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Get into Golf
Get into Golf at Allestree Park for just £5 a game!
Mundy Play Centre
Enjoy lots of family friendly activities!
Superhero Picnic in the Park
Grab your capes!
Outdoor theatre & cinema season
A perfect summer night out with friends or family - with plenty to choose from
Lark in the Park
Family fun event
Food & Drink
Treat your tastebuds!
Markeaton Adventure Hub
Get ready for an outdoor adventure!
Markeaton Park makes the perfect place for events, meetings or team-building away days
Events in Derby Parks
There's always something going on at one our parks. Click here to find out more.
Keep up to date with the latest news on our blog page
Footgolf is an exciting sport for the whole family to enjoy!
Markeaton Craft Village & The Orangery
The craft village has a range of workshops and businesses that sell handmade goods, gifts and run creative activities.
Derby's premier park with so much to offer the whole family
Keep your children active and entertained during the school holidays
The Hannells Darley Park Concert
Back for 2017 - Music to our ears! Buy your tickets now to save money.
The Secret Garden
Tue 27 Jun
Out of the Box Craft Fayre
Sun 12 Nov
Keep active and fit in our parks.
Our BMX tracks are some of the best in the country!
Take a scenic stroll in one of our parks
Children's activities in parks
Avoid "I'm bored" from your little ones!
Get active on one of our parks with a round of golf
Help to look after your nearby green space
Enjoy the great outdoors at your local park.
Playgrounds and play areas
From giant basket swings and zip wires to mazes, trim trails, sand pits and trampolines!
Head to Markeaton Park for parkrun specially designed for juniors only
Fri 3 Feb - Sat 17 Mar
The Last Revolution
Fri 23 - Sun 25 Jun
Sat 24 Jun
Alvaston Pirates Model Boat Club Regatta
Sun 25 Jun
Cancer Research UK's Race for Life
Sat 1 Jul
Sinfin Ward Community Fun Day
Cancer Research UK's Pretty Muddy
Sun 2 Jul
Colin Potter Memorial 10k Race
Fri 7 Jul
Wimbledon Cream Tea
Sat 8 Jul
The Derby Charity Classic Car and Retro Show
Sun 9 Jul
Sunrise City 5k
Fri 14 Jul
Derby Caribbean Carnival 2017
Sat 15 - Sun 16 Jul
Derby Model Boat Club Summer Regatta
Sun 16 Jul
Wed 26 - Thu 27 Jul
A Wild Walk
Sat 29 - Sun 30 Jul
Alvaston Park Family Fun Day
Sun 30 Jul
Mon 31 Jul - Fri 4 Aug
Mamma Mia! - The Movie (PG)
Fri 4 Aug
Sat 5 Aug
Hydrangea Derby Open Day
Sun 6 Aug
Sure Start Annual Family Fun Day
Wed 9 Aug
Saint Leonard Veterinary Centre Fun Dog Show
Sun 20 Aug
The British BMX Race Series
Sat 26 - Sun 27 Aug
Bark in the Park Fun Dog Show
Sun 27 Aug
Dig On For Victory
Sun 3 Sep
Cycle Derby Sportive North Derbyshire Challenge
Sun 17 Sep
Derby Colour Run
Derby Model Boat Club Venetian Night
Sat 23 Sep
Fri 29 - Sat 30 Sep
The Derby Festé World Circus
Fri 29 Sep
Uncle Sam's Great American Circus
Wed 4 - Sun 8 Oct
Darley Abbey Canoe Slalom Race
Sat 7 - Sun 8 Oct
Family Festivities at Markeaton Park
Sat 2 - Sun 17 Dec
Friends of Markeaton Park Craft Fair
Sat 2 - Sun 3 Dec
Sun 3 Dec
Meet the six - Download activities here!
Mon 19 Jun 2017
Meet The Six. They're a group of friends who live in Derby and love all the great activities on offer around the city.
Join them in Derby's parks, leisure centres, libraries and the Guildhall Theatre for loads of fun things to do.
Click here to download activities for your little ones.
Celebrate the US Open with four ball tee times for just £25
Thu 15 Jun 2017
This offer has now expired.
We're offering groups of four a round of golf for only £25* between Thursday 15 - Friday 23 June.Join us at Allestree Park Golf Course. This 18 hole course is set in mature parkland, has a par of 68 and is 5806 yards through undulating landscape and tree-lined fairways. ...
Get into Golf for £5 a game
Thu 1 Jun 2017
Enjoy a game of golf for just £5 with free equipment hire at Allestree Park Golf Course!
Take advantage of this great offer and get into golf at Allestree Park.
Whether you're new to golf or want to get back into the game, come along to Allestree Park Golf Course. The 18 hole golf course is set in...
Wed 24 May 2017
The Arboretum Summer Celebration ‘Lark in the Park’ takes place on Saturday 2 September between 12 - 4pm.
There will be stalls, cultural performances, tasty food, family activities, art exhibition, crafts , drumming workshop, photography competition, clothes sale, bric a brac sale and ‘Bird’ Art ...
Calling all superheros. It's that time of year again when your very best cape is needed!
The amazing superhero event takes place on Monday 31 July at Markeaton Park between 11am to 3pm. To take part in all the family-fun action, simply dress up like a superhero, bring a picnic and enjoy the activit...
The Great Food and Drink Fair
Wed 17 May 2017
Calling all foodies! The Great Food and Drink Festivals are showcasing 'The Big Bake' at Markeaton Park.
There will be a host of well-known celebrity bakers such as Nancy Birtwhistle and Molly Robbins who will both take part on Saturday 17th and Andrew Smyth and John Whaite, who will both attend on...
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Visit Derby’s favourite park and one of the most popular attractions in the East Midlands.
Find out more
View our Spring/ Summer 2017Markeaton Park guide
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View our Spring/ Summer 2017Derby Active guide
View our Spring 2017Family Fun in Derby guide
View our May - Aug 2017Derby LIVE What's On guide