Summer might almost be over, but Autumn is one of our favourite seasons – so we’re not complaining! And, with its impressive surroundings and historic charm, York is just perfect in September. In this blog, our boutique hotel in York takes a look at some of the wonderful things happening in the historic city next month, so you can start planning your trip ASAP.
York Balloon Fiesta
Fri 27th – Sun 29th September
Watch as the skies of York are transformed once again at the magical hot air balloon show based at York Racecourse. Following last year’s success, York Balloon Fiesta is back with live music, delicious food and drink, children’s entertainment and its show-stopping Balloon Night Glow, fireworks and laser show. What’s more, the family-friendly event is completely free! So, put it in your diaries and make sure you don’t miss out on the fun.
[Photo credit: York Balloon Fiesta]
York Beer and Cider Festival
Weds 18th – Sat 21st September
Another unmissable event held at York Racecourse this year. York Beer and Cider Festival will take place in a huge marquee with over 500 real ales, 100 ciders, and a massive beer garden for good measure. You’ll also be able to enjoy a foreign beer bar as well as UK ales, world wines, delicious food, live music and talks from internationally famous beer writers. There are even some demonstrations on how best to cook with beer! Tickets for non-members start from as little as £3.50, so, what are you waiting for?