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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.

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1st Oct 2021 - 1st Nov 2021

Haunted York

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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

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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Traditional Confectionery
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Traditional Confectionery Mast…

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Chocolate Truffles thumbnail 3
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22nd Apr 21 - 31st Dec 21

Chocolate Truffle Masterclass

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

Bean to Bar Chocolate Mastercl…

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17th May 21 - 14th Nov 21

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

Chocolate Indulgence at York C…

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

Chocolate Manufactory Tasting …

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Dig Deeper 4 348878512
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17th May 21 - 31st Oct 21

DIG Deeper - An Archaeological…

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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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Light glass stone a B Wd1
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25th Jun 21 - 1st Jan 24

Light, Glass & Stone: Conservi…

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27707 YMT Richard III YMT Homepage Banner 848 467
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9th Jul 21 - 31st Oct 21

Richard III: Coming Home

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1st Aug 21 - 31st Dec 21

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Pr Winters Day Robin Hoods Bay
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31st Aug 21 - 23rd Oct 21

“Touch of tranquillity”

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Sunday Lunch Malmaison
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5th Sep 21 - 19th Dec 21

Sunday Lunch-Mal Style

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25th Sep 21 - 31st Oct 21

Pick Your Own Pumpkins

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NEW Mythical Creature Quest from York Mumbler 1
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1st Oct 21 - 31st Oct 21

York Mumbler’s Mythical Creatu…

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Conard Wood
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1st Oct 21 - 13th Feb 22

Young Gainsborough: Rediscover…

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YD Hex the Dungeon
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1st Oct 21 - 31st Oct 21

Hex The Dungeon

Pumkin Festival 2021
Pumkin Festival 2021
2nd Oct 21 - 31st Oct 21

Pumpkin Festival at Piglets Ad…

YD Trick and Treat Halloween Walking Tour
YD Trick and Treat Halloween Walking Tour
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9th Oct 21 - 31st Oct 21

Trick and Treat Walking Tours

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