December in York - Hotel Indigo York

December in York

We’ve had the November build-up, now the festivities in York are in full swing and Christmas is just around the corner! To celebrate the season to be jolly, our boutique hotel in York share some of our favourite festive events in York for our guests to visit this year:


Thor’s Tipi

Get your mulled wine at the ready because Thor’s Tipi is back again bringing traditional Viking cheer to Christmas! Pull up a log and gather around the open fire to escape the winter cold as you snuggle up under the twinkling fairy lights and enjoy sweet treats, hot chocolate, winter warmers and much more! It’s the perfect place to enjoy a cosy, festive evening on Parliament Street, less than a 10-minute walk from our boutique hotel in York!

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Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland

The award-winning Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland returns again to York Designer Outlet, nearby to our York hotel, this festive season from the 17th November until the 6th January 2019.  Get your skates on and discover Northern England’s largest outdoor ice rink, The Ice Factor. With a stunning 30ft Christmas tree as a centrepiece, it‘s the perfect magical backdrop for some festive fun. If the ice isn’t your thing then check out Papa Hütte, the cosy alpine themed café or wander around the vintage fairground where you’ll find classic fairground rides and plenty of games stalls!

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Snow on the Shambles

Every Friday and Saturday night between 4 pm and 6 pm from the 30th November until the 22nd December, it’s guaranteed to be a white Christmas on York’s famous, medieval street, the Shambles. The shops are open later so head on over and experience the festive magic as you get into the shopping spirit. Less than a 10-minute walk away from our hotel in York it’s a must-visit when you stay with us.

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Hotel Indigo York is a 103-room boutique hotel in York, conveniently located a 10-minute drive away from York Racecourse as well as many other top attractions. For more information, call the York hotel on 01904 231 334 or email

Food & Drink in York

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We proudly stand in the historic neighbourhood of Walmgate, just a short walk from all the city has to offer.

At one point Walmgate had 20 pubs on the street, today it is a cool mix of independent restaurants, bars and shops and continues to Fossgate – which boasts even more independent shops, delis, bars and restaurants. Walmgate Bar proudly stands at the end of the road. It is the only existing bar in York with a Barbican and forms part of the York City Walls walk.

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