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Malton Christmas Festival 2023

2 December 2023 - 3 December 2023


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Held in the Yorkshire market town of Malton, the Malton Christmas Festival is two days of food, music and fun held across the weekend of 2 to 3 December. 

The free festival involves street food vendors, Christmas stalls and live music, as well as entertainment for all the family. Enjoy gin, mulled wine, beer as well as fig puddings and turkey while shopping in Yorkshire’s Food Capital. Further details of what is involved can be found here.

This year Emerald the Elf will be making her debut in an interactive Santa show complete with Santa’s Grotto for £5

When is the Malton Christmas Festival 2023?

On the weekend of 2 and 3 December.

Where is the Malton Christmas Festival?

Malton Christmas Festival
Malton’s Christmas Market, photo Richard Ponter

In the Market Place in the town of Malton Yorkshire.

More Malton Food Festivals

The Christmas Festival is not the only food festival in the Yorkshire Town. In addition to the Summer Malton Food Lovers Festival there are monthy food markets, a gin festival, craft beer festival, Meadowfest music festival, harvest food festival, and even the 10k Marathon du Malton.

Other Christmas Festivals in Yorkshire

If you are busy on the weekend of the 4/5 December, you can always head to the Beverley Festival of Christmas which is held on 11 December in the beautiful Yorkshire Georgian town.

A bit cheesy? Photo Richard Ponter

Getting to Malton

There are Park & Ride car parks operating (£7.50) at each entrance to Malton from the A64, with a regular shuttle bus service to the entrance.

Things To Do in Yorkshire

For inspiration on what to do while in the area, read Mark Bibby Jackson’s Whitby and the North York Moors.

Accommodation in Malton and North Yorkshire

If you are looking for accommodation in Yorkshire you could try Travel Begins at 40 favourite – The Farmhouse, Goathland.

More information on the Malton Christmas Festival

Click here.


2 December 2023
3 December 2023


Market Place
Malton,YorkshireYO17 7LXUnited Kingdom+ Google Map

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Mark Bibby Jackson

Mark Bibby Jackson

Before setting up Travel Begins at 40, Mark was the publisher of AsiaLIFE Cambodia and a freelance travel writer. When he is not packing and unpacking his travelling bag, Mark writes novels, including To Cook A Spider and Peppered Justice. He loves walking, eating, tasting beer, isolation and arthouse movies, as well as talking to strangers on planes, buses and trains whenever possible. Most at home when not at home.

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