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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!

Christmas Shop at Sledmere House

Christmas Shop

Sledmere House, Sledmere House, Sledmere, DRIFFIELD, Yorkshire, YO25 3XG

Thu 1 Nov - Sat 22 Dec 2018

This year sees the grand opening of our BRAND NEW Christmas Shop for 2018.

Winter Wildlife Art Exhibition

Winter Wildlife Art Exhibition

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

Sat 10 Nov - Sun 2 Dec 2018

Life-like paintings of owls, badgers, kestrels and hares go on show at a major new exhibition by Yorkshire wildlife artist Robert E Fuller. The event celebrates 20 years of watching and painting wildlife on the Yorkshire Wolds. It includes

Christmas Opening at Burton Agnes Hall

Christmas Opening

Burton Agnes Hall & Gardens, Burton Agnes Hall, Burton Agnes, DRIFFIELD, Yorkshire, YO25 4NB

Wed 14 Nov - Sun 23 Dec 2018

Burton Agnes Hall will be decorated for Christmas from the 14th of November until the 23rd of December. Join Father Christmas and Jingles the Magic Elf for a magical performance at Burton Agnes Hall this Christmas.

Whitby Christmas Festival

Whitby Christmas Festival

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

Fri 16 - Sun 18 Nov 2018

Great excitement is building around this year's Whitby Christmas Festival, which takes place 16 – 18th November.

Christmas at Castle Howard

Christmas

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

Sat 17 Nov - Mon 31 Dec 2018

Each year Castle Howard is transformed when the house is hand decorated for the festive season.

Boyes, Scarborough

Santa's Grotto

W Boyes & Co. Ltd, Queen Street, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1HQ

Sat 17 Nov - Mon 24 Dec 2018

Visit Boyes on Queen Street in Scarborough and meet Santa in his magical grotto.

12 Days of Christmas at Castle Howard

The Twelve Days of Christmas

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

Sat 17 Nov - Mon 31 Dec 2018

Charlotte Lloyd Webber and Brette Gerecke will apply their theatrical vision and skill to transform Castle Howard's already grand state rooms with festive decorative magnificence, inspired by the theatrical splendour of Castle Howard itself

Christmas at Nunnington Hall

Christmas at Nunnington Hall

Nunnington Hall, Nunnington Hall, Nunnington, YORK, YO62 5UY

Sat 17 - Sun 18 Nov 2018

Discover the Hall as it would have been at Christmas through history, from the Georgian era to the war years and after.

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.

Santa Arrives in Scarborough

Santa Arrives in Scarborough

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

Sat 17 Nov 2018

Santa will arrive by fishing boat at 10:30am and will make his way from West Pier up through the town centre to take up residence in his grotto at Boyes.

Ayton Castle

Christmas Craft Fair

Ayton Village Hall, Ayton Village Hall, Wilsons Lane, East Ayton, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO13 9HY

Sun 18 Nov 2018

Visit the Ayton Village Hall for their annual Christmas Craft Fair.

Christmas Craft Fair

Crown Spa Hotel Christmas Craft Fair

Crown Spa Hotel, Crown Spa Hotel, Esplanade, Scarborough, YO11 2AG

Sun 18 Nov 2018

Free family Christmas fun, showcasing; Gifts, Masterclasses, Live Music, Santas Grotto, Festive Food and Drink and much more!

Countdown to Christmas

Countdown to Christmas

Scarborough South Bay, Foreshore Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1PD

Sun 18 Nov 2018

Save the date! On Sunday the 18th of November, Scarborough South Bay hosts 'Countdown to Christmas'

Black Friday Bargains at Brunswick Shopping Centre

Black Friday Bargains

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

Mon 19 - Sun 25 Nov 2018

No longer just a one day event, expect awesome bargains and deals in stores at Brunswick, all week. Now is the time to get your Christmas shopping sorted and save, save, save…

Christmas at Sledmere House

A Country Christmas at Home, Special House Talk

Sledmere House, Sledmere House, Sledmere, DRIFFIELD, Yorkshire, YO25 3XG

Fri 23 Nov - Wed 5 Dec 2018

Treat yourself to a little ‘Sledmere time’ in the run up to Christmas with a special opportunity to be our guest for the day.

Beck Isle Museum

Beck Isle Museum Christmas Fair

Beck Isle Museum of Rural Life, Bridge Street, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 8DU

Sat 24 Nov 2018

Beck Isle Museum's annual Christmas Fair

Christmas at Nunnington Hall

Christmas at Nunnington Hall

Nunnington Hall, Nunnington Hall, Nunnington, YORK, YO62 5UY

Sat 24 - Sun 25 Nov 2018

Discover the Hall as it would have been at Christmas through history, from the Georgian era to the war years and after.

Christmas in the Market

Christmas in the Market

Scarborough Market Hall & Vaults, St Helens Square, Off. Newborough, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1EU

Sat 24 - Sun 25 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!

Willow Wreaths

Willow Wreaths

The Yorkshire Arboretum, The Yorkshire Arboretum, Castle Howard, York, YO60 7BY

Thu 29 Nov 2018

Make a luxury, rustic willow wreath for your home from natural, locally sourced materials.