street entertainment, live music and family activities, all starting at 7pm.

And the finale of the night is a fantastic firework display over the harbour at 10pm.

Dorset Food Festivals & Events

Looking for an event to tantalise your taste buds?

Dorset is renowned for its local produce and as well as the regular farmers’ markets that you can find sprinkled around the county, Dorset hosts a range of gourmet celebrations from beer, cheese and seafood festivals to large scale events showcasing the delectable delights from across the whole county!