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Christmas Light Switch On, Mon 18 Nov 2019, free entry

Pontefract Christmas light switch on

Pontefract Christmas light switch on


Wakefield Council


West Yorkshire,

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Mon 18 Nov Pontefract Christmas Light Switch On


Walking in a winter wonderland! This November, head down to Pontefract town centre for the annual Christmas Light Switch On.

The Pontefract Christmas lights will be switched on on Monday 18 November.

To get you in the Christmas mood, there will be seasonal entertainments from 4pm, including:

- Lindsey Farrow
- Rob Dillon
- Stage Coach
- Liquorice Singers
- St Giles & St Mary's Pantomime Society
- Ridings FM Time To Shine winner, Cath Miller
- Haribo Goldbear doing games and giveaways

The town centre will also house a fantastic festive-themed market throughout the day, so you can Christmas shop til you drop.

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.

Children welcomeDisabled access

Event details

Dates Times
Mon 18 Nov 2019 18:00


Free entry

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Map reference: SE 455219  Lat: 53.69156 Long: -1.31243


  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
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