Key to the City™, Nottingham.

Nottingham Major Events

There are many festivals and fiestas in Nottingham during the year including the Goose Fair, Riverside Festival, the Beach, Christmas Markets and a Winter Ice Rink.

Due to the China Coronavirus pandemic, many UK events are subject to postponement or cancellation. Please check the event's website for full details.

Local Festival: Inner City (The Forest)

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Nottingham Carnival

Sunday 21 August 2022

The Nottingham Caribbean Carnival is a day of activities and entertainment for all the community. The event comprises live performances from the main stage, music tents, workshops, stalls, funfair and truly something for everyone. Plus a colourful parade that is free to watch.

More Details | Nottingham Carnival website New Window

Free Local Event: City Centre (Market Square)

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Heritage Open Days

Friday 9 September 2022 - Sunday 18 September 2022

Every September some 40,000 volunteers across England organise 5,000 events to celebrate our fantastic history and culture. It's your chance to see hidden places and try out new experiences – all of which are FREE to explore.

More Details | Heritage Open Days website New Window

Free Sports Event: Inner City (River Trent)

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Robin Hood Half Marathon

Sunday 25 September 2022

Thousands of runners will take part in this iconic event, taking in the sights of Nottingham's historic and beautiful City, as well as raising thousands of pounds for local, national and international charities. The event is free to watch but there's a charge to take part.

More Details | Robin Hood Half Marathon website New Window

Local Event: City Centre (Market Square)

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Nottingham Comedy Festival

Friday 4 November 2022 - Saturday 12 November 2022

The annual Nottingham Comedy Festival showcases all forms of comedy, including stand-up, improvisation, sketch, musical, alternative and eveything in between. The festival takes place at various venues throughout Nottingham.

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Free Local Event: City Centre (Market Square)

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Light Night

Date to be Confirmed

Two evenings of free arts and culture events in Nottingham city centre. Discover a range of light installations and surprises from local groups.

More Details | Light Night website New Window

Free Local Event: City Centre (Market Square)

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St Patrick's Day Festival

Date to be Confirmed

Every year since 2000 St Patrick's Day is celebrated in Nottingham on March 17th. With a parade through the city centre and a full line up of entertainment, bands and Irish dancing in Old Market Square.

More Details | St Patrick's Day Festival website New Window

Local Event: Nottinghamshire (East)

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Nottinghamshire County Show

Date to be Confirmed

The Nottinghamshire County Show is known for the standard of its heavy horses and livestock classes. The Show also has excellent horse and show jumping sections, regularly featuring national riders with a full main ring programme.

More Details | Nottinghamshire County Show website New Window

Local Event: Inner City (Westside)

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Park Garden Trail

Date to be Confirmed

A warm welcome awaits you at the Park Garden Trail in The Park Estate, held every two years. Featuring 22+ open gardens and green spaces, cream teas, strawberries and fizz, homemade cakes, children's activities, live entertainment, bars and food tents.

More Details | Park Garden Trail website New Window

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