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There's something for everyone in York this Christmas. From family friendly activities and Santa Sightings to luxury Christmas dinners and traditional services. Be part of the merriments at one of the city’s pantomimes across December and January!

This year, the hugely popular St Nicholas Fair will return to York. The charming alpine chalets will once again line the streets from 18 November to 23 December, with local businesses selling everything from handmade gifts to delicious treats.

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Christmas Events - Santa's Airlines At Yorkshire Air Museum

Visit the Museum in the run up to Christmas for a range of seasonal events. Running every weekend in December, in the approach to the big day. Santa Airlines – Visit our grotto in a unique location, meet Santa and recei…

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3rd 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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3rd Dec 22

Christmas Tree Festival

Join us to explore lots of Christmas Trees decorated by schools and community groups from across Selby. Available to vi…

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3rd Dec 22

Christmas Chocolate Cottage Making

Join us this Christmas at York Cocoa Works to create your own Christmas Chocolate Cottage, the perfect festive gift, ta…

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3rd 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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3rd Dec 22

Christmas Chocolate Bar Making

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Christmas Market 2018 Photo
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3rd Dec 22 , 9:00 (6h)

Malton Christmas Festival

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WINTER HUTTE Colour Illustration
3rd Dec 22 , 9:30 (13h)

The Winter Hutte at York Chris…

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3rd Dec 22 , 10:00 (9h)

York Christmas Market - St Nic…

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Christmas tree
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3rd Dec 22 , 10:00 (5h)

York Minster Christmas Tree Fe…

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