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Local Events in Penrith

Penrith plays host to a lively year-round programme of events. Here's just a taste of the main annual events:

  • May Day Gala, Penrith town centre

  • Eden Food and Farming Festival (July) including 'Penrith on a Plate'

  • Penrith Agricultural Show, Brougham, near Penrith (July)

  • Potfest in the Park, Hutton-in-the-Forest, near Penrith (July)

  • Kendal Calling Music Festival at Lowther (July)

  • Potfest in the Pens, Penrith Auction Mart (August)

  • Lowther Show (August)

  • Penrith Triathlon - which sets off from Penrith Leisure Centre (August)

  • The Winter Droving Festival (part of the towns Christmas Celebrations).  Featuring fire, masks, music, food and mayhem the Winter Droving is a celebration of all things rural, magical, traditional and fun (late November)


Throughout the year

  • Farmers' Market, third Tuesday of the month (March to December) Market Square

For more information on any of these events, please visit our Events listing.