Things to do in York | Fibbers

Legendary local venue, Fibbers gives you the chance to catch the best international, national and local music acts before they hit the big time. Over 20 years and more than 11,000 bands and Fibbers has become one of the longest running and best loved live music venues in the country. Starting life as a dive bar, the venue moved to a shiny new home in 2014 and has seen bigger and better acts take centre stage. An eclectic list of previous headliners contains everyone from Coldplay to Charlotte Church, so you’re bound to find something to entertain you whatever your musical tastes.


Live music at Fibbers

Top tip

Need to make travel plans or want to work out what you’re doing before and after a gig? Bear in mind that doors generally open at 7.30pm and there’s a curfew at 10.30pm.

Eating and drinking

Fancy a drink or something to eat before the band plays? Here’s our top picks close to the venue.

Head next door to Fibbers for authentic Bavarian beer hall décor and Europe’s finest beers at Stein Bier Keller. A few minutes away you’ll find Gibson’s which offers flame-grilled burgers, sandwiches and BBQ dishes in a buzzing bar atmosphere.

Getting to Fibbers

Located in the heart of York, it’s no problem getting to or from a Fibbers’ gig.

By car
There are plenty of car park options close to Fibbers in York city centre, but be sure to check out closing times so you don’t miss the end of the show.

By bus
With a number of routes heading through the city, hopping on a bus to Fibbers is a great option.

By train
Just around the corner from York railway station, Fibbers is quick 5-minute walk when you get off the train.

Looking for a hotel in York?

We've got plenty of hotels in York to choose from. Our  Blossom Street North and Blossom Street South hotels are right in the city centre. And our York North hotel is a mile further out and our Premier Inn York North West hotel is a few miles from the train station and is close to handy road connections.