Special Events

Valentine’s Day in Darlington

Valentine’s Day in Darlington

Love will be in the air when Valentine’s Day takes place in February. Take a look at the events happening on Valentine’s Day in Darlington.

Jabberwocky Market

Jabberwocky Market

Jabberwocky Market is a festival which ties together Darlington’s culture and theatre history, with the market-town tradition, in a new and really exciting way.

All Square Festival

All Square Festival

All Square Festival is a four-day festival full which takes place in Darlington Market Square across the Easter Bank Holiday weekend.

Easter in Darlington

Easter in Darlington

Whether you’re looking to create Easter crafts or make the most of the long Bank Holiday weekend, there is something for everyone this Easter in Darlington.

Darlington Jazz Festival

Darlington Jazz Festival

Darlington town centre will be filled with the sound of jazz music when the Darlington Jazz Festival returns in May.

Darlington Arts Festival 2018

Darlington Arts Festival

Darlington Arts Festival is a fun-filled programme of activities organised by Darlington for Culture.

Darlington Food and Drink Festival

Darlington Food & Drink Festival

Darlington town centre will be full of food, glorious food when Darlington Food & Drink Festival takes place across the May Bank Holiday weekend.

Music Box Festival

Music Box Festival

Music Box is a one-day music festival taking place across three venues in Darlington: Avalon, Hash and Hole in the Wall.

Darlington Community Carnival

Darlington Community Carnival

Darlington Community Carnival is an annual all day event based in Stanhope Park and includes a stunning procession through the town centre.

Darlington Comedy Festival

Darlington Comedy Festival

The Darlington Comedy Festival is an annual showcase of acts and comedians, including comedy legends and the best in local up-and-coming talent.

Darlington Gay Pride

Darlington Gay Pride

Darlington Gay Pride is the annual celebration of the LGBT community.

Some of the biggest tribute acts from the North East are set to perform in Darlington, as part of “Tributes in the Square”.

Tributes in the Square

Some of the biggest tribute acts from the North East are set to perform in Darlington, as part of “Tributes in the Square”.

The Darlington Rhythm & Blues Festival returns to Darlington town centre from Friday, September 14th, 2018 until Sunday, September 16th, 2018.

Darlington Rhythm & Blues Festival

The Darlington R&B Festival is a family-friendly music festival taking place in a number of venues across the town.

World’s Biggest Coffee Morning in Darlington

World’s Biggest Coffee Morning in Darlington

Catch up over a cuppa and enjoy some treats with the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning in aid of MacMillan Cancer Support.

Oxjam Darlo

Oxjam Darlo

Oxjam Darlo is a one-day music festival based in Darlington town centre, with the proceeds going to Oxfam.

Firework Displays in Darlington

Firework Displays in Darlington

It’s that time of year again when the people of Britain dig out their hats, scarves and gloves and head to a firework display.

Remembrance Sunday in Darlington

Remembrance Sunday in Darlington

Darlington will be marking Remembrance Sunday with a series of events including a service, parade and a concert.

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

Christmas in Darlington

As the cold, dark nights draw in, the countdown to Christmas begins. Darlington is celebrating the festive season with a series of events.

Darlington Bondgate Round Table Christmas Float

Darlington Bondgate Round Table Christmas Float

Santa Claus is set to visit Darlington this Christmas and raise money for charity in the process, as part of the Darlington Bondgate Round Table Christmas Float.

New Years Eve in Darlington

New Year’s Eve in Darlington

Celebrate the New Year in style with a whole host of events taking place in Darlington this New Year’s Eve.

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