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What's on in Preston

Take a look at our colourful calendar of upcoming events taking place in and around the city.

Preston is a vibrant city with a bustling event scene, which celebrates its diversity and longstanding cultural traditions. From popular annual events, such as the Encounter Festival, Central Lancashire's key cultural event, Rockprest, the UK's largest tribute act festival, and Egg Rolling, a large Easter tradition going back 150 years, to its varied quality offering of events and exhibitions taking place across the year, there's always something exciting happening for everyone to enjoy when visiting the city.

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If you would like to submit an event to be included in our events calendar, complete the following online form:

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To find out more about why to choose Preston for your event, and where to hold it, view our Preston Outdoor Event Location Guide (PDF) [3MB].

For insider inspiration and ideas around things to do, plus all the latest happenings in and around the city, take a look at our visit blog.

February half term fun

For ideas on keeping the kids entertained this half term see February Half Term 2024 - kids activities and events in Preston.