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Christmas Light Switch On, Fri 15 Nov 2019, free entry

Christmas Light Switch On

Christmas Light Switch On


Wakefield Council


Wakefield City Centre,

Events at this Venue

date event
Fri 15 Nov Wakefield Christmas Light Switch On


It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas! This November, head down to Wakefield City Centre for the annual Christmas Light Switch On across the Cathedral Precinct.

The Wakefield Christmas lights will be switched on on Friday 15 November in the Precinct.

There will be Christmas-themed entertainments from 4pm to get you feeling festive, including:

- Normanton Musical Theatre Society
- Wakefield Singing Mums
- Ridings FM Time To Shine Winner, Calum Whelan
- Wakefield Trinity Players joining on stage for the big switch on!

The city centre will also be home to a fantastic Christmas-themed market throughout the day, giving the chance to do some Christmas shopping for quirky gifts.

The market will be open 10am - 6.30pm.

If you are interested in trading on a stall or providing catering at the event, please follow the link to the application forms.

Cash PointCoach parties acceptedPostboxPublic toiletsTelephone (public)Accepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled access

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 15 Nov 2019 18:00


Free entry

Also see



See location of Wakefield Precinct on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SE 330209  Lat: 53.68352 Long: -1.50182

By Road:
Jct 41 off the M1 will lead you straight into the city centre
On street parking is available as well as many multi-storey car parks.

By Public Transport:
Nearest train station: Wakefield Westgate Railway Station
Nearest bus station: Wakefield Bus Station
The Free City Bus is available from Wakefield Westgate Railway Station or Wakefield Bus Station that stops off in the city centre.


  • Cash PointCash Point
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access