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What's On York

What's On in York

Your guide to the amazing events and world class festivals taking place in York and beyond all year round.


Find information about the York Races, the Jorvik Viking Festival, the biggest Food & Drink Festival in the UK and loads more! York has such a vibrant and varied calendar of festivals and events there's always something special going on for you to enjoy.

Browse our major events listings or use the search to find an event that suits you!



Featured Events

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Hull UK City of Culture 2017

Hull UK City of Culture 2017

Hull

Sun 1 Jan - Sun 31 Dec 2017

The arts and cultural programme for the year will celebrate the unique character of the city, its people, history and geography. In 2017, the programme will run from 1 Jan to 31 Dec.

York Literature Festival 2017

York Literature Festival 2017

York

Thu 16 - Thu 30 Mar 2017

The festival promotes the arts in York, with an emphasis on literature, spoken word and poetry.

Return of the Vikings

Return of the Vikings - JORVIK Reopening Weekend

York

Sat 8 - Sun 9 Apr 2017

Join the action as the Vikings of JORVIK celebrate the ‘Return of the Vikings’ with two days of Norse-inspired music, games and battle displays!

York Easter Family Festival

York Easter Family Festival

York

Fri 14 - Mon 17 Apr 2017

If it’s family fun you’re after this Easter, then look no further than York, with free activities galore at the York Easter Family Festival!


This Month's Festivals

York Literature Festival 2017

York Literature Festival 2017

York

Thu 16 - Thu 30 Mar 2017

The festival promotes the arts in York, with an emphasis on literature, spoken word and poetry.

Return of the Vikings

Return of the Vikings - JORVIK Reopening Weekend

York

Sat 8 - Sun 9 Apr 2017

Join the action as the Vikings of JORVIK celebrate the ‘Return of the Vikings’ with two days of Norse-inspired music, games and battle displays!

York Easter Family Festival

York Easter Family Festival

York

Fri 14 - Mon 17 Apr 2017

If it’s family fun you’re after this Easter, then look no further than York, with free activities galore at the York Easter Family Festival!


Highlights

7 Days in York

7 Days in YorkOur enewsletter keeps you up-to-date on what's hot in York and beyond over the next 7 days!
 

What's on York App

What's on YorkOur iPhone events app will keep visitors and residents informed of what’s on in this vibrant city.
 

 

 
 
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