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  • Chatsworth Country Fair
  • Derby CAMRA Beer Festival

What's On in the Peak District & Derbyshire

Find out what's on in the Peak District and Derbyshire here. Events include traditional Well Dressings, the Bloodstock and Y Not Music Festivals, the Eroica Britannia Festival and the famous Matlock Bath Illuminations amongst many others. From local markets and Farmers Markets to craft fairs and walking festivals, there's so much to see and do, why not stay a while longer and don't miss what's on in the Peak District and Derbyshire.


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Major Events Coming Up In 2016

Grand Tour

A Grand Tour of The Devonshire Collection


Sat 19 Mar - Sun 23 Oct 2016

From the Grand Tour of the 2nd Earl in the company of his tutor, the famous philosopher Thomas Hobbes, to Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire’s exile on the continent.

Cromford Mills

Discovery Days Festival


Sat 22 - Sun 30 Oct 2016

There’s so much to see and enjoy during the Discovery Days Festival held in the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site during the October half term break.

The Old Smokey.

Matlock Bath Illuminations

Matlock Bath

Sat 22 - Sun 23 Oct 2016

The annual Matlock Bath Illuminations will run from 10th September to 29th October in 2016, with a lively entertainment programme on the bandstand in Derwent Gardens every Saturday and Sunday.

Scarefest at Alton Towers Resort


Alton Towers area

Fri 21 - Mon 31 Oct 2016

With thrilling rollercoasters and terrifying scare mazes available to experience in the dark, and spooktacular family entertainment; 2016 Scarefest at Alton Towers Resort promises to bring great entertainment for the whole family!

Illuminated Trams as night falls at Crich

Starlight Spectacular


Mon 24 - Sat 29 Oct 2016

A chance to ride the trams into the evening with special lighting effects and activities throughout the week.

Bakewell Christmas Weekend

Bakewell Christmas Weekend


Sat 26 - Sun 27 Nov 2016

Visitors are welcomed to this beautiful town and its traditional Christmas Market, where you will enjoy cultural entertainment and stroll around stalls nestled within the beautiful streets and marketplace.

Meet Santa in his Grotto

Waterside Winter Wonderland


Sat 3 - Sun 4 Dec 2016

Waterside Christmas Winter Wonderland is back again. Arrive at Waterside where Santa’s chief elf and his team of elves will lead you through the enchanted forest and the valley of Christmas lights to Santa’s woodland grotto.

Christmas at Cromford Mills

Family Fun-Christmas Weekend


Sat 10 - Sun 11 Dec 2016

A Christmas weekend for all the family. MEET SANTA . Tell him how good you’ve been this year and what you would like for Christmas.