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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Malton Roman Festival

THE EMPIRE IS COMING AND SO ARE THE BRIGANTES! Malton Museum welcome you to the 2024 Roman Festival, to be held on Orchard Fields, Malton on Sunday 21st July. This annual celebration of Roman life in our region will hav…

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1st Aug 24

York Georgian Festival

Last August we saw the striking wave of hand fans sweeping across the City as residents and tourists rediscovered the G…

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1st Aug 24

York Trailblazers

Celebrating York’s heritage through an exciting and inclusive city-wide programme of events and activities across 2023 …

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2nd Aug 24

York Georgian Festival

Last August we saw the striking wave of hand fans sweeping across the City as residents and tourists rediscovered the G…

Trailblazers header 2023
2nd Aug 24

York Trailblazers

Celebrating York’s heritage through an exciting and inclusive city-wide programme of events and activities across 2023 …

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