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The Red Arrows Air Display At Bournemouth Air Festival
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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.
December 2021
Bournemouth Christmas Markets

Bournemouth Christmas Markets

Independent stalls of fantastic gifts to buy plus a cosy alpine bar to enjoy hot food and refreshments. In the centre of Bournemouth!
Bournemouth christmas tree wonderland

Bournemouth Christmas Tree Wonderland

Bournemouth is set to be lit up by more than 100 festive-themed illuminations this winter. The Christmas Tree Wonderland includes a 60ft feature tree with a trail taking visitors across the town.
Christmas at Paultons

Christmas At Paulton's Park

Santa’s Christmas Wish Show features singing, dancing, special effects and fun with Billy and Belinda the elves, Frosty the Snowman, Rudolph the Reindeer and guest-starring the man himself - Father Christmas!

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!
Christmas at bealieu

Christmas at Beaulieu

Ignite your Christmas spark in Palace House, with its stunning decorations, welcoming log fires, and a Christmas tree in each room. See Beaulieu spruced in seasonal decorations and complete a family fun trail!
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Long Ole Winter Music Weekend at Shorefield Country Park

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

The New Forest and Hampshire County Show 2022

The annual agricultural show returns for three days in 2022, featuring fantastic tradestands, show-jumping, livestock competitions and delicious local food and drink! Adults from £17.85, Children 5-15 entry is £1.

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