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Sat 1 Apr 2023

Event imageSpringtime Live, Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate HG2 8NZ. There'll be Peppa Pig as well as Peter Rabbit who will be making his debut and both will be on stage throughout the day. Diggerland will also be at Springtime Live for the first time.
Families can get up close to farm animals including rabbits, goats and sheep. There's lots of activities to choose from, including ride on tractors, cookery workshops, face painting, felting, moosical fun with Moo Music, wizard wand whittling and much much more! . £12, child £7, family (2+3) £33. tickets: Online only web:

Mon 10 Apr 2023

Sausage & Cider Easter Day, Ryedale Vineyards, Farfield Farm, Westow, York YO60 7LS. A Sausage & Cider Easter Open Day with 'Find The Bunny' prizes. Free events, no booking necessary 12pm - 4pm Easter Monday. Wander the vineyard to blow the cobwebs away and enjoy our special apple and cider sausages. 12pm - 4pm. 0. tel: 01653658035 email: web:

Thu 27 Apr 2023 to
 Mon 1 May 2023

Northallerton May Fun Fair, Northallerton High St DL7 8LP. The High Street will be filled with rides and side shows. Noon to 10pm. web:

Fri 28 Apr 2023 to
 Sun 30 Apr 2023

Whitby Goth Weekend, Whitby (park & ride YO21 1TL). email: web:

Sat 20 May 2023 to
 Sun 21 May 2023

Filey Sailing Regatta, Filey YO14 9EW. First race 1pm. tel: 01723 512529 email: web:

Sat 20 May 2023 to
 Sun 21 May 2023

Game and Country Fair, Scampston Hall, Malton YO17 8NG. Game and Country Fair & UK Tractor Show. 9am-5pm. £10 until 11 May, also concessions & family tickets. Free parking. More on the day. tel: 01751 200839  tickets: Online or at gate email: web:

Sat 27 May 2023 to
 Sun 28 May 2023

Hambleton District Show, Sutton Park, Sutton-on-the-Forest, York YO61 1DP. The largest horse show in the north of England. tel: 07894 856810 email: web:

Tue 6 Jun 2023 to
 Sun 11 Jun 2023

Bramham International Horse Trials, Bramham Park, Bramham, Wetherby LS23 6ND. 7am-6pm. £15 to £30 plus £5 parking. tel: 01937 846005  tickets: Online or at gate email: web:

Sat 10 Jun 2023 to
 Sun 11 Jun 2023

Tractor Fest, Newby Hall, Ripon HG4 5AJ. The UK's largest vintage tractor & engine show. Each year the show attracts over 1,600 exhibits as well as in excess of 12,000 visitors who also get access to the award winning gardens and other attractions. Features over 1000 tractors. 10am-4pm. £56 family, £18 adult, £15 child, under 4s free. tel: 01423 322583 tickets: Online web:

Sun 11 Jun 2023

Alne Street Fayre, Alne, York YO61 1RY. Noon-4.30pm. free. email: web:

Sun 25 Jun 2023

Malton Show, Scampston Park, Malton YO17 8NG. 8am - 5.30pm. £12 adult, £8 OAP, £6 12-16s, under 12s free. tel: 01653 915103 (Thu only) email: web:

Sat 1 Jul 2023 to
 Sun 2 Jul 2023

Steam and vintage rally, Duncombe Park, Helmsley,YO62 5EB. tel: 07989 810104 email: web:

Sun 2 Jul 2023

Huby and Sutton Show, Sutton Park 8 miles north of York, YO61 1DP. 9am-5pm. £10 adult, under 16s free but must be with an adult, plus booking fee. tel: 07973 894909  email: web:

Fri 7 Jul 2023 to
 Sun 9 Jul 2023

Kilburn Feast, Kilburn, Thirsk YO61 4AG. Village Fete. free. email: web:

Tue 11 Jul 2023 to
 Fri 14 Jul 2023

Great Yorkshire Show, Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate HG2 8NZ. 8am-6pm. Adult £32, Child (5-18yrs) £13, Family (2+3) £80. tel: 01423 541222  tickets: Online or phone web:

Sat 15 Jul 2023 to
 Sun 16 Jul 2023

Steam Engines & Fair Organs, Masham, Ripon HG4 4PB. Masham Steam Engine & Fair Organ Rally. Adult £11, Family (2+3) £23. email: web:

Sat 15 Jul 2023

Picton Show, Picton, Yarm TS15 0AE. Sports, Gymkhana & Horticultural Show. 9am-4pm. email: web:

Sun 16 Jul 2023

Historic Vehicle Rally, Newby Hall, Ripon HG4 5AE. Vintage and classic cars - the North’s biggest one-day car show. 10am-4pm. Adult £18, Child £15, Family £56, under 4s free (gardens only, house has supplement). tel: 01423 322 583  email: web:

Wed 19 Jul 2023

Driffield Show, Kelleythorpe, Driffield YO25 9DN. 9am-5pm. Adult £16 (includes up to 4 under 16s), carer free. tel: 01377 257494 tickets: Online only email: web:

