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Easter 2016 in York

Easter School Holidays: Friday 25 March 2016 to Sunday 10 April 2016

Enjoy a fun packed Easter in one of Europe’s most beautiful cities!

Daffodils York city walls

Daffodils beneath the York City Walls

Visitor attractions in York go all out at Easter, with a host of crowd pulling events. Parliament Street will host the annual Easter Crafts and Food Fayre, while the Lord Mayor’s Easter Egg Hunt promises a city-wide quest for chocolate lovers!

What’s on this Easter:

  • York Minster Mystery Playsthe biggest event ever staged at York Minster and one of the biggest event coming to York in 2016
  • Create at the Castle! – Easter-themed family arts and crafts activities at York Castle Museum.
  • Medieval Easter –  Find out how Easter has been celebrated throughout the ages and take part in a special Medieval egg hunt at the Yorkshire Museum.
  • Mad Hatter’s Easter Tea Party – the perfect event for adults and children alike with an abundance of colourful cakes, drink me potions and all things Alice in Wonderland.
  • Easter family craft activities & storytelling – Enjoy a range of family activities at York Minster each Wednesday during the Easter holidays.

Easter dates 2016:

  • Easter school holiday: Friday 25 March 2016 to Sunday 10 April 2016
  • Good Friday: March 25th
  • Easter Sunday: March 27th
  • Easter (bank holiday) Monday: March 28th