Cambridgeshire Christmas Light Switch Ons

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Get into the festive spirit with mulled wine, Christmas fairs and entertainment with the annual Christmas light switch on in your local area

young girl with christmas lights

Peterborough, 15 November

The event takes place in the city centre with plenty of festive entertainment. To coincide with the event, the Cathedral is hosting a Christmas Craft & Gift Market from 15 -16 November. 

Cambridge, 17 November


A festive experience takes place in the Market Square.

Huntingdon, 22 November, 6.30pm

The Christmas light switch on kicks starts a three-day festive market with live entertainment, festive food, crafts, gifts and more.

St Neots, 24 November, 12-6pm

The switch on takes place in the Market Square.

St Ives, 24 November 

There’s festive entertainment and late night shopping. Many businesses will be offering special promotions. 

Ely Cathedral, 8 December, 5.15pm

A popular evening for young children and families, there will be song and prayers and the switch on of the huge Christmas tree.


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