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Shrewsbury Christmas Lights Switch On 2017

Wed, 15th Nov 2017 4:00pm to 10:00pm

Shrewsbury's Christmas Cracker Lights Switch On is on Wednesday 15th November 2017.

The fun starts at 4.30pm in the Square and lasts well into the evening. There will be live music at a variety of town centre venues with Santa’s Sleigh on Pride Hill and Jack the Jester adding to the merriment with performances on High Street.

The traditional lantern parade sets off from Darwin Shopping Centre at 5.45pm, leading into the Square for the official lights countdown. 

Shoppers will be able to buy gifts and Christmas treats with the town’s shopping centres and businesses open until 8pm and the Market Hall open until 9pm.

The event is organised by Shrewsbury Town Council, Shrewsbury BID and Shropshire Council.

Download the programme.

Shrewsbury Square is at the heart of the town and remains an important space for the people of the town.