Yorkshire in 2019 Great Days Out in Yorkshire

October Events in Yorkshire. Scary grown up and family friendly Halloween days out, half term fun and the end of festival season.

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Family Friendly Halloween

Family friendly halloween days out, suitable for all ages.

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Scary Halloween

Not for children and not for the faint-hearted - visit one of Yorkshire's scaregrounds this Halloween.


October Half Term

Make memories in autumn during half term with our pick of alternatives to Halloween activities.

Light Night Leeds

Night Light Leeds

4th and 5th October
An annual free multi-arts and light festival hosted in Leeds city centre. See the city in a new light with over 40 events across the city including spectacular light projections and dance, music, theatre and street performances.

Re-enactors in USA army jeep

Railway in Wartime

12th to 14th October
A three day event across the railway with re-enactments, 40's entertainment and a feeling of the spirit and camaraderie of World War II.

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Countryside Live

20th and 21st October 2018
Celebrating the very best of the countryside, this two-day event is mostly undercover so you’ll have fun whatever the weather! Great Family day out

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Dubs Int' Dales

4th to 6th October
Dubs In't Dales ever popular VW Festival is back for its 8th year at Camp Katur on the beautiful Camp Hill Estate. Dubs in't Dales is a family friendly, relaxed show; with fun activities taking place throughout Saturday, with live music on both Friday and Saturday night.

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Marsden Jazz Festival

12th to 14th October 2018
The Marsden Jazz Festival showcases a wide range of jazz musicians from internationally-acclaimed artists to local school bands and rising talent.

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Filey Food and Drink Festival

13th and 14th October 2018
The Filey International Food Festival returns to the Evron Centre with a host of local food and drink producers.

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Harrogate Literature Festival

18th to 21st October 2018
Hosted over a long weekend at The Crown Hotel, Harrogate, from 18 to 21 October, the stellar line-up features household names from the worlds of comedy, history, sport and literature.

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Halifax Comedy Festival.

20th to 27th October 2018
Come along and see household names, up and coming artists and child friendly events

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KWVR Beer Fest

18th to 21st October
This popular event will be returning in October 2018 and we will again be tickling the taste buds with approximately 160 beers (mostly real ales) and a wonderful selection of fine wines and ciders.