Derby Festé 2016   - Derby Days Out Blog
13th September 2016

Festé For The Little Ones

Check out what's in store for your kids at this years 10th festival celebrations. Giggles, gasps and gawps a'plenty will be had when they see the wild, weird and wonderful at Festé 2016.

Sarruga Dragons:

The fun begins on Friday evening with a Night Market and the return of the fire-breathing dragons. Line the streets and see your children's faces in awe at these majestic beasts.

Whalley Range All Stars: Ye Gods

A little town for little people. What goings on will the kids see or hear in the tiny town at Festé?

Big Mob:Slinkies

Watch out for those mischievious giant slinkies at intu shopping centre, they might just try to steal your ice cream!

The Lost Boys:
C.Overt Ops

If you see two undercover agents bumbling around town, maybe your kids will have to lend them a hand to catch the criminals... they probably won't manage it themselves.

The Headline Act

Expect the unexpected, savour the strange and revel in the ridiculous!

The headline act for this year is called MÚ by the fantastic acrobatic Transe Express, which will see Bass’ Recreation Ground transformed into an underwater wonderland on Saturday 24th. The atmospheric show will transport the crowds to a magic oceanic world.

Derby Feste 2016


Tickets now on sale at just £7 each – head to the Derby LIVE box office to get your tickets

Gates open at 7pm for an 8pm performance (approximately 50 minute show) and there will also be some wonderful food and drink stalls on site.

Mù will be the finalé of what is sure to be an amazing weekend.

We're very proud of Festé and would love you to join us!

Find out more about Derby Festé and see the full weekend line up!

Useful links:

Festé weekend planner

Derby Festé YouTube Channel

Derby Festé Facebook Page


We really hope that you find this website useful in helping you plan a family day out. Whilst we try our absolute hardest to ensure all of the information is correct and up to date, we highly recommend you call ahead of any planned visit to check opening times and prices etc. We don't want any disappointed families! (Oh and check the weather before you set off!) 

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