What’s on

Keeping you up to date with what’s on at the Yorkshire Event Centre.  We host a wide range of exciting indoor and outdoor events, exhibitions and festivals.  See our what’s on guide for events in Harrogate, Yorkshire.

Harrogate Vintage Sale

Fri 17 August 2018 – Viewing

Sat 18 August 2018 – Auction Sale

Public Event

Cheffins are market leading auctioneers.

They will be holding an auction sale of vintage & classic tractors, vehicles, stationary engines, implements and spares.

Fri 1pm  – 6pm
Sat 8am onwards

For more information please contact Oliver Godfrey on 01353 777 767

Admission: Free

Great Northern Quilt & Needlecraft Show

Fri 31 August – Sun 2 September

An open competition quilt show with entries invited from all over the world.  Showcasing beautiful feature display quilts from well-known quilters and textile artists.

A variety of exhibitors selling patchwork & quilting supplies for all your needs.  Demonstrators on hand to show you their techniques and give help and advice.

Workshops available on a first come, first served basis on the day of the show.

Advance tickets available until 17 August.

10am – 4.30pm

For more information please contact 01406 372 600.


Advance – Adults £8, Seniors £7, Children (8-16yr) £3

On the door – Adults £9, Seniors £8, Children (8-16yr) £4

Harrogate Autumn Flower Show

Fri 14 – Sun 16 September 2018

For many, autumn is the most spectacular time of year.  With glorious colour in the garden and a cornucopia of produce highlighting the best of the season.

Harrogate Autumn Flower Show showcases amazing floral displays, over 5,000 staggering autumn blooms, wonderful fruit and vegetables and plenty of ideas and inspiration for planning your garden, whatever the season.

Fri – Sat 9:30am – 5.30pm
Sun 9:30am – 4.30pm

For more information please contact the show team on 01423 546157.


Advance – from £16 (available until 5 Sept)

On the gate – from £18.50

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National Apprenticeship Show, Yorkshire North East

Thur 20 – Fri 21 September 2018

The National Apprenticeship Show welcomes all young people to come and explore their future.
With over 40 exhibitors, The National Apprenticeship Show gives you the opportunity to speak directly to some of the biggest employers in the region and nationally. You can also come and visit the seminar area where employers will be speaking about their apprenticeships, how to get an apprenticeship and what they look for. Come and discover your career.

Thur 9:30am – 3pm, 4pm – 6pm
Fri 9:30am – 2pm

For more information please contact Alice Young on 01908 991733 or alice@nationalapprenticeshipshow.org.

Admission: Free

I Do Wedding Exhibition

Sun 23 Sept 2018

Harrogate is a brand new addition to I Do’s Wedding Exhibition tour, hosting over 120 of the local region’s finest wedding suppliers, all ready and waiting to help make your wedding day perfect. From bespoke bridalwear to light-up dancefloors, you will find everything you need to plan your wedding under one roof!

Every bride receives a free luxury good bag and even better, it’s completely free for all brides-to-be to attend! There’s also a bubbly drinks reception, three fantastic Milan-style catwalk shows, live entertainment and a fabulous outdoor display featuring stunning wedding transport and catering that will simply wow you. Don’t miss out on the competitions and offers that are exclusive to the show day.

Extra tickets can be purchased for guests and there’s even a mega money-saving party ticket for your entourage of helpers! Free parking is available for all attendees.

10am – 4:30pm

For more information please contact Richard or Natasha on 01226 704682 or info@ido-magazine.co.uk

Advance – £5
On the gate – £8
Brides and under 16s go free

Harrogate Gift and Fashion Fair

Fri 28 – Sat 29 September 2018

110 exclusive companies you won’t find on the high street have been handpicked for their quality, variety and originality at the Harrogate Gift and Fashion Fair. Choose from great gifts, fashion, stunning accessories, decorative home and garden ware, unusual food and drink, health and beauty products, toys, and games.

Open: 9:30am – 5:30pm

For more information please contact Noelle Walsh on 01367 860017 or noelle@ukgrandsales.co.uk.

