Harrogate - A World of Events

The events that are organised by passionate individuals from across the area come in all shapes and sizes, from the small ,dedicated tour or workshop, to bustling community events that take over the town.

No matter what time of year you visit there will always be a long and varied answer to the question, “What’s on around Harrogate?”

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Long established or newly founded

Some of the events that take place through the year have a long history dating back hundreds of years, while other newly created events celebrate hobbies or passion with a likeminded audience.

Harrogate International Festivals recently celebrated their 50th Anniversary and organise an eclectic calendar of events throughout the year including the Harrogate Music Festival, and the now famous Crime Writers Festival.

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Heart of local tradition

Local events that are part of the local heritage can give the best window into what makes a community tick, from local agricultural shows to whacky events that bring the whole town out like the Great Knaresborough Bed Race.

Your passions and interests

The events that take place across Harrogate and the surrounding area cater to every interest imaginable, whether your passion is gardening, food and drink, comedy, culture, live music or history – you can be sure there will be something for you taking place around Harrogate that will be right up your street.

Harrogate  Events

Studfold Fairy and Pixie Adventure
Family Friendly
Studfold Adventure Trail Studfold Farm...
17th Apr 2021
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Studfold Fairy and Pixie Adventure

Explore the magic and wonder of the Studfold Fairy & Pixie Adventure Trail, where imaginations can run truly wild...

Banff Mountain Film Festival - online
Film
Royal Hall Harrogate North Yorkshire...
24th Apr 2021
Banff Mountain Film Festival - online

The Banff Mountain Film Festival joins the world's best adventure film-makers and explorers as they push themselves to the...

Studfold's Buttercup and Bluebell Experience
Family Friendly
Studfold Adventure Trail Studfold Farm...
15th May 2021
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Studfold's Buttercup and Bluebell Experience

Enjoy Studfold's Award Winning Adventure Trail at this spectacular time of the year. There will be not a more...

The Harrogate Proms
26th Jun 2021
The Harrogate Proms
Hampsthwaite Feast & Show
21st Jul 2021
Hampsthwaite Feast & Show
The International Gilbert &...
8th Aug 2021
The International Gilbert &...
Nidderdale Agricultural Show
20th Sep 2021
Nidderdale Agricultural Show
Jimmy Carr: Terribly Funny
23rd Sep 2021
Jimmy Carr: Terribly Funny
Billy Ocean
24th Sep 2021
Billy Ocean
Michael Bolton
25th Sep 2021
Michael Bolton
Levison Wood - The Art of...
27th Sep 2021
Levison Wood - The Art of...
Jon Richardson : The Knitwit
30th Sep 2021
Jon Richardson : The Knitwit
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