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Christmas in Harrogate

Christmas in Harrogate

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CHRISTMAS GIFT AND FOOD FAIR – Visit the website

Come along and visit over 100 superb stalls with a lovely selection of Christmas
gifts, food and drink in the stunning setting of Ripon Cathedral.
Enjoy mulled wine, and Christmas treats including hot turkey sandwiches, mince
pies, homemade cakes whilst listening to Christmas music.
Family activities, Christmas prize draw and much more.

Advanced tickets https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/ripon-cathedral-christmas-gift-and-food-fair-tickets-427918414497

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Knaresborough Christmas Market! 2023

The 2023 Christmas Market will take place on Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd December (10am – 5pm). Whilst the market itself is centred around Knaresborough’s historic Market Place, there are festive events, independent shops and eateries throughout the town … so leave yourself some time to explore. We look forward to welcoming you to our beautiful town.

Helping to keep everyone safe …

The Market organisers have worked alongside North Yorkshire Council and the Safety Advisory Group to ensure that the Market is as safe as possible. It is a wholly outdoor event, but we ask you to play your part in keeping Covid levels down in Knaresborough. If you are feeling unwell, we kindly ask that you are respectful of those around you and stay at home.

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Harrogate Christmas Fayre is BACK and spanning 3 WEEKENDS in 2023! Visit us from 1st-17th December 23. Make sure to check & Confirm Details and information before using any of the places shown here as they can often change

Experience the joy of Christmas in the heart of Yorkshire this December. Harrogate’s famous Christmas Market returns to the town centre for 10 days of festive shopping opportunities from an eclectic mix of local traders and traditional European Christmas stalls.

Among the many stalls and entertainments will be arts and crafts from artisan creators, mouth-watering treats for customers to sample or purchase, festive decorations for your home and a range of unique gift ideas for you to choose from, or just treat yourself amid the busy Christmas preparations. In addition to the chance to enjoy a truly Harrogate Christmas shopping experience, there will be music and entertainment to add to the perfect Christmas atmosphere whether you visit friends or family.

The Harrogate Christmas lights will be on and the festive season well underway, making this the perfect excuse to come and spend time with us this Christmas. When is Harrogate’s Christmas Market?

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Yorkshire Winter Illuminations The Most Magical Christmas Light Show in Yorkshire – Vist the website

See our award-winning Enchanted Forest come to life after dusk and experience the most magical Winter Illuminations event in Yorkshire. Our annual Christmas light show transforms Stockeld Park into a dazzling, twinkling Winter Wonderland!

Book your ticket now and enjoy our spectacular Christmas lights festival!

Experience one of the country’s largest and most creative Christmas light festivals, set on the grounds of the historic Stockeld Park Estate.

Once a year, our beautiful park becomes a forest of lights. Dazzling light effects, a captivating soundscape, and animated installations come together through almost a mile of beautiful, ancient woodland. This is not just one of the best Christmas light outdoor events in Yorkshire, but a truly memorable experience for children and grown-ups.

As dusk falls, see the park come to life with thousands of twinkling lights creating a magical winter wonderland. An enchanting experience for all ages, that has to be seen to appreciate its true beauty and magic!

A Memorable Christmas Lights Show is Waiting for You

Our stunning Winter illuminations are set in our beautiful Enchanted Forest, where every path leads to a new adventure!  Our Christmas lights trail makes Stockeld Park come alive with a unique and enchanting light spectacle, which can be enjoyed by families, children of all ages, and grown-ups.

Yorkshire Winter Illumination Tickets

Make it a full day to remember with your family at Stockeld Park. Our Christmas Lights show is included in the Forest & Maze Ticket or Illuminations Only Ticket. Don’t forget that we offer a lot of Christmas activities for families and children of all ages, for a magical day full of fun. You can even meet Santa in our magical, famous grotto experience!

The Winter Illuminations are open from 19th November 3rd January, so book your Christmas Light Show ticket now to make sure you don’t miss out!

For further information on our Winter Illuminations events this Christmas, click here!

