Local Festivals

There’s always something to do in Kendal our selection of fantastic events and festivals are a great way to experience the very best of Kendal’s unique culture.


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Kendal Torchlight Carnival

Kendal’s Torchlight Carnival is one of a kind. Each year swarms of Kendalians hits the streets to watch the procession, which has traditionally involved local businesses, schools, organisations and clubs.

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Country Fest

Now in its 16th year, this year Country Fest will include Shetland Pony Racing, Terrier Racing, Super Spaniels, Kite Displays and Giant Tortoises!

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Howgills walking

Kendal Walking Festival

The Walking Festival offers an opportunity to explore Kendal and the peaceful landscapes that surround it. Regardless of your walking capabilities, the festival offers something for everyone.

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Summer Trail

Kendal Family Festival

There will be something for everyone, from live music and entertainment to delicious food and drinks, arts and crafts and more! Bring your family and friends and enjoy a day of fun in the sun. By Kendal BID.

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