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check out these Christmas events in Yorkshire

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November 16, 2023 · 10 MIN READ

Have some fun and make some memories this festive season in Yorkshire.

Whether you are planning a festive escape with friends or family or you just live in the area this blog will be perfect for you. We’ve done all the research for you and put together a list of various events that are on across November and December in Yorkshire. Have a read and see which ones take your fancy and fit into your plans.

Christmas events

in Yorkshire for 2023

York Christmas Market 2023

where? Parliament Street and St Sampson’s Square, York

when? 16th November – 22nd December 2023

time? 10am – 7pm

how much? Free

other info:

  • light switch on 16th November
  • plenty of stalls to explore
  • alpine-style chalets with food and gifts

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Storytime with Father Christmas

where? Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens, York, YO30 1DD

when? 2nd December – 17th December 2023

time? 10.15am – 3.30pm

how much? adults £5, children £12.50

other info:

  • join Father Christmas for stories
  • a festive group experience
  • around a half an hour experience

William’s Christmas Experience

where? William’s Den, Castle Farm, Wold Hill, HU15 2LS

when? 2nd December – 24th December 2023

time? 9.30am – 5pm

how much? adults £19.95, children £29.95

other info:

  • plenty of festive fun for the whole family
  • create your own bauble, find the reindeer
  • indoor and outdoor play and more

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Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland

where? Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland, York Designer Outlet, St Nicholas Ave, York, YO19 4TA

when? 17th November 2023 – 7th January 2024

time? 9.30am – 8pm

how much? Free

other info:

  • book ice skating in advance at extra cost
  • Santa’s grotto, alpine café, funfair and more
  • Home to the largest outdoor ice rink in the North of England

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Christmas at Castle Howard

where? Castle Howard, York, YO60 7DA

when? 11th November 2023 – 7th January 2024

time? 9am – 5pm

how much? Christmas in Neverland tickets from £19, garden tickets £12, car parking £6

other info:

  • explore as the main house is transformed
  • Peter Pan themed
  • plenty of beautiful decorations, projections and installations to enjoy

The Christmas Adventure at Stockeld Park

where? The Adventure Park, Stockeld Park, Wetherby, North Yorkshire, LS22 4AN

when? 18th November 2023 – 8th January 2024

time? 9am – 5pm

how much? tickets from £12

other info:

  • various events and activities to book and enjoy
  • Yorkshire Winter Illuminations, The Snowflake Maze
  • The Enchanted Forest, Santa’s Grotto & more

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