The cultural city of Northampton is home to many events and festivals. They are:
- Northampton Old Town Show and the Balloon Festival : Started in the year 1909, The Old Town Show is one of the most sought-after festivals in Northampton. With hot-air balloons, fireworks, giant fun-fair, live music and food stalls, this festival can be visited along with your entire family.
- Northampton Music Festival : Celebrating the city’s rich music culture, the Northampton Music Festival takes place every year in the city’s town hall area. This free, annual event is organised by Northampton Music 365