School Summer Holidays

By Visit Derby

Created February 11, 2024

Last updated June 3, 2024

20 July - 2 September 2024

Discover exciting summer holiday events in Derby to keep the whole family entertained. Explore our article which features a wide range of summer activities and events that will make your holiday unforgettable. From outdoor cinema and theatre performances to fun-filled family festivals, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Let us be your guide to the best summer happenings in Derby, ensuring you create cherished memories during your holiday. Explore our events and plan your summer adventure today!

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Kids splashing and having fun in Markeaton Paddling Pool

Markeaton Paddling Pool

PLEASE NOTE: The reopening of the paddling pool at Markeaton Park will be delayed due to essential resurfacing work.

Markeaton Park Paddling Pool opening hours: Opens TBC - Tues 3 Sep 2024 from 10.30am – 4.30pm.

Marvelous Makers event artwork

Summer Reading Challenge

This year's Summer Reading Challenge will be about getting CREATIVE. Music, junk-modelling, photography, dancing, story-writing... the possibilities are endless. 

You'll discover fantastic new books, unlock rewards along the way, and achieve something amazing this summer.

Join the Marvellous Makers here from 22 June!

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