Events


FIND EXPERIENCES TO SHARE WITH THE FAMILY
We know how important it is to spend time as a family, especially with the summer holidays coming up. Chesterfield has events we're sure will put a spring in the whole family's steps.
CHESTERFIELD CHILDREN'S FESTIVAL
Chesterfield Children's Festival is a free weekend for families to celebrate childhood, imagination and fun. Enjoy music, theatre, storytelling, dance, and art workshops.

PEPPA PIG'S FUN DAY OUT
There will be lots of singing and dancing at Peppa Pig's Fun Day Out - it might even make you laugh so hard you snort like Peppa! 

FESTIVAL OF ARCHAEOLOGY
Dig in to hands-on and inspiring activities at the Festival of Archaeology! Celebrate archaeology & community with talks and activities.

HARDWICK HALL ADVENTURE CINEMA
Watch your favourite movie outdoors on the big screen, the sun setting over you, while enjoying delicious food and drink. This is an event that will truly be a treat for the whole family.

LOWEDGES & S8 FESTIVAL
Rides, stalls and entertainment galore is available to this day festival! There will be dog shows, birds of prey, historic re-enactments and much more. Plus, it's just a pound to park!

BARLOW CARNIVAL
This week-long event is packed full of family fun and entertainment. Watch a parade, hear bands play and even get involved in fancy dress!

CHESTERFIELD THEATRES
The Winding Wheel has a full events programme from plays to live music and from comedy to ballroom dancing. 

Find out the latest programme at Chesterfield Theatres
ENJOY THE LONG SUMMER NIGHTS
Summer is here and it's ready to party! Soak up the sunshine and make the most of being to spend the long nights outside. If you're looking for experiences to share, see what events are happening in the town. Plus, we have plenty of ideas for if you want to make a night of it in the town.
BOTTOMLESS BRUNCH AT BARCA BAR
Sharing platters, 90 mins of bottomless Prosecco, Estrella Damm or Franklin & Sons soft drinks, and a lively atmosphere... Sound good? Then head to Casa Hotel.

BRAMPTON BREWERY TOUR
Taste some of Brampton Brewery's finest beers as you hear from Head Brewer, Chris, about the history of the original brewery and the brewing process.

13th September 2024

IMMERSE YOURSELF IN CHESTERFIELD'S CULTURE
If you're looking to get outdoors in Chesterfield and learn all about the town, you've come to the right place. Explore the town with events in the fresh air, before finishing the day off with some al fresco dining.
CHESTERFIELD CANAL CRUISES
Take in the sights of Chesterfield while relaxing in the sunshine on a canal cruise. There are even themed events including fish and chip, live music and afternoon tea cruises!

CROOKED SPIRE TOWER TOURS
The popular Crooked Spire Tower Tours are a great reason to visit The Parish Church of St Mary and All Saints. Why not count your way up all 152 steps to reveal wonderful views over Chesterfield?

ASHOVER CLASSIC CAR & BIKE SHOW
Enjoy an all-day rally with hundreds of classic cars and bikes. Love cars but dragging someone along who isn't so keen? There will be trade stalls with auto-jumble, arts and crafts to browse too.

GREAT HISTORIC PUB TOURS
Chesterfield’s Brampton Mile has been a famous rite of passage for as long as anyone can remember. Enjoy pints in the town centre as you make new friends and new memories.

ASHOVER SHOW
This traditional agricultural show has plenty going on to keep you entertained. With events such as a Falconry display, terrier racing and vintage cars and tractors, you'll be sure to find new experiences to share and learn from.

THEMED MARKETS
Soak up Chesterfield's history at one of the markets the town is known for. There are a range of themes to choose from, including Artisan, Vegan, Craft and Flea. See what hidden gems you can find!

CHATSWORTH COUNTRY FAIR 
A unique blend of excitement, family entertainment, culinary inspiration, country pursuits and rural crafts. 
DRONFIELD HERITAGE TRUST ARCHIVE OPEN DAY
Discover the history of Dronfield and the surrounding villages at the Dronfield Hall Barn Archive Open Day. Explore village records, get lost in 10,000 photographs of surrounding areas and imagine journeys far and wide with traditional maps.

Filter events
Event Venue Dates Times
Crooked Spire Tower Tours The Parish Church of St Mary and All Saints, Church Way, Chesterfield S40 1XJ Fri 19 July 2024 2.30pm – 3.30pm
Peddler Connect New Square, Chesterfield Town Centre Fri 19 July 2024 4pm – 5pm
Canal Cruises Chesterfield Canal Fri 19 July 2024 2:00pm –
Chesterfield Observatory Hastings Close, Chesterfield, Derbyshire S41 8RH Fri 19 July 2024 8.00PM –
Brampton Brewery Tour Brampton Brewery, Unit 4 & 5 Chatsworth Business Park, Brampton, Chesterfield Fri 19 July 2024 7.30pm –
Peddler Market Chesterfield Chesterfield Market Fri 19 July 2024 – Sat 20 July 2024 Various
Stainsby Festival Brunts Fields, Stainsby, S44 5RN Fri 19 July 2024 – Sun 21 July 2024 Various
Crooked Spire Tower Tours The Parish Church of St Mary and All Saints, Church Way, Chesterfield S40 1XJ Sat 20 July 2024 Various
Summer of Play Hardwick Hall, Doe Lea, Chesterfield, Derbyshire S44 5QJ Sat 20 July 2024 Various
Canal Cruises Chesterfield Canal Sat 20 July 2024 10:30am – 3:00pm
Roller Disco Queen's Park Sports Centre, Boythorpe Road, S40 2ND Sat 20 July 2024 6.15pm – 7.30pm
Paddlesports on Chesterfield Canal Hollingwood Hub, 22 Works Road, Hollingwood, S43 2PF Sat 20 July 2024 Various

Woman on blue trip boat on Chesterfield Canal with red trip boat ahead
Canal Cruises

Relax with a Canal Cruise along the beautiful Chesterfield Canal on the John Varley II or Madeline. These are the two trip boats that run in Chesterfield.

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