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In every part of York and North Yorkshire there are festival celebrations with an astonishing range of cultural, sporting, agricultural, gastronomic and artistic activity. These all take place in unrivalled settings - the spa town of Harrogate, the cosmopolitan City of York, magnificent heritage sites, the spectacular coastlines and beaches of Scarborough, Whitby and Filey, and the scenic, geological splendour of the dales and moors.

This website is for:

  • tourists and residents wishing to find out about the festivals of York & North Yorkshire
  • festival organisers wanting help and guidance on how to set up and run an event.

latest events

  • Surprise launch for Coastival arts festival

    28/11/2016 Organisers of February’s Coastival arts festival are inviting people along to a mystery launch even...

  • Expect the unexpected at Coastival venues

    23/11/2016 Unusual locations for festival events Visitors to February’s Coastival arts festival in Scarboro...

  • Harrogate International Sunday Series 2017

    17/10/2016 Our season of coffee concerts returns to the Old Swan Hotel with a stellar line-up of musical talen...

Take a look and find out what York and North Yorkshire Festivals have to offer!

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