York Events Calendar

Looking for something to do in York? Whether you're a local, new in town or just cruising through we've got loads of great tips and events to offer. Find out what’s on in York with our regularly updated events calendar featuring the best upcoming events in York and the area.

This guide lists events at a glance, showing what’s on each month. See the highlights of What’s On for York, featuring the best of things to do in York – Live Music and Gigs, Family Events, Art & Culture, Food & Drink and much more. York fundraisers and charity events.

Important This Event Calendar is not maintained on a daily basis and some events may have changed dates or are no longer happening. Please double-check the event websites for the most up-to-date information.

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The Lord Mayor’s “Fish and Ships” cruise

14 August @ 5:50 pm - 9:00 pm


Join us for an exciting event, the Lord Mayors Charity Appeal Fundraiser! This special occasion aims to raise funds for the Lord Mayors chosen charities and promises a delightful experience for all attendees. Hop aboard the enchanting River Prince for a captivating 3-hour Fish & Chip sightseeing cruise, where you’ll be treated to live entertainment by talented local musicians and the mesmerizing magician Adrian Salamon. As part of the event, we will also hold an exciting raffle with fantastic prizes to be won.

Upon arrival, you’ll be warmly welcomed with a refreshing glass of fizz, setting the tone for a memorable evening; there will be a pay bar available. This is a strictly ticketed event to raise as much money as possible for both Snappy and York Women’s Counselling. Come and support a great cause while enjoying a fantastic cruise from City Cruises, delicious food provided by Mr. Chippy, captivating performances, and the chance to win incredible prizes. Don’t miss out on this wonderful opportunity to make a difference and have a great time!


14 August
5:50 pm - 9:00 pm
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The River Ouse
Kings Staith
York, YO1 9SN York
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