Christmas and New Year events in East Yorkshire

It really is the most wonderful time of the year so make the most of Christmas and New Year in East Yorkshire and attend an event guaranteed to deliver some serious festive cheer.

Christmas markets in East Yorkshire

One of the highlights of the season is the Beverley Festival of Christmas, one of the UKs biggest and best one-day Christmas markets. Each year, tens of thousands of people visit the historic town of Beverley to browse 120 stalls manned by nationwide artisans to pick up unique Christmas gifts, food, drink and decorations. A Santa parade through the town, complete with his very special herd of reindeer, all add to the atmosphere, along with live entertainment and delicious street food. Look out for East Yorkshire’s other Christmas Markets too – big or small, they’re all perfectly formed and here to help you have the best Christmas ever!

Festive family favourites

Other festive favourites include the Made in East Yorkshire Christmas Market, the Winter Woodland at Sewerby Hall, Christmas decorations at Burton Agnes Hall, Cottingham Christmas Festival, pantos (oh yes they are!) and Christmas Lights Switch On events which take place in the towns all across East Yorkshire. Let there be light!

And of course there are ample opportunities to meet Father Christmas and his merry elves too. Venues across the region go all out to create a truly magical experience that your little ones will adore.

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