Christmas Light Switch On in Norfolk 2019

Christmas light switch ons in Norfolk. Everything you need to know. 

One of the most exciting things in the lead up to Christmas is watching your home town twinkle into action with festive lights. Get ready to be dazzled with seasonal cheer, food and fun at a Christmas light switch-on

Norwich Christmas light tunnel 2016


Holt, 13 November, 6.30pm

The historic town will become a fairy tale of lights as the community comes together to host a seasonal spectacular of festive food, fun and fireworks.

Norwich, 14 November 6pm-10pm


Watch the streets of Norwich sparkle and shine with live music and entertainment aplenty, plus a Father Christmas parade.

Burnham Market, 23 November, 10am-6pm

A whole day of entertainment, including live music, a Christmas market, Father Christmas, outdoor bars, food and more.

Gorleston-on-Sea, 24 November

Spend an afternoon getting into the seasonal spirit with fair rides and attraction, before a firework grand finale.

Great Yarmouth, 29 November

Enjoy live music and entertainment with the switching-on of the town’s festive illuminations in the Market Place. It’s also the first day of town’s Christmas fayre.

North Walsham, 30 November, 2.30pm-8pm

The town will become a winter wonderland filled with festivities such as stalls, rides for children, food and drink and a visit from Santa.

Wells-next-the-Sea, 30 November

The annual Christmas Tide Festival will be a jam-packed day of entertainment taking place on Staithe Street, the Quayside and shopping thoroughfare. Local businesses will be decorating their stores with stalls set up outside all in the lead up to the light switch on, followed by the traditional lantern parade down Staithe Street to The Quay where the crowds will assemble in readiness for Santa’s arrival by boat, the opening of his grotto and a fantastic fireworks display.

Cromer, 30 November, 9am-7pm

In the lead up to the event there will be a torch parade, Santa’s Grotto and Christmas market.



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