Events & Fairs

Here at the Pavilion Gardens, we’re very proud to host a diverse range of events and fairs for all the family to enjoy. Each year we host over 100 fairs and events and this number is continually growing! Whether you’re looking for delicious local produce, antique furniture, original artwork, books, toys, crafts or some new clothes, you’re bound to find them, and much more at our events and fairs. 

Among our regular events we have: Artist and Designer fairs, Farmers Markets, Jewellery and Craft fairs, Toy fairs, Book fairs, Saturday Bazaars, Afternoon Dances and more. In addition to these fantastic fairs, we also host a range of seasonal events that are full of family fun. Our seasonal events consist of an eclectic mix of popular stalls, live music, children’s rides and entertainment alongside season specific activities.

If you work up an appetite whilst visiting us at one of our events, be sure to visit our Coffee Bar or Pavilion Café for some delicious food and drink prepared by our friendly staff. 

Mr and Mrs Anon, Gloucestershire.

'it was the best shopping event that we had experienced for quite some time, it was our first visit to Buxton and we were extremely impressed!'

Click here to read our wonderful review from the blog www.ladiestakeon.co.uk

04 Feb
Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 09:30 to 14:30

Come and join us in our new Gardens Marquee, situated on the Promenade for what will be our first Farmer's Market of 2016!

07 Feb
Sunday, February 7, 2016 - 10:00 to 16:00
13 Feb
Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 10:00 to 16:30

Open from 10:00am until 4:30pm both days; our Craft and Jewellery Shows are one of our best events for those who want to purchase something handmade and unique, offering a fabulous shopping experience you wont get on the high street.

20 Feb
Saturday, February 20, 2016 - 10:00 to 16:30

Come and join us in the new Gardens Marquee, situated on the promenade and overlooking the beautiful grounds for what will be the first Saturday Bazaar of 2016!

03 Mar
Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 09:30 to 14:30

Come and join us in our new Gardens Marquee, situated on the Promenade for our highly popular Farmer's Market!

12 Mar
Saturday, March 12, 2016 - 10:00 to Sunday, March 13, 2016 - 16:30

The event opens on both days at 10:00am and closes at 4:30pm each day. Free entry as always!

19 Mar
Saturday, March 19, 2016 - 10:00 to 16:30

This fantastic event is one of our most popular and diverse events; boasting everything from homeware and gifts to jewellery and fashion to plants and crafts!

25 Mar
Friday, March 25, 2016 - 10:00 to Monday, March 28, 2016 - 17:00

Open each day between 10:00am and 5:00pm, you will find something for all the family at the Easter Extravaganza!

07 Apr
Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 09:30 to 14:30

Come and join us for our monthly Famer's Market, situated in our new venue; the Gardens Marquee!

Customer's can expect the usual display of fabulous, locally produced meats, cheese, preserves and more including a fine selection of handmade crafts and accessories.

07 Apr
Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 10:00 to 16:30

This fantastic event is one of our most popular and diverse events; boasting everything from homeware and gifts to jewellery and fashion to plants and crafts!

Our Artist and Designer fairs showcase the very best of local art, crafted furniture, ceramics, silverware, glassware, jewellery, textiles, photography and other designer led products from across the region and beyond.

Now taking place in our new venue, the Gardens...

The Buxton Family Festival has now finished for 2015, we hope you and your family had a great time at the huge array of events that were held throughout Buxton

For updates on their plans for 2016 be sure to Like them on Facebook...

Our Christmas Wonderland is the perfect place to go to get you into the festive spirit. Our Gardens Marquee is full of stalls who can offer some unique and thoughtful gifts for your loved ones. During the event, Santa Claus himself will also be paying us a visit and you’ll be able to...

The Easter Extravaganza is the first of our seasonal events. A fabulous, four day event that takes place over the whole 4 days of the Easter weekend. There promises to be something for all the family with previous years hosting fantstic family entertainment, hot food and a fabulous...

The Buxton Lights Switch On event is essential for those wanting to get into the Christmas spirit. The event is organised by Buxton Sparkles in conjunction with ourselves, and encompasses a range of fun activities and entertainment,...

This fabulous market hosts a fantastic mix of our Farmer's Market and Saturday Bazaar traders! Situated outdoors on the promenade and through the new Gardens Marquee, the event will offer a fabulous summer market atmosphere. Showcasing all the best bits from two popular events, including locally...

Another of our popular, weekend-long, seasonal events; the Spring Spectacular offers something for all the family to enjoy! With a variety of products and produce available in the Gardens Marquee and outdoors on the Promenade. Alongside this we also have children's rides and...

Come and join us this July for our annual Summer Fête. With children’s rides, music, outdoor food and drink and exhibitors selling a fabulous range of produce, it promises to be an event for all the family! From craft, home ware, gifts and jewellery to plants and original artwork it is sure to...

The Great Peak District Fair and Buxton Beer Festival is one of our most popular and exciting events. With over 100 stalls selling only the best high quality goods from across the Peak District including many delicious outdoor hot food stands and an exciting array of entertainment; this event...

Don't miss one of our most popular events here at the Pavilion Gardens: our Night Food and Drink Fairs! The event takes place outdoors on the promenade and indoors in the new Gardens Marquee between 4:00pm and 11:00pm when we will be joined by over thirty outdoor Food and Drink traders.

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This event is perfect for ensuring that your home and garden are ready for the summer! Our new venue, the Gardens Marquee, which looks out onto our beautiful grounds is the perfect setting. The venue is transformed into a wondrous gardening centre with a huge variety of plants and horticultural...

Our Craft and Jewellery Shows are one of our best events for those who want to purchase something handmade and unique, offering a fabulous shopping experience you wont get on the high street.

Now taking place in our new Pavilion Marquee, overlooking the delightful grounds of the Garens,...

Our Farmers' Markets are the perfect place to pick up delicious and fresh local produce all year round. Now taking place in our new Gardens Marquee situated on the Promenade, and overlooking our beautiful Gardens, this really is a delightful market. Stall holders attend from all over the region...

Our Saturday Bazaars incorporate an impressive and eclectic mix of market stalls selling everything from fine foods, antiques, textiles, handmade crafts, and much more. As the majority of stall holders produce the items themselves, you’ll find a whole host of unique and original items that are...

Afternoon Dance

Our traditional afternoon dances offer an enjoyable experience to all who come along. Live musicians take you through a journey of dances from the Gay Gordons to the Fox Trot, Quick Step, the Waltz and much more!

Refreshments are available...

Events and Fairs Gallery

Here is a range of photographs that have been taken during our fantastic events and fairs. 

Bank Holiday Special

Buxton Show 10am - 5pm, 27th - 29th August 2016

Come and join us on August Bank Holiday weekend for our Bank Holiday Special, taking place on Saturday 27th, Sunday 28th and Monday 29st August. Taking place outdoors on the promenade and in our...