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 February 2024

YORK COMMUNITY CHOIR FESTIVAL 2024

Joseph Rowntree Theatre

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1st Mar 2024 - 1st Mar 2024

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

York Barbican

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York Trailblazers

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25th May 2024 - 27th May 2024

Malton Food Lovers Festival (Spring) 2024

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York Festival of Ideas 2024

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3rd Aug 2024 - 3rd Aug 2024

York River Art Market 2024

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5th Oct 2024 - 5th Oct 2024

Malton Harvest Festival

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York Christmas Festival