Matlock Bath Illuminations 2017

The 2017 Matlock Bath Illuminations are celebrating 120 years of fun packed family entertainment!

Visit Derwent Gardens every Saturday and Sunday to see the spectacular parade of illuminated boats plus an amazing firework display every Saturday til October 28th. Space is limited, so book now!

Join Peak FM for the Closing Night Spectacular

Peak FM will be at the closing night of the illuminations on October 28th, t here'll be tons of fun with live entertainment, a huge fireworks display and as it's Halloween weekend a spoooooooooooooooky Ghouls Catwalk - Get involved and win a prize!

Don’t Miss Out!

Tickets are available online now! Booking and paying in advance means you’ll save money and there will be a fast track queue for customers with online tickets to get into the event quicker. Your tickets can be printed or shown on a mobile device. You can purchase tickets at www.derbyshiredales.gov.uk/illuminations

Park and Ride

Park and Ride is only £2 return per adult (return) and FREE for children under the age of 16. The buses run every 15 to 20 minutes from 5pm until 10pm. Pick up and drop off points are located at County offices (DE4 3AG) in Matlock and Cromford Meadows (DE4 3RQ). Park and ride is only available on firework nights.

Themed Nights!

Every Sunday will have a fun, family theme. Everyone who attends is encouraged to dress up in fancy dress, though it is not mandatory. There will be themed crafts and activities free of charge to keep your kids entertained, amazing photo opportunities and live characters wandering around the gardens.