Find out the latest Chesterfield events news from major festivals to gigs and exhibitions to business networking and Destination Chesterfield's events.

The Pomegranate Theatre and the Winding Wheel have a full events programme from plays to live music and from comedy to ballroom dancing. Find out the latest programme at Chesterfield Theatres
Chesterfield has a lively cultural scene with drama, comedy, music and film and offers many quality restaurants and bars both modern and traditional, there’s plenty for everyone to See and do in the area.

Image: Tina Jenner Photography
There are a great range of events for businesses in Chesterfield.  From networking events to conferences and from training to round table events there is something for every business.
Chesterfield hosts an eclectic selection of festivals each year from the popular Market Festival in October to the Rail Ale Festival at Barrow Hill Roundhouse in May.

Chesterfield Medieval Market in July brings family fun to the town with medieval re-enactors, family entertainment and much

The Chesterfield Festival of Cricket takes place each July with top class cricket at picturesque Queen's Park.
On our doorstep, experience re-enactments at Bolsover Castle, all year round events at Chatsworth, or the Ice Age at Creswell Crags. 

Alternatively visit some of the many other varied events and festivals across the area such as a well dressings, country shows, farmers’ markets or step out on a guided walk in the countryside.
Filter events
Event Venue Dates Times
Santa’s Grotto Chesterfield Market Hall Thu 13 December 2018 – Fri 14 December 2018 1 pm – 5 pm
Carol Services at The Crooked Spire Crooked Spire Church Fri 14 December 2018 10:30am –
Street Food and Craft Market Chesterfield Market Fri 14 December 2018 – Mon 17 December 2018 09.00 am – 4.00 pm
Happy Mondays The Avenue Sat 15 December 2018 7.30 pm –
Festive Brass The Crooked Spire (Church of St. Mary and All Saints) Sat 15 December 2018 Various
Santa’s Grotto at Vicar Lane Vicar Lane Shopping Centre Sat 15 December 2018 10am – 5pm
The Pavements Christmas Events The Pavements Sat 15 December 2018 11am –
Crooked Spire Tower Tours The Parish Church of St Mary and All Saints, Church Way, Chesterfield S40 1XJ Sat 15 December 2018 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Santa Special Cruises Chesterfield Canal - Tapton Lock and Hollingwood Hub Sat 15 December 2018 Various
Santa’s Grotto Chesterfield Market Hall Sat 15 December 2018 11 am – 3 pm
‘Christmas with the Phil’ Church of St Mary and All Saints, Chesterfield (Crooked Spire) Sun 16 December 2018 2:30pm –
Santa’s Grotto at Vicar Lane Vicar Lane Shopping Centre Sun 16 December 2018 11am – 5pm

The Trench Experience
The Trench Experience

Chesterfield Museum is transforming a section of their art gallery into a recreated trench so you can experience the sights, sounds and smells of life in the trenches of WW1.

Read more >
Christmas at Chatsworth
Christmas at Chatsworth

All who enter Chatsworth this Christmas will find themselves transported into a world of make-believe as it presents ‘Once Upon a Time’; a selection of favourite stories to enchant young and old alike.

Read more >
Santa's Post Office
Santa's Post Office

This Christmas, visit the elves in Santa’s Post Office on Vicar Lane to post your letter to Santa! Magic maps will show the letters being delivered!

Read more >

Keep up to date

Dont miss out on all the latest news, updates & special offers.

Signup to our newsletter