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Harrogate Christmas Market and Fair 2023

The Harrogate Christmas Market sounds like a fantastic holiday event with a wide range of attractions and activities to enjoy. Here’s a summary of what visitors can look forward to:

  1. Dates and Timings: The Harrogate Christmas Fair is scheduled to take place from December 1st to 17th, 2023. It will be open daily, with the following timings:
    • Mondays – Saturdays: 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
    • Sundays: 10:30 am – 4:30 pm
  2. Apres Ski Bar: Visitors can enjoy seasonal treats and refreshments at the apres ski bar, providing a cozy spot to meet up with friends and family or have a special Christmas date.
  3. 32m Ferris Wheel: A giant Ferris wheel will offer stunning aerial views of Harrogate and its surroundings. The wheel will be illuminated in festive lights after dark, adding to the holiday ambiance.
  4. Traditional Carousel and Rides: Children and adults alike can enjoy a traditional carousel and various children’s rides that will bring joy to all attendees.
  5. Children’s Entertainment: The market will feature children’s entertainments to captivate young ones, adding to the festive spirit.
  6. Christmas Music: There will be Christmas music playing, creating the perfect holiday atmosphere for shoppers and visitors.
  7. Shopping Experience: The market will provide an opportunity for a unique Harrogate Christmas shopping experience. Visitors can explore a variety of stalls offering festive gifts and items.
  8. Integration with Harrogate’s Shopping Streets: The market is located in the heart of Harrogate’s shopping streets, allowing visitors to combine their market visit with shopping at both high street names and boutique stores.
  9. Harrogate Christmas Lights: The Christmas lights in Harrogate will be on, contributing to the festive ambiance of the area.
  10. Candy Cane Express Road Train: The Candy Cane Express road train will transport visitors around the Christmas Fayre, artisan market, fairground attractions, and entertainment. It’s an opportunity to enjoy the Christmas lights and spot Father Christmas and his elves.
  11. Unique and Festive Gifts: The market is a great place to find unique and festive gifts for loved ones.
  12. Custom Christmas Pin Badges: For an added personal touch, visitors can create custom Christmas pin badges from Pin Badges UK. These badges come in various designs, including festive messages and characters.

Overall, the Harrogate Christmas Market offers a wonderful array of attractions and experiences for individuals and families to enjoy during the holiday season.

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Christmas Fairs around North Yorkshire

St Nicholas Fair at York

It sounds like the St Nicholas Fair at York Christmas Market in North Yorkshire will be a delightful event to attend during the holiday season in 2023. The fair is scheduled to run from November 16th to December 22nd, offering a range of activities, food, and a festive atmosphere to enjoy. Even if there weren’t many events happenings, York is known for its charming and picturesque setting during Christmas, making it a worthwhile destination on its own. Visitors can expect a Christmassy ambiance, delicious food, and various festivities to make their experience memorable. If you’re planning to attend, be sure to mark your calendar and take in all the holiday spirit that the fair and the city of York have to offer.

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Malton Christmas Festival Saturday 2 & Sunday 3 December 2023 – 9am – 3.30pm

Our huge 2 day Christmas Festival is the shopping event of the year with a giant number of festive food, non food stalls & present ideas.Expect a fabulous weekend of festive fun in and around Malton’s picturesque Market Place. Delicious food, festive gift stalls, street food, live music and family entertainment.

Free entry!

Christmas Gifts

Malton Christmas Festival- awash with festive food & non food gifts. Check off your Christmas shopping list in no time at all. Christmas sorted!

Family Entertainment

Fun for all the family with traditional fairground rides for the children and a festive land train to take you around the Market Place!

Street Food & Live Music

Enjoy traditional Christmas music from Malton’s local brass bands whilst you have a rest from shopping and savour some scrumptious street food.

A festive 2 day market, top street food, figgy puddings, turkey and goose, award winning macarons, mulled wine, gin and beers alongside festive gift stalls, choirs, brass bands and seasonal entertainment.

As well as the stall holders, Malton’s shops will be packed with Christmas gift ideas in the many charming streets across town.

Malton Christmas Festival News

Christmas Festival Car Parking

Malton’s town centre postcode is YO17 7LX. This is where the Christmas Festival is taking place.

There will be a designated car park for the festival weekend located at:

Riverside Meadows YO17 6AX: for traffic traveling from the north and westbound on the A64.

The What3Words reference for the car park is: https://w3w.co/croutons.coupler.contents

Parking is £5 per car (cashless, card payment only) and includes all day parking (9am-4pm) and a free Park & Ride service to and from the town centre.

