Festivals and country shows

Discover live music, local produce, heritage and culture at the best local festivals and country shows.

Looking for festivals in the Peak District and Derbyshire? Whether you want to discover the best live music, sample delicious local cuisine, celebrate our heritage and culture, or get stuck into street festival fun, we definitely know how to party!

We have festivals for foodies, music enthusiasts, opera buffs, cultural admirers, adventurous souls and everyone in between. The Peak District and Derbyshire is also the perfect place to discover unique country shows that celebrate the best of our farming heritage each summer, keeping local traditions alive and celebrating local communities.

All Festivals & Country Shows Events


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Bonsall Carnival

One of Derbyshire's best-loved celebrations, with a week of events, entertainment and family fun.


Dog Lovers Festival

Dog Lovers Festival 2023 is the ultimate dog friendly festival set in the glorious Derbyshire Countryside.


New Mills Festival

New Mills Festival is a community festival in New Mills, High Peak. Fuelled by community spirit, supported by volunteers, businesses, artists,…


Brailsford Ploughing Match

The 117th Annual Match will be held on Wednesday 4th October 2023

Next event:12:00am, 4th October 2023


The Grand Pavilion BEER FESTIVAL

30+ cask ales and craft beers and 10+ artisan ciders, Music and Comedy!

Next event:12:00pm, 6th October 2023

There are 2 other occurrences of this event.



Matlock Bath Illuminations

Matlock Bath Illuminations is a fun-packed family event featuring a spectacular parade of illuminated and decorated boats along the River Derwent.…

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