Summer in Chesterfield

Experiences to share this summer in Chesterfield
From fabulous food and drink to independent shops, family-friendly events and unique markets - Chesterfield is the perfect place to make memories this summer.
Bottomless Brunch at Casa Hotel
For a memorable weekend, get together with friends and loved ones to enjoy a Bottomless Brunch at Casa Hotel. 

Saturday 29th June 

Where to watch the Euros 2024 
Chesterfield is the place to be for every passionate football fan. Our town has got you covered with top-notch venues showing every thrilling moment

Crooked Spire Tower Tours
Did you know you can take a tour of the iconic Crooked Spire? Learn about the history of the medieval church, see the bells, and enjoy stunning views over Chesterfield. 

Weekends throughout summer 

BRM Chesterfield Festival of Cricket
Treat the whole family to this summer’s sporting entertainment, as the Chesterfield Festival of Cricket returns to Queen's Park.

30th June - 7th July 2024

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Summer holidays in Chesterfield
From exciting day trips and live entertainment to holiday clubs and unique activities, there's something for everyone to enjoy this summer holiday

Specialist Markets
Experience one of our unique markets. Including the popular Artisan Market, Record Fair, Vegan Market and Craft and Makers Market

Chesterfield Peddler Market
Taking over New Square at Chesterfield Market, Peddler Events will be bringing some of the best street food the UK has to offer, alongside great craft drinks, live music and much more. 

19th & 20th July 2024
Stainsby Festival 
A three-day music and arts festival on a green field site overlooking the hamlet of Stainsby and Hardwick Hall. 

19th July - 21st July 

Places to visit 
Barrow Hill Roundhouse, Chesterfield Observatory, Matlock Farm Park and Queen's Park - just a few of the attractions you should visit

Peak Sightseer Bus
See the sights of the Peak District on the Peak Sightseer open top bus. There are stops at Castleton, Chatsworth, Hathersage, Bakewell and more - perfect for a family day of exploring. Pack a picnic and hop on!
Chesterfield Pride 2024
Chesterfield Pride includes two stages packed with entertainment, market stalls, fabulous food vendors and lots more.

21st July 2024
Indulge in delicious food and drink 
From visiting independent food and drink venues to sampling street food at events, Chesterfield has something for all appetites.   

Brampton Brewery Tour 
Sample award-winning beer, learn about the brewing processes and ask questions. The perfect night out with friends or family! 

Tour dates available each month 

Chesterfield Children's Festival 
Chesterfield Children's Festival is a free weekend that will include music, theatre, storytelling, dance, and art workshops.

27th & 28th July 2024

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Explore the great outdoors in Chesterfield 
From beautiful parks and breath-taking views to spaces that inspire you to learn more about local history, Chesterfield and North Derbyshire are blessed when it comes to the great outdoors.

Chesterfield Art Trail Walking Routes
Explore the culture of Chesterfield by foot and discover the unique artworks around the town with our Chesterfield Art Trail walking routes.
Chatsworth Country Fair
At Chatsworth Country Fair you can have a go at clay pigeon shooting, watch horse driving and even enter your furry friend in a race or competition. 

30th August - 1st September 2024
Relax on the water
Cruise down the Chesterfield Canal and enjoy the lovely scenery. Why not try something new and have a go at paddlesports
The Peak District Highland Games 
See the country’s leading strongmen and mighty strongwomen compete at the Peak District Highland Games.

25th August 2024

Discover Chesterfield's scenic cycling routes
The market town of Chesterfield has an excellent network of cycle routes and is perfectly located as a base for a cycling holiday to explore the Peak District and Derbyshire. 

Chesterfield Cycling Festival
Gear up for the Chesterfield Cycling Festival, where you can get outdoors, explore Chesterfield and get social. 

7th - 16th June 2024 

Sparkle Night Walk 
Ashgate Hospice Sparkle Night Walk is an award-winning fundraising event and North Derbyshire’s most exciting night of the year!

22nd June 2024
Dronfield Arts Festival 
A weekend packed full of activities, events and performances for all the family.

22nd & 23rd June 2024

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Experiences to share this Summer in Chesterfield

Chesterfield has plenty of experiences to share so you can make memories with loved ones. Explore the town’s independent shops, get active in the great outdoors, enjoy fabulous events and more.

Look forward to the return of favourite events such as Chesterfield Peddler Market, Chesterfield Festival of Cricket, 80s Bash at Queen’s Park, Chesterfield Pride and Chesterfield Children’s Festival.

Make the most of the sunshine. You could play in our local parks, get on your bike or simply enjoy a family walk in our outdoor spaces. Don’t miss the Chesterfield Cycling Festival!

Explore a mix of modern and historic shopping streets, alongside Chesterfield’s unique markets. Browse our guide to 50 independent retailers – you’re sure to love our friendly retailers. Whilst in town look out for artwork and sculptures.

Are you a foodie? If so, you’re in for a treat. From The Great British Food Festival to visiting our amazing range of food and drink venues, there really is something for all appetites.

Chesterfield is the perfect place for a day out. Spend time with the family at one of the area’s many great attractions, or enjoy a night out socialising with friends. For something a little different take a tour of the iconic Crooked Spire, cruise along the Chesterfield Canal or visit Chesterfield Observatory.

With so much to look forward to this summer, use our page to plan your days out. Keep up to date with the latest events and win great prizes with our summer competitions.

The Summer in Chesterfield Campaign is delivered by Destination Chesterfield in partnership with Chesterfield Borough Council.

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