7th & 8th September 2024
Weymouth Peninsula

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Save the date!  Weymouth’s award-winning food and drink festival is back. This year’s Dorset Seafood Festival will be held on 7th & 8th September 2024 on Weymouth Peninsula.

Our fabulous Festival, now in its 16th year, is recognised as one of the country’s top food and drink events. Bursting with fun and full of flavour, the Festival attracts upwards of 10,000 visitors to Weymouth for Festival Weekend, celebrating Dorset’s amazing catch of delicious fresh fish and shellfish, fine English wines and delicious Dorset ales, as well as a feast of other fantastic local artisan producers. 

What’s On At the Festival

Discover what’s happening amongst the stalls and on the stages.

Fabulous Seafood

Food is the focus of our festival! Treat yourself to a mouth-watering choice of dishes with a glass of English wine or a pint of Dorset ale.  

Market Stalls

Explore what’s on offer from our marvellous market stallholders, from tempting artisan food and drinks to local gifts and crafts.

Chefs’ Theatre

Get inspired by some of the region’s top chefs and culinary experts in a masterclass of South West seafood cookery.

Music & Entertainment

Enjoy a tasty blend of live performances from local favourites throughout the weekend on the Sound Waves stage. 

Family Fun

A fun-filled day for the whole family, with plenty to keep younger visitors entertained. Don’t miss the School of Fish!

Planning Your Visit to the Festival

Weymouth is easy to get to by rail, road or coach. With so much to see and do while you’re here, why not make a weekend of it!

The Dorset Seafood Festival is proud to support The Fishermen’s Mission, the only national charity that works solely to support fishermen and their families. We donate £1 for every full price ticket sold.

Visit Wonderful Weymouth

Weymouth has something for just about everyone, from a glorious golden beach and picture postcard fishing harbour to the spectacular Jurassic Coast. It’s a buzzing seaside town with lots to discover for visitors of all ages, whether you want to get out and explore, uncover centuries of history, or just watch the world go by on the quayside. Come and get to know our home.

Weymouth Peninsula

The perfect place to host a seafood festival, Weymouth Peninsula sits between Weymouth Beach and the historic harbour, with breath-taking views out to Portland and across the bay to the Jurassic Coast.

Postcode: DT4 8UF

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