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Christmas on the Yorkshire Coast

Nowhere celebrates Christmas quite like the Yorkshire Coast! From glittering Christmas light displays and parades, to festive shows and cabarets, discover the true meaning of Christmas this year in Scarborough, Whitby, Filey and Bridlington.

With so much to see and do when spending your Christmas on the coast, our team here at DYC thought we would put together another comprehensive and easy-to-digest guide for you all to enjoy and refer to over Christmas.

Discover the perfect destination at Christmas for you and your loved ones right here on the Yorkshire Coast, including ideas on the best places to stay, Christmas events, special offers and suggestions for the best things to do when visiting the coast over the Christmas holidays.

 
 
 
North York Moors

Seasonal Willow Workshops

The Moors National Park Centre, Lodge Lane, Danby, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 2NB

Sat 28 Oct 2017

Plan ahead for Christmas with willow expert Anthea Firth, making garden ornaments and seasonal decorations .Saturday 28 October large garden deer Sunday 5 November large Christmas angel Saturday 2 December wreaths and decorations

North York Moors

Seasonal Willow Workshops

The Moors National Park Centre, Lodge Lane, Danby, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 2NB

Sun 5 Nov 2017

Plan ahead for Christmas with willow expert Anthea Firth, making garden ornaments and seasonal decorations .Saturday 28 October large garden deer Sunday 5 November large Christmas angel Saturday 2 December wreaths and decorations

Duncombe Park Christmas Fair

NSPCC Christmas Fair

Duncombe Park, Duncombe Park, Helmsley, North Yorkshire, YO62 5EB

Fri 17 - Sat 18 Nov 2017

Preview evening on Thursday 16th November, 5pm to 9pm continuing on Friday 17th and Saturday 18th November 2017 9.30am to 4pm (last entry 3.30pm). Duncombe Park Christmas Fair in aid of the NSPCC, HELMSLEY, NORTH YORKSHIRE, YO62 5EB

Whitby Christmas Festival

Whitby Christmas Festival

Marina Front Car Park, Langbourne Road, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 1YN

Fri 17 - Sun 19 Nov 2017

A weekend with lots of events and stalls. Fireworks, Music, Christmas market, and much more. For more up to date information, follow @FestXmas on Twitter.

Christmas Wrapped Up

Christmas All Wrapped Up

Malton Cookery School, Saville Street, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 7LL

Fri 1 - Sun 3 Dec 2017

Christmas lunch for 6 ready !! It does what it says on the box ! Imagine how you will feel by the end of the day knowing that Christmas lunch ( and a few bits and bobs) will be packed ready to put in the freezer!

Winterfest at Whitby Pavilion

Winterfest

Whitby Pavilion, West Cliff, Whitby, YO21 3EN

Fri 1 - Sun 3 Dec 2017

Get into the Christmas spirit by visiting Winterfest at Whitby Pavilion.

Chocolate Candy Houses Workshop

Chocolate Candy Houses

Amelia's Chocolate, 122 Victoria Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1SL

Sat 2 Dec 2017

Make sure you visit Amelia’s Chocolates on Victoria Road in Scarborough for their Chocolate Candy Houses Workshops. Book in now so you don’t miss out as they are only holding 2 of these fantastic workshops.

Pickering Light Switch On

Christmas Light Switch On

Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 8DY

Sat 2 Dec 2017

For a small town, Pickering makes a big deal out of its Christmas Lights switch on, with a special celebratory event held each year, packed with music and family friendly, festive entertainment.

He's Behind You

He's Behind You - Murder Mystery

Cober Hill, Cober Hill, Cloughton, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO13 0AR

Sat 2 Dec 2017

Christmas Themed Murder Mystery Evening Saturday 2 December 2017 7pm start To include 3 course evening meal Only £27.95 per person

Santa Express

North York Moors Railway's Santa Express

North Yorkshire Moors Railway, Pickering Station, Park Street, Pickering, YO18 7AJ

Sat 2 - Sun 3 Dec 2017

Join Santa and his special helpers on a magical adventure aboard the Santa Express, which will take you on a festive journey you won’t forget!

North York Moors

Seasonal Willow Workshops

The Moors National Park Centre, Lodge Lane, Danby, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 2NB

Sat 2 Dec 2017

Plan ahead for Christmas with willow expert Anthea Firth, making garden ornaments and seasonal decorations .Saturday 28 October large garden deer Sunday 5 November large Christmas angel Saturday 2 December wreaths and decorations

Whitby Krampus Run 2017

Whitby Krampus Run 2017

Whitby Town, Langborne Road, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 1YN

Sat 2 Dec 2017

Whitby Krampus Run organised by Decadent Drawing community arts as a fundraiser for Whitby Wildlife Sanctury.

Robin Hood's Bay Victorian Weekend

Robin Hood's Bay Victorian Weekend 2017

Robin Hood's Bay, The Dock, Robin Hoods Bay, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 4SJ

Fri 8 - Sun 10 Dec 2017

Typically held the first weekend in December, the Robin Hoods Bay Victorian Weekend is a wonderful magical event involving traditional Victorian costumes, Christmas window dressings and general festive merriment throughout the villiage.

Chocolate Candy Houses Workshop

Chocolate Candy Houses

Amelia's Chocolate, 122 Victoria Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1SL

Sat 9 Dec 2017

Make sure you visit Amelia’s Chocolates on Victoria Road in Scarborough for their Chocolate Candy Houses Workshops. Book in now so you don’t miss out as they are only holding 2 of these fantastic workshops.

Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack And The Beanstalk

Scarborough Spa, South Bay, Foreshore Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2HD

Sat 9 Dec 2017

A GIANT of a Pantomime, full of beans and packed with “Fee, Fi, Fo, FUN!” After getting into big trouble with his mother for selling their hapless cow for a handful of beans, Jack's dreams come true when they start to grow.

Christmas Food Market

Malton Christmas Food Market

Malton Market Place, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 7LP

Sat 9 Dec 2017

Explore the best of local food and drink at Malton’s Christmas Food Market on 9 December 2017, including live demonstrations by top chefs and producers, food stalls, live music and festive entertainment (and free entry and car parking!)

Santa Express

North York Moors Railway's Santa Express

North Yorkshire Moors Railway, Pickering Station, Park Street, Pickering, YO18 7AJ

Sat 9 - Sun 10 Dec 2017

Join Santa and his special helpers on a magical adventure aboard the Santa Express, which will take you on a festive journey you won’t forget!

Christmas Tea Dance with Ray Kirk

Christmas Tea Dance with Ray Kirk

Whitby Pavilion, West Cliff, Whitby, YO21 3EN

Tue 12 Dec 2017

Round off our programme of dance in 2017 in style!

Chocolate Candy Houses Workshop

Chocolate Candy Houses

Amelia's Chocolate, 122 Victoria Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1SL

Thu 14 Dec 2017

Make sure you visit Amelia’s Chocolates on Victoria Road in Scarborough for their Chocolate Candy Houses Workshops. Book in now so you don’t miss out as they are only holding 2 of these fantastic workshops.

Chocolate Candy Houses Workshop

Chocolate Candy Houses

Amelia's Chocolate, 122 Victoria Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1SL

Fri 15 Dec 2017

Make sure you visit Amelia’s Chocolates on Victoria Road in Scarborough for their Chocolate Candy Houses Workshops. Book in now so you don’t miss out as they are only holding 2 of these fantastic workshops.

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