Jorvik Viking Festival
Sat Feb 15 - Sun Feb 23
The annual Jorvik Viking Festival is a city-wide celebration of York’s rich Norse heritage
Recognised as the largest event of its kind in Europe; visit York in February 2020 for an exciting programme of events, including living history encampments, markets, workshops, talks, tours and dramatic combat performances. Whether you’re well-versed in the sagas or looking for a thrilling half-term break, there’s something for everyone at JORVIK Viking Festival.
This year’s theme is the Voyages of the Vikings – just like the Norse in the 9th century, journey to York in February half term to discover their extraordinary stories!
JORVIK Viking Festival 2020 is organised and funded by York Archaeological Trust, with no external funding or sponsorship, and all proceeds contribute to our work as an educational charity.