Official Tourist Board Website
Call us today! 01723 383636

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!

Halloween Face Painting at Sewerby Hall

Halloween Face Painting

Sewerby Hall and Gardens, Church Lane, Sewerby, BRIDLINGTON, Yorkshire, YO15 1EA

Mon 29 Oct 2018

Celebrate Halloween with face painting at Sewerby Hall and Gardens.

Witch Craft and Potion Making at Sewerby Hall

Witch Crafts and Potion Making

Sewerby Hall and Gardens, Church Lane, Sewerby, BRIDLINGTON, Yorkshire, YO15 1EA

Wed 31 Oct 2018

Help make Witches Brew or Witch Puppets amongst other craft activities.

Christmas Shop at Sledmere House

Christmas Shop

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

Thu 1 Nov - Sat 22 Dec 2018

Guinea Bird Gifts will be opening its Christmas doors to a wonderland of all things festive.

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 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.

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 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.

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 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!

Yuletide Museum at Night

Yuletide Museum at Night

Ryedale Folk Museum, Hutton-le-Hole, Nr. Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO62 6UA

Fri 30 Nov 2018

A rare chance to visit a selection of the Museum’s atmospheric buildings at night – all ready for Christmas.

Bruno Mars at The Mayfield

Christmas Tribute Night with Bruno Mars

The Mayfield Seamer, 10-11 Main Street, Seamer, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO12 4RF

Fri 30 Nov 2018

SOLD OUT! Jeff Dingle as 'Bruno Mars', He looks like him and has the moves to match. Join us for this unmissable evening with great music, fun and dancing. Performing all of this global mega-star’s greatest hits his songs.

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

Santa Claus is coming to the… North Yorkshire Moors Railway!

Creel Tree

Filey's 'Fishtive' Christmas Tree

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

Sat 1 Dec 2018

Filey's "Fishtive" Christmas tree will be appearing on Coble Landing for the second year. After the success of last years', which was built of creel (lobster) pots and all things fishy, this year's tree promises to be bigger and brighter.

Christmas Light Stwich On at Pickering

Christmas Light Switch On

Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 8DY

Sat 1 Dec 2018

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.

Franki Valli at The Mayfield, Seamer

Christmas Franki Valli Tribute Night

The Mayfield Seamer, 10-11 Main Street, Seamer, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO12 4RF

Sat 1 Dec 2018

Owen Vaughn takes you on a journey of the most well-known Franki Valli songs to dance the night away... Big Girls Don't Cry, Sherry & Walk Like A Man.

Santa's Grotto & Deer Park at Sledmere House

Santa's Grotto & Deer Park Trips

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

Sun 2 Dec 2018

Children can visit Santa's magical Grotto and tell him all their Christmas wishes. Tractor and Trailer Trips to the Deer Park for the whole family too!

Christmas Tree Exhibition

Christmas Tree Exhibition 2018

St Mary's Parish Church, Whitby, Abbey Plain, East Cliff, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 4JT

Sun 2 Dec 2018

Preview Afternoon: Sunday 2 December at 3 pm. Preview will start with an Advent Carol Service. Closed after the service on Christmas Day. Please note that the Exhibition may be closed when services are taking place.