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.


Royal Hall Harrogate North Yorkshire HG1 5LA

24 Mar 2021


Tim Vine Is Plastic Elvis

he total sell out at the Edinburgh festival is now on tour! Feel the electricity as Plastic Elvis hits the stage backed by his incredible five piece THE HIGH NOON BAND. He'll shake, he'll smoulder, he'll try and control his hair and in the end he'll break your heart. Sing along with some of the King's greatest songs on a breathless night of rock'n'roll. With support from special guests John Archer as BIG BUDDY HOLLY...

Live Music

ROYAL HALL Harrogate North Yorkshire HG1 5LA

09 May 2022


Islands In The Stream - The Music Of Dolly Parton…

slands 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


Diversity - Connected

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

Live Music

Royal Hall Harrogate North Yorkshire HG1 5LA

08 May 2022


80's Live

You may have heard of throwback Thursday, now it's time for the ultimate throwback decade -80s Live! Join us...

Agricultural Shows

Masham Steam Engine and Fair…


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Harrogate Autumn Flower Show


Theakstons Old Peculier Crime…


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Cedar Court Hotel Harrogate

The Porterhouse Restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea with the evening a la carte menu offering...

Talks & Lectures

Royal Hall Harrogate North Yorkshire HG1 5LA

26 Oct 2021


An Evening with Sir Michael Parkinson

An Evening with Sir Michael Parkinson celebrates the life and career of a man who has interviewed over 200...


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Sanders and Wallace Glassmakers

Andrew Sanders and David Wallace work together to produce a diverse range of handmade glass using recycled glass. They...


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