This year’s Buxton Carnival will take place on Saturday July 13th 2024.

Buxton Carnival is organised working closely with Derbyshire Police and the local authorities to ensure a safe and enjoyable day for all.

To enter the Carnival or Premises competition you need to complete a form:

We rely on volunteers throughout the year to organise this fantastic yearly event. If you can spare an hour or two please contact us at any time by clicking the button below and completing a contact form.

The 2024 Well Dressing will run from 5th to 14th July.

Past Carnival Videos

These YouTube videos of Buxton Carnival over the years have been made available by various contributors as part of the Past Lives Project.

Wells Dressing Carnival 1932
Wells Dressing Carnival 1962
Wells Dressing Carnival 1952
Wells Dressing Carnival 1969
Wells Dressing Carnival 1953
Wells Dressing Carnival 1970