New Plans For York Christmas Market 2023 Have Been Revealed

New Plans For York Christmas Market 2023 Have Been Revealed

Last month it was announced that York Christmas Market was set to the city centre for the festive period with a few changes.

The historic city will be full of twinkling lights, cute alpine chalets selling treat and goodies and of course street food and mulled wine.

The York Xmas market is set to have to big changes this year due to concerns of overcrowding making this year’s even better.

It will return on Thursday 16th November to Friday 22nd December 2023 and this year’s festivities are set to have a Yorkshire theme along with a few other changes, YorkMix reports.

One huge change is Thor’s Tipi, which is set to move from its usual spot on Parliament street to Museum Gardens.

Make It York managing director Sarah Loftus said that the chalets with be spread out further apart to give people more space to explore.

The 74 chalets will be selling more Yorkshire products than usual as Make It York vow to really push the Yorkshire Christmas this year.

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The food offering is set to increase from five to eight with three mulled wine spots to enjoy a little tipple. They are continuing with a soft launch like last year with no big Christmas lights switch-on.

With Sarah entertainment spread across the city to help with congestion.

Carl Alsop, operations manager of the BID, said: “There’ll be ten nutcrackers again in new locations. Last year the nutcrackers were two colours.

“Excitingly, this year, we’ve worked with a local artists and each nutcracker will be entirely unique under the banner of Christmas in York.”

The nutcracker trail with 10 large nutcracker soldiers dotted around the trail. With a competition to work out the theme that links all the names together with £500 York Gift Card to enjoy.

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