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Big Harrogate Events

Harrogate is one of the big event venues of the north, and sees some of the best national and international events around.  Scarcely a week goes by when something big isn’t happening in Harrogate.

With two huge event venues and countless other event locations including two theatre spaces, not to mention some unique and stunning public spaces in the Stray, and Valley gardens events in Harrogate have a distinctive and special atmosphere?

The big events in Harrogate over the coming year offer something for everyone, from family events, festive celebrations, garden shows for which Harrogate is so well known and some of the best food and drink shows in the country.

Make sure you know what’s on when you visit so you can be sure to take in a great event on your visit!
 

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  1. Berwins Salon North: Daring

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    Berwins Salon North: Daring

    Type

    Harrogate International Festivals

    Harrogate

    Berwins Salon North is a revolutionary movement for the heart and mind; consisting of a night of the most stimulating ideas in art, science and psychology designed to change your life for the better. Join three expert speakers for three inspiring TED-style talks on the theme of ‘Daring’, the final...

    Dates

    From:
    27 Apr 2017 To 27 Apr 2017
  2. Harrogate Cycling Festival and Tour de Yorkshire Finish

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    Harrogate Cycling Festival and Tour de Yorkshire Finish

    Type

    Tour de Yorkshire

    Harrogate

    On Saturday 29th April, Harrogate will reprise its role as the finish line destination for a world class cycle race.  The Tour de Yorkshire Women’s Race and Men’s Stage 2 race are both heading to town, having started in Tadcaster a few hours earlier.

    Harrogate will be hosting a Spectator Fan...

    Dates

    From:
    28 Apr 2017 To 30 Apr 2017
  3. Tour de Yorkshire 2017

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    Tour de Yorkshire 2017

    Type

    Sporting Event

    Harrogate has already been announced as a host Town for the Tour de Yorkshire 2017.

    We look forward to welcoming the peloton with all the cheer and gusto that made the Tour de France Grand Depart such a huge success in 2014.

    See our Tour de Yorkshire section for more info as the stages...

    Dates

    From:
    28 Apr 2017 To 30 Apr 2017
  4. Harrogate International Sunday Series - Alessandro Taverna

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    Harrogate International Sunday Series - Alessandro Taverna

    Type

    Harrogate International Festivals

    Harrogate

    Bringing the Harrogate International Sunday Series 2017 to a close is multi-award winning pianist Alessandro Taverna. Born in Venice in 1983, Alessandro Taverna has already won numerous awards in international competitions, including in 2009 1st prize in the Minnesota International Piano...

    Dates

    From:
    30 Apr 2017 To 30 Apr 2017
  5. Yorkshire Event Centre

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    Springtime Live

    Type

    Agricultural Show

    Harrogate

    Springtime Live is a fun, lively and educational event for all the family organized by the Yorkshire Agricultural Society – better known as organizers of the annual Great Yorkshire Show – and aims to bring an understanding of the countryside and rural life, especially aimed at families with young...

    Dates

    From:
    1 May 2017 To 1 May 2017
  6. BBC Good Food Show

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    BBC Good Food Show

    Type

    Food & Drink

    Harrogate

    Get set for Spring!

    Visit the BBC Good Food Show for a delicious day out in the beautiful spa town of Harrogate this May.

    Join a stellar line up of your favourite chefs and experts including Tom Kerridge, Michel Roux Jr and more cooking seasonal dishes live in the stunning Edwardian...

    Dates

    From:
    5 May 2017 To 7 May 2017
  7. The Stitching Sewing & Hobbycrafts Show

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    The Stitching Sewing & Hobbycrafts Show

    Type

    Fete / Fair

    Harrogate

    New to Harrogate for 2017 – The Stitching Sewing & Hobbycrafts Show.

    You'll find everything you need to stock up on crafting, hobby and dressmaking supplies as you discover the latest innovations and trends, plus get to try out new products and techniques. Talks and Workshops provide fantastic...

    Dates

    From:
    11 May 2017 To 12 May 2017
    From:
    13 May 2017 To 13 May 2017
  8. Pride In Diversity Harrogate

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    Pride In Diversity Harrogate

    Type

    Fete / Fair

    Harrogate

    Celebrating diversity with a week of activities in arts, literature and faith at the Crown Hotel, Harrogate from 14th to 19th May with parade and party in the Valley Gardens on Saturday 20th May.

    Dates

    From:
    14 May 2017 To 19 May 2017
    From:
    20 May 2017 To 20 May 2017
  9. Harrogate Music Festival

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    Harrogate Music Festival

    Type

    Festival

    Harrogate

    Each summer the Harrogate Music Festival showcases the very best of chamber, classical, jazz and contemporary music to a host of venues across Harrogate. 

    The festival also includes guest curators, artist residencies, master classes, cross-arts performances, family events, lectures and...

