Switching On the Christmas Lights in Surrey!

Start getting into the Christmas mood by watching the Christmas Lights being switched on in various locations around Surrey!

Find out when the Christmas lights will be switched on close to you and go along and join the fun!

Its such a great celebration and many organisers really push the boat out when it comes to all day entertainment, fairs, music, food and drink!

Kingston kick us off with their Christmas Lights event on Thursday the 17th November, then its all go from Camberley, Dorking, Epsom, Guildford, Woking and everywhere in between!



Saturday 19th November Park Street & High Street, Camberley, Surrey GU15 3SW

Christmas food market on the High Street with more then 25 stalls, choir singers and music from 10:00 to 16:00.

The lights will be switched on at 17:00 with live music from 18:00 to 19:00

Claygate Village Christmas Lights Switch On

Saturday 3rd December Claygate High Street, High Street, KT10 0JG

Claygate’s annual Christmas lights switch on and lots of family festive fun!

Event runs from 16:00 with lights going up at around 18:00

Cobham Christmas

Friday 25 November – High St Cobham Surrey KT11 3EB

Join us on Friday 25th November 2016 to kick start the Christmas season in style at our family friendly annual festive light switch on!  Enjoy stalls, carols, live entertainment and late night shopping!

From 16:00 (Christmas Lights Switch on 19:00)


Cranleigh Christmas Lights

Saturday 19th November – Fountain Square, off High Street, GU6 8RL

A day of family fun is being arranged, with live music, stalls throughout the High Street and late night shopping on offer.  Live entertainment featuring local musicians will be on the main stage in Fountain Square from 16:00 onwards, with the lights being officially switched on by a special guest at 18:00.

10:00 to 21:00. Lights switched on at 18:00


Dorking Christmas Lights Switch-on

Friday 18th November – St Martin’s Walk Shopping Centre Church Gardens Dorking Surrey RH4 1UX

Come and join. Dorkers, the Dorking Town mascot and the cast of Dorking Halls Panto, Dick Whittington, in St Martin’s Walk for fun and entertainment, singing and dancing. Plus the exciting Dorking Christmas Light Switch-on count-down. This year St Martin’s Walk have new sparking lights and a beautiful Christmas Tree.

Event starts at 16:00, lights will be switched on around 5.15pm.




Epsom Christmas Lights Switch On

Saturday 19th November – The Ashley Centre, Ashley House Annexe, Ashley Road, KT18 5AB

Free entertainment for everyone starts at 12noon with masses of excitement and fun to start the celebrations and get the party going ready for the big switch on at 5pm. Members of the cast of ALADDIN at the Epsom Playhouse will be there to meet you.

Event starts at 12:00 with lights being switched on at 17:00.


Esher Christmas Lights



Guildford Christmas Lights

Thursday 17th November – Guildford Town Centre, GU1 4SJ

From 12pm you can meet the reindeer and Newfoundland dogs in the town centre, before entertainment gets underway at 4pm on the Experience Guildford stage outside Holy Trinity Church on the High Street. Expect an exciting mix of music, panto stars and local sporting stars as we count down to the big switch-on at 7pm. The switch-on will be followed by a spectacular firework display

Event starts at 12:00 with Christmas lights being switched on at 19:00.


Hersham Christmas Tree Lighting Up

Saturday 10th December 15:00 – Hersham Green

The annual lighting of the tree (we hear there will be just one large tree this year) will take place on Saturday the 10th December at around 15:00. There will also be a Christmas Fair.


Kingston Christmas Lights Switch On

Thursday 17 November – Ancient Market Place, KT1 1JS

The lights-on event will include carol singers, a brass band and a host of family-friendly activities all through Kingston town centre from 5.00pm to 6.30pm.

Carol Singing starts at 17:00 with Christmas Lights being switched on at 18:30

Richmond Frost Fayre & Christmas Lights

Friday 25th November – Richmond Town Centre

12:00 to 20:00 Duck Pond Market Frost Fayre on Richmond Riverside. Treasure Trail and Christmas Decoration Making on Richmond Hill Rise from 4pm. 6pm Maureen Lipman and Chris Jarvis from the Panto at Richmond Theatre will be switching on the lights.

Event runs from 12:00 to 20:00, Lights on at 18:00.


Thames Ditton Christmas Lights Switch On

Sunday 4th December – High Street,  KT7 0TT

Santa’s grotto, mulled wine, festive food, Christmas carols, street entertainment. The Mayor of Elmbridge, Tannia Shipley, RA Councillor for Weston Green, will be switching on the lights, setting in motion the lighting up of the High Street for the entire festive season.

Event runs from 15:00 to 18:00. The Christmas lights will be switched on at 16:45.



Walton-on-Thames Festival of Light

Saturday 26th November – High Street, KT12 1DJ

entertainment throughout the day from 9.30am to 7pm including a Chrismas-themed market, Santa’s Grotto, children’s rides and live music. A lantern parade starts at 17.30 and the switch-on is at 6pm.

Event runs from 09:30 to 19:00. The lights are switched on at 18:00.

Weybridge Christmas Lights

Thursday 1st December – Baker Street, KT13 8AU

See Weybridge’s Christmas Lights switched on by the mystery celebrity guest in Baker Street. At the Christmas Tree, Baker Street. Lantern Parade at 17:00 by the children from the four local junior schools. Mulled wine, mince pies and late night shopping until 7pm.

Starts at 5pm, Christmas Lights at 18:00


Woking Christmas Lights Switch On

Thursday 24 November – Jubilee Square, GU21 4AA

Warwick Davis, Mr. Bloom from Cbeebies and The Octonauts™ and Father Christmas Set To Switch On Woking’s Christmas Lights. Activity starts on the main stage from 2pm with local choirs, dance troops and community groups singing and performing. For full stage timings please refer to the website closer to the event.

Entertainment from 14:00, lights on at 19:00.


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