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Annual Events 2016

This is a list of the regular annual events that take place in Poole, this is the 2016 schedule.

You can also look at the current showcase events or use the search calendar/keywords.

Poole Tourism & Wave 105's Summertime in the South

Summertime in the South logoPoole Tourism and Wave 105 link will open in new window bring you a festival of events every year from April until September - the longest Summertime in the South! 



Dream Machines

Dream Machines Homepage newsTuesdays, April to September, Poole Quay 6 pm
The biggest and best weekly motorcycle event in the UK. Up to 2,000 bike enthusiasts roar into the town to showcase their bikes and meet with fellow bikers and spectators on Poole Quayside.

Rockley Park Quay for my Car

Quay for my Car - Yellow open topFridays, July to August, Poole Quay 6pm
Poole Quay is closed to traffic and filled with themed cars as enthusiasts bring their pride and joy to Poole - a fantastic event for spectators and owners.  Themed nights include Minis, British Classics and Beetles.


Summer Breeze on the Quay with Fireworks 

(now finished for the 2016 season)
Supported by Breeze Volkswagen link will open in new window
Summer, Poole Quay
Fireworks on Poole Quay
Live music, quayside restaurants, vibrant pubs and bars, activities all evening to keep the family entertained and a spectacular fireworks finale.




Bournemouth Marathon Festival EventsMarathon Festival 2016

1-2 October, Bournemouth & Poole
Weekend of running events takingplace in Poole and Bournemouth.

Homepage Fireworks QuayFireworks Display

5th November, Poole Quay
November 5th brings a host of street entertainers plus live music to Poole Quay, leading up to a fantastic free fireworks display on the water at 8 pm. The whole length of the Quay is packed with entertainers keeping the crowds entertained. 

Lantern Parade Poole QuayLantern Parade

8th December, Poole High Street 

Join children from local schools for an atmospheric lantern procession down the High Street to the Guildhall for festive Christmas Carols & mince pies.


Aladdin LighthouseAladdin Pantomime
8th December, Lighthouse Poole

Aladdin flies into Lighthouse this Christmas in a fun-filled and festive family pantomime.

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