Christmas in Derby

Make Derby top of your Christmas list

You'll find the best Christmas events and festive activities, great shopping and much more!

Christmas at Chatsworth - 11 Nov - 5 Jan

See the lower floors of the house decorated in 2017’s festive theme.

Christmas Home, Food & Gift Market - 11 - 12 Nov

The Christmas Market is a handpicked shopping event focusing on delicious food, gorgeous gifts and accessories for the home and garden, jewellery, handmade products and much more all in a stunning venue.

Christmas Market - 17 Nov - 5 Dec

Christmas Market - 17 Nov - 5 Dec

Christmas, Markets & Fairs

Join in the festive spirit this November with live seasonal entertainment.

Vivid Christmas Party - The Circus - 17 Nov - 31 Dec

This season the vintage ‘Circus’ comes to Derby’s flagship Christmas Party venue taking us back to yesteryear, where jaw dropping feats and fun filled fantasy were truly stuff of legend!

Christmas Lights Switch- On - 18 Nov

Christmas Lights Switch- On - 18 Nov

Christmas, Family Fun

Join in with the festivities.

Christmas Wonderland - 22 Nov - 24 Dec

Christmas Wonderland - 22 Nov - 24 Dec

Christmas, Family Fun, School Holidays

Join us at the Farm for our NEW Christmas event. Journey through Santa’s Wonderland and enjoy a magical festive experience.

G4 Christmas by Candlelight 2017 - 1  Dec

Make this Christmas a “G4 Christmas”! Experience sumptuous harmonies in an idyllic, festive setting...

Peter Pan - 1 Dec - 6 Jan

Derby Theatre is thrilled to announce its big festive production for 2017/18, the classic, magical and mystical family favourite, Peter Pan.

Cathedral Quarter 3aaa Christmas Ice Rink - 1 Dec - 2 Jan

Whether out with a group of friends, spending time as a family or looking for a venue for a work Christmas party, a spin on the Cathedral Quarter 3aaa Ice Rink will be a fabulous festive treat!

Jack & The Beanstalk - 1 - 3  Dec

A giant of a pantomime!

Christmas Craft Fair - 1 - 23 Dec

Christmas Craft Fair - 1 - 23 Dec

Christmas, Markets & Fairs

Market Square

Enjoy a variety of local arts and crafts products.

Derby Christmas Chilli Fiesta - 2 Dec

Derby Christmas Chilli Fiesta - 2 Dec

Christmas, Don't Miss, Food & Drink

Welcome to the 1st ever Derby Christmas Chilli Fiesta 2017, on the 2nd of December

Family Festivities at Markeaton Park - 2 - 17 Dec

Christmas in the park for all the family.

Only Fools and 3 Courses - 5 - 6 Dec

Only Fools and 3 Courses - 5 - 6 Dec

Food & Drink, Theatre

Join us for the dinner event of the year with food and comedy action served Only Fools & Horses style.

Beauty & the Beast - 5 - 31 Dec

Beauty & the Beast - 5 - 31 Dec

Christmas, Family Fun

Be our guest for Christmas 2017 and join us at Derby Arena for another spectacular, star-studded, traditional, family pantomime - as we follow the classic tale of Beauty and the Beast.

Prince Stroppy Pants & The Christmas Caper - 7 - 28 Dec

His Royal Highness the Prince is the bossiest, stroppiest, snottiest Prince that ever did live.

The Gingerbread Man - 5 - 31 Dec

The Gingerbread Man - 5 - 31 Dec

Christmas, Family Fun, Theatre

A delicious adventure for families.

Shake It and Stir It Up Christmas Party - 8 - 16 Dec

Dust off your tux and sparkles and join us for a James Bond themed party this festive season at The Silk Mill

Faulty Towers Dining Experience - 10 - 13 Dec

The internationally acclaimed Faulty Towers Dining Experience returns to The Old Bell Hotel.

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