What's on in York - Festival Events

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Take a look at the astounding events and world-leading festivals taking place, Only In York.

York is known as the city of festivals and with a major event happening every month – sometimes even two or three! - there’s immersive experiences and exciting entertainment to be enjoyed around every corner across the year.

Close the year with festive fun in the most festive city in the UK at our York Christmas Festival, with a wide-array of Yuletide activities and experiences including the charming St Nicholas Fair Christmas Market.

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York Spring Fair & Food Festival

York Spring Fair & Food Festival will be returning for a second year to York Racecourse in May, the organisers announced today, and looks set to be THE place to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee in the city, with 10 da…

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28th May 22

York Spring Fair & Food Festival

York Spring Fair & Food Festival will be returning for a second year to York Racecourse in May, the organisers anno…

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28th May 22

JORVIK Viking Festival 2022

The Vikings are back in York The Vikings will once again be pitching their tents in central York in May with the welcom…

Encampment
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28th May 22 , 10:30 (6h 0m)

Viking Encampment

Meet the Vikings who have gathered in Jorvik – learn about their trades, see their crafts in action and get a selfie or…

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28th May 22 , 10:30 (6h 0m)

City Centre Stage

With saga-themed storytelling sessions plus have-a-go sword-fighting workshops, come along to Parliament Street for ple…

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28th May 22 , 11:00 (1h)

Annual Strongest Viking Compet…

Willow House
Willow House
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28th May 22 , 11:00 (4h)

Willow House Open Day

March to Coppergate 4 min
March to Coppergate 4 min
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28th May 22 , 13:30 (0h)

March to Coppergate

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29th May 22

York Spring Fair & Food Festiv…

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