Annual Events

Annual Events in weston super Mare on the Somerset coast.

Weston-super-Mare plays host to some of the South West’s best and biggest events. From the annual beach race, to – more recently – ‘T4 on the beach’ pop music festival, there’s something to entertain everyone.


Heli-Days – 18th – 19th June 2016

A three day helicopter show on the seafront at Weston-super-Mare with more than 50 military and civil helicopters flying in for a unique static display over the weekend. Plus vintage military vehicles, art and craft fair, stalls and fairground entertainment for all the family.

Hazy Days – Music and arts festival  8th – 10th July 2016

Weston-super-Mare’s very first major music and arts festival taking place in the home of Dismaland, the Tropicana as the first major event to take place there since being renovated. With over 80 musical acts, a wealth of artistic talent showcasing their work and a weekend for everyone to enjoy this will be a very special weekend indeed!

International Balloon Fiesta – 11th – 14th August 2016

Bristol has become home to Europe’s largest hot air balloon festival. This years Fiesta promises to be the best yet, with over 100 balloons attending and expected crowds of over 500,000 people. As night falls on the Fiesta, people of all ages flock to watch the striking Night Glow on the Thursday and Saturday. Under coded instructions via radio communication, the pilots create a variety of dazzling effects from only three main commands: burn, flicker and flash. These astounding sequences are set to a special music mix.

Enduro Beach Race – 7th – 9th October 2016

Catch all the action at The Weston Beach Race; the maddest, baddest and biggest event on the off-road motorcycle calendar. Watch over 2000 competitors doing battle not just with each other, but also with the infamous dunes course.

Weston Illuminated Carnival – 11th November 2016

Weston-super-Mare being the last port of call of the Somerset carnival circuit always results in an extravaganza of family entertainment. Over 140 entries make for a spectacular show piece of lights, music, costume and family FUN.


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