Darlington is home to a wide range of annual events, from music festivals and fireworks displays to markets and carnivals.

August

Town Crier Championship

Town Crier

Darlington 10km

Darlington 10K Road Closures

Darlington Gay Pride

Darlington Gay Pride

Darlington Drum Festival

Darlington Drum Festival

Vintage Vehicle Rally

Vintage Vehicle Rally Town Centre

Mish Mash Music Festival

London Afrobeat Collective

Grassroots Music Festival

The Forum Music Centre

September

Darlington R&B Festival

Darlington R&B Festival

Last Train Home

Last Train Home

Darlington Honey Show

Darlington Honey Show

October

Darlington Business Week

Darlington Business Week

Halloween in Darlington

Trick or treat? Halloween is quickly approaching, with venues across Darlington marking the occasion with spooky events.

Darlington Vegan Market

Darlington Covered Market

November

Firework Displays

Firework Displays in Darlington

Remembrance Sunday

Remembrance Sunday in Darlington

Darlington Restaurant Week

Darlington Restaurant Week

Christmas Light Switch-On

TFM's Steven & Karen turn on the Christmas lights in Darlington town centre.

December

Christmas in Darlington

TFM's Steven & Karen turn on the Christmas lights in Darlington town centre.

Darlington Christmas Market

Darlington Christmas Market

Darlington Ice Sculpture Trail

Ice Sculpture Festival

Round Table Christmas Float

Darlington Bondgate Round Table Christmas Float

New Year’s Eve in Darlington

New Years Eve in Darlington

January

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year Celebrations 2018

February

Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day in Darlington

March

Jabberwocky Market

Jabberwocky Market

All Square Festival

All Square Festival

April

Easter in Darlington

Easter in Darlington

Food & Drink Festival

Darlington Food & Drink Festival 2019

May

Darlington Jazz Festival

Darlington Jazz Festival

Darlington Dance Festival

Darlington Dance Festival Market Square

Darlington Arts Festival

Darlington Arts Festival 2019

June

Music Box Festival

Music Box Festival

Community Carnival

Darlington Community Carnival

July

The Festival of Ingenuity

The Festival of Ingenuity

Dogs Trust Fun Day

Dogs Trust Darlington

Summer Reading Challenge

Crown Street Library

Firthmoor Live

Firthmoor Live 2019

Darlington Comedy Festival

Darlington Comedy Festival

Darlington Day Time Pride

Gay Pride