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Annual Events 2017

This is a list of the regular annual events that take place in Poole, this is the 2017 schedule.

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

Summertime in the South Events logoPoole Tourism & Wave 105's Summertime in the South

Poole 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-Sept, 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 2017 EventSummer Breeze on the Quay with Fireworks, Poole Quay
Supported by Breeze Volkswagen link will open in new window 

Live music, quayside restaurants, vibrant pubs and bars, activities all evening to keep the family entertained and a spectacular fireworks display.


Folk On The Quay 2Folk on the Quay
24 June, Poole Quay
A free folk music festival in Poole with outdoor music stages and dancers in the streets overlooking Poole’s lovely Harbour.



Bourne Free LogoBourne Free 2017
30 June-2 July

Join Bournemouth's fabulous annual LGBT Pride Festival and celebration of diversity.



Beach Volleyball HomepageSandbanks Beach Volleyball Festival
1-2 July, Sandbanks Beach
See the up and coming stars of UK Volleyball competing on Britain's best beach.    




Jodie Kidd at Beach PoloBritish Beach Polo Championships 2017
7 - 8 July, Sandbanks, Poole
With a range of tickets available, including hospitality, enjoy the thrill of Beach Polo at it's best.


Poole Goes Vintage 2Poole Goes Vintage

16 July, Poole Quay
Enjoy a day of vintage music, dance, clothes, cars and celebrations on Poole Quay



Beer and Bluegrass Festival Poole 2017Beer and Bluegrass  Festival 2017

21 - 22 July, Victoria School, Branksome,Poole
Eighteen Hours of Great Music and over 35 Real Ales Beer And Bluegrass Festival.



Poole Harbour Festival LogoPoole Harbour Festival 2017

28 - 30 July, Harbourside Park, Poole
Food and entertainment for all the family.



Brownsea Theatre: As You Like ItBrownsea Open Air Theatre: As You Like It

26 July - 11 Aug, Brownsea Island, Poole
A group of exiles & misfits escape to the Forest of Arden...



Upton Country Park LogoPoole Town & Country Show 2017

5 - 6 Aug, Upton Country Park
Now in its 9th year, this family Country Fair has something for everyone.


Olly in the Park with special guest Louisa JohnsonOlly in the Park 

5 Aug, Kings Park, Bournemouth
Olly Murs to play a special outdoor concert in Kings Park! 

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Poole Carnival 2014Poole Carnival 

6 Aug, Ashley Road, Poole
Special parade through Parkstone, from Seaview to Branksome Rec.




Poole Blues Festival 2016Poole Blues Festival

1 - 3 Sept, Various, Poole Quay
Blues, fun & beer in various locations on Poole Quay!


Thai Festival Annual EventsPoole Thai Festival

9 - 10 Sept, Harbourside Park, Poole
Cultural festival that includes entertainment and food.





Fireworks on the QuayNovember 5th Fireworks
5 November, Poole Quay
Free family fireworks event, with live music and street entertainers followed by a spectacular fireworkds display at 8pm.  

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