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We’re getting ready for this year’s brand new York St Nicholas Christmas Festival. Come again soon for more details...

Every Christmas, York is transformed into a winter wonderland offering superb shopping, magical festivals and a fantastic programme of events for all the family.

Vibrant Street markets from 28th November onwards until Christmas, moving carol concerts at historic venues and the essence of hot mulled wine and roasting chestnuts help create a festive feel! If you want to do your Christmas shopping, York is the city, with a pedestrianised city centre full of boutique shops and markets with wonderful unique gifts as well as the McArthur Glen Designer Outlet just 10 min drive from the city centre.

Christmas is about sharing experiences with loved ones so why not share a chocolate making workshop and make your own chocolate Christmas tree or take your children to meet Santa and his reindeers in popular attractions in and beyond York.

Don’t miss Fairfax House and popular attractions like Barley Hall for a Christmas experience from bygone areas. With so many things to do, you need to stay in York. Plan your Christmas break now!


Family Christmas

Family Christmas in YorkMeet Santa, wander through magical winter wonderlands, ice skate or just bond over a chocolate making workshop!
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Christmas Shopping

Christmas shopping in YorkYork is a shopping heaven with a bustling mix of shops, traditional festive street markets & fairs full of unique presents!
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Magical Christmas

Magical Christmas atmosphere in YorkDon’t miss sparkling pantos and attractions being transformed into winter wonderlands.
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Classic Christmas Fun

Classic Christmas funInformation on magical pantos, wonderful choral concerts, and festive lunches! All you need for a good classic Christmas.
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Enriching Christmas

Christmas services in YorkA place for reflection and celebration, the church lies at the heart of Christmas. Attend one of the services and feel inspired.
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Christmas Breaks

York Christmas breaksPlanning a Christmas break in York? With so much to do, Yule want to stay over! Browse a wide range of special offers.
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Christmas events in York and beyond

Santa is coming!

This year, Santa is coming to York and Yorkshire - follow his journey!

 

 

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