Events and Festivals

The Settle Area hosts a fantastic array of festivals and events throughout the year.  

Walking, Folk Music, Flowerpots and Christmas are just some of the themes celebrated.

Because of uncertainties surrounding the Covid19 Crisis, we recommend you check with Festival organisers before making any plans to visit.

Settle Graveyard Tours
Join Sarah Lister for a tour of Settle Graveyard and hear stories about the folk buried there -  fantastic achievements (many against the odds!), interesting scandals and ...
ride2stride - The Settle-Carlisle Walking & Music Festival
Late April - Early May
ride2stride is a festival of walks, talks and music along the fabulous Settle-Carlisle railway line ...               
Austwick Cuckoo Festival & Street Market
Spring Bank Holiday Monday
Lined up for the Street Market this year is the ever-popular Austwick Amble Fell Race, Music and Entertainment, Market Stalls, Coconut Shy, Bouncy Castle ...
Malham Safari
Spring Bank Holiday Weekend
The Malham Safari Animals celebrate a different theme every year. Every day there are different events and entertainment. A great day out for the whole family.               
Settle Saunter - Annual Walking & Running Fundraising Event
Settle Saunter is an annual walking / running event along footpaths and bridleways taking entrants into some of the quieter and lesser-known parts of the Yorkshire Dales. It passes through some picturesque rural villages and hamlets, and over some of the lower fells around the small market town of Settle. It is organised by The Rotary Club of Settle with help from members of the local community.
Settle Flowerpot Festival
Throughout July and August
Visit Settle during the summer months and be prepared to be amazed, amused, entertained, astounded & astonished by a town festooned with flowerpot figures and  ...      
Malham Show
August Bank Holiday Saturday
Malham Show is held annually in the heart of beautiful Malhamdale under the shadow of Malham Cove. This traditional agricultural and family country show has been taking ...
Settle Folk Gathering
First Weekend in September
During the first weekend of September, Settle will once again come alive with some great folk music and dance.
Flowers of the Dales Festival
March - October
The Flowers of the Dales Festival aims to celebrate the glorious range of wildflowers, their habitats, and the species they support. By helping you to discover and enjoy the  ...
Welcome to Settle