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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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…

11th May 2024 - 19th May 2024

12:00 am


Barrow Hill Rail Ale Festival

Sample over 350 real ales – many brewed locally – plus craft beers, ciders, gin, prosecco and wine

16th May 2024 - 18th May 2024

12:00 am


Bearded Theory Festival

A multi-award winning creative and performing arts festival set in the beautiful grounds of Catton Hall, in the heart of the National Forest.

23rd May 2024 - 26th May 2024

12:00 am


Chatsworth Family Festival

Unleash creativity and let imaginations run wild at our inaugural family festival in the Chatsworth Garden.

25th May 2024 - 27th May 2024

10:30 am - 5:00 pm


Trance In The Woods Festival at Elvaston Castle…

Featuring a lineup of over 35 renowned artists, Trance In The Woods guarantees to transport festival-goers on an unforgettable musical journey

31st May 2024 - 1st June 2024

3:00 pm - 11:00 pm


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…

7th June 2024 - 10th June 2024

12:00 am - 11:45 pm


Download Festival

The UK’s premier rock festival, taking place at Donington Park, with headliners including Queens Of The Stone Age, Fall Out Boy and Avenged Sevenfold.

14th June 2024 - 16th June 2024

12:00 am


Ashbourne Festival

A celebration of some of local, national and international street theatre, musicians, comedians, artists and writers.

21st June 2024 - 7th July 2024

12:00 am

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