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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.

It's Christmas!

Robert Fuller Gallery

Christmas Wildlife Art Exhibition

Robert Fuller Gallery, Fotherdale Farm, Thixendale, Malton, YO17 9LS

Sat 3 - Sun 25 Nov 2018

See paintings, prints, video and photographs at this new art exhibition designed to celebrate the stark beauty of the countryside in winter.

Whitby Christmas Festival

Whitby Christmas Festival

Marina Back Car Park, Langborne Road, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 1YN

Fri 16 - Sun 18 Nov 2018

The Whitby Christmas Festival is back for 2018 and will be held on 16th, 17th and 18th of November this year.

Christmas Craft Fair

Christmas Craft Fair

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

Sat 17 - Sun 18 Nov 2018

Our annual Christmas Fair is the ideal place to browse and buy seasonal gifts and decorations.

Christmas Tea Dance

Christmas Tea Dance

The Scarborough Fair Collection, Lebberston Cliff, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 3NU

Wed 28 - Fri 30 Nov 2018

Come along for a special Christmas Tea Dance. Get into the spirit of Christmas and dance along to some classic melodies!

Santa Specials

Santa Special

North Bay Railway & Sky Trail Adventure, Burniston Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO12 6PF

Sat 1 - Mon 24 Dec 2018

Come down to the North Bay Railway in Scarborough to join in the festive celebrations, and most importantly meet San

Santa Specials Pickering 2018

Santa Specials Pickering 2018

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

Sat 1 - Sun 2 Dec 2018

Start: 1st December, 2018 at 9:30am

Santa Specials Grosmont 2018

Santa Specials Grosmont 2018

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

Sat 1 - Sun 2 Dec 2018

Start: 1st December, 2018 at 11:15am

Alice in Wonderland

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Stephen Joseph Theatre, Westborough, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1JW

Thu 6 - Fri 7 Dec 2018

From the same team that bought Pinocchio and A (Scarborough) Christmas Carol, they are returning to bring a twist on the much-loved Lewis Carroll story this Christmas.

Alice in Wonderland

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Stephen Joseph Theatre, Westborough, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1JW

Fri 7 Dec 2018

From the same team that bought Pinocchio and A (Scarborough) Christmas Carol, they are returning to bring a twist on the much-loved Lewis Carroll story this Christmas.

Robin Hoods Bay Victorian Weekend

Robin Hoods Bay Victorian Weekend

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

Fri 7 - Sun 9 Dec 2018

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.

Santa Specials Pickering 2018

Santa Specials Pickering 2018

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

Sat 8 - Sun 9 Dec 2018

Start: 1st December, 2018 at 9:30am

Santa Specials Grosmont 2018

Santa Specials Grosmont 2018

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

Sat 8 - Sun 9 Dec 2018

Start: 1st December, 2018 at 11:15am

Alice in Wonderland

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Stephen Joseph Theatre, Westborough, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1JW

Sat 8 Dec 2018

From the same team that bought Pinocchio and A (Scarborough) Christmas Carol, they are returning to bring a twist on the much-loved Lewis Carroll story this Christmas.

Magic Mike's Christmas Cracker

Magic Mike - Christmas Cracker

Bridlington Spa, South Marine Drive, Bridlington, YO15 3JH

Sun 9 Dec 2018

Magic Mike returns to Bridlington for an exciting and colourful stage show.

Alice in Wonderland

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Stephen Joseph Theatre, Westborough, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1JW

Mon 10 - Thu 13 Dec 2018

From the same team that bought Pinocchio and A (Scarborough) Christmas Carol, they are returning to bring a twist on the much-loved Lewis Carroll story this Christmas.

Alice in Wonderland

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Stephen Joseph Theatre, Westborough, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1JW

Fri 14 Dec 2018

From the same team that bought Pinocchio and A (Scarborough) Christmas Carol, they are returning to bring a twist on the much-loved Lewis Carroll story this Christmas.

Santa Specials Pickering 2018

Santa Specials Pickering 2018

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

Sat 15 - Sun 16 Dec 2018

Start: 1st December, 2018 at 9:30am

Santa Specials Grosmont 2018

Santa Specials Grosmont 2018

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

Sat 15 - Sun 16 Dec 2018

Start: 1st December, 2018 at 11:15am

Alice in Wonderland

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Stephen Joseph Theatre, Westborough, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1JW

Sat 15 Dec 2018

From the same team that bought Pinocchio and A (Scarborough) Christmas Carol, they are returning to bring a twist on the much-loved Lewis Carroll story this Christmas.

Alice in Wonderland

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Stephen Joseph Theatre, Westborough, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1JW

Mon 17 - Thu 20 Dec 2018

From the same team that bought Pinocchio and A (Scarborough) Christmas Carol, they are returning to bring a twist on the much-loved Lewis Carroll story this Christmas.