What’s On in The Peak District and Derbyshire

COVID-19 UPDATE: The UK is currently in lockdown, meaning that many events have been cancelled or postponed until later in the year. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Peak District and Derbyshire as soon as it is safe to do so.

Whatever time of year you visit, there’s always exciting events in Derbyshire and the Peak District to look forward to! Use our search facility below to discover events in Derbyshire and things to do in the Peak District during your visit.

With a packed calendar of exciting events there is bound to be something to take your fancy.

In February, why not book a short romantic break for Valentines Day? We have plenty of romantic hotels and cosy pubs to stay in. Share some special time together on romantic walks, chill out in a rejuvinating spa or enjoy an evening out at the theatre or a meal together. We have plenty more ideas here.

During Easter time, there’s plenty to do and see. Watch our stately homegardens blossom into spring and make the most of the warmer weather by going on breathtaking walks. Our Easter page has plenty more ideas of things to do.

The traditional art of well dressing comes alive from May to September with most towns and villages putting up a display which begins with a blessing ceremony and is followed by a carnival or festival.

In the summer, we have everything from traditional country shows and quirky customs to food and drink fairs that will tickle your taste buds. Not forgetting summer festivals galore including Y-Not music festival, Buxton International Festival and the Eroica Britannia Festival to name but a few. From local markets and farmers markets to craft fairs and walking festivals, there’s so much to see and do!

School holidays are the perfect time to enjoy the Peak District and Derbyshire. For lots of fun filled family day’s out click here.

In September and October, don’t miss the Matlock Bath Illuminations featuring decorated models paraded on the River Derwent every weekend plus a fantastic firework display every Saturday. For spooky fun around Halloween, check out Alton Towers Scarefest, and prepare to be wowed at Alton Towers Fireworks on bonfire night.

Moving closer to Christmas there’s Bakewell Christmas Market Weekend, Chatsworth Christmas Market and Matlock Victorian Christmas Market.

So there really is so much to see and do, so make sure you stay a while longer and don’t miss what’s on in the Peak District and Derbyshire.

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