Recognised as the largest event of its kind in Europe, the 33rd JORVIK Viking Festival is a city wide celebration of York's rich Norse Heritage. Join us in 2017 for a week-long programme commemorating the return of the Vikings to the city and the reopening of JORVIK Viking Centre on 8th April. With an exciting line up of over 100 events inspired by the last Viking king in Jorvik, Eric Bloodaxe; including living history encampments, hands-on sword fighting and archery workshops, crafting, walks, talks and of course dramatic combat performances, there is sure to be something for everyone this February Half Term!
JORVIK Viking Festival 20 - 26 February 2017
If there's one thing that truly brings the Vikings to life itís hearing stories about them and there are plenty of those in store at this yearís JORVIK Viking Festival.
Watch the videos above to see our Viking heritage!
With fun activities and the chance to discover more about the exciting events planned for 33rd JORVIK Viking Festival, you do not want to miss this Norse invasion! For many events and details for how to book tickets, please visit www.jorvik-viking-festival.co.uk
JORVIK Viking Festival February Half Term
Join in the action as hundreds of Vikings from all over the world descend on York for the Annual JORVIK Viking Festival.
The Annual JORVIK Viking Festival returns with an exciting mixture of combat, academic, archaeological and historical events celebrating the fearsome Vikings that once ruled this great land. Join us for the biggest Viking Festival in Europe. Encounter the Vikings as they return to the place they once called home.