Vintage Vehicle Rally

Darlington Market Square

Head down to the town centre to see some of the most beautiful vintage vehicles, including cars and motorbikes.

Heaven in the Afternoon

Darlington Market Square

Heaven in the Afternoon - music on the market square.

Darlington by the Sea

Darlington Market Square

Join us for five days of sun (hopefully), sea and sand for this ever-popular annual family event. Darlington by the Sea's beach-themed event runs from Wednesday 24 July to Sunday 28 July. From 11am until 5pm each day families can enjoy free sandcastle building in a giant sandpit in the market square, face painting, activities […]

Darlington 10K

Darlington Market Square

Darlington 10km – 10.30am start To enter the 10km run visit Please note this run is online advance entry only. The closing date for all entries TBC. Race packs will begin to be sent out 3 weeks prior to race day Junior 3km Run - 9.45am start To enter the Junior 3km run visit - […]

Library Takeover

Darlington Market Square

Join us for a fun filled family day out, as Darlington Libraries take over the town's outdoor market square. Throughout the day we will showcase fantastic entertainers, storytellers, illustrators, authors and more!

Darlington Pride Weekender

Darlington Market Square

Our Pride celebrations are starting with a march followed by live music throughout the day, stalls from local organisations, merchandise, street theatre, food and drink.

Pride in the Park

South Park Darlington

A relaxed picnic event with acoustic music, kids' crafts and family activities.

Making Sense Together

Darlington Market Square

A community day to raise awareness and support people with learning disabilities or autism, promoting inclusivity for all. Attractions include: Quiet place for calm and reflection in St Cuthbert’s Church with quiet colouring activities. West Row - Market Square - Information stalls including Healthwatch; Daisy Chain; the Primary Care Trust, the Public Health infant team. […]

Jazz in the Afternoon

Darlington Market Square

Live bands and music, come and enjoy the summer sounds of jazz here in the market square.

Heaven in the Afternoon

Darlington Market Square

Heaven in the Afternoon - music on the market square.