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Festival of Vintage


Knavesmire Road, YORK, North Yorkshire, YO23 1EX
Festival of Vintage

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Join us to celebrate the Fashions & Lifestyles of the 1930's-1960's

In its 8th year The Festival of Vintage offers a nostalgic weekend transporting visitors back to the past; celebrating 4 decades of Music, Dance & Fashion. With over 200 hand-picked vintage dealers and 4 floors of live music with 2 stages featuring bands and singers, classic vehicles displays, a full programme of dance workshops & lessons, craft workshops and vintage fashion exhibitions and fashion parades. Visitors are welcome to dress in vintage attire! There's no time like the past!

General Festival of Vintage Info:

10am -5pm Both Days.

Kids Under 16 years GO FREE (accompanied by a paying adult)


No Dogs Allowed

No Camping options at the Racecourse

Why not make a weekend of it and come along to our evening entertainment options:

If you are visiting our Festival of Vintage for the whole weekend then you might want to join us on Saturday 21st April at one of our live evening entertainment options. These 2 themed evening options are very popular with Festival goers, so if you fancy a 40 themed dance or a 20's Themed speakeasy then why not join us. See the details below.

Spaces are limited and previous evening do's have always been a sell out in advance. Vintage attire recommended, dance skills not required! These are separate ticketed events held at venues within York in addition to any daytime Festival ticket options purchased for events 10-5pm at the Racecourse.

Option 1-1940's Swing Dance with The Kalamazoo Dance Band At the De Grey Rooms, St. Leonards Place, York YO1 7HD 8pm-Midnight, Licensed Bar, Tickets £16 per person SOLD OUT

Option 2-Speakeasy Cabaret Evening with 52 Skidoo & DJ A-Train Swing At the Clements Hall, Nunthorpe Road, York, YO23 1BW, 8pm-Midnight, Licensed Bar, Tickets £16 per person

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Guide Prices

Weekend Ticket Offer (Saturday & Sunday): 22.00

Saturday Only Ticket Offer in Advance (£14 on the Door): 12.00

Sunday Only Ticket Offer in Advance (£14 on the door): 12.00

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