Top festivals in York in 2020 - Hotel Indigo York

Top festivals in York in 2020

We can’t wait for another year full of fantastic events in the City of York! Here are some of the top festivals taking place this year from our hotel in York…

York Ice Trail

One of the coolest events, York Ice Trail makes its return to York this year for another two-day celebration of ice sculptures and family fun. The historic city is set to be transformed into a magical ice kingdom with ice sculptures just a short stroll from our luxury hotel in York. Saturday 1st February to Sunday 2nd February 2020.

York Ice Trail

[photo credit: Minster FM]

York Festival

The first EVER York Festival will come to the city this June. Global and national stars are set to take centre stage at the three-day music festival, with Lionel Richie, Westlife and Madness set to headline the show. The festival is the perfect way to kickstart summer and dance the night away to top hits from some of the best names in British pop! Friday 19th June to Sunday 21st June 2020.

York Festival

[photo credit: Tickx]

York: City of Ale

Cheers to York: City of Ale! Sample the very best in Yorkshire ale at this boozy festival which is set to take place again this summer. With over 100 different beers under one roof, it’s a fantastic event for beer lovers! As well as a selection of ales from local breweries, there will be live music and street food vendors.

Beer

Fossgate Festival

Celebrate one of York’s oldest streets, much loved by locals and tourists alike, at the annual Fossgate Fest. See York city life in a unique way, with live music, games and tasty street food and learn more about the historic street. Lined with boutique shops, local cafes and bars and Merchant Adventurers’ Hall, there really is so much for the whole family to explore at this lovely little festival. Dates TBC.

Fossgate Festival

[photo credit: Visit York]

Micklegate Run Soapbox Challenge

One of the wackiest events in York, Micklegate Run Soapbox Challenge is fun for the whole family. Watch as homemade carts hurtle down the cobbles of York’s Micklegate, as their race towards the finish line. Spectators can also enjoy live music, fairground rides and local food and drink. The race will take place this August and is just a 15-minute walk from our York hotel.

Micklegate Soapbox Run Challenge

[photo credit: Visit York]

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 info@inyoryk.co.uk.

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