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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 such as the 
JORVIK Viking Festival, York Races, the Early Music Festival and the Aesthetica Short Film Festival.

Don’t miss 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.

Get the latest news on events, festivals and special offers happening in York by signing up to the Visit York eNewsletters and following us on social media (Facebook | Twitter | Instagram)

York Festivals

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2nd Nov 2021 - 30th Nov 2021

Aesthetica Short Film Festival

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18th Nov 2021 - 23rd Dec 2021

York Christmas Market - St Nicholas Fair

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29th Jan 2022 - 30th Jan 2022

York Residents Festival

York Events

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York has a vibrant calendar of events throughout the year. There's always something exciting taking place for you to enjoy whilst visiting the city.

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22nd Apr 21 - 31st Dec 21

Chocolate Lollipop Making

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22nd Apr 21 - 31st Dec 21

Chocolate Truffle Masterclass

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Bean to Bar
Bean to Bar
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17th May 21 - 1st Jan 22

Bean to Bar Chocolate Mastercl…

Chocolate Indulgence
Chocolate Indulgence
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17th May 21 - 31st Dec 21

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Manufactory Tasting Journey 3
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17th May 21 - 31st Dec 21

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Bar Making
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22nd May 21 - 23rd Jan 22

Chocolate Bar Making Workshop

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28th May 21 - 31st Dec 21

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25th Jun 21 - 1st Jan 24

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1st Aug 21 - 31st Dec 21

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5th Sep 21 - 19th Dec 21

Sunday Lunch

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1st Oct 21 - 13th Feb 22

Young Gainsborough: Rediscover…

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19th Oct 21 - 19th Dec 21

Chocolate Baking Masterclass -…

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23rd Oct 21 - 3rd Apr 22

Archaeology Through the Lens

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26th Oct 21 - 4th Dec 21

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29th Oct 21 - 30th Nov 21

In the Footsteps of Bram Stoker

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Emma York Gin Xmas Tasting
6th Nov 21 - 20th Dec 21

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6th Nov 21 - 27th Feb 22

Be an undercover discoverer

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13th Nov 21 - 16th Jan 22

Christmas at The Moors Nationa…

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Sutton Bank
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