Sat 22 Jul 2023 to
 Sun 23 Jul 2023

Dales Food & Drink Festival, Funkirk Farm, Skipton BD23 3AB. The Yorkshire Dales Food & Drink Festival. 9am-7pm. Single day: Adult £15, Child £15, Family £68 (2+2 8-17yrs) +(booking fee and excludes some extra events)celebrity events). tel: 01756 796015  email: web:

Sat 22 Jul 2023

Hampsthwaite Feast & Show, Hampsthwaite HG3 2EU. email: web:

Sun 23 Jul 2023

Aldborough & Boroughbridge Agricultural Show, Newby Hall, Skelton on Ure, Ripon HG4 5AE. Baking, handicrafts, horticulture, children’s classes, flower arranging, photography and farm produce. Dog, cattle, sheep, horse and donkey classes. Tickets include entry into the gardens and legendary adventure playground. 10am-4pm. tel: 01423 322583 tickets: Book online or buy at gate email: web:

Tue 25 Jul 2023

Ryedale Agricultural Show, Wellburn Park Nr Kirbymoorside YO62 7HG. Ryedale Agricultural Show. 8.30am-6pm. tel: 07984 939701  tickets: Online or card payment on the day email: web:

Fri 28 Jul 2023 to
 Mon 31 Jul 2023

Deer Shed Festival, Baldersby Park, Topcliffe, Thirsk YO7 3BZ. Music, Comedy, Shows, Science, Sport, Spoken word, Literary, Theatre, Workshops, Arts, Cinema, Food. "Deer Shed is the best family festival in the UK, Deer Shed is a place to make memories that you will cherish forever." Festivals For All. 10am Friday to Noon Monday. Adult: £189 full weekend. Child Free to £81. tickets: Book online email: web:

Sat 29 Jul 2023

Birstwith Show, Birstwith, Harrogate HG3 3AG. email: web:

Sat 29 Jul 2023

Borrowby Show, Hillside Rural Activities Park, Knayton, Thirsk YO7 4AX. Noon-6pm. tel: 07732 355911 email: web:

Sat 29 Jul 2023

St Wilfred's Procession, Ripon HG4 1BP. The procession as we know it today has brightly decorated floats driving round the city, generating a carnival atmosphere. A unique event that was traditionally held to mark the feast of St Wilfrid. The origins of the procession date back to 1108 when King Henry 1st granted a royal charter to the City Of Ripon to hold an annual fair. 1.30pm Studley Rd, 2.15pm Allhallowgate, 3.00pm Southgate, 4.05pm Market Place East, 4.30pm Ripon Cathedral service. email: web:

Sun 30 Jul 2023

Weeton Show. A traditional, family-focused show, whether you want to compete or just have a fun day, The Weeton Showground, Weeton Lane, Weeton, Harrogate LS17 0AN. The Weeton Showground, Weeton Lane, Weeton, Harrogate. From 9am. tel: 07747 774428 email: web:

Tue 1 Aug 2023

Egton Bridge Gooseberry Show, St Hedda’s Schoolroom, Egton Bridge, Whitby YO21 1UX. The oldest Gooseberry show in the world, every year since 1800. 2.00-6.30pm. email: web:

Fri 4 Aug 2023

Hinderwell Horse & Agricultural Show, Runswick Lane, Hinderwell, Saltburn-By-Sea TS13 5HR. Renowned for its Cleveland Bay classes but also gives people the opportunity to show their skills and animals in a range of ‘friendly’ competitions. It also include classes in heavy horses, pony breeding, ridden ponies, show jumping and gymkhana. Smaller animals also have the chance to shine with classes for sheep, ferrets and in the dog show. 9am-4.30pm. Adult £5, Child £3, Senior £4, Family (2+2) £14. web:

Sat 5 Aug 2023

Osmotherley Show, Home Farm, Thimbleby DL6 3PY. 10am-10pm. tel: 01609 882388  email: web:

Sun 6 Aug 2023

Tockwith show, Cattal Moor Lane, Tockwith, York YO26 7QH. tel: 07739 951152 email: web:

Sun 6 Aug 2023

Thirsk and Sowerby Festival, Sowerby Flatts, Sowerby, Thirsk YO7 1LU. Aa free family fun day for all. 10am-4pm. Free. tel: 07920 018521 email: web:

Wed 9 Aug 2023

Thornton-le-Dale Show, The Showground, Maltongate,Thornton le Dale YO18 7RT. email: web:

Sat 12 Aug 2023

Kirkby Fleetham Feast, Kirkby Fleetham, Northallerton DL7 0SA. A traditional Village Show on the Village Green. Arena events, produce and crafts, tea and cakes or something stronger. The Feast is a rural village tradition recognised by today’s generation. Noon-9pm. web:

Sat 12 Aug 2023 to
 Mon 14 Aug 2023

Whitby Regatta, Whitby park & ride YO21 1TL. Sea-based and on-shore fun. 25 events over 4 days. tel: 07827 452753 email: web:

Wed 16 Aug 2023

Danby Show, Danby, Whitby YO21 2NP. Ferrets, Horses, Horticulture, Handicrafts, Livestock, Pigeons, Rabbits and Cavies. Vintage Machinery and Motorcycles, Food and a Beer Tent. Adult £6, Child (5-16) £3, Under 5s free. tel: 01287 660416 email: web: