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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. 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:
    8 Aug 2018 To 27 Aug 2018
  2. The Great Brick Adventure

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    The Great Brick Adventure

    Type

    Family Event

    Harrogate

    The Great Brick Adventure lets you explore a world of dragons, unicorns and magic as well as getting up close to some of the world's most impressive safari animals – all created with LEGO bricks.

    As well as our amazing Mythical Beasts and Great Brick Safari Adventure exhibitions, you'll have the...

    Dates

    From:
    31 Aug 2018 To 2 Sep 2018
  3. 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:
    31 Aug 2018 To 2 Sep 2018
  4. Harrogate Flower Shows

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    Harrogate Flower Shows

    Type

    Show / Display

    Harrogate

    For many people autumn is the most spectacular time of year, with glorious colour in the garden and a cornucopia of produce to reward you for all that hard work.

    Harrogate Flower Shows celebrate the season with amazing floral displays, over 5,000 beautiful autumn blooms, wonderful fruit and...

    Dates

    From:
    14 Sep 2018 To 16 Sep 2018
  5. 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:
    3 Oct 2018 To 20 Oct 2018
  6. Countryside Live

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    Countryside Live

    Type

    Exhibition

    Harrogate

    The autumn sibling to the Great Yorkshire Show returns for another year, more details coming soon.

     

    NB: Dogs, except assistance dogs are not permitted on the showground and should not be left in cars

     

    Dates

    From:
    20 Oct 2018 To 21 Oct 2018
  7. Open all day

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    Harrogate Christmas Market

    Type

    Fete / Fair

    Harrogate

    Harrogate’s popular Christmas Market returns this November to start the festive season in style.

    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...

    Dates

    From:
    15 Nov 2018 To 18 Nov 2018
  8. Valley Gardens 1940s Day

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    Valley Gardens 1940s Day

    Type

    Charity

    Harrogate

    The hugely popular annual 1940s day at the Valley Gardens celebrates its 8th year.  This year the event formally becomes part of Harrogate International Festivals all year programme of festivals and events.

    The 1940s day is a free event perfect for those who love all things 1940s, it is a...

    Dates

    From:
    17 Jun 2019 To 17 Jun 2019
  9. Harrogate Music Festival

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    Harrogate Music Festival

    Type

    Festival

    Harrogate

    Music, art and theatre has the ability to transform. See the world through new eyes this summer with our month-long Festival bursting with colour, laughter, soul and song.

    Harrogate Music Festival 2018

    2018’s Festival theme, Innovation, brings one of the most mercurial (and Mercury Award...

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jul 2019 To 31 Jul 2019
  10. 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:
    19 Jul 2019 To 22 Jul 2019
  11. 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:
    12 Aug 2019 To 12 Aug 2019

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