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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

Burton Agnes Hall & Gardens

Christmas Opening

Burton Agnes Hall & Gardens, Burton Agnes, Driffield, East Yorkshire, YO25 4NB

Tue 14 Nov - Sat 23 Dec 2017

The Cunliffe-Lister family gather natural products from the Hall's award winning gardens and estate to create stunning, original 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.

A Brunswick Christmas

A Brunswick Christmas

Brunswick Shopping Centre, Brunswick Shopping Centre, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1UE

Sat 18 Nov 2017

This Christmas, Brunswick Shopping Centre, Scarborough will be alive with the irresistible tastes, sounds and magic of Christmas with a packed calendar of festive events and activities.

Christmas at Castle Howard

Castle Howard at Christmas: Angels on High

Castle Howard, Castle Howard Estate Limited., Castle Howard, York, YO60 7DA

Sat 18 Nov - Sat 23 Dec 2017

Discover Angels on High this Christmas at Castle Howard. Spectacular decorations creating a unique festive ambience, including mischievous cherubs, an awe-inspiring 25 foot Christmas Tree, and the fairytale gingerbread house

Father X-mas will arrive at the Harbour at 11.30

Father Christmas will arrive at the Harbour

Scarborough Harbour, Scarborough Harbour, Sandside, Scarborough, YO11 1PD

Sat 18 Nov 2017

Father Christmas will arrive at the Scarborough Harbour on the 18th November 2017 at 11:30

Burton Agnes Hall & Gardens

Christmas Craft Days

Burton Agnes Hall & Gardens, Burton Agnes, Driffield, East Yorkshire, YO25 4NB

Tue 21 Nov 2017

View the Hall gloriously decorated for Christmas then join Head Guide Pauline Waslin. Pauline will demonstrate making the crafts that you see at Christmastime and reveal the secrets behind the handmade decorations in the Hall.

Burton Agnes Hall & Gardens

Christmas Craft Days

Burton Agnes Hall & Gardens, Burton Agnes, Driffield, East Yorkshire, YO25 4NB

Tue 28 Nov 2017

View the Hall gloriously decorated for Christmas then join Head Guide Pauline Waslin. Pauline will demonstrate making the crafts that you see at Christmastime and reveal the secrets behind the handmade decorations in the Hall.

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!

Cracker

Christmas Cracker

YMCA Theatre, YMCA Theatre, St Thomas Street, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1DY

Fri 1 - Sat 2 Dec 2017

YMCA Scarborough will be putting on the annual Christmas Cracker production. A highlight of the YMCA Theatre’s calendar

Coble Landing, Filey

Filey Fishing Christmas Tree

Coble Landing, Coble Landing, The Beach, Filey, North Yorkshire, YO14 9LF

Fri 1 Dec 2017

To celebrate Filey’s traditional fishing heritage, the community has come together to create Filey’s Fishing Christmas Tree made from lobsterpots and all things fishy!

Moonlight and Song

Moonlight and Song

Peasholm Park, North Bay, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO12 7TR

Fri 1 Dec 2017

After the success of Moonlight and Song at Peasholm Park last December, we are going to run the event again this year on Friday 1st December.

Winterfest

Winterfest

Whitby Pavilion, West Cliff, Whitby, YO21 3EN

Fri 1 - Sun 3 Dec 2017

Winterfest is a free to enter Christmas themed event held at Whitby Pavilion over the first weekend in December. There will be stalls inside and outside the Pavilion with local traders, community groups and entertainment.

Burton Agnes Hall & Gardens

An Audience with Father Christmas

Burton Agnes Hall & Gardens, Burton Agnes, Driffield, East Yorkshire, YO25 4NB

Sat 2 Dec 2017

Father Christmas, Mrs Claus and Jingles the Magic Elf will be thrilling children, and adults alike, this Christmas with magical performances of magic, song and storytelling.

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.

Coble Landing, Filey

Filey Fishing Christmas Tree

Coble Landing, Coble Landing, The Beach, Filey, North Yorkshire, YO14 9LF

Sat 2 Dec 2017 - Fri 5 Jan 2018

To celebrate Filey’s traditional fishing heritage, the community has come together to create Filey’s Fishing Christmas Tree made from lobsterpots and all things fishy!

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

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