From international sporting events to circus festivals, Derby has something for everyone. With the Meteor Centre ideally located near the city centre we’ve chosen our top events for 2019:
- The Big 1, 2 June
Derby’s annual summer family fun day, for all to enjoy!
All the family favourites that guarantee a great day out for everyone to enjoy. Head along to Chaddesden Park for great selection of stalls, international food arena, dance, funfair, live entertainment and the return of the much loved dog show.
- Derbyshire vs Australia cricket, 23 June
This is set to be a great show. Will Derbyshire come up trumps, or will the mighty Aussies steal the match? But the big question – how will the weather be? Be prepared come rain or shine and get kitted out with caps and umbrellas from American Golf.
Book your tickets soon, they’re selling out fast!
- Dog Lovers Festival, 2-4 August
Now this one is a little further afield, but it’s worth a day out with your beloved pooch! From a giant dog-friendly swimming pool to live music and your favourite local food and drink, this Festival at Elvaston Castle is not to be missed.
Pop into Pets at Home to pick up a new grooming brush or a slick new collar so your four legged friend is looking their very best for the big day.
- An evening of Queen, 24 August
Stars from the smash hit musical We Will Rock You will come together to perform a dazzling outdoor concert of Queen’s sensational music at The Pattonair County Ground in Derby on Saturday 24 August.
We Will Rock You has been a huge success in the West End and, after the popularity of the film Bohemian Rhapsody, it’s expected to be another sell-out event!
- Derby Feste, 27-28 September
Transforming Derby into a playground with performances for the whole family to enjoy, Derby Feste will return this September.
Experience the streets coming to life, with entertainers, live music, circus performances, dance, and much more to be announced!
- The Hannells Darley Park Concert, 1 September
Enjoy an evening of classical music and fireworks at one of the UK’s biggest outdoor classical concerts in the stunning Darley Park.
But don’t forget your picnic. Treat yourself to some new picnicware at The Range, and be the envy of all your fellow concertgoers.
- Derby Film Festival, 1-15 November
The popular Film Festival is back for 2019, showcasing the best of cinema and with films never before screened in Derby. And what’s a film without popcorn and sweet treats? Stock up on all the must have film essentials at Aldi.
Keep your eye out for more information as the programme is announced later in the year:
- Football at Pride Park
If you are a Rams fan don’t forget to take advantage of the great park and ride facility available at The Meteor centre, perfect for those big matches.