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Local Events

Top events to go to whilst on holiday

Discover the fantastic range of local events just waiting to be explored on your next Shorefield holiday...

Not only will you find many of Hampshire and Dorset’s top attractions right on your doorstep during your break with us, but every month there are always a sensational range of seasonal events and shows to discover.

Whether you're here for a just a weekend escape or staying longer, there's something to suit every member of the family. Hampshire and Dorset are bursting with exciting events, from delicious food festivals and sporting spectacles, to art attractions and magical music festivals.

Enjoy everything from the various regattas taking place along our coastal towns - each bringing its own celebrations and a bucket load of traditional seaside fun for the whole family - to world famous air shows and country fairs where our rural life is showcased. Add to the mix fantastic beaches, beautiful countryside and great attractions and you can see why guests love revisiting our parks.

The local area surrounding our holiday parks has a fantastic year-round events calendar. We've listed just some of our favourite monthly events below,so you can start planning your next getaway. So what are you waiting for?

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  • Delicious food festivals
  • Sporting spectacles
  • Seasonal experiences and activities
  • Fantastic family-friendly events
  • Pannage in the autumn throughout the New Forest
  • Local fireworks extravaganzas
  • Traditional seaside piers
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Upcoming Local Events in Dorset and Hampshire

Just a flavour of what's going on locally, let us know your favourites.
July 2021
New-Forest-Folk-Festival

New Forest Folk Festival

A small, intimate family run festival. With local folk artists as well as home made food and even a home made stage!
Poole-Sandfest

Sandfest

A boutique summer beach festival in a luxurious beach location.
Swanage-Carnival

Swanage Carnival

An 8 day carnival with air displays, live music, sporting events, games, competitions, firework displays and one of the longest carnival processions.
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Bournemouth 7's

An award-winning sports festival bringing together sports and music. Known as the sporting Glastonbury!
Bournemouth-Air-Show

Bournemouth Air Festival

The UK's biggest air festival returns to Bournemouth beach. Packed with aviation action, entertainment and unique nautical displays across 4 days, this is one of the most highly anticipated events in the south!
Ringwood-Carnival

Ringwood Carnival

An extremely fun festival supported by the local community. Including marching bands, steam traction engines, dance groups, and feature vehicles across two processions!
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Mr Kyps Northern Soul & Motown Weekender at Oakdene Forest Park

Enjoy a fantastic weekend of Soul & Motown guaranteed to get you up on your feet & dancing. Held at Oakdene Forest Park, acts include the The Signatures, Northern Soul DJ's and many more favourites.
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Mr Kyps Soul Funk Weekender

Enjoy an incredible music weekend featuring Craig Charles Soul Funk DJ set, The Real Thing & more! Tickets required. 18+ only.
Shorefield-Rock-Weekender

Shorefield Rock Weekender

Are you ready to rock? Enjoy an incredible weekend of music at Shorefield Country Park. With acts such as The Freddie & Queen Experience, Bon Giovi, Voodoo Vegas & more! Tickets required. Weekend ticket just £37.80!
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Long Ole Winter Music Weekend

Shake off those winter blues with a weekend of live music! Featuring Marquis Drive, The Butterfly Collective, Orange Stree, The Corsaires, The Modules and more! Tickets required for entry. Weekend tickets £25.00.

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