There's a fantastic firework display every Saturday evening from 17th September, which sees the skies around Matlock Bath lit up in multi-colours. The firework display begins at 9pm with the best viewing positions being in the Bandstand area of Derwent Gardens.
The annual Matlock Bath Illuminations will run from 10th September to 29th October, with a lively entertainment programme on the bandstand in Derwent Gardens every Saturday and Sunday evening followed by the unique parade of illuminated and decorated boats that takes to the river.
Please note that on fireworks Saturdays car parks in and around Matlock Bath are likely to be full several hours before the Illuminations start. Please consider the park and ride option:-
A Park & Ride service will operate from 5pm until 10:30pm on the firework nights only (17 & 24 September, 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 October) from the following two locations:
Cromford Meadows, Cromford (dropping off at Pavilion Car Park, Matlock Bath)
(Sat Nav - DE4 3RQ / 53.110300,-1.553536)
Derbyshire County Council Offices, Matlock (dropping off at Station Car Park, Matlock Bath)
(Sat Nav - DE4 3GL / 53.141541,-1.551357)
Cost Adult: £2 Child: Free
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|Sat 8 Oct 2016|
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Tickets will be available to purchase in advance from the end of June either online or from a number of venues.
Tickets will be available to purchase on the night from our ticket booth.
Avoid queues-buy your tickets online!
Saturday - Online/Advance Adult £6: Child (under 16) Free: Concession £5
Saturday - On Gate- Adult £7: Child (under 16) Free: Concession £6
SK 293581 53.11984 -1.56324
On the A6 a mile and a half south of Matlock.
A Park & Ride service operates on Firework Nights.
: 0 miles from Matlock Bath station
- Cash Point
- Coach parties accepted
- Disabled access
- Disabled toilets
- On-site catering
- On-site light refreshments
- Picnic site
- Public toilets
- Accepts groups
- Children welcome
- Disabled access