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 Residents' Festival

Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 January 2023. Organised by Make It York, sponsored by Grand Central. Explore the city and be a tourist for the weekend – for free! Organised by Make It York, this annual Festival is our way of …

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29th Jan 23

York Residents' Festival

Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 January 2023. Organised by Make It York, sponsored by Grand Central. Explore the city and be …

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4th Feb 23

York Ice Trail 2023

York Ice Trail 2023 - A Journey Through Time From 10am, Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th February 2023. A Make It York Event…

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5th Feb 23

York Ice Trail 2023

York Ice Trail 2023 - A Journey Through Time From 10am, Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th February 2023. A Make It York Event…

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2nd Jun 2023 - 15th Jun 2023

York Festival of Ideas 2023

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27th Apr 2023

York Fashion Week Spring/Summe…

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4th Feb 2023 - 5th Feb 2023

York Ice Trail 2023

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11th Feb 2023 - 19th Feb 2023

JORVIK Viking Festival 2023

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