What's on

Join in with Yorkshire Dales life in the wonderful collection of events and festivals that take place throughout the year. 

From local agricultural shows to walking festivals, legendary arts and music in Dales villages, to the warmth and atmosphere of the Christmas Markets, there’s always something to see and do whatever the time of year.

Shire horse at Kilnsey show

Local Events Calendar

Date Event
April
25th April – 1st May Ride 2 Stride Walking Festival
Walks, talks and music along the Settle Carlisle railway line
28th April – 30th April Tour de Yorkshire
Sunday 30th April – Day 2 of the route passes through Skipton
May
13th May Malhamdale Trail Challenge
14th May The Etape du Dales
27th May Settle Stories
June
4th June Le Petit Depart - Cyclo Sportive, Skipton
16th June - 1st July Grassington Festival
15 days of music and arts in the Yorkshire Dales
25th & 26th June Skipton Horse Trials
July
22nd & 23rd July Yorkshire Dales Food and Drink Festival
August
5th & 6th August Skipton Horse Trials
12th & 13th August Art in the Pen
19th August Gargrave Show
29th August Kilnsey Show
September
23rd & 24th September Yarndale Festival
29th September – 1st October Skipton Puppet Festival
November
18th & 19th November Crafts in the Pen
Festive Crafts Market at Skipton Auction Mart
December
2nd – 10th December Grassington Dickensian Festival
3rd & 10th December Skipton Christmas Market

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