Xmas Lights

Yuletide Festival & Lights Switch-On

Alton's annual Yuletide Festival celebrates everything Christmas, new for 2017 is the inclusion of the town's Lights Switch-On at the Assembly Rooms Lawn plus family entertainment zone in the market Square

With hundreds of stalls lining the High Street, inside the Assembly Rooms and Community Centre selling gifts, crafts, local produce and festive fayre. A family fun fair at the lower end of the High Street, street entertainers plus performances from local choirs, schools and theatre groups outside the Assembly Rooms.

The Market Square will host the new Family Entertainment Zone. The event marquee housing a Giant Snow Globe where you can climb inside and take a festive family photo, family gingerbread house workshops and Christmas themed cake demonstrations throughout the day. There will be a live animal nativity petting zoo, tasty street food and hot mulled wine and spiced cider for the grown ups!

The town's Christmas Lights Switch-On event will begin at 3.00pm with carols from Alton Rock Choir and Luminosa Young Voices, with rumours of a special guest making an appearance all the way from the North Pole to help the Town Mayor switch-on the lights at the Assembly Rooms Lawn.

Event Details


Sunday 3 December 2017, from 10am until 4pm


Alton Town Centre, Alton, Hampshire


Free admission

Further information

Further information is available on the website www.alton.gov.uk


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