Find an event in Weston-Super-Mare

With Bath and Bristol nearby, Weston-Super-Mare is great for exploring offering a scenic backdrop for all activities. The Mendip Hills crowned an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is a must during your visit and can be easily accessed from the Anchor Head Hotel. The Anchor Head Hotel is located conveniently on the coast of the Bristol Channel surrounded by many bars and restaurants and a short distance from the Grand Pier. This popular resort is favoured by holiday makers of all ages throughout the year.

Weston-Super-Mare is a vibrant hub for event holders, with many events taking place throughout the year. We have completed a guide of events to help you choose when to travel. And if you don’t fancy travelling during event time, you can use this guide to visit in between events for a more relaxing break.

Harbour Nights Elvis Show : 14 February 2020 – 16 February 2020

A night of joy, great music and infamous white Elvis suits, this event is not be missed by music lovers. Treat your loved one to an unforgettable Valentine’s weekend as you boogie into the night under shimmering disco lights. Held at the Winter Gardens, take a short scenic walk along the coast to reach this event.

World at War: 4 April 2020 – 5 April 2020

This fascinating event is perfect for those intrigued by war and the innovative equipment used during wartime. Come along to view live reenactments and have the chance to hold authentic weaponry and view rare memorabilia. Take a closer look into the different elements that were involved during the world wars and remember the brave souls that fought for their county.

You can enter the medical tents, climb into WWII vehicles and helicopters and chat to veterans. The weekend also includes a firing display and war time talks. Rich with history, this event is not to be missed.

Pageant of Transport: 11 April 2020 – 13 April 2020

This annual event returns in 2020 filled with iconic and vintage vehicles not to be missed by petrol heads. Come along and look around or if you have your own vehicle you’d like to show off, bring it with you and watch the sea of impressed faces.

Weston Air Festival: 27 June 2020 – 28 June 2020

This free event can be enjoyed by the whole family. Make a day of it at this vast event, complete with independent catering and places to sit and enjoy the display of colour flying overhead.

The North Somerset Scale Model Show: 12 July 2020

This award winning show returns for those interested in miniature creations. With 120 exhibitors at the event, you are guaranteed to come across some beautiful pieces of art and even have the chance to try your hand at modelling with workshops held at the event. Located at the Helicopter Museum, it is a short distance from the Anchor Head Hotel.

World Helicopter Day: 16 August 2020

This fantastic event returns at the Helicopter Museum where you can take a closer look at some of the world’s most iconic helicopters and even experience the pilot’s seat with exclusive access for one day only at Hind, Huey, Lynx and Gazelle cockpits. With great views of the coast from the Anchor Head Hotel, you can see helicopter flights around the coastline in front of the hotel, so you don’t have to miss the show.

Vintage Wheels Rally: 27 September 2020

This annual event showcases some of the most iconic classic vehicles, displayed around Weston’s Airfield WWII control tower and pilot’s block.

Halloween Family Fun Day: 25 October 2020

Are you looking for a family fun getaway? The Halloween Family Fun Day is a great event for the whole family, with free entry to all children dressed in a costume. The Anchor Head Hotel is a great base for this event, with only a short distance to travel between the hotel and the event with small children and our helpful staff to help with any queries.

Weston-Super-Mare Carnival: 13 November 2020

Fun for all the family, this illuminating event if packed full of excitement, including fancy dress walkers, entertainers and marching bands. Plus, with over 140 illuminated floats lighting up the night sky, the atmosphere alone at this event is enough to thrill you.