Christmas Light Switch On Events in Northamptonshire – 2018

Christmas Lights in Northamptonshire Kettering Oundle Thrapston Wellingborough


Join Heart FM in Northampton on Saturday November 24th from 2pm for the Christmas Light Switch On in Market Square. Light switch is at 5pm with members of the Northampton Swimming Club switching the lights on this year.



On Thursday 29th November from 4:45pm-8pm the light switch on will be a whole host of entertainment with snooker legend Kyren Wilson turning the lights on. There will be a Christmas market, singers, bands and fun for whole the family.



The Rushden Christmas lights will be switched on, on the Saturday 24th September. There will be a Santas Grotto, fair ground, stalls and entertainment from 11:45am with the official light switch on at 4:30pm.


4Stony Stratford

The lights will be switched on at 5pm on the 1st December in Stony Stratford. The Watling festival starts at 1:05pm on the Market Square with a lantern procession from 4:15pm. The switch on itself will be at the Market Square. Car parking is free but advised to turn up early.


The Christmas Gift Market will be open from 2pm, 24th November in the Thrapston Plaza and from 3:30pm the high street will be open to entertainment, a fun fair, stalls and activities. There will be lots of festive food, hot chestnuts and of course, Santa. The switch on is at 5:30pm.


The Oundle light switch on is at the Queen Victoria Hall/Market Place on Saturday 1st December. This will also encompass a Christmas market showcasing local businesses. There will be gifts, treats and mince pies! The switch on will be at 5:30pm.



The council is inviting local residents to join in the light switch on next Saturday (24th) at 2:30pm. The lights will be turned on at 5:30pm. A full range of entertainment is available on the day!



If you wish to add an event to this list, email with the subject line Light Switch On.