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York Christmas Festival 2018

15 November – 23 December 2018

Christmas in York is a magical experience. Often touted as the UK’s capital of Christmas York has world class shopping, festive markets a range of independent food shops and eateries. We’ve got the season wrapped up with all the information you need for the ultimate Christmas experience in York.

York Christmas Light Switch On

15 Nov 2018

Things will kick off with the official light switch-on. The festivities start at 6.30pm, enjoy music and appearances from local personalities whilst getting in the Christmas spirit.

St Nicholas Christmas Fair

15 Nov 2018 – 23 Dec 2018

One of the UK’s favourite Christmas markets with fine Yorkshire produce from crafters and makers and traditional Christmas gifts galore!


Santa’s Grotto in Coppergate

15 Nov 2018 – 23 Dec 2018 (10am to 6pm daily)

New for 2018! Meet a real elf, talk to Santa and leave with a wonderful gift and souvenir photo.

Advent Procession at York Minster

2 Dec 2018, 17:15–18:00

An atmospheric and breath-taking candlelit service of music, readings and prayers for Advent.

yorkshires winter wonderland

Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland

Sat 17 Nov 2018 – Sun 6 Jan 2019

Recently voted York’s Family Friendly Experience, the four-time award-winning festive event is back and it’s bigger than ever!

Home to the North of England’s largest outdoor ice rink. With its iconic 30ft high Christmas tree, the rink and its surroundings will once again be inspired by the magic of Christmas.