The Welsh Border Town Crier’s Competition takes place in Knighton on a Saturday in August. Criers from all over England and Wales gather for a procession through the town, led by Knighton Silver Band. The open air competion takes place behind the Norton Hotel.
The Knighton Horticultural, Floral and Handicrafts Show takes place on Saturday (August Bank Holiday weekend). A spectacular parade through the town, leads spectators to the Show Ground on Bryn-y-Castle and the Community Hall.
The Autumn Epic is a European-style cyclosportive 155km route that starts and finishes in Knighton. It takes place in October.
The Knighton Harness (trotting) Races are regarded as the start of the trotting season. The races, in May, are the first races of the year to be held on grass.
Vintage Sports Car Club (VSCC) holds an October Welsh trial, based in Presteigne. The Sunday hillclimb is at Cwm Whitton Farm near Knighton.