Advance – £4
On the door – £7

The International Yorkshire Antiques Fair

Sat 6 – Sun 7 October 2018

The largest International Antique Home & Vintage Fair in the North with up to 400 stands displaying a large selection of vintage items and collectibles.  The fair will be held across 2 halls with premium antiques on sale in the main hall & a separate table top section offering rare finds and exciting treasures in hall 2.  From jewellery to furniture, porcelain to china, clocks to collectibles, the fair promises a fabulous range of antiques to suit every budget.


Saturday 8.30am – 5pm

Sunday 10am – 5pm

For more information please contact Nick Bayliss on 07703 558 600.


8.30am – 5pm – £10

10am – 5pm – £7 (available for Saturday or Sunday)

Cycle Expo Yorkshire

Fri 12 October 2018 – Trade only
Sat 13 and Sun 14 October 2018 – Public

Trade and Public Event

Yorkshire’s largest Cycle Expo is coming to Harrogate in October 2018. With the aim of uniting cycle enthusiasts from all walks of life and getting even more of you #OnYerBike

Open: 10am – 5pm

For more information please contact Charlotte Scoular on Charlotte@CycleExpo.co.uk

Adults £12
Student (NUS) £10
Child (6-16) £7
Free to under 5s

Countryside Live

Sat 20 – Sun 21 October 2018

Countryside Live showcases and promotes food, farming and the countryside by hosting exciting competitive classes with animals, cookery demonstrations and hands on workshops for children.


Saturday & Sunday 9am – 5pm

For more information please call 01423 541 000 or email countrysidelive@yas.co.uk

North of England Woodworking & Power Tool Show

Fri 16 – Sun 18 November 2018

Public Event

The largest and longest established retail woodworking & power tool show in the UK.


Friday & Saturday 10am – 5pm

Sunday 10am – 4pm

The show is organised by Nelton Exhibitions, for more information please contact Tony Cox on 07946 855455 or exhibitions@mytimemedia.com


Advance: Adults – £9, Concessions – £8

On the gate: Adults £11, Concessions – £10

Ice Cream Expo

Tues 12 – Thur 14 February 2019

Trade Event

Taking place in hall 1, the Ice Cream Expo 2019 is a unique event that showcases every element of the ice cream industry; from a huge variety of ice cream, to machinery, sundries, equipment and packaging. A must-do event for anyone in the industry, discover a delicious and unique array of premium ice cream manufacturers, retailers, caterers and suppliers all under one roof!

The Ice Cream Expo is the ideal occasion for you to build your brand image, network with others in the industry, optimise business opportunities and launch new products.


Tuesday & Wednesday 10am – 5pm (last entry 4.30pm)

Thursday 10am – 3pm (last entry 2.30pm)

For more information please contact Emma Gange on 01332 203333 or emma@ice-cream.org


FREE to the trade.

The Yorkshire Motorhome & Accessory Show

Fri 22 – Sun 24 March 2019

Public Event

The Yorkshire Motorhome and Accessory Show will showcase over 300 new and used motorhomes.  Come and see displays from a selection of over 30 national and local dealers.

This is a fantastic show to peruse a variety of layouts, finishes and price brackets.

Browse over 120 exhibitors across the indoor exhibition halls and outdoor shopping areas for vehicles and accessories.  Take the opportunity to increase your hobby knowledge and enjoy the informative seminars in the Experts Theatre.


 9.30am – 4.30pm 

For more information please call 01778 391 123.


Advance – £5

On the gate – £7


Wed 1st – Thur 2nd May 2019

CHEMUK 2019 – UK Chemical Industries Supply Chain Expo & Speaker Programme.

The brand new UK Chemical Industries Supply Chain Expo & Open Conference. Bringing together all key layers of the UK’s Chemical & Chemical Products industries for an intensive 2-day networking, business development, best practice, intelligence gathering, issue debating and supply chain sourcing experience.

Featuring UK & International latest suppliers, technologies, services & partners.


Wednesday 9.30am – 5pm 

Thursday 9.30am – 4pm

For more information please contact Duncan Harrison on 0203 829 6060 or info@chemicalukexpo.com.


FREE ENTRY (subject to online pre-registration)

£10 entry, if NOT pre-registered