York - The place to be in 2020

Please check the individual websites for upto date information during this time.

With a packed calendar of events there is always so much to see and do, and not even the English weather will spoil your enjoyment.

Here is just a sample of events which you may want to put on your 'to do' list:
For full details visit www.visityork.org/explore

What's on in York

January

1st

Antique Home & Vintage Fair - York Racecourse

12th

Brass Monkey Half Marathon - York Racecourse

17th-18th

Stamp and Coin Fair - York Racecourse

February

1st-2nd

Ice Trail

2nd

Vapnartak War Games - York Racecourse

14th Feb-1st Mar

Dark Skies Festival - North York Moors

14th Feb-31st May

Harland Miller exhibtion - York Art Gallery

15th-23rd

JORVIK Viking Festival

21st-23rd

Coastival - Scarborough

March

2nd-8th

York Restaurant Week

7th-15th

International Women’s Week

12th-13th

Aesthetica Future Now symposim

13th Mar - 7th Jun

Aesthetica Art Prize - York Art Gallery

15th

Antique Home & Vintage Fair

19th-28th

York Literature Festival

20th-22nd

Living North Live Fair - York Racecourse

20th-27th

York Fashion Week

21st

House Opening - Castle Howard

26th-29th

Made in Yorkshire - Parliament Street

April

4th

York Blues Festival - Crescent Community Venue

4th

Brew York Birthday Party - Brew York

9th-12th

York Easter Festival

12th

Rolling Thunder Day - Yorkshire Air Museum

16th-19th

Made in Yorkshire - Parliament Street

18th-19th & 25th-26th

York Open Studios

11th-13th

York Model Railway Show - York Racecourse

18th-19th

York Health & Healing Festival - York Racecourse

9th-13th

York Chocolate Festival

25th-26th

Festival of Vintage - York Racecourse

30th Apr-4th May

Tour De Yorkshire

May

8th-10th

Filey Folk Festival

8th-10th

Festival of Dogs - Castle Howard

8th-10th

Victory in Europe 75 anniv

16th-17th

Fish & Ships Festival - Whitby

18th-31st

Love Your Local Market - Shambles Market

21st-25th

Made in Yorkshire - Parliament Street

23rd-25th

Malton Food Lovers Festival

23rd-25th

Traction Engine Rally - Castle Howard

29th-31st

Eboracum Roman Festival

June

2nd-14th

York Festival of Ideas

4th-6th

Diesel Gala - North York Moors Railway

6th

York Pride

13th-14th

Food & Drink Taster Festival

6th-7th

The Knights of Royal England - Castle Howard

7th

Open Cockpits Day

12th Jun-20th Sep

Grayson Perry Exhibition

19th-21st

York Festival - York Sports Club

20th-28th

Bloom! Flower & Produce Show

20th

Family History Fair - York Racecourse

26th-28th

The Brideshead Festival - Castle Howard

28th

Ryedale Rumble - North York Moors

July

3rd-11th

York Early Music Festival - National Centre for Early Music

4th

York Proms - York Museum Gardens

4th-5th

60s Fest - North Yorkshire Moors Railway

Every Sat between 4th July & 22nd Aug

York River Art Market - Dame Judi Dench Walk

12th

York Dragon Boat Challenge - River Ouse

17th-18th

Stamp and Coin Fair - York Racecourse

18th

Kegfest-Beer Festival - Brew York

24th-27th

The Lost Words: Told in Gold - Moors National Park Centre

25th-26th

Wood Life Festival - North York Moors

25th-26th

Triathlon - Castle Howard

25th

Selby Food & Drink Festival - Selby

26th

Vintage Motorcycle run - Yorkshire Air Museum

August

1st

Yorkshire Day - Yorkshire wide

6th-9th

Countryfile Live - Castle Howard

15th-16th

York Walls Festival

15th-17th

Whitby Regatta - Whitby

16th

Women Services Memorial Day - Yorkshire Air Museum

22nd

Castle Howard Proms - Castle Howard

27th-30th

Made in Yorkshire - Parliament Street

30th

Micklegate soapbox Challenge - Micklegate

September

6th

Allied Air Forces Memorial Day - Yorkshire Air Museum

11th-12th

York National Book Fair - York Racecourse

11th-13th

World Jam Festival - Helmsley Walled Garden

12th-13th

Staithes Art & Heritage Festival - Staithes

16th-19th

York Beer & Cider Festival - Knavesmire

17th-20th

World Sheepdog Trials - Castle Howard

18th-27th

York Food & Drink Festival - Citywide

20th

Antique Home & Vintage Fair - York Racecourse

24th-27th

Autumn Harvest Festival - Castle Howard

25th-27th

Annual Steam Gala - North Yorkshire Moors Railway

October

8th-11th

Made in Yorkshire - Parliament Street

9th-11th

Railway in Wartime - North York Moor Railway

15th

Great York Ghost Search - citywide

18th

Yorkshire Marathon - Citywide

21st-25th

York Mediale - Citywide

22nd Oct-1st Nov

Made in Yorkshire - Parliament Street

23rd-25th

Art & York - York Racecourse

November

4th-8th

Aesthrtica Short Film Festival - Citywide

12th-15th

Living North Christmas Fair - York Racecourse

From 14th

Christmas at Castle Howard

19th Nov-23rd Dec

York Christmas Festival - Citywide

19th Nov-24th Dec

Christmas York Castle Museum - York Castle Museum

24th Nov-6th Dec

UK Snooker Championship - York Barbican

28th-29th Nov, 5th-6th, 12th-13th, 19th-20th Dec

Northern Lights Express - North York Moor Railway

December

Throughout December

Helmsley Christmas Festival - Helmsley

6th

Toy Fair - York Racecourse

4th-12th

Early Music Christmas Festival - National Centre for Early Music

13th

York community Carol Concert - York Barbican

Race Days

13th-15th May

Dante Festival

30th May

Bronte Cup

12th-13th June

June Meeting

27th June

Summer Music Saturday

10th-11th July

John Smith's Cup Meeting

24th-25th Jult

Music Weekend

19th-22nd August

Ebor Festival

6th September

The Press Family Raceday

9th-10th October

October Finale