Festivals & Events
Derry is a bustling city with a vibrant atmosphere and welcoming spirit. During 2022 the city will showcase all it has to offer with a wide variety of festivals and events to entice all age groups to visit.
Our place in space (April)
Our place in space is a playful experiment that asks: What is the difference between "Us" and "Them"? What happens to your perspective when you look back at earth from space? Centred around an epic scale model of the solar system designed by the artist Olver Jeffers, Our place in space combines a three dimensional trail, interactive AR app and exciting learning and events programs.
N.I's biggest & best Jazz Festival is returning to Derry this May Bank Holiday weekend, 28th April -2nd May. Returning after two years the celebrations will be bigger & even better featuring artists from all over the world. FREE live music will be playing in Da Vinci's Bar all weekend so get your Jazz hands at the ready and book your stay today! Click here to view our line-up
Get ready for summer when the most highly anticpated event in the North West will return. The internationally acclaimed Foyle Maritime Festival will return to the city in July alongside the fleet of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race. Full program of events to be annouced.
Voted by USA Today as the best destination in the world for Halloween, Derry puts on a spooktacular festival like no other. The city comes alive with ancient spirits welcoming you to join the Awakening. Fill yourself with folklore, festivity and fireworks as the city reopens the pathways of Halloween travellers of the past. Full program of events to be confirmed