Here's a list of 10 fantastic events guaranteed to get you into the festive spirit.
1. Festive Spectacular
BBC Look North's Harry Gration returns to the Spa to host this year's charity carol concert at 7.30pm on Saturday December 14.
2. A Christmas Masquerade
Enjoy a stunning array of flamboyant displays and installations at Castle Howard. On until January 5. Picture by Charlotte Graham.
3. St Mary's Christmas Tree Festival
The annual exhibition at St Mary's church in Whitby is on every day from 10am to 3pm until January 5.
4. Whitby Krampus Run
The Krampus parade takes place this Saturday (December 7) at 3.30pm. Picture by Charlotte Graham.