Durham Events 2023

January

21st: Lunar New Year – Lion dance procession starts from Millennium Place 12.30

February

5th: Year of the Rabbit Lantern Festival – Oriental Museum

25th- 26th: Fire and Ice Festival – Various locations

March

April

May

5th-9th: Coronation Events

27th-28th: Durham Pride – Ticketed Event


If you’d like to attend any of these events, why not stay in Durham Weather’s own Holiday Home?

Garden Cottage, Durham picture of bedroom
Stay at Garden Cottage, Durham (click on picture)

June

10th-11th: Durham Regatta

16th-17th: Durham University Undergraduate Open Days

July

6th-9th: Tall Ships at Hartlepool

8th: Durham Miners Gala

9th-16th: Durham Brass Festival

14th-16th: Durham City Run – 5K and 10K runs

26th-30th: Durham Fringe Festival – Various locations

August

24th: Children’s Book Festival and Fun Day – Market Place

28th: Durham Classic Car Gala – Market Place

September

8th-17th: Heritage Open Days – Various locations

15th-16th: Durham University Undergraduate Open Days

October

13th-15th: Durham Book Festival

11th-15th: Luxmuralis at Durham Cathedral

November

16th-19th: Durham Lumiere – Various Locations, Ticketed Event

December

1st-3rd: Durham Christmas Festival