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.

EVENTS

Market Place Masham North Yorkshire HG4 4DZ

20 Mar 2021

Event

Masham Sheep Fair

Masham boasts one of the largest and finest market squares in England, famous for its sheep sales where in the past as many as 70,000 sheep were sold each year. UPDATE: The organisers of the Masham Sheep Fair have reluctantly decided to cancel the 2020 event in light of the Coronavirus pandemic. They would like to encourage regular visitors to donate to the Yorkshire Air Ambulance in its absence, for whom they usually raise several...

Live Music

Royal Hall Harrogate North Yorkshire HG1 5LA

13 May 2022

Event

The Red Hot Chili Pipers

There has never been anything quite like The Red Hot Chilli Pipers, from their formation in 2002 and a...

Live Music

ROYAL HALL Harrogate North Yorkshire HG1 5LA

09 May 2022

Event

Islands In The Stream - The Music Of Dolly Parton…

Islands in the Stream - The Music of Dolly Parton & Kenny Rogers Enjoy the songs of the Queen...

Main Auditorium Harrogate North Yorkshire HG1 5LA

08 May 2022

Event

Diversity - Connected

After nine sell out UK tours, over 600,000 tickets sold, and countless television and live performances Diversity have announced...

Diversity - Connected

Live Music

The Rocket Man - Tribute to…

Comedy

Omid Djalili - The Good Times…

Live Music

Texas

Comedy

Jason Manford: Like Me

Live Music

Elkie Brooks - Live In Concert

Live Music

Kate Rusby at Christmas 2021

Live Music

Il Divo Plus Special Guests

Live Music

Steve Harley And Cockney Rebel

Live Music

The Bootleg Beatles

Live Music

The Australian Pink Floyd

Live Music

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