Christmas Lights Switch On Yorkshire 2022

National Coal Mining Museum

Illumine: Christmas Lights Switch On

4pm to 8pm, Friday 25th November 2022
Celebrate the start of the festive season here at the National Coal Mining Museum! Enjoy live music from Hade Edge brass band, warm up with a glass of mulled wine or hot chocolate and watch as Santa arrives at the mine to switch on the Christmas lights across the Museum, before he heads underground. While you’re here, keep an eye out for some extra special surprises lighting up the Museum for this weekend