Christmas lights switch-on events across Cheshire

PUBLISHED: 09:00 06 November 2018 | UPDATED: 09:04 06 November 2018

Christmas Shopping Chester by George Standen

Christmas Shopping Chester by George Standen

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The Christmas lights switch-on marks the start of the festive period in the centre of our towns and villages, We’ve compiled a list of what’s happening in your area.

7th November

Cheshire Oaks Christmas Tree lighting

Join Cheshire Oaks and Radio City from 6:00 pm on Wednesday 7th November for a Christmas launch to remember! There will be a showing of The Snowman with a live orchestra followed by musical fireworks.

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9th November

Warrington Christmas Lights Switch On

Disney favourites from Frozen will be at The Old Market Place at Golden Square for the annual switch on.

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14th November

Stockport Merseyway Christmas Light Switch On

Christmas lights switch-on at Merseyway Shopping Centre in Stockport will include performances by Britain's Got Talent's Ronan Parke, The Voice contestant Scarlett Quigley and The Snowflake Sisters.

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16th November

Chester Christmas Lights Switch-On

The annual Christmas lights switch-on takes place on the 16th with a parade which starts at Chester Town Hall Square at 7.00pm

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16th November

Nantwich Christmas Lights Switch On

Nantwich Town Council town’s lights switch on event will feature live entertainment, fireworks, and much more.

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17th November

Altrincham’s Christmas Lights Switch-On

Coronation Street’s Cath Tyldesley, Gareth Gates and CBeebies’ Sid Sloane are amongst the stars performing on the Stamford Square stage.

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22nd November

Alderley Edge Christmas lights switch on

The 16th Christmas Lights switch on takes place on London Road with performances by local groups and school choirs along with a special visit from Father Christmas.

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24th November

Northwich Christmas Extravaganza

The grand Christmas Light Switch coincides with the Northwich Christmas Extravaganza which includes Reindeer, Santa’s Grotto, Fairground Rides and a Firework Display.

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24th November

Congleton Christmas Festival

The Big Switch On is just a part of the Congleton Christmas Festival which also includes: a Christmas Makers Market, a full programme of Stage Entertainment, Lantern Procession and Fireworkl Display.

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25th November

Alsager Christmas Market & Light Switch On

Christmas festive fun, entertainment, Santa’s grotto, lights switch-on, fireworks, fair-ground rides and the opening of the annual Alsager Christmas Market .

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1st December

Macclesfield Christmas Light Switch On

As well as the switch-on, the event will include a Christmas Craft fair in the Town Hall, Christmas Market, Street Entertainers, Fairground Rides plus the usual favourites like food and drink, Santa and fireworks.

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1st December

Knutsford Christmas Lights Switch On

A fantastic assortment of community entertainment from 1pm to 7pm on Saturday 1st December with the the light switch on at 6pm.

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