Kick start your Christmas celebrations in Malton – as their festive festival returns.
The two-day extravaganza will be packed full of scrumptious street food vendors, Christmas gift stalls, music and festive fun for all the family.
The Malton Christmas Festival will take place at Market Place, Malton on Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 December.
Among the range of festive stalls and vendors, the Malton Christmas Festival is packed full of present inspiration – helping you to find the perfect gifts for your loved ones.
And, as ‘Yorkshire’s Food Capital’, you can immerse yourself in epic street food, traditional mulled wine, gin, craft beers, figgy puddings, succulent turkey and goose and Malton’s award-winning macarons!
There will a festive land train to take you around the Market Place, children’s activities provided by Be Amazing Arts – and you can take a break from seasonal shopping and enjoy some traditional Christmas tunes from Malton’s local brass bands and choirs.
New for 2023, Emerald the Elf will be making her debut this year in an interactive Santa show complete with Santa’s Grotto in the Milton Rooms. For £5, your little ones can join Emerald the Elf as she gets ready for the most be-yule-tiful time of year!
Mark Brayshaw, head of Visit Malton said, “I am delighted that the annual tradition of our renowned Christmas Festival continues this year and we look forward to giving visitors a warm Yorkshire welcome in December.
“The festival is the perfect opportunity for us to show off and celebrate everything our much-loved market town has to offer, and to promote and support local businesses who will be showcasing their culinary creations, tasty treats and creative craftsmanship. It’s the perfect way to kick off the most magical month and this will undoubtedly be a weekend to remember.”
Entry to the Malton Christmas Festival is free, and the event will be taking place within the town’s Market Place (YO17 7LX), from 9am-3.30pm.
There will be a free shuttle bus service running from a park & ride site on the edge of town, with a parking charge of £5 per car.
For more information, head to the Visit Malton website.