Attractions include:

Steam Traction Engines
Vintage and Classic Cars & Motorcycles
Vintage Commercials
Stationary Barn Engines
Fair Organs
Miniature Steam Engines
Model Show
Vintage Caravans
Craft Displays and Stalls
Market Stalls
Children's Entertainment
Old-Time Fairground
Working demonstrations of
Log Sawing and Threshing

And a full programme of arena displays!

Adults £15
OAP's £12
Advanced Tickets (See Below) £12
Accompanied Children FREE
Unaccompanied Children £5
All Classes 4pm - 6pm (Saturday) £5

*Children must be aged 16 or under

Disabled Concessions: When a disabled person requires a carer to assit them in attending the rally, the carer is given free entry when the disabled person pays the regular price.

Advanced Ticket Sales
Advanced tickets are available at the discounted price of 12 from the Corner Cafe on Ilkeston Market Place.


Open 9am - 6pm Saturday, 9am - 4.30pm Sunday.

Upon entry to the rally, you will be given a wristband, which must be worn at all times.
(You'll need it if you want to return to your car, then come back into the rally).
(We now sell advanced tickets. See below for details.
(We can take Cash and Card for ticket sales at the gate (cash preferred, please bring the correct change if possible).

If you visit the rally on Saturday daytime, you are welcome to stay into the evening for the Saturday night funfair, or alternatively, you can return to the showground after 6pm, as long as your wristband is still intact.

Last ticket sales on Saturday are 6pm.

Dogs are welcome, as long as they are kept on a lead.

A note for exhibitors:

If you contact us requesting to attend the rally, please send your name, address,
phone number and give as much detail as you can about your exhibit.
Your details will be forwarded to the relevant section head and
you will be contacted if there is a space available.

Enquiries -

Trade/Catering -


Elvaston Steam Rally offers several sponsorship packages,
ranging from programme adverts up to sponsorship of an entire section.

Sponsorship packeges give you the opportinity to promote your business to our visitors, and also assist Elvaston Steam Rally to run our event and raise money for local charities.

Click here for more information about our sponsorship packages


Every year Elvaston Steam Rally makes donations to local charitable groups and organisations.

Since our first rally we have made donations to the
groups below (and many more).

Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance
Ripley Stroke Club | Derby and District Breathe Easy | PDSA
Royal Derby Hospital (various wards) | MacMillan Hospice
Ilkeston Hospital League of Friends | First Responders
Heanor Hospital League of Friends | Derbyshire Cave Rescue
Ripley Hospital League of Friends | Derby Mountain Rescue Team
Nottingham Animals in Need | RNLI | 1360 Squadron Air Cadets
Various local Scout Units | Radio Derby Appeal
Rainbows Childrens Hospice

We are pleased to announce that our 2023 rally was a success and we have been able to make the following donations to local charities.
Long Eaton Sea Cadets
Air Ambulance
Blood Bikes
Treetops Hospice
Heage Windmill
Jacob's Well Derby
Macmillan Cancer Support
Happy Lungs
REMAP - Derby & Burton Group