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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 in York. 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 York Christmas Market and a plethora of Christmas activities.

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2nd Mar 2024 - 22nd Apr 2024

Snooks, York’s Character Trail

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From 11th March 2024

York Restaurant Week

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From 1st June 2024

York Festival of Ideas 2024

York Festival of Ideas

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A mixed show of original paintings and sculpture reflecting on growth, change and movement in the natural world. Ever in a state of flux, the world moves around us. Seasons change, light fades and cycles rhythmically tu…

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29th Feb 24

YORK COMMUNITY CHOIR FESTIVAL 2024

The theatre’s eighth annual festival features choirs of all ages with a wide variety of singing styles in every concert…

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29th Feb 24

Blue Beard

Blue Beard the magician makes hearts flutter and pupils dilate. With a wink, a stroke and a flick - things just seems t…

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29th Feb 24

Self-Guided City Walk & Interactive Treasure Hunt with Go Quest Adventures

Explore the streets of York's city centre, unlocking a hidden trail by finding clues, solving puzzles & completing …

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29th Feb 24

The Big 2023 Hob Hunt

Hobs are little household faeries (they look like teeny tiny gnomes but don't say that to their face!) and they have be…

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29th Feb 24 , 9:00 (0h)

York Steiner School Parent and…

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29th Feb 24 , 9:30 (3h)

Chocolate Lollipop Making

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29th Feb 24 , 10:00 (1h)

The Bar Walls and York Minster…

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29th Feb 24 , 14:30 (1h)

Chocolate Bar Making Workshop …

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29th Feb 24 , 18:30 (4h)

Get It On!

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29th Feb 24 , 19:00 (3h)

Taste of Tuscany, 6 course din…

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