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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

  • Save the dates: Grassington Festival 2015 is comin

    13/10/2014 There is *literally* NO rest for the festival wicked, and there's already lots going on at Grassing...

  • Roses of Youth returns to Scarborough Art Gallery

    22/09/2014 One of Scarborough Art Gallery’s most popular paintings has returned to the gallery with a fresh ne...

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

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