February Great Days Out in Yorkshire

February is packed full of events, enjoy the first signs of spring in snowdrop flled woodlands, share love on Valentine's Day and half term is packed full of family fun. Not forgetting Shrove Tuesday when we get to make the flat Yorkshire puddings!

Jorvik Viking Festival

Jorvik Viking Festival

15th to 23rd February 2020
York's annual celebration of it's viking heritage. The Jorvik viking festivl is an action-packed week long programme of events with something for all ages.

Snowdrops in woodland setting

Splendid Snowdrops

Wrap up and head out to see the first beautiful signs of spring on a snowdrop walk. Carpets of snowdrops on woodland floors are a spectacular sight.

Dark Skies Festival

Dark Skies Festival

14th February to 1st March
With the North York Moors and Yorkshire Dales National Park Authorities celebrating the jewels of the night sky. We go further in 2020 with activity themed around exploration. With over 100 events, join us on a nebula adventure to explore the cosmos for the fifth Dark Skies Festival.

Ice Skating fun at Stockeld Park at February half term

February Half Term Family Fun

Wrap up, head up and create some family memories in half term. Discover Warrior Women, mud and machines and enjoy Yorkshire.

chefs at the Wakefield Food, Drink and Rhubarb Festival

Wakefield Festival of Food, Drink & Rhubarb

17th to 23rd February 2020
In 2020 it’s a festival of Miracle-Gro proportions, running for a whole week from Monday 17 February until Sunday 23 February (the traditional food and drink market runs 21-23 February), and truly taking over the city centre.

Yorkshire Pudding

Yorkshire Pudding Festival

1st February 2020
A celebration of the Yorkshire Pudding, an essential part of the Nation's roast dinners. The Festival will host a range of food vendors creating their take on the humble Yorkshire Pudding, mixing, stuffing and smothering them with a delicious array of home cooked dishes from around the world.

Snowdrops in woodland setting

Whitby Steampunk Weekend

8th and 9th February 2020
Considered by many to be the second largest Steampunk event in the UK, and certainly one of the friendliest, another exciting weekend is in store with a number of activities, presentations and demonstrations lined up as well as the most fabulous Steampunk Retail Emporium.

Yorkshire Games Festival logo

Yorkshire Games Festival

5th to 9th February
A five-day extravaganza celebrating games culture, design and production, with special guests, workshops, master classes, and a fun-packed weekend for gamers of all ages. Hosted at Science and Media Museum.

Small boy holding smailey face pancake in his own face

Pancake Day in Yorkshire

Flip them, run with them or just skip (if you're in scarborugh) or enjoy some family fun at home making your pancakes together.

chefs at the Wakefield Food, Drink and Rhubarb Festival

Valentines Day in Yorkshire

Valetines Day is a celebration of love - love for the special one, for your family, for your friends or just for you.