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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Glossop Book Fest 2023 new


Glossop BookFest

We are very excited to announce the first GlossopBookFest!

Next event:1:00pm, 25th March 2023

FORMAT International Photography new


FORMAT International Photography Festival

FORMAT International Photography Festival returns to Derby from 17 March to 9 April 2023 for the very best photography and lens-based media

Next event:12:00am, 25th March 2023

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Coranation Music Weekend at The Height of Abraham

Its Coranation Weekend and to celebrate, the Heights has live music in three performace zones.

Next event:10:00am, 6th May 2023

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The Gin & Rum Festival

Join the fun and discover a unique experience that celebrates the best of Gin and Rum and promises the party of the year!

Next event:12:30am, 13th May 2023

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Chatsworth International Horse Trials

A three-day event of thrilling world-class equestrian sport, combined with entertainment for all the family.

Next event:8:00am, 12th May 2023

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Chesterfield Area Walking Festival

Enjoy the Chesterfield Area on foot, discovering our moorlands including Big Moor with its stone circles, searching out wildflowers in ancient…

Next event:12:00am, 13th May 2023

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Middleton By-Youlgrave Annnual Festival Day

Come and visit one of the Peak District’s most picturesque villages for a memorable day out!

Next event:12:00pm, 27th May 2023

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Rosa Festival

Located in the most idyllic locations the Peak District has to offer, Rosa Festival is a gathering of like-minded creatives aiming to bring people of…

Next event:2:00pm, 6th July 2023

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