A Magical December in York 2023: Your Guide to Festive Fun

What's on in York - December 2023 - B+B York

December in York is truly enchanting, with its historic streets and landmarks adorned in festive splendor. Guests staying at B+B York are in for a treat as the city comes alive with a wide array of events and activities that capture the spirit of the season. From traditional Christmas markets to captivating performances, here’s a guide to some of the major events happening in York in December 2023.

York’s Christmas markets are a delightful way to experience the holiday season. From late November through December, St. Nicholas Fair transforms the city into a winter wonderland. Explore the chalets that line Parliament Street, Shambles Market, and St. Sampson’s Square, where you can find unique gifts, crafts, and delicious seasonal treats. Don’t forget to try a warm cup of mulled wine or indulge in some roasted chestnuts!

In addition to the already exciting lineup of December events in York, music lovers are in for a special treat on Sunday, December 10th, 2023, as the talented British singer Sophie Ellis Bextor graces the stage at York Barbican. Known for her captivating performances and hit songs like “Murder on the Dancefloor” and “Take Me Home,” Sophie promises to deliver an unforgettable night of music and entertainment. With her unique blend of pop and dance tunes, her show at York Barbican is sure to add a dose of glamour and musical enchantment to your December visit to the city. Don’t miss this opportunity to dance the night away and enjoy the live performance of a pop icon right in the heart of York. Make sure to secure your tickets in advance for what promises to be an extraordinary evening.

For a truly enchanting and heartwarming experience on Thursday, December 7th, 2023, make sure to attend the Christmas Carol Concerts at York Minster. This beloved tradition promises to fill the magnificent cathedral with the soothing sounds of carolers, choir performances, and the voices of the congregation, all joining together to celebrate the spirit of Christmas. As the Minster’s grand architecture and stunning stained glass windows create a magical backdrop, you’ll be transported to a world of festive joy. Sing along to your favorite carols, soak in the harmonious melodies, and embrace the true essence of the holiday season. The Christmas Carol Concerts at York Minster are a cherished part of the city’s heritage and provide a serene and soul-stirring experience for all who attend. It’s the perfect way to infuse your December visit to York with the spirit of goodwill and community. Don’t miss out on this unforgettable evening of celebration and reflection.

While you’re immersing yourself in the enchanting events of December in York, B+B York provides the perfect base for your stay. Nestled in the heart of the city, our comfortable and welcoming bedrooms offer a warm and inviting atmosphere that’s sure to make your holiday visit memorable. After a day of exploring the festive markets, attending concerts, or enjoying the light displays, return to B+B York to unwind and relax in cozy surroundings. Our friendly staff are here to assist you with any enquiries or special requests, ensuring your stay is as enjoyable as possible. Wake up to a delicious breakfast each morning, setting the tone for your day of adventure in York. With our central location, you’re just a short stroll away from all the major December events, making B+B York the perfect place to call home during your festive stay in this historic city. Come and experience the warmth of our hospitality and the convenience of our location, making your December visit to York truly exceptional.




11th November 2023 – 7th January 2024

Christmas in Neverland// Castle Howard

7th & 8th December 2023

Christmas Carol Concerts // York Minster

8th December 2023 – 7th January 2024

Jack and The Beanstalk // York Theatre Royal

10th December 2023

Sophie Ellis Bextor // York Barbican

10th December 2023

Sophie Ellis Bextor // York Barbican

31st December 2023

Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club

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B+B York is a boutique hotel located in the heart of York, offering guests a harmonious blend of luxury and comfort. Our well-appointed bedrooms are thoughtfully designed with a touch of classic elegance and modern convenience, providing a tranquil haven for relaxation and rejuvenation. Each morning, guests can enjoy a sumptuous complimentary breakfast served in the inviting dining area. With a variety of accommodations to choose from, B+B York caters to diverse preferences, ensuring that every stay is as memorable as it is comfortable.
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