5 Festive Events in Yorkshire 2020

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, as we become excited about the festive activities that are on offer! Although, Christmas will be a little different, with many annual activities cancelled. But we’ve picked out some great events still taking place this Christmas in Yorkshire, so you don’t miss out. Grab those woolly hats, wrap up warm and get in the festive spirit.

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Winter Illuminations - Stockeld Park

Fountains in Stockfield Park

As night falls, see the forest come to life with their dazzling light show. It’s a captivating interactive show with stunning lights and atmospheric sounds, creating a magical winter wonderland. The animated installations come together to form a majestic walking trail across a mile of enchanted woodland, a perfect activity for all the family. The illuminations are open from now untill the 3rd of January and are suitable for all ages. To find out more information, head to their website: https://stockeldpark.co.uk/booking-prices/

Heaney and Mill Xmas Market & Bavarian BBQ - Headingley

Sign at Heaney and Mill Xmas Market & Bavarian BBQ - Headingley

If indulging in festive food is something you love most about Christmas, why not head over to Heaney and Mill in Headingley, to try their festive themed BBQ. They will be selling the traditional Christmas market foods such as: schnitzels, burgers and bratwurst, with warming mulled wine on the side. The market will be open from now untill the end of December, 10am-8pm so don’t miss out! For more information or to view their menu, check them out on their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/heaneyandmill/

The Great Calverley Elf Hunt – Calverley

The Great Calverley Elf Hunt map

The community spirit will simply shine through at this local festive event! Over the last month, locals in the community have been decorating their windows with a sticker of an Elf surrounded by a festive theme of their choice. With over 100 elves to find, the trail is all over the village and sure to keep you busy! The event takes place during the whole of December and can be done at any time of day. For more information visit: https://www.facebook.com/thegreatcalverleyelfhunt

A Very Magical Adventure – York

People walking down a street in the snow

A Very Magical Christmas will take you on a wonderful adventure! The event begins at St. Micheal The Belfry, where you will meet your guide who will take you on a quest through the streets of York to find the wizard school! You’ll learn spells and magic, whilst meeting a few other characters along the way! Once you’ve located the wizard school, you’ll be taught a magical lesson to get your wizarding certificate and will finish the day with a lovely afternoon tea (included in price of ticket). Head over to their website to find out more information visit: https://www.averymagicaladventure.co.uk/

Visit Santa at Harpins at Ackworth Garden Centre – Wakefield

Two children getting gifts from santa

This year Harpins at Ackworth Garden Centre have put together a magical Christmas grotto for the children to visit Santa! The grotto visit includes a reindeer hunt around the store and a chocolate lolly when you find them all! After you have completed the hunt, you can make your way round the winter wonderland grotto and take a photo on Santas Sleigh! To finish, you can tell Santa all your festive wishes! The grotto is open from now until Christmas eve, so plenty of chance to meet Santa before his big day! To find out more visit: https://www.harpinsgardens.co.uk/

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