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!

The Christmas Toy Shop Workshop - 28 Oct - 2 Nov

What makes a perfect toy? How does it become a favourite? Is there one toy that makes you smile? A snuggly teddy? A clever robot? A walking ... read more

Christmas at Chatsworth - 9 Nov - 5 Jan

Discover the magic of Christmas at Chatsworth.... read more

Christmas Home, Food & Gift Market - 9 - 10 Nov

This year’s Market will be taking place on Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th November at The Roundhouse in Derby.... read more

A Christmas Carol - 11 Nov - 4 Jan

Neil Duffield's stunning adaptation of Charles Dickens' treasured novel returns to the Derby Theatre stage for Christmas 2019.... read more

Christmas Market - 15 Nov - 3 Dec

Christmas Market - 15 Nov - 3 Dec

Christmas, Markets & Fairs

Soak up the Christmas market atmosphere as you browse more than 100 stalls offering a wide range of Christmas gifts and decorations – ... read more

Christmas Party Nights - 29 Nov - 21 Dec

It’s never too early to start planning your Christmas party or New Year’s Eve celebrations.... read more

Family Festivities at Markeaton Park - 30 Nov & 1 Dec

Christmas in the park for all the family to enjoy.... read more

Masquerade Ball - 30 Nov - 21 Dec

Masquerade Ball - 30 Nov - 21 Dec

Christmas, Food & Drink

Celebrate Christmas in style with our ever-popular magical masquerade ball and an elegant three-course dinner.... read more

Jingle Jog - 1 Dec

Feel the Christmas Spirit as you line up with other ‘santas’ to support your local hospital charity. The Jingle Jog takes you on... read more

Little Red Riding Hood - 4 Dec - 4 Jan

Little Red Riding Hood - 4 Dec - 4 Jan

Christmas, Family Fun, Theatre

Hilarious and heartwarming, magical and musical…its another festive treat from the team that brought you Goldilocks and The Three Bea... read more

Scrooge: A Christmas Dinner 2019 - 4 - 22 Dec

Join Ebenezer Scrooge and be a guest in his home as he prepares for another lonely Christmas.... read more

Only Fools & 3 Courses - 5 Dec

Only Fools & 3 Courses - 5 Dec

Christmas, Food & Drink

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

The Christmas Toy Shop Mystery - 6 - 29 Dec

The Christmas Toy Shop Mystery - 6 - 29 Dec

Christmas, Family Fun, Theatre

The Babbling Vagabonds return with more seasonal shenanigans.... read more

Peter Pan - 7 Dec - 4 Jan

Peter Pan - 7 Dec - 4 Jan

Christmas, Don't Miss, Theatre

Join us for an awfully big adventure this Christmas as a brand new swashbuckling pantomime sets sail for Derby Arena.... read more

Christmas willow: angels, stars and wreaths - 7 - 11 Dec

Weave your own willow angels, stars and wreaths to decorate your home or garden this Christmas, led by basket maker Maggie Cooper.... read more

Traditional Christmas decorations - 8 - 12 Dec

If you love all things natural at Christmas, then this workshop is for you.... read more

G4 Christmas 2019 - 11 Dec

G4 Christmas 2019 - 11 Dec

Christmas, Don't Miss, Music

Experience sumptuous harmonies in an idyllic, festive setting...... read more

New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner - 31 Dec

New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner - 31 Dec

Christmas, Food & Drink

Our New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner will allow you to enter 2020 in style…... read more

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