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What's On in the North York Moors

From the UK’s oldest surviving gooseberry show to an annual World War II extravaganza weekend hosted by the world’s best-known heritage railway, the National Park buzzes with events and festivals – often of the most eccentric kind!

But you can also find the more regular music, food and sport festivals, events and summer country shows across the Park’s many beautiful towns and villages – and the National Park Authority itself also organises an annual programme of events, ranging from art exhibitions to treasure hunts and high-octane adventures for families, and including craft workshops where you can make anything from a quilt to a hedgehog house.

What's on in the North York Moors

 
 
 
Kirkbymoorside

Kirkbymoorside Market

Kirkbymoorside, North Yorkshire, YO62 6EG

Wed 26 Sep 2018

Kirkbymoorside Market is held every Wednesday 'on the cobbles' of the main street of this historic market town which is situated halfway between Thirsk and Scarborough, on the southern edge of the North Yorkshire Moors National Park

Joni Harms and Olivia

Joni Harms and Olivia

Danby, Danby Village, Danby, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 2NE

Thu 27 Sep 2018

Country music concert.

Annual Steam Gala 2018

Annual Steam Gala 2018

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

Fri 28 - Sun 30 Sep 2018

Steam in to a fantastic weekend with the North Yorkshire Moors Railway.

Pickering Car Boot

Pickering Car Boot - adjacent to the Showground

Pickering Showground, Malton Road, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 8EA

Sat 29 Sep 2018

Pickering Car Boot - adjacent to the Showground (opposite 'Steam & Moorland').

Crafty Cards

Crafty Cards with Shonagh Moore

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

Sun 30 Sep - Fri 5 Oct 2018

Join us at Cober Hill for our popular Crafty Cards week!

Pickering Car Boot

Pickering Car Boot - adjacent to the Showground

Pickering Showground, Malton Road, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 8EA

Sun 30 Sep 2018

Pickering Car Boot - adjacent to the Showground (opposite 'Steam & Moorland').

Pickering Market Place and Shops

Pickering Market

Pickering Market Place, Market Place, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 7AA

Mon 1 Oct 2018

Pickering Market is held every Monday in the Market Place and is popular with both locals and tourists.

Kirkbymoorside

Kirkbymoorside Market

Kirkbymoorside, North Yorkshire, YO62 6EG

Wed 3 Oct 2018

Kirkbymoorside Market is held every Wednesday 'on the cobbles' of the main street of this historic market town which is situated halfway between Thirsk and Scarborough, on the southern edge of the North Yorkshire Moors National Park

Turnpike Trot 10k & Rabbit Run 5k

Turnpike Trot 10K & Rabbit Run 5K

North York Moors National Park, The Old Vicarage, Bondgate, Helmsley, YO62 5BP

Sun 7 Oct 2018

The North York Moors National Park in conjunction with the Hardmoors Race Series present the Turnpike Trot 10k Trail Race and the Rabbit Run 5k Trail Race.

Pickering Market Place and Shops

Pickering Market

Pickering Market Place, Market Place, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 7AA

Mon 8 Oct 2018

Pickering Market is held every Monday in the Market Place and is popular with both locals and tourists.

Kirkbymoorside

Kirkbymoorside Market

Kirkbymoorside, North Yorkshire, YO62 6EG

Wed 10 Oct 2018

Kirkbymoorside Market is held every Wednesday 'on the cobbles' of the main street of this historic market town which is situated halfway between Thirsk and Scarborough, on the southern edge of the North Yorkshire Moors National Park

North Yorkshire Moors Railway in Wartime

North Yorkshire Moors Railway in Wartime 2018

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

Sat 13 - Sun 14 Oct 2018

The centrepiece of the Pickering events calendar is the ever-popular Wartime Weekend, which is held every October, and includes a full programme of WWII and 1940s themed entertainment and events.

Lace 1

Jenny Sutcliffe Lace Making

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

Mon 15 - Fri 19 Oct 2018

Join us at Cober Hill for a Lace Making course!

Pickering Market Place and Shops

Pickering Market

Pickering Market Place, Market Place, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 7AA

Mon 15 Oct 2018

Pickering Market is held every Monday in the Market Place and is popular with both locals and tourists.

Kirkbymoorside

Kirkbymoorside Market

Kirkbymoorside, North Yorkshire, YO62 6EG

Wed 17 Oct 2018

Kirkbymoorside Market is held every Wednesday 'on the cobbles' of the main street of this historic market town which is situated halfway between Thirsk and Scarborough, on the southern edge of the North Yorkshire Moors National Park

Sue Ford

Sue Ford - Oil Painting

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

Fri 19 - Mon 22 Oct 2018

Join us at Cober Hill for an Oil Painting holiday!

Inspired by...gallery

Time and Place

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

Sat 20 Oct - Tue 13 Nov 2018

An exhibition by members of Leeds Fine Artists (one of the oldest regional arts bodies in the UK), showing a direct personal response to Yorkshire landscapes, especially the North York Moors – whether abstract, figurative or sensory.

Neil Kershaw

Neil Kershaw - Stained Glass

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

Mon 22 - Fri 26 Oct 2018

Join us at Cober Hill for a Stained Glass holiday!

Pickering Market Place and Shops

Pickering Market

Pickering Market Place, Market Place, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 7AA

Mon 22 Oct 2018

Pickering Market is held every Monday in the Market Place and is popular with both locals and tourists.

Musicport on Tour

Musicport on Tour

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

Tue 23 Oct 2018

Selected musicians from Whitby’s Musicport festival bring a fabulous selection of sounds to the Inspired by… gallery. More details available later in the year.