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Mundy Play Centre
Enjoy lots of family friendly activities!
Get into Golf for only £5 a game
Take a swing on the green for half price
Markeaton Craft Village & The Orangery
The craft village has a range of workshops and businesses that sell handmade goods, gifts and run creative activities.
Food & Drink
Treat your tastebuds!
Superhero Picnic in the Park
Free events in Derby Parks!
Summer Holiday Activities
Summer Holiday activities for kids in Derby!
Markeaton Park makes the perfect place for events, meetings or team-building away days
Keep up to date with the latest news on our blog page
Derby's premier park with so much to offer the whole family
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.
Romeo and Juliet
Tue 24 - Thu 26 Jul
A Wild Walk
Fri 27 - Tue 31 Jul
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (15)
Sat 4 Aug
Stones and Bones
Thu 9 - Sat 11 Aug
The Hannells Darley Park Concert 2018
Sun 2 Sep
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.
Get active on one of our parks with a round of golf
Help to look after your nearby green space
Children's activities in parks
Avoid "I'm bored" from your little ones!
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
A Bird Walk Through Markeaton Park
Sun 18 Feb - Sun 16 Dec
Bramblebrook Family Fun Day
Sat 21 Jul
Derby Model Boat Club Summer Regatta
Sun 22 Jul
Alvaston Park Family Fun Day
Sunnyhill Family Fun Day
Sat 28 Jul
Tue 31 Jul - Thu 2 Aug
Dirty Dancing (12)
Fri 3 Aug
Hydrangea Derby Open Day
Sun 5 Aug
Wed 8 - Sun 19 Aug
Big Fun Run and Dog Jog Derby
Sat 18 Aug
Dig On For Victory
Sun 26 Aug
Bark in the Park Fun Dog Show
Derby Colour Run
Sun 9 Sep
Fri 14 Sep
Cycle Derby Sportive- North Derbyshire Challenge
Sun 16 Sep
Lark in the Park Arboretum Summer Celebration
Sun 23 Sep
Thu 27 - Sat 29 Sep
Derby Festé - Now or Never by Circa Tsuica
Derby Model Boat Club Venetian Evening
Sat 29 Sep
Mon 29 Oct - Sat 3 Nov
Western Power Distribution Derby 10 Mile Race
Sun 11 Nov
Family Festivities at Markeaton Park
Sat 1 - Sun 9 Dec
Sun 2 Dec
Wreath Making Workshop
Sun 9 - Tue 11 Dec
Bring a friend to the gym for free!
Thu 12 Jul 2018
On Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 July we're inviting you to bring a friend along to Derby Arena, Queen's Leisure Centreand Springwood Leisure Centre to try out a class or join you in your workout!
Exercise is so much more fun with a friend, so why not bring one of your friends along for your workout se...
Family Fun in Derby Summer/Autumn 2018
Mon 9 Jul 2018
There's loads of great children's activities happening this Summer and Autumn across Derby. View the Holiday programme here or find out more about the Derby Six.
Find out more in our Family Fun in Derby guide!
Sep to Dec 2018 What's on Guide
Fri 6 Jul 2018
Plan ahead and get these exciting dates in your diary! Here’s our fresh new Derby LIVE Sep - Dec 2018 What’s On Guide, featuring all the latest must-see events, festive fun, performances and festivals. There is something for everyone.
Full line up for extended 12th Derby Folk Festival
Thu 5 Jul 2018
The complete line-up for Derby Folk Festival is now confirmed, featuring main and headlining artists.
This will be the 12th year that the festival will be held right in the centre of Derby, and it has become embedded in the City's events calendar. Derby Folk Festival is jointly produced by Derby C...
Capes at the ready, Superhero Picnic in the Park returns for 2018
Tue 3 Jul 2018
Derby, grab your capes because Superhero Picnic in the Park is returning this summer! In celebration of Love Parks Week 2018 we will be bringing back Superhero Picnic in the Park across Markeaton Park, Chaddesden Park and Darley Park this July and August.
Love Parks week, now in its twelfth year,...
Get inspired by Wimbledon with a free one day gym pass!
Fri 29 Jun 2018
Make sure you take advantage of our FREE 1 Day Gym Pass. As the tennis inspires you to be fitter, put down those strawberries and cream and find the active in you with a free one day gym pass!
Where can I use my FREE 1 day gym pass at?
You can use the gyms at the following leisure facilities:
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Take a swing on the green at Allestree Park Golf Course
View our Spring/ Summer 2018Markeaton Park guide
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View our Spring/Summer 2018Derby Active guide
View our Sep - Dec 2018Derby LIVE What's On guide
View our Summer / Autumn 2018Family Fun in Derby guide