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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 Flower Shows

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    Type

    Show / Display

    Harrogate

    Harrogate Spring Flower Show is the first big event in the gardening calendar, welcoming the new growing season with a spectacular celebration of the very best in horticulture.

    Rated Britain’s top gardening event by Which?, this prestigious event will run from 25 – 28 April 2019, featuring...

    Dates

    From:
    25 Apr 2019 To 28 Apr 2019
  2. Valley Gardens 1940s Day

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    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:
    23 Jun 2019 To 23 Jun 2019
  3. Harrogate Music Festival

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    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
  4. 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 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
  5. 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
  6. 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:
    12 Aug 2019 To 12 Aug 2019
  7. UCI Road World Championships 2019

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    Type

    Active event

    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:
    22 Sep 2019 To 29 Sep 2019
  8. Harrogate Comedy Festival

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    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 2019 To 20 Oct 2019
  9. 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:
    21 Nov 2019 To 24 Nov 2019

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