Sunday 6 August 2017
Starts at York Racecourse. Arguably the most beautiful city 10K in the UK! A rare chance to run through the ancient city walls and marvel at its medieval gems.
2017 Star Wars Inspired Maze Open For 7 Weeks! Throughout August
Try to solve this year’s amazing maze! Open for the summer season! Address: York Maze, Elvington Lane, York YO19 5LT map
"A brand new Star Wars inspired maze, a brand new Cobstacle course, re themed water wars game 'angry crows', a brand new traverse climbing wall, 'the cob cliff challenge' brand new 'corn on the club' crazy golf, an all new Crowbot show, new 'corn on the quad' bikes, a brand new bird of prey and reptile centre 'the scare crow centre' and not to forget, a new 'singalong' session at the pig racing! We look forward to sharing an 'amaizing' day with you all this summer"
Easingwold Maize Maze
We stay open this year through the summer holidays until September. Located just outside Easingwold on the A19, at the northern roundabout on the Easingwold bypass.
Piglets Summer Adventure
Pig Racing! Our favourite summer event is back. Our prize pigs will be racing in the events arena. You won’t believe it until you see it!
Address: Towthorpe Moor Lane, York YO32 9ST
Open 10am-5.30pm daily
Located on Towthorpe Moor Lane, between Strensall Road and the A64.
Flamingo Land North Yorkshire
The ideal for a family day out. A giant theme park including: extreme rides & roller coasters, family rides, kids rides, lions, tigers, giraffes, sea lions, meerkats, hippos.. and much more. Try 'Hero', Flamingo Land’s newest roller coaster! Flamingo Land, Kirby Misperton, Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 6UX flamingoland.co.uk | map
Tuesday 1 August 2017
Helter Skelter outside the Castle Museum
Hovingham Village Market
First Saturday of every month throughout the year.
First check on twitter @hovinghammarket for the latest dates. A multi award winning monthly community market run by volunteers selling a range of local foods & crafts to local people, produced by local growers and artisans.
MAG Yorkshire Pudding Rally
4-6 August 2017
Escrick Park Estate, York off the A19.
Please check latest news on Facebook
Thornton Le Dale Show
Wednesday 9 August 2017
Enjoy a really great family day out at the annual Thornton le Dale Show. thorntonledale.com
Castle Howard Proms 2017
Saturday 19 August 2017
Set on the sweeping North Lawn, this spectacular classical concert will be a night to remember for the whole family. more..
The York 100 Bike Ride
Sunday 20 August 2017
Starts: York University, Sports Centre, YO10 5DD
Our most popular cycle ride event in northern England. Starting from The University of York on the edge of this historic city, riders head off on a tough but scenic challenge, going out via quiet roads to the cycling paradise of the Yorkshire Wolds and back via the Howardian Hills, an area of outstanding natural beauty. A great ride for all, whether a novice or experienced rider, with the right mix of climbs and descents. With a choice of 100km or a tougher 100 mile route, you'll have a great day in the saddle with the Action Medical Research team. Whether you are an experienced rider aiming to get a fast time or a rider aiming to make a day of it and take in the sights, this ride is for you. action.org.uk
Sunday 20 August 2017
A flat 10k Run and fun run within Escrick Park Estate. Start and finish on Escrick Village Green. To register and view the course map and further details please visit escrick10k.co.uk
The Ebor at York Races
Wednesday 23 - Saturday 26 August 2017
Cawood Craft Festival
News: "Please note, there will be no craft festival this year or in future years. 2016 was the final year due to circumstances beyound our control. we are very sorry. the committee has disbanded."
Normally held on August Bank Holiday Weekend.
August Thunder Day
Rolling Thunder Days are back! On Sunday 27 August 2017
We will once again be starting up some of our collection of aircraft, engines turning and coming to life to recall how big piston engines and Cold War jets used to sound. As ever, operational availability means that we will be announcing which aircraft closer to the time, so be sure to mark this date in your diary.
The Yorkshire Air Museum, Elvington, YO41 4AU