Yorvik Viking Festival in York

Viking outside a church in York, part of Jorvik Viking Festival

Will return in 2022


The Jorvik Viking Destival is an annual celebration of the citys Norse heritage.

With an exciting programme of events that explore the impact of the Viking invasion on Anglo-Saxon England, including living history encampments, walks, talks, tours and of course, dramatic combat performances, there is something for everyone at JORVIK Viking Festival.

Experience the lifestyle of viking in the living history encampment or enjoy the fantastic festival finale in the Battle Spectacular in the Land of Darkness

Other fantastic events during the viking festival include Have A Go = archery or sword combat, the annual beard competition, the viking strongman competition and Poo day!

Find out more: Jorvik Viking Festival


Jorvik Viking Centre

Jorvik Viking Centre


Discover more about York's Norse heritage at any time of year at the Jorvik Viking Centre. The Jorvik Centre is a must-see attraction in York created on the actual site of an archaeological dig revealed York's past history. Find Out More: Read More
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