Guildford Christmas Lights Switch On

High Street



Start Christmas the Guildford way and join us for all the festive fun and frolics of the Guildford Christmas Lights Turn On! 

From 10am visit The Village ice rink and Christmas market or why not catch a magic show?

There will be reindeer in the rotunda from 12.00pm, a host of children’s entertainment around town throughout the afternoon plus live music on the Experience Guildford stage from 4.00pm. 

At 6.00pm Eagle Radio's PG will host the balcony show from the Guildhall ahead of the light switch on at 7.00pm. Afterwards, there will be a spectacular firework display courtesy of White Lion Walk and music until 8.00pm.

Celebrate the arrival of the festive season in Guildford town centre!

Timetable of events:

From 11:30am:

11:30am to 2:30pm - Magic Shows and balloon modelling at The Village
11:30am to 2:30pm & 3:30pm to 6:30pm - Face Painting at The Village
12pm to 4:30pm - Join Catboy, Oelette and Gecko from PJ Masks at The Friary Guildford
12pm to 6pm - Say Hello to some of Santa's Reindeer at The Rotunda
12pm to 8pm - Ice Rink open at The Village
1pm to 6pm - Visit the Newfoundland Dogs outside Debenhams and around the Town
2pm - Meet Belle from Beauty and The Beast at White Lion Walk
3:20pm The Experince Guildford Stage Opens
4pm - Catch even more live music at Guildford Fringe Buskers Corner
5:15pm - See the Mascot Parade up the High Street
6pm - Countdown to switch on
7pm - The Christmas Lights switched on



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