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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.

St Nicholas Fair

St Nicholas Fair

York

Thu 16 Nov - Fri 22 Dec 2017

York’s favourite festive market is back and more spectacular than ever before...

Yorkshire's Winter Wonderland

Yorkshire's Winter Wonderland

York

Sat 18 Nov 2017 - Sun 7 Jan 2018

Skate, play, shop, dine at Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland!

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Venice - In pictures and words

York

Tue 21 Nov 2017

Join professional landscaper Chris Ceaser at his gallery on Micklegate, York as he presents an evening of photography based on the beautiful city of Venice. The evenings have been greatly received. Don't miss!

BBC History Magazine's History Weekend

BBC History Magazine's History Weekend

York

Fri 24 - Sun 26 Nov 2017

From Friday 24 November, the festival will be returning to the historic city of York for its third consecutive year.


This Month's Festivals

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Venice - In pictures and words

York

Tue 21 Nov 2017

Join professional landscaper Chris Ceaser at his gallery on Micklegate, York as he presents an evening of photography based on the beautiful city of Venice. The evenings have been greatly received. Don't miss!

BBC History Magazine's History Weekend

BBC History Magazine's History Weekend

York

Fri 24 - Sun 26 Nov 2017

From Friday 24 November, the festival will be returning to the historic city of York for its third consecutive year.

Ice Trail

Ice Trail

York

Sat 9 - Sun 10 Dec 2017

For one weekend the Ice Trail will transform York, sprinkling some magic across the city.


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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