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Local Festivals & Culture
The year's main event, held in late April. A colourful three-day extravaganza of blooms and blossoms, flower competitions, gardening demonstrations, market stalls, crafts and gardening shops.
Held in late September, this show has vegetable- and fruit-growing championships, a heaviest-onion competition, cookery demonstrations and children's events.
Farming & Agricultural
Staged over three days in mid-July by the Yorkshire Agricultural Society...
Fashion & Design
Kicking off with St Nicholas Fayre market in late November, the run-up to Christmas is an extravaganza of street decorations, market stalls, carol singers and mulled wine.
Food & Drink
For 10 days in September, all that's good to eat and drink in Yorkshire – food stalls, tastings, a beer tent, cookery demonstrations and more.
History & Culture
For a week in mid-February, York is invaded by Vikings once again as part of this festival, which features battle re-enactments, themed walks, markets and other bits of Viking-themed fun.
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