York Residents Festival 2020

Dust off your YorkCard, it’s time for York Residents Festival! This annual thank you to locals for giving visitors such a warm welcome sees the city’s attractions open their doors free of charge and it’s happening on 25th and 26th January 2020. It’s a great excuse to go out and explore new places or revisit old favourites without spending a penny. Highlights include free admission to DIG: An Archaeological Adventure, free tours of York’s Chocolate Story and boat trips with City Cruises York. Here are just a few more of our favourite family-friendly places that are throwing their doors open for free for York Residents Festival 2020:

There are special offers on eating out, too, if you decide to make a day of it – take a look. Some attractions do require pre-booking, so it’s worth planning ahead. Keep an eye on the Visit York website for the latest details.

Top tips

  • Check whether your YorkCard is valid and renew if necessary; don’t leave it until the last minute or you could be queuing in the library for a long time!
  • Check whether your chosen attraction(s) need pre-booking
  • Wrap up warm!

York Residents Festival 2020 – Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th January 2020 – Visit the Visit York website for details

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