What's on in the Dales

A lively programme of events runs throughout the year, especially in the summer months when the towns and villages are alive with carnivals, fairs, well dressings, arts festivals and garden events.

Use the simple search system to find events throughout the Dales.

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If you're visiting the beautiful Derbyshire Dales, you can buy online a three-day or seven-day Rover pass entitling you to unlimited use of our car parks across the district.

Arts Festivals and Carnivals

Wirksworth festival

Towns in the Derbyshire Dales celebrate a rich cultural heritage with arts festivals offering a wide-ranging programme of events, tours and performances. Don't miss Wirksworth Festival with its unique art and architecture trail or Ashbourne Festival with a two day spectacular 'Streetfest'.

Download a 'Festivals and Events' guide [PDF] for dates and venues. 

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Well dressings

The custom of dressing wells with petals in clay originated here in the Derbyshire Dales. A list of Dales villages st...

What's on in the Derbyshire Dales

A lively programme of events runs throughout the year, especially in the summer months when the towns and villages ...

Floral Dales

Download: Floral Dales 2014 leaflet [PDF 1.5MB] 'Floral Dales' is a leaflet produced by us, featuring dates and details...

Tourism

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