Chesterfield events

Forthcoming Events

Chesterfield Motor Fest

The Chesterfield Motor Fest returns to town this August!

With lots of vehicles already planning to visit there will be something for every car enthusiast to take a look at including vehicles from every decade, American classics, super cars, buses, minis, MX5s, 4 wheel drives along with a range of scooters and bikes. Browse the range of autojumble stalls selling engines, machinery, parts, tool, accessories and much much more.

With a trophy presentation for show winners it promises to be a fantastic day for car enthusiasts and visitors alike.

Vehicle Displays

Across the Town Centre
10am – 5pm

Displays of vehicles for every enthusiast to take a look at.

Classic vehicles of all varieties for display are welcome. To book your free space call Adrian on 07493 687099.

Rolling Road

Old Ship Lane car park (near T J Hughes)
10am – 4pm

Take a passenger trip around the town for just £10 per person in a range of cars including Bentley Continental 1948, Ferarri 465, Porsche Carrera Cup, Jaguar D Type and many more.

Clowne and District Motor Club

Soresby Street car park
9am – 4pm

Get a taste of motorsport with the opportunity to take a passenger ride in a spec’d up car in return for a donation to the Air Ambulance.

Live Music

Live music will be taking place throughout the day at the below locations:

  • Sarah Jayne and her Northside Band – Vicar Lane (Outside Wilkinson’s)
  • Full Moon Freda – Steeplegate (Opposite Qoozies)
  • Northern Soul DJ’s – Outside Chesterfield Library
  • Cheaky Blinders – Low Pavement (Outside Crown & Cushion Pub)

Vicar Lane Shopping Centre Charity Draw

Drawn at 4.30pm presented by Ben Parkinson MBE

Vicar Lane have partnered with The Pilgrim Bandits to offer you a chance to win a stunning chair, upholstered in a replica uniform of Lance Bombardier Ben Parkinson MBE. Tickets cost £5 with all proceeds going to The Pilgrim Bandits

Other activities

  • Don’t forget to grab a photo with 99th Garrison who will be in the town in their fantastic Star Wars costume as well as the Donny Stig!
  • Steel City MX5 Go Performance group will be meeting in New Square and Sherwood Jaguar Racing will be returning once again fundraising for Bluebell Wood Hospice.


Stalls available which can be booked here –


Chesterfield residents can also park for free on the day by using their residents’ parking pass in the following car parks:

  • Albion Road
  • Derbyshire Times
  • Devonshire Street
  • Durrant Road
  • Hollis Lane (excluding on-street bays)
  • Holywell Cross (the ‘Donut’)
  • Queens Park (North and South)
  • Spa Lane
  • Station Road
  • St Mary’s Gate
  • Theatre Lane

dog Chatsworth House exhibition
The Dog: A Celebration at Chatsworth

This exhibition, conceived by the Duchess of Devonshire, will explore the Cavendish family’s enduring love for dogs, through paintings, drawings, sculpture, letters, photographs and contemporary art.

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  • Chesterfield Market Place


  • 8am - 4pm


  • FREE
  • £15 - stall hire

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