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jun 2017 To 31 Jul 2017
  10. Valley Gardens 1940s Day

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    Valley Gardens 1940s Day

    Type

    Charity

    Harrogate

    Annual 1940s open event, vintage sellers, WW2 vehicles, music in the bandstand all day, food trailers, bar and much much more

    Dates

    From:
    18 Jun 2017 To 18 Jun 2017
  11. RHS Garden Harlow Carr Flower Show

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    RHS Garden Harlow Carr Flower Show

    Type

    Gardens

    Harrogate

    Browse, buy, and pick up advice from specialist nurseries and garden trade stands at Harlow Carr’s second annual flower show. Visitors can enjoy a full programme of talks and demonstrations then escape the crowds with a relaxing stroll in the stunning surroundings of the garden: don’t miss the...

    Dates

    From:
    23 Jun 2017 To 25 Jun 2017
  12. Great Yorkshire Show

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    Great Yorkshire Show

    Type

    Exhibition

    The very best of rural life will be celebrated at the 159th Great Yorkshire Show.

    TV stunt horses will make their debut in the main ring while some famous faces will be making an appearance across the showground.

    RAF Falcons will perform a parachute display for the first time while...

    Dates

    From:
    11 Jul 2017 To 13 Jul 2017
  13. Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival

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    Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival

    Type

    Harrogate International Festivals

    Harrogate

    The world class, award winning Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival, now in its 15th year, celebrates the very best in crime fiction at the magnificent Old Swan Hotel each July. The Festival is a firm date in the literary calendar and has achieved international acclaim for the programming,...

    Dates

    From:
    20 Jul 2017 To 23 Jul 2017
  14. HAPPYGATE

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    HAPPYGATE

    Type

    Family Event

    Harrogate

    Happygate is back. It's a free community arts & music festival for EVERYONE. It doesn't matter if you're 5 or 95; it doesn't matter whatever your gender, colour, income bracket, sexual orientation, or ethnic background. It doesn't even matter whether you voted in or out, there is plenty for...

    Dates

    From:
    23 Jul 2017 To 23 Jul 2017
  15. The International Gilbert & Sullivan Festival

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    The International Gilbert & Sullivan Festival

    Type

    Music

    Harrogate

    The International Gilbert & Sullivan Festival returns for another year bringing the very best of professional and amateur Gilbert & Sullivan productions from around the world, including 4 new productions from the Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company.

    The Festival offers a feast of Topsy Turvy...

    Dates

    From:
    4 Aug 2017 To 20 Aug 2017
  16. Ripley Show

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    Ripley Show

    Type

    Fete / Fair

    Harrogate

    With competitive events, demonstrations, competitions, country activities and trade stands, there really is something for everybody at the Ripley Show.

    The Show takes place in the shadow of Ripley Castle near Harrogate and is a traditional country show in a beautiful location. Come and visit us...

    Dates

    From:
    13 Aug 2017 To 13 Aug 2017
  17. The Great Northern Needlecraft and Quilt Show

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    The Great Northern Needlecraft and Quilt Show

    Type

    Show / Display

    Harrogate

    Needlecraft Show:

    Visit the major Needlecraft Show of the North and take advantage of all the quality exhibitors offering a huge range of supplies and shop until you drop!

    Join the experts and try something new! 

    An impressive range of workshops for the needlecraft and quilting...

    Dates

    From:
    2 Sep 2017 To 4 Sep 2017
  18. Harrogate Flower Shows

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    Harrogate Flower Shows

    Type

    Show / Display

    Harrogate

    Visitors to Harrogate Spring Flower Show can expect to find a real flair for fashion in 2017.

    Celebrating the theme, HortCouture, a series of new attractions across the spring show will pay tribute to trends in style in the home, the garden and even the wardrobe.

    Imagine plumping up a...

    Dates

    From:
    15 Sep 2017 To 17 Sep 2017
    From:
    26 Apr 2018 To 29 Apr 2018
  19. Harrogate Comedy Festival

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    Harrogate Comedy Festival

    Type

    Festival

    Harrogate

    The 8th annual Harrogate Comedy Festival (1st-16th Oct 2016) features handpicked acts from across the globe to the town. With acts from Australia, America, Ireland, New Zealand, Canada and Europe it’s a comedy festival with an exciting international twist.

    The 2016 line-up includes Ross Noble,...

    Dates

    From:
    1 Oct 2017 To 16 Oct 2017
  20. Raworths Harrogate Literature Festival

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    Raworths Harrogate Literature Festival

    Type

    Festival

    Harrogate

    The Raworths Harrogate Literature Festival, launched in 2012, has become the hot ticket on the national Festival circuit thanks to its stellar line-up of literary names in beautifully intimate settings.

    Hosted over a long weekend in the grandeur of Harrogate’s Crown Hotel, this year’s Festival...

    Dates

    From:
    19 Oct 2017 To 22 Oct 2017

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