Entry Forms

With this year’s Swanage Carnival fast approaching, it’s that time to get your forms in for your chosen events. Please get in touch if you need any help.

4 Mile Fun Run

A fun, four-mile road race on a fully marshalled and safe route.

Carnival Procession

Our Showcase event of the Carnival; this is where the town comes alive.

Beer Pong

Teams of 1-3 take part in the Swanage Carnival Beer Pong Party. Let the best pong master win!


Not as scary as it sounds, the Carnival Biathlon is a friendly competition for a good cause.

Fire Engine Pull

Show off your strength with the mighty Fire Engine Pull. This event is for groups of 10.

Footgolf Competition

Competitors kick a football around the golf course, attempting to 'pot' the ball. Great fun for all.

Dinosaur Derby

Have you ever wanted to be a dinosaur? Well now you can in the Dinosaur Derby.

Go Kart Grand Prix

Suitable for ages 6 - 9, the Go Kart Grand Prix is an opportunity to be the next Lewis Hamilton.

Indoor Rowing Challenge

Challenge yourself and others in this fitness challenge hosted by the Swanage Sea Rowing Club.

Junior Tennis Competition

A mixed doubles competition for those aged 7 - 14.

Pavement Artists Competition

Create your own pavement art for your chance to win a prize. Fun for all ages and abilities.

Photo Marathon Competition

Keen photographers can show off their skills in our 48-hour photography competition.

Senior Tennis Competition

A mixed doubles competition for those aged 15+.

Shore Runners

Children of all ages and abilities are encouraged to take part in this fully marshalled fun run.

Swanage Bay Swim

Attracting competitors of all ages and abilities, the Swanage Bay Swim is a great challenge for all.

Vintage and Classic Car Show

Would you like to display a vintage vehicle? This highly popular event is free to enter and enjoy.

Wheelbarrow Race

Teams of two wheel each other around the streets of Swanage, stopping at many a pit stop!

Window Display Competition

Get in the Carnival spirit by decorating your business to this years theme: Jurassic Rocks!

Yard of Ale Challenge

Attempt to drink a Yard of Ale (or half for women) in one continuous swig, without spilling a drop.


Raising thousands of pounds each year for our chosen charities and good causes

In 2023 Swanage Carnival celebrated another successful year, giving away a staggering £27,650 to 20 selected organisations. The donations were awarded at our annual presentation night and we have been delighted to learn how these hard raised funds have been put to great use in our community.

Donate with

Donate with PayPal Logo