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.

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.  Explore and experience the UK’s most interactive cycle show.

Try out the latest bike models – Beginners and experts alike can try out the latest models on a variety of terrains. Whether you ride mountain bikes, e-bikes, gravel bikes, road bikes or recumbent bikes, there’ll be a zone for you!

Live race action – From a virtual race, to a cyclocross race and a closed road crit race.

Witness jaw dropping stunts – If stunts are more your thing, watch the experts demonstrate an array of exciting feats. Riders of all levels will be coming together to show off their freestyle BMX skills.

Fun for the whole family – Visit the dedicated kids zone and get involved in activities and games throughout the weekend. There’ll be a run race, a kid’s only demo track and competitions with prizes up for grabs.

Celebrity meet and greats – Throughout the weekend a host of famous faces in the cycling industry will be attending the show.

Open: 10am – 5pm

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

Adults £14.50
Child (5-16) £7.50
Family (2 adults, 2 children) £40
Children under 5 – Free

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.

Perfect for families, live performances, animals, shopping and a Create + Explore area with hands-on activities for children and much more.


Saturday & Sunday 9am – 5pm

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

Adults – Advance £14 / On the gate £16
Child (5-18) – Advance £7 / On the gate £8
Family (2 adults, 3 children) – Advance £40 / On the gate £45
Children under 5 – Free

Advanced tickets available until Friday 12th October.

Indoor Funfair – Half Term Family Attraction

Sat 27 Oct – Sun 4 Nov 2018

Looking for a family day out this half term?  Finding things to do with the kids over half term can be weather dependent.  Harrogate’s Indoor Fun Fair provides the perfect day out whatever the weather.

Come along and enjoy a range of rides all under one roof – from your classic cup-and-saucer to dazzling dodgems. There will be plenty for the younger generation, including Chair O Planes and a large children’s roller coaster.  A great value fun packed day, enjoy the fun of the fair over the school holidays!


Morning session 11am – 2pm

Afternoon session 3pm – 6pm

There will be 2 sessions each day, entry fee covers you for one session.  Wrist bands for each session are available for purchase on the day.  For more information please see Harrogate Indoor Funfair.


Funfair rides wristband – £10

Spectator wristband – £2

Children under 3 – FREE

Funfair rides wristbands allow full unlimited access to all fun fair rides once inside.

Please note height/age restrictions will apply to some rides.  There will be a selection of traditional prize and game side stalls (individual prices apply to these stalls).

Free onsite parking and refreshments available from the Yorkshire Event Centre cafe.

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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 and Gelato Expo

Tues 12 – Thur 14 February 2019

Trade Event

Taking place in hall 1, the Ice Cream and Gelato 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 and Gelato 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