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York Christmas Festival, 16th November – 22nd December 2017

York Christmas Festival, 16th November – 22nd December 2017

Soak up the city’s medieval charm and scents of spiced mulled wine this season, as fairs, family fun and festival flavours transform York into a festive fairytale.

Discover the delights of the iconic St Nicholas Fair, don some skates at the Ice Factor or spend a night in the stalls for playful panto fun. Immersed in tradition and bustling with activity, the historic streets of York come alive during the wonderful winter months. We’ve got the season wrapped up with all the information you need for the ultimate Christmas experience in York.

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St Nicholas Fair

From the 16th November till 22nd December 2017 York’s favourite festive market is back and more spectacular than ever before…

Meander through the magical market stalls of St Nicholas Fair and delight in a truly special shopping experience. Wander inside traditional chalets adorned with twinkling lights and follow the aromas of mulled wine and tempting treats to the new Yorkshire Barn for a taste of yule themed Yorkshire fodder.

Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland

Enjoy festive music and enchanting surroundings as you skate on the largest ice-rink in the North of England. There’s excitement for everyone at the vintage fun fair and be sure to visit Santa in his charming log cabin. Plus, discover luxury gifts and stylish partywear for up to 60% less from your favourite designer brands at McArthurGlen Designer Outlet York.

Jorvik Viking Festival, 12th – 18th February 2018

Jorvik Viking Festival, 12th – 18th February 2018

Recognised as the largest Viking Festival in Europe, the annual JORVIK Viking Festival is a city-wide celebration of York’s Viking heritage. The Vikings return in February half term to help bring back to life one of the most exciting periods of the city’s history!

Expect to see living history; hear engaging talks and take part in some unforgettable experiences.

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