What better way is there to get those festive feelings flowing, than to watch a Christmas Light Switch on?!
With Halloween and Bonfire night now finished, the Christmas light switch ons are next on the agenda and there’s a few to choose from.
Here’s a list of the local switch ons:
🎄 Coppergate Switch On
🎄 Fri Nov 09 2018 at 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Join us for the switching on of the Coppergate Centre’s Christmas lights, including our brand new tree! Join the fun with Adam Tomlinson and Anna Wallace from BBC Radio York, Rowntree Players, the Ice King and the choirs of Appleton Roebuck and Sherburn Hungate Primary Schools. Lots of fun plus giveaways and prizes!
Coppergate Shopping Centre York, 12 Coppergate Walk, YO1 9NT York
🎄 St Helens Square,York
🎄 Thursday 15 Nov 2018
Be the first to visit the York Christmas Fair on the Festive First Night, when the Christmas festivities officially begin on 15 November. Things will kick off at 6pm with Lucy’s Pop Choir getting you into the festive spirit and with the official light switch-on at 6.30pm, the lights will bring colour to the city and its landmarks. Enjoy music and appearances from local personalities whilst getting in the Christmas spirit.
🎄 Bishy Road Christmas Street Party
🎄 Friday 16th November 6-9pm Festive Lights Switching-on is 6pm!
Free Entry. Traffic Free Festival. Live Music, stalls & children’s activities. All Welcome.
Bishopthorpe Road shop parade and car park. (Traffic diversion 5pm-10pm).
🎄 Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland Launch Night Takeover and Light Switch On
🎄 Friday 16th November 2018
Join Minster FM for the Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland Launch Night Takeover and Light Switch On.
🎄 Acomb Christmas Festival, Acomb Front Street
🎄 Saturday 24th November 2018 – Light switch on at 4pm
More details to be released soon…..
🎄 Haxby Christmas Light Switch On
🎄 Thursday 29th November 6pm – 8pm
3 light switch ons starting at The Memorial Hall, up to Haxby Shopping Arcade and then the Tree on The Green. Late night Shopping, Pop Up Shops, Santa & Rocking Rudolph, Local Band, Mulled Wine & Mince Pies and a Book Signing.
🎄 Selby Christmas Lights Switch On and Christmas Market
🎄 Saturday 1st December – Light switch on at 4pm
This year’s event takes place on the Market Place on 1 December 2018 from 9am – 5pm. There will be stalls and entertainment on the Market Place and the Mayor will switch on the lights at 4pm along with their guest of honour.
The Tree of Lights at the Town Hall will be switched on at 4.30pm. Anyone can sponsor a light on the tree with the money going to Yorkshire Cancer Research. Contact the town hall office for further information.
🎄 Twin Pike Way, Wiggington, YO32 2FF
🎄 Dates TBC
Every year Twin Pike Way (TwinklePike Way) transforms into a magical display of Christmas cheer. The street is filled with Christmas lights for all to come visit.
Lights are on from 4:30pm – 10pm daily throughout the festive season.
Each year they aim to raise money for 3 great charities…
🔸Yorkshire Air Ambulance
🔸Brain Tumour Charity
🔸St Leonard’s Hospice
🎄 Light up a Life 2018 with St Leonard’s Hospice – St Helen’s Square, York
🎄 Sunday 2nd December at 6:00pm
See their poster for more details..
Keep checking back, as more will be added!
🎅 Now that you are feeling Christmassy, see the Mumbler Christmas pages for lots of other ideas for festive fun:
🎅 Places to see Santa
🎅 Pantomimes & Festive shows
🎅 Christmas Fairs & shopping events