The Lake District Events Calendar

Looking for something to do in The Lake District? Whether you're a local, new in town or just cruising through we've got loads of great tips and events to offer. Find out what’s on in The Lake District with our regularly updated events calendar featuring the best upcoming events in The Lake District and the area.

This guide lists events at a glance, showing what’s on each month. See the highlights of What’s On for The Lake District, featuring the best of things to do in The Lake District – Live Music and Gigs, Family Events, Art & Culture, Food & Drink and much more. The Lake District fundraisers and charity events.

Important This Event Calendar is not maintained on a daily basis and some events may have changed dates or are no longer happening. Please double-check the event websites for the most up-to-date information.

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July 2023

Kendal Pride

21 July @ 7:00 pm - 23 July @ 5:00 pm
Kendal Town Centre, Kendal
Kendal, LA9 4AB Kendal
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£5 – £20

Kendal Pride will offer something different to the other pride festivals that take place across the UK - we’ll be bringing colour to the Old Grey Town.   Rooted in our natural environment, we’ll take people on adventures to enjoy the outdoors in an inclusive and safe way.   The arts will play a central role too, with craft, creativity and film all part of the mix, and there’ll be spaces for families and young people to celebrate pride together.…

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BLDSA Coniston Swims

22 July @ 11:00 am - 23 July @ 4:00 pm
BLDSA Coniston Swims, Coniston Water
Coniston, LA12 8DW Coniston
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British Long Distance Swimming Association - founded in 1956 - run by swimmers for swimmers. Coniston Water is a beautiful body of water set in the stunning scenery of the fells where you can join this popular event. Test yourself to swim the 5.25 miles in the sweet tasting clear water that was so loved by Arthur Ransome and his children of ‘Swallows and Amazons’. The course goes from Water Park at the southern end of Coniston Water and you…

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Lake District Summer Music Festival

28 July @ 7:30 pm - 6 August @ 7:30 pm
Stricklandgate House,, 92 Stricklandgate
Kendal, LA9 4PU Kendal
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LAKE DISTRICT SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL From percussion to jazz and string quartets to family events, there's so much for everyone to see, hear and experience. The 2023 festival takes its inspiration from Vienna; the powerhouse of musical thought and creativity that played home to some of the most cherished composers and artists the world has ever seen. Full programme announced May. Public booking opens 29 May 2023

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