The What3Words reference to get to the town centre is: https://w3w.co/icicles.lamppost.swatting

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SKIPTON CHRISTMAS MARKET 2023: TWO SUNDAYS IN DECEMBER

Held over 2 Sundays in December, Skipton Christmas Market is a small event that is popular with the local community. Even though it only takes place over two days, more than 100 Christmas stalls will be located along Skipton High Street.

Read on for all the essential details, including confirmed market dates for 2023, opening times and what you can expect to find when you’re there.

Santa gingerbread biscuit at the Christmas markets.

Santa Fun Run: The Christmas season in Skiptons begins on 26th November, with the Santa Fun Run at 10am.

Christmas Lights Switch-On: Later that day, the Christmas Lights Switch-On will take place at 4pm.

Christmas carols, brass bands and swing bands contribute to the festive atmosphere of the Skipton markets.

SKIPTON CHRISTMAS MARKET 2023

At the Christmas market in Skipton, you’ll find a huge array of local independent businesses with stalls along with regionally based artisan makers, bakers and craftspeople. A music stage with festive entertainment is located in the centre of the markets.

DATES AND LOCATION

Skipton Christmas Market dates: 3rd and 10th December 2023.

Location: Skipton High Street.

Opening times: 10am to 4:30pm.

Admission: Free, no tickets required.

Santa Fun Run: 26th November at 10am.

Christmas lights: Yes, switch on date: 26th November at 4pm

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Whitby Christmas Festival retuWhitby Christmas Festival 2023 – 17 November – 19 November

Lots of stalls and family things to do.

Further information to follow.

Details

Start: 17 November @ 5:00 pm

End: 19 November @ 4:00 pm

Venue

Endeavour Wharf

Whitby, YO21 1YW + Google Map

Organizer

Whitby Town Council

Phone:

01947 820227

Website:

www.whitbytowncouncil.gov.uk

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Christmas at The Harrogate Inn

Get INN the festive spirit and enjoy a cosy and relaxed Christmas at The Harrogate Inn.

Treat yourself this Christmas, you deserve it!

Enjoy the experience of your favourite cosy pub this festive season. You deserve to relax this Christmas so sit back, enjoy every minute with your loved ones and let our team do all the hard work for you. With delicious seasonal dishes, Santa visits, festive beverages and so much more, The Harrogate Inn is set for a truly magical Christmas.

If you would like to book any of our fantastic events please contact our team today on 01423 561431 or email us at info@theharrogateinn.com.

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Christmas in Harrogate at DoubleTree by Hilton Harrogate Majestic Hotel & Spa, Ripon Road, Harrogate, HG1 2HU

Let this year’s festivities commence on check-in when you spend your Christmas at the 4 star Doubletree by Hilton Majestic Hotel and Spa. Forget about the washing up and relax for three night’s bed and breakfast including live music and festive food and drink throughout your stay. Located in the historic spa town of Harrogate, enjoy a unique Christmas experience in this North Yorkshire town.

Fancy a little more luxury? Find our upgraded Christmas package here with an upgraded room type, 50 minute treatment and more!

Exclusive Great Little Added Extra – Bottle of house wine or Prosecco with Christmas day lunch*

Your Great Little Break includes:

3 nights’ bed and breakfast in a Standard Double room

Access to the hotel’s Harrogate Spa

Christmas Eve – Sunday 24th December

Arrive at the hotel from 4pm and enjoy warm cookies on arrival!

Bottle of wine and welcome hamper waiting in your room

Festive Afternoon Tea on arrival

Three Course Christmas Eve Buffet Dinner with Live Singer

Professional photographs in front of Fredericks Christmas Tree

Christmas Day – Monday 25th December

Pre-lunch canapes and mimosas

Four course Christmas Day lunch including amuse-bouche, tea or coffee and cake with music from a live pianist

Watch the King’s Christmas broadcast with Christmas Cake

Artisan buffet dinner with a pre-dinner cocktail

Boxing Day – Tuesday 26th December

The day is yours for you to explore the beautiful town of Harrogate and the surrounding areas

Boxing Day dinner buffet

Wednesday 27th December

Breakfast before check-out and departure

Room upgrades are available on request, subject to availability and supplement, please call 01905 792801 for more information and to book.

