Emergency Services Day!

NEW for 2024 is our Emergency Services Day!

Meet your local emergency services and see the equipment and vehicles they use when they are called out! Learn about what it takes to be a real rescue hero and even have a look inside their transport!

This event runs alongside all of our daily playtime and super interactive animal fun, including small animal petting, sheep racing, meerkat talks and more!

FREE with farm park entry (park opening times 10.00-5.00)

Superhero Bank Holiday Fun Day!

The Neighbourhood Spider, The Bat and Girl of Steel will be with us throughout the day to perform some superhero training sessions for your young superhero wannabes!

It takes a lot to become a superhero- does your little one have what it takes?

There will also be time for a chat and photo with your favourite superhero, so bring your cameras!

Performance times at 10:30; 11:45; 1:15; 2:30 & 3:45

Lots of playtime and super interactive animal fun, including small animal petting, sheep racing, meerkat talks and more!

FREE with farm park entry.

(park opening times 10.00-5.00)

The 2024 Peak District Highland Games!

**PRE-BOOKED TICKETS ONLY EVENT tickets for this popular event**

Come and see the country’s leading strongmen and mighty strongwomen compete in this hugely popular Peak District and Derbyshire annual event! Enjoy a full and unique day out starting with the athletes’ parade and the super events of The Eight Tonne Tractor Pull, The Peak District Dinnie Stone Challenge, The Tossing of the Caber, The GIANT Stone Throw, The 120kg Log Press and The Stone of Destiny Carry! View it all from our grandstands or rustic straw bales at our lawned arena. There’s the Greater Manchester Piper Band and Scottish Dancing too!

There will be lots going on elsewhere in the park too, with market, craft and games stalls, food and drink concessions, including Bradfield Brewery, and wonderful animal activities, including children’s short pony rides, small animal petting and more.  There’s great playtime fun too for the children, featuring our fantastic Enchanted Hamlet and our Rainforest indoor play barn!

Tickets at Buy Peak District Highland Games Sunday 25th August 2024 Tickets online – Matlock Farm Park (digitickets.co.uk)

Megaslam Wrestling!

Get ready for an afternoon of incredible action-packed family entertainment!

Team Megaslam and Team Nasty male and female wrestlers will be talking part in two matches, featuring the 1 vs 1 Challenge, Tag Team Match and the Megaslam Rumble! Already in 2024, Megaslam have performed in front of over 35,000 people – make sure you get to see Megaslam when they appear at Matlock Farm Park!

Lots of playtime and super animal interactive fun, with small animal petting, sheep racing, meerkat talks and more!

FREE with farm park entry.

Circus Skills, Stilt-walking & Bubble Fun!

Come and join in with a variety of activities throughout the day! Have a go at a range of guided circus skills in workshops on our lawn and meet fabulous stilt-walkers for photos. Children can also enjoy the delights of HUGE bubbles and masses of smaller bubbles created by the Bubble Maker and the children can try making their own! 🫧🫧

All the usual animal and playtime fun of the farm park too, including sheep racing, wallaby encounters, small animal petting and more!

Event FREE with farm park entry 

CHASE from PAW Patrol!

**PRE-BOOK ONLY – Early booking advised**

PAWsome News! Chase is on the case and on his way to Matlock Farm Park this Summer! He’s taking a break from Adventure Bay to come and see us all and will be appearing at set intervals throughout the day –  make sure to pack your camera as there will be plenty of photo opportunities.

This event is FREE with farm park entry, with all our usual animal and playtime fun! Appearances times 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00. Pre-booking your farm park tickets is essential – this event is expected to be highly popular.

The Snow Sisters!

And they’re back, by popular demand….

Time to channel your inner Anna and Elsa and join in with the fantastic Snow Sisters’ Singalong shows!!
Throughout the day at five showtimes, the sisters will be singing their well-known songs for you to join in with on the Rainforest lawn, followed by meet & greet photo opportunities.

All of the usual super animal and playtime fun around the park too!

Come along and let it go!!

Snow Sisters event FREE with farm park entry 

Dinosaur Fun Day!

Come along and get involved in some fantastic dinosaur fun!

Learn about Rita the great T-Rex and several baby dinosaurs at small outdoor shows throughout the day, see them wander the park to get up close for photos and let the kids join in some dig site fun.

Shows at 10:30; 11:45; 1:15; 2:30 & 3:45.

A ROARING time!

Of course, there’s lots of animal fun in the park too with sheep racing, wallaby encounters, ferret racing, small animal petting, meerkat talks more, plus lots of opportunity for fantastic playtime for the children!

Free with farm park entry!
Park open 10:00-5:00


Bank Holiday Circus Skills, Stilt-walking & Bubble Fun!

This Bank Holiday Monday come and join in with a variety of activities throughout the day! Have a go at a range of guided circus skills in workshops on our lawn and meet fabulous stilt-walkers for photos. Children can also enjoy the delights of HUGE bubbles and masses of smaller bubbles created by the Bubble Maker and the children can try making their own! 🫧🫧

All the usual animal and playtime fun of the farm park too, including sheep racing, wallaby encounters, small animal petting and more!

Event FREE with farm park entry 

Easter Eggs-stravaganza!

Come on down for some egg-citing, memory making fun at Matlock Farm Park. ‘Meet the Cade Lambs’, learn more about them, watch them being bottle fed and get up close for gentle petting.

Join in with an Easter Treasure Trail for mini-prizes and have a free bet on our sheep and ferret races. Of course, there’s all the usual animal and playtime fun of the farm park with wallaby encounters, small animal petting, meerkat talks, children’s pony rides* and more, plus the UK’s largest jumping pillow and fantastic undercover and indoor mullti-zone play facilities too.

Look out for eggs-tra special events over Easter Weekend too!

*small additional pony ride charge