Jorvik Viking Festival

The annual Jorvik Viking Festival is a city-wide celebration of York’s Viking heritage organised by the York Archaeological Trust, creators of Jorvik Viking Centre. Recognised as the largest Viking Festival in the Europe, it attracts more than 40,000 visitors to the city of York and commemorates the traditional celebrations called ‘Jolablot’ that the Vikings held each February to herald the coming of spring and the survival of winter hardships.

Where is it?


When is it?

12th – 18th February 2018

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