Double rooms for sole occupancy are available on request. Supplements may apply, please call 01905 792801 for more information and to book.

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COUNTRY LIVING CHRISTMAS FAIR – Visit the website

Discover the Magic of Christmas

We can’t wait to welcome you back this Christmas from 30 November – 3 December 2023 at the Harrogate Convention Centre!

Book your tickets now and step into the pages of Country Living Magazine for an unforgettable Christmas show.

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SHOPPING

Find the perfect gift! Not sure what to get your sister, brother, friend, cousin, or mother-in-law? Look no further than Harrogate’s Country Living Christmas Fair, 30 Nov – 3 Dec. Shop in style with a glass of prosecco in hand from an abundance of incredible artisan designers. Check out the Harrogate Christmas market today.

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WORKSHOPS

Whether you’re a seasoned crafter or a beginner, our workshops are designed to be inclusive and accessible for all skill levels. Our expert tutors will be on hand to guide you through each step of the process, providing helpful tips and tricks along the way.

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FOODHALL

Explore our magical food and drink emporium, brimming with culinary expertise, festive delights, and sustainable alternatives. Embrace unique products, expert guidance, and more, all here to help you impress your guests and make your Christmas even more joyful!

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CHRISTMAS TABLE

Whether you’re a foodie or a hosting extraordinaire, our Country Living Christmas Table has something for everyone. Join us for a fun and informative experience where you’ll learn how to create delicious cocktails and canapes, as well as perfect your tablescaping skills.

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Santa Claus Yorkshire Post Office

Where: 37 Cheltenham Parade, Harrogate, HG1 1DB

Children can send their letters to the North Pole from the most festive post office in Yorkshire! If letters are posted early and include a return address, children may even get a reply from the Big Man himself.

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Christmas at Rudding Park

Choose from a two or three night
Christmas Escape
Just imagine, roaring fires, festive food, wine and entertainment combined with the opportunity to relax for two hours each day in the Roof Top Spa. CHRISTMAS EVE On arrival, take Afternoon Tea, relax
and soak up the atmosphere as the excitement builds. Guests are welcome to join the traditional Christmas Carol Service at 11pm in Rudding Park Chapel including a glass of mulled wine. All you need to do is choose where to dine in the evening. Choose Clocktower Brasserie or the Black Tie Dinner at Rudding House where you will be welcomed with a glass of champagne and live music on arrival

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CHRISTMAS IDEAS

With all of us feeling the pinch this year, these budget Christmas decorating ideas provide the perfect inspiration for you to create a magical home on a shoe-string.

Cheaper Christmas ideas have never been more needed than this year. With the whole country feeling the affects of the cost of living crisis, we all need to be a little more savvy with our decorating ideas and we’ve got plenty!

With a little crafting and a whole lot of imagination decorating your home for Christmas doesn’t have to break the bank, but can be fun for all the family.

Hang a star or two to lead the way to Christmas. Arrange lengths of wooden dowel into star shape and wrap the ends together with florist’s wire. Add beads or faux berries to one side with more wire. Finish with a sprig of eucalyptus to dress the stars. Hang in the window for passers-by to enjoy or suspend them in a stairway and follow the stars at bedtime, for a fab decoration

Give guests a taster of what’s to come by chalking up your festive menu on a blackboard, framed with foliage and fairy lights. Use foliage that won’t dry out too quickly, such as Ivy or eucalyptus, which won’t shed its leaves. If you don’t have a blackboard to hand, a simple board, piece or wood, or even old framed picture painted in blackboard paint will do!

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More to do at Christmas Check these out – https://www.birchfieldicecream.co.uk/shop/product/the-magical-christmas-experience/

https://www.castlehoward.co.uk/whats-on/christmas-at-castle-howard

https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/visit/yorkshire/fountains-abbey-and-studley-royal-water-garden/christmas-at-fountains-abbey

https://www.rhs.org.uk/gardens/harlow-carr/whats-on/glow-winter-illuminations

https://www.mothershipton.co.uk/events/christmas/

https://www.rascalsentertainment.co.uk/christmasexperiencehttps://booking.stockeldpark.co.uk/book/the-christmas-adventure-2023-24/2361

https://stumpcross.digitickets.co.uk/category/50865https://www.classiclodges.co.uk/the-old-swan/

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