Events 2017

Sat 15th July to Mon 4th September

York Maze Opens!

From Saturday July 15th York Maze opens. Be the first to solve this year's a-mazing design.

Sat 22nd July

Kernel Kernel's Birthday

You are invited to come and celebrate the Kernel's Birthday. A prize will be awarded to the best birthday card on the day, so get crafting!

Tue 1st August

Yorkshire Day

Yorkshire Day. Celebrating all that is great in Yorkshire, round bale racing, eat Yorkshire puds, throw Yorkshire puds, ey up!!

Sat 5th August

Beach Party and Barbeque

No need to spend the day stuck in traffic trying to get to the coast, chill out at York Maze’s very own beach – the giant sand play area. Join the York Maze beach party with a surf simulator, limbo dancing, music and barbeque. Cool off in “water wars” where everyone can get a soaking!

Sat 12th August

Sweetcorn Festival

A day of events to celebrate the wonderful plants the maze is made from,with live music and sweetcorn BBQ. Watch the excitement of the World Sweetcorn Eating Championships, or join in yourself. Could you be the one to set a new world record and walk away with a cash prize?

Sat 19th August

Fancy Dress Day

Come dressed as your favourite Star Wars character and you could win an amazing prize! Plus special guest appearances throughout the day. May the force be with you!

Sun 3rd September

Dog Day at York Maze

Displays of dog agility, from the Ebor Dog Club. Bring your dog along and give it a try!

Fri 13th October to Tue 31st October


York maze presents "Hallowscream" a live action horror event for teenagers and adults that should know better. 5 terrifying haunted attractions, roaming characters and street theatre makes Hallowscream a terrifyingly entertaining night to remember!!

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Sat 21st October to Wed 1st November

Halloween By Day at York Maze

York Maze opens again for Halloween. The giant maize maze has been harvested but we have a host of Halloween activities for young sprites and ghouls.

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Sun 5th November

Fireworks Spectacular

Giant bonfire, fire eating & Pyrojuggling show, spectacular fireworks choreographed to music featuring hit songs chosen by Minster FM listeners. Plus children’s play area, fairground stalls, live music from ‘HUGE’ in the marquee, food stalls, bar and The Ivy Store Christmas shop.

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