Festivals

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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 York Christmas Market.

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Upcoming Festivals

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Snooks, York’s Character Trail

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25th May 2024 - 27th May 2024

Malton Food Lovers Festival (Spring) 2024

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From 1st June 2024

York Festival of Ideas 2024

York Festival of Ideas

Merchant Adventurers' Hall and Garden
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5th Jul 2024 - 5th Jul 2024

Merchant Adventurers' Charity Beer Festival

Merchant Adventurers' Hall

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York Trailblazers

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Ryedale Festival

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6th Jul 2024 - 6th Jul 2024

York Early Music Festival

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3rd Aug 2024 - 3rd Aug 2024

York River Art Market 2024

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York Proms

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20th September 2024

York Food & Drink Festival

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From 27th September 2024

Dead Northern Horror Film Festival 2024

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5th Oct 2024 - 5th Oct 2024

Malton Harvest Festival

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York Christmas Festival

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7th Dec 2024 - 7th Dec 2024

Malton Christmas Festival

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Easter in York