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Annual events in Preston

Don't miss these fantastic city centre events taking place each year.

From the excellent egg rolling Easter Monday tradition to the extraordinary Encounter Festival, an action packed arts and culture weekend of events taking place each September, the city welcomes its ever popular yearly staples, as well as a host of other amazing events which take place across the year.

To find out what other events are taking place in Preston take a look at our what's on calendar.

Caribbean Carnival

Celebrate the flamboyant and creative Caribbean culture.

City of Preston 10K

Sign up to compete in the 2K, 5K and 10K challenge.

Egg Rolling

Join the popular Easter tradition going back over 150 years.

Preston Pride

Celebrating and supporting the city's LGBTQ community.

Encounter Festival

Don't miss Central Lancashire's key arts and cultural festival.

Preston City Mela

Join the celebration of South Asian arts, culture, tradition, and heritage.


Come along to the UK's biggest tribute act festival.