York Minster – Christmas Events

NEW FOR 2021 Christmas Tree festival; 18 November 2021 – 6 January 2022. TIME: 10am – 7pm daily.

The new festival will take place in a festive marquee by the South Piazza and features over 30 trees decorated by local businesses, schools and charities. You can also visit the activity marquee to write your own Christmas message on a tag which will be added to a tree at the festival, or inside the cathedral’s East End.

The festival will run daily from 18 November to 6 January (except Christmas Day) and admission is free although donations are encouraged. No pre-booking required. Experience Christmas Trail; 4 December 2021 – 6 January 2020. TIME: Daily when the building is open for sight-seeing.

Discover more about the Christmas story by exploring six activity stops hidden around the Minster.

Families can follow a special trail with items to look at, touch, smell and discuss at each point. Free with admission; collect your family trail from the admission desks. Check website for York Minster’s general opening hours. DON’T FORGET: York Resident can visit the Minster for FREE all year round. Pre-booking is still required.

York Minster, Deangate, York, YO1 7HH

01904 557200
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