Keswick Events & Festivals

Why not plan a break based around one of our regular events and festivals? Traditional local shows take place in the valleys, whilst the bigger events such as the Keswick Mountain Festival and the Jennings Jazz Festival bring colour and excitement to the town.

Keep a regular check on to find out all the latest news on what’s happening.

Please contact us if you would like to add an event or festival.

26th Febuary to 1st March
The 16th Keswick Film Festival
6th to 15th March
Words By The Water Literature Festival

29th March
Buttermere Trail Run

3rd to 6th April
Easter Weekend
3rd May
Keswick Half Marathon

3rd May
Cockermouth Georgian Fair

7th to 10th May
The 24th Jennings Keswick Jazz Festival

9th May
Keswick To Barrow Walk

14th to 17th May
Keswick Mountain Festival

22nd to 23rd May
Ireby Festival

29th to 30th May
Bassenthwaite Festival

5th to 6th June
The 19th Keswick Beer Festival

6th June
Derwent Epic Swim

7th June
Scafell Pike Trail

7th June
Borrowdale Trail Races

21st June
Keswick Scruff’s

21st to 28th June
Keswick Festival

23rd June
St Herbert’s Island Enactment

26th to 27th June
Woolfest Cockermouth

11th to 31st July
Keswick Christian Convention

11th to 12th July
Derwentwater Regatta

1st to 9th August
Bassenthwaite Regatta

1st August

Cockermouth Agricultural Show

31st August

Keswick Agricultural Show
5th September
Derwentwater Trail Race

6th September
Loweswater Show

20th September
Borrowdale Shepherds’ Meet


Buttermere Triathlon


Buttermere Open Swim

25th October
Buttermere Shepherds’ Meet & Show
2nd November
Derwentwater Ten

7th November
The Vintage Sports Car Club Lakeland Trails

20th November
Keswick Christmas Lights Switch On