From low key activities for the little ones to something a bit more adventurous for the older children, there's a host of family friendly events to check out in Bournemouth and Poole!

COVID-19: Please note that all events are subject to change/cancellation at anytime due to the COVID-19 ever changing guidelines. Whilst we are doing our best to ensure that the information on these pages is up to date please contact the event organiser if in any doubt. Please note that we are not responsible for any ticket disputes.

October Half Term at Corfe Castle

Halloween Half Term at Monkey World

Halloween & Half Term Events at Farmer Palmers

Halloween Scavenger Hunt by Forest Holme Hospice

Halloween at Castlepoint

Broadstone Middle School Fireworks

Bonfire Night Fireworks on Poole Quay


Wareham Wednesdays Monster Bonfire and Fireworks


Sparks in the Dark

Fireworks Cruise with City Cruises Poole

Bournemouth’s ‘BIGGEST BANG’ Fireworks Display

East Dorset Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club Fireworks Night


Ringwood Grand Fireworks

Avonwood Primary School Fireworks


Christmas Market Bournemouth


Bournemouth Christmas Tree Wonderland

Christmas at Corfe Castle

Sail with Santa! Festive Boat Trip with City Cruises Poole

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Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of this calendar. Dates and times may be subject to change, you are advised to check beforehand with the event organiser. We cannot be held liable for any errors or misprints or for any cancelled or rescheduled events. Maps are for guidance only and you are advised to obtain detailed location details before planning any journey.

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