The Big Coronation Celebration, Harrogate

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Open to public, no booking required
Hosted by:
North Yorkshire Council
6 May 2023
Valley Gardens, Valley Drive, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG1 2SZ, United Kingdom
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Celebrate the Coronation of King Charles III with Harrogate’s Big Coronation Celebration. A three day party-in-the-park in the beautiful setting of the Valley Gardens, a jewel in Harrogate’s crown.

Families and friends can gather to mark this momentous event over the bank holiday weekend with a live stream of the Coronation ceremony on a big screen, family-friendly entertainment, fairground rides and an artisan market from Little Bird Made.

Bring your picnic blanket and settle in for the weekend of celebrations. Watch the crowning of our new King with the Coronation ceremony live from Westminster Abbey in London on Saturday 6 May followed by the full programme of celebrations including Fun Family Films.

Our big screen will be in place on Saturday and Sunday showing the coronation, parade and selection of family films in the late afternoon and early evening.

Alongside the big screen, a stage hosted by local radio station Your Harrogate will see a full and fun line-up of family-friendly entertainment making sure you have a royally good time.

A selection of small fairground rides (free to ride) will keep the little ones entertained alongside fun, family entertainment throughout the weekend, and pop-up character appearances and circus workshops

Browse the market stalls that will line the colonnades of Valley Gardens, pick up deliciously home-baked treats or take home a handmade gift or goodie all for yourself from the independent sellers of the Little Bird Made market.

A Community Hub will offer the opportunity to learn about some of Harrogate’s amazing community groups and charities, as well as find out how you can get involved.