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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. Harrogate Music Festival

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    Type

    Festival

    Harrogate

    The Hallé Orchestra return to Harrogate, bringing the quality and excitement they did under the baton of Sir Barbiroll. From the Leeds International Piano Competition winner Eric Lu, to the youngest ever joint winner of the Junior 1st Prize at the Menuhin Competition in 2018, Christian Li,…

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jul 2019 To 31 Jul 2019
  2. Rare and wonderful breeds at the Great Yorkshire Show, Harrogate

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    Type

    Exhibition

    Harrogate

    The 161st Great Yorkshire Show will take place in Harrogate, celebrating the very best of farming, food and the countryside from Tuesday 9 – Thursday 11 July 2019.

    Over 130,000 visitors and 8,500 animals flock to the Great Yorkshire Showground every year for the three day show, making it one…

    Dates

    From:
    9 Jul 2019 To 11 Jul 2019
  3. Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival

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    Type

    Harrogate International Festivals

    Harrogate

    The world class, award winning Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival, now in its 16th year, returns to the magnificent Old Swan Hotel this summer from the 18-21 July! Celebrating the very best in crime fiction, the Festival is a firm date in the literary calendar and has achieved…

    Dates

    From:
    18 Jul 2019 To 21 Jul 2019
  4. The International Gilbert & Sullivan Festival

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    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:
    7 Aug 2019 To 18 Aug 2019
  5. Ripley Show

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    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:
    11 Aug 2019 To 11 Aug 2019
  6. The Great Northern Needlecraft and Quilt Show

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    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:
    30 Aug 2019 To 1 Sep 2019
  7. Harrogate Flower Shows

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    Type

    Show / Display

    Harrogate

    Harrogate Flower Show is a spectacular season finale, welcoming autumn in all its glory with a celebration of the harvest.

    Featuring amazing floral displays, over 5,000 beautiful autumn blooms and wonderful fruit and veg,  the show provides plenty of ideas and inspiration for planning a new…

    Dates

    From:
    13 Sep 2019 To 15 Sep 2019
  8. UCI Road World Championships 2019, all roads lead to Harrogate

    Add UCI Road World Championships 2019, all roads lead to Harrogate to your Itinerary

    Type

    Active event

    Harrogate

    The best cyclists in the world will head to Yorkshire for one week of epic races to decide who will wear the coveted rainbow stripes, cycling's highest achievement.

    Dates

    From:
    21 Sep 2019 To 29 Sep 2019
  9. Harrogate Comedy Festival

    Add Harrogate Comedy Festival to your Itinerary

    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:
    7 Oct 2019 To 19 Oct 2019
  10. Open all day

    Add Harrogate Christmas Market to your Itinerary

    Type

    Fete / Fair

    Harrogate

    Putting a distinctly Yorkshire stamp on the traditional Christmas market experience the Harrogate Christmas Market has a strong focus on regionally made products, bringing the best of home-made and fairly traded Christmas goods to the heart of Harrogate for 4 days of festive cheer, absolutely free…

    Dates

    From:
    14 Nov 2019 To 17 Nov 2019

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