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What's On in the Lake District, Cumbria

The Lake District, Cumbria is #theplacetobe all year round.

There are so many exceptional events throughout the calendar, with something for all tastes and ages.

Come and enjoy the World's Original Marmalade Awards at Dalemain.
Explore the county in the Great Peter Rabbit Egg Hunt.
Step back in time at the Ulverston Dickensian Festival.

With a full programme of county shows and music festivals, walks, talks and fairs we look forward to seeing you soon.

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Open to ideas for things to see? We have a great deal happening around Cumbria throughout the year. All year round there are loads of events taking place all over the county. Concerts, festivals, exhibitions, theatre productions and more.

Search all the events taking place and find yourself something to do while you stay.

There is always something to do when you stay in Cumbria. Learn a new skill, take a guided walk or immerse yourself in Cumbrian life and visit a county show, these are just some of the many things to do during your visit to the Lake District, Cumbria.



Major Visitor Events

Here are some of the Major visitor events happening across Cumbria this year. There's a little bit of everything and definitely something that will take your fancy.

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<April 2019>
Wedding Open Weekend at Edenhall Estate

Spring Wedding Open Weekend


Sat 6 - Sun 7 Apr 2019

Billy Walton Band

Bowness Bay Blues


Fri 12 - Sun 14 Apr 2019

Educating Rita

Educating Rita


Thu 18 - Sat 27 Apr 2019

Prom Art

Prom Art


Sun 28 Apr 2019

Country Fest

Country Fest


Sat 1 - Sun 2 Jun 2019

Father&#39;s Day Weekend

Father's Day Weekend


Sat 15 - Sun 16 Jun 2019

Light the Lakes 2019

Light the Lakes 2019


Fri 21 - Sun 23 Jun 2019

Kendal Calling

Kendal Calling


Thu 25 - Sun 28 Jul 2019

Holker Chilli Fest

Holker Chilli Fest


Sat 7 - Sun 8 Sep 2019

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