Dante Festival

York, United Kingdom

Annual Event

Thursday 15th May 2025 - Saturday 17th May 2025
Future dates will be released
York Racecourse
Horse Racing

Dante Festival at York Racecourse is an iconic annual horse racing event that combines action of flat racing with class and style of its attendees. Three days of amusing and dynamic atmosphere can then be transformed into a relaxing weekend away by taking a walk around the historic city of York.

The Festival is perfectly located in the south of York which can be easily accessed by the VIP Helicopter Charter.


Dante Festival 2024 in York


Three days of top-class horse racing take place at the Dante Festival. York Racecourse is the ideal location for the event, parading a large pot of prize money for race winners.

  • Dante Stakes - unmissable group 2 flat race run over 1 mile, 2 furlongs
  • Exclusive enclosures, fine-dining and VIP hospitality
  • Flaunt fine fashion, elegance and prestige with race day attire

Kick off the summer with pure entertainment at the Dante Festival.

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Chartering a Helicopter to Dante Festival 2024


Stylish travel must be arranged for a glamorous event. Chartering a helicopter to the Dante Festival offers luxurious and convenient travel for the VIP.

  • Fly from any UK location.
  • Flights from London in just over an hour. Only 30 minutes from Liverpool and 25 minutes from Manchester.
  • Arrive directly at York Racecourse.

Secure a helicopter to the Dante Festival through Get Heli.

  • Instantly reach operators with just one request.
  • Immediate access to the vetted operators available to fly to York Racecourse.
  • Accurate prices for any charter requirement.

Approximate flight times from UK cities

  • London to York - 1 hour, 15 minutes
  • Manchester to York - 25 minutes
  • Birmingham to York - 45 minutes
  • Edinburgh to York - 1 hour, 15 minutes
  • Cardiff to York - 1 hour, 30 minutes

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What to expect from the Dante Festival?

Dante Festival is a spectacular event where an elite-class horse racing meets the style of its attendees. York’s greatest event of the year offers three days of unforgettable and breathtaking experience, starting with Tattersalls Musidora Stakes on Day One and finishing with Yorkshire Cup Day.

Where does the name of the festival come from?

Dante Festival is named after the most recent Yorkshire-trained winner of the Derby, which dates back to 1945. The British Thoroughbred racehorse was trained by Matthew Peacock in Northern England.

How to get to the Dante Festival?

The most convenient way to get to the event is by booking the direct helicopter charter. VIP helicopter flight will ensure the luxurious entrance on the Dante Festival as well as stress-free and quick exit form the event.

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