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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 Park makes the perfect place for events, meetings or team-building away days
Markeaton Adventure Hub
Get ready for an outdoor adventure!
Footgolf is an exciting sport for the whole family to enjoy!
Events in Derby Parks
There's always something going on at one our parks. Click here to find out more.
The Hannells Darley Park Concert
Back for 2017 - Music to our ears! Buy your tickets now to save money.
Derby's premier park with so much to offer the whole family
Keep your children active and entertained during the school holidays
Keep up to date with the latest news on our blog page
Markeaton Craft Village & The Orangery
The craft village has a range of workshops and businesses that sell handmade goods, gifts and run creative activities.
The Big 1
Sun 4 Jun
The Great Food and Drink Fair
Sat 17 - Sun 18 Jun
Keep active and fit in our parks.
Take a scenic stroll in one of our parks
Our BMX tracks are some of the best in the country!
Enjoy the great outdoors at your local park.
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
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
Derby Sketching Club Annual Exhibition
Fri 26 - Mon 29 May
63rd Darley Abbey Scout Group Family Field Day
Sat 10 Jun
Out of the Box Craft Fayre
Sun 11 Jun
Romeo and Juliet
Wed 14 - Fri 16 Jun
Pond Dipping at Markeaton Park
Sat 17 Jun
Friends of Normanton Park Bin Dressing
Spirit of Chellaston
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
Darley Abbey Canoe Slalom Race
Sat 7 - Sun 8 Oct
Family Festivities at Markeaton Park
Sat 2 - Sun 17 Dec
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...
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...
Cancer Research UK is bringing you our exciting new event Pretty Muddy & Race for Life at the NEW VENUE OF MARKEATON PARK!
The Pretty Muddy event involves a fantastic muddy obstacle course across 5k of Markeaton Park.
Scramble over the A-frame, crawl through the mud pit, have fun with your fri...
Are you ready for Cancer Research UK's Race for Life? It's taking place at the new venue, Markeaton Park on Sat 1 Jul, 10am.
This event is a women only fundraising event, involving a 5k or 10k walk, jog or run. All money raised will go into Cancer Research UK's crucial work. Volunteers are also nee...
JUST ON SALE: The Hannells Darley Park Concert
Wed 3 May 2017
We're excited to announce that Hannells will be the headline sponsor for this year’s Darley Park Concert, and that tickets are ON SALE NOW!
The much-loved concert returns to the stunning natural amphitheatre of Darley Park on Sunday 3 September after a year’s break.
The new deal with Hannells Esta...
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