Melton Borough Council

Christmas Lights Switch On Event and Victorian Market

Christmas Lights Switch On Event and Victorian Market

  • Date: 1st December 2017
  • Location: Melton Mowbray Town Centre
  • Time: 09:30 - 20:00
  • Cost: Free

Come along and join in the activities for the Christmas Light Switch On and firework spectacular event on Friday 1 December 2017.

Christmas lights switch on event
Switch on 2017

Celebrate in the festivities this year and enjoy some great entertainment starting at 9.30am with performances from local schools, choirs, bands and artists.

There will be a wide variety of Victorian Christmas stalls selling unique gifts and local produce perfect for Christmas shopping and the entertainment continues all day until 8pm.

The lights switch on takes place at 6.45pm with the cast of Melton Theatre's panto followed by a firework spectacular.  

Santa will be parading down Nottingham Street at 4.00pm with Trumpton before he takes residence in his magical grotto in the Market Place until 8.00pm.

There will be free parking throughout the day in the long stay car parks at Burton Street, Scalford Road and Mill Street.

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Christmas activities

View the Christmas actvitiy schedules for:

Friday 1 December 2017
Saturday 2 December 2017
Sunday 3 December 2017
Melton's Big Christmas Weekend

For more information:

Tel: 01664 502335


Stall holder information:

If you would like to trade at the Christmas light switch on event, please contact: 

Ruth Wakeling
Tel: 01664 822114 or email


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