Jorvik Viking Festival

This annual city-wide celebration of York’s Viking heritage is recognised as the largest Viking Festival in Europe, attracting more than 40,000 visitors. Now in its 35th year it commemorates the traditional ‘Jolablot’ celebrations that the Vikings held each February to herald the coming of spring and the survival of winter hardships.

Where is it?

York

When is it?

February annually

Information and bookings

Find out more or email jorvik@yorkat.co.uk.