Thoresby Country Fair
Arena attractions, family entertainment, field sports, crafts and food.
BASC Gamekeepers’ Fair
A traditional show for keepers, stalkers, fisher men and women and country lovers with displays, demonstrations and entertainment.
The Bushcraft show
Woodland crafts, firelighting, shelter building, tracking, foraging and woodland games.
Entirely run by unpaid volunteers, featuring mainly folk and world music.
Ashbourne Highland Gathering
17th - 19th June
Eroica Britannia Festival
A glorious, carefree weekend of music, food, drink, acres of shopping and as much fun as you can have in 3 days!
Derbyshire County Show
The 137th show, with the usual competitive classes for cattle, sheep, goats, horses, fur and feathers.
One of the oldest agricultural shows in the UK, with nearly 200 years of history.
The 85th Show, with traditional classes for livestock, light horses and horticulture, plus displays of crafts and food.
A celebration of some of the best local produce and livestock.
A popular traditional show with competitive classes and an exciting main ring programme.
A celebration of the past farming year with displays, agricultural classes and competitions.
Chatsworth Country Fair
Celebrating all the countryside has to offer with demonstrations, parades, massed pipe and military bands, a thrilling grand ring programme, hot air balloons and over 300 trade stands.
10th September - 29th October
Matlock Bath Illuminations
Matlock Bath Illuminations is a fun-packed family event featuring a spectacular parade of illuminated and decorated boats on the River Derwent.
Turnditch & Windley show
Horse and pony show, pet show, vintage tractors and classes for flowers and produce.
Brailsford Ploughing Match
Traditional hedge-laying and ploughing competitions plus classes for sheep and cattle, ladies’ and children’s sections.
2nd - 4th December
Victorian Matlock Christmas Weekend and Markets
The market has 150 stalls in two marquees, whilst entertainment is provided throughout the three days.
5th November - 3rd January 2017
Christmas at Chatsworth
Chatsworth is transformed as they decorate the lower floors of the house to get everyone in the festive spirit. Each year they choose a different theme
Fabulous Places spring market
Over 100 hand-selected food, drink and gift stallholders, plus a tea room and Prosecco bar – all in a railway heritage venue.
30th April-2nd May
The Great British Food Festival
30th April-1st May
Bakewell Food Festival
Derbyshire Food & Drink Fair
Cookery theatre, celebrity chefs, crafts, gifts and entertainment.
Rail Ale Festival
Fabulous Places Summer market
Hand-picked food, drink and gift stallholders, plus a tea room and Prosecco bar.
Belper Food, Real Ale and Craft Festival
Bakewell Baking Festival
26th & 27th November
Derbyshire Christmas Food and Gift Fair
Handmade gifts and fine food and drink.