Top Things To Do This NYE In York

It’s almost that time of year again when we goodbye to another year, and ring in the new year. We can’t think of anywhere better to celebrate 2020 than right here in York. Here is our York hotel’s guide to what’s on!


Bottomless Prosecco at No.88 Walmgate 


Pop open the bubbly and start your celebrations early with Bottomless Brunch at our York restaurant. Indulge in a hearty Yorkshire breakfast, decadent Eggs Benedict or a stack of fluffy pancakes – the choice is really up to you! Wash it down with bottomless prosecco or draught beer for 90 minutes. Cheers! Book now, just £24 per head.Prosecco


Watch a York Pantomime


New Year's Eve is time to be spent with family, so why not have a relaxed day and have a barrel of laughs at the panto? Choose from one of two pantos taking place in York this year, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at the Grand Opera House or Sleeping Beauty at York Theatre Royal. It’ll be sure to have everyone in stitches, from the kids to adults! York Panto Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs


Head to one of York’s many pubs

It’s been rumoured that York has 365 pubs, one for every day of the year, and whilst we can’t confirm or deny if that’s true, we do know that the historic city has plenty of decent pubs. Although the pubs are jam-packed at New Year's Eve, the atmosphere is fantastic and wouldn’t really be the same if it was quiet! Get the pints in and get merry with friends and family – after all isn’t that what the festive season is all about?



Listen to the bells chime at York Minster


Countdown to the New Year and listen to the York Minster bells chime as the clock strikes midnight. One of the city’s most iconic attractions, it’s an age-old tradition to gather in front of the Minster and celebrate the New Year, with lots of merry people. You’ll be linking arms and singing ‘auld lang syne’ before watching the magnificent firework display and wishing friends and family a Happy New Year!

York Minster

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

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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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