Welcome to ‘what’s on in our area: Festive edition’. There is so much to entertain the family this festive season with a whole host of public events. Think Santa experiences, festive markets, ice-skating, light shows, unique festivals and celebrations to be enjoyed in this very special county.
Please check before you go. As with all exploring, some of our ‘What’s on’ suggestions will be brilliant, some will give you completely new experiences, and others may be a disappointment.
Whitby Christmas Festival
This festive event includes fireworks on 27th November and a stunning street theatre installation, consisting of a 12m high inflatable arch illuminated with atmospheric colour projections, as well as performances from aerial artists.
A series of theatrical installations, lighting, projection and soundscapes will take over the lavishly decorated Castle Howard with the iconic 25 foot Christmas tree with over 3000 baubles being a festive highlight in the Great Hall.