Tupton village has a primary school, and a secondary school with a sixth form. It also has two general stores, post office, hair dresser, car repair centres, preschool nursery, three pubs, one club, a fish and chip shop, a nursing home, a coffee house, pharmacy and a docotors surgery. Three churches are in the village along with a film club, history society and its own Chapel Players..
A carnival called the Tupton Carnival is a yearly event held on a Saturday in July. A young lady is elected Carnival Queen and travels through the village attended by the carnival princes and princesses and followed by a procession of floats, bands and fancy dress participants.
2017 Woman's Cycling Tour came through Tupton
The 81-mile Derbyshire stage of the OVO Energy Women's Tour came through Tupton on Saturday 10 June 2017.