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York has a vibrant calendar of festivals, events, gigs and shows and there's always something exciting taking place for you to enjoy whilst visiting the city.

Experience amazing world-class festivals and events, enjoy comedy nights, markets, exhibitions and much more at the city’s varied cultural venues and theatres. If you’re visiting in the winter months, enjoy the UK’s most festive city with the enchanting St Nicholas Fair and a plethora of Christmas activities.

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Chocolate Making with Santa

Chocolate Making with Santa Date: Weekends from the 18th of December, then all week in the week running up to Christmas, ending on the 23rd of December. Check on our website for exact times. Duration: 1:30 hours Price…

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7th Dec 22 , 0:00 (0h 0m)

Santa's Postbox

This year young people can post their Christmas Wishes and Thank you letters to Santa in a sparkling illuminated Santa’…

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7th Dec 22

Christmas at York Castle Museum

Christmas at York Castle Museum19 November 2022 – January 2023Included in general admissionBook tickets here Join us fo…

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York Nutcracker Trail

Have fun and win with the York Nutcracker Trail!! There are 10 life-size Nutcrackers dotted around the city, and each o…

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7th Dec 22 , 0:00 (0h 0m)

Santa's Postbox

This year young people can post their Christmas Wishes and Thank you letters to Santa in a sparkling illuminated Santa’…

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7th Dec 22

Christmas Chocolate Bar Making

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7th Dec 22

Christmas Tree Festival

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7th Dec 22 , 9:30 (13h)

The Winter Hutte at York Chris…

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7th Dec 22 , 10:00 (10h)

Magical Christmas Experience a…

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7th Dec 22 , 10:00 (1h)

Museum Gardens Photo Walk

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7th Dec 22 , 10:00 (9h)

York Christmas Market - St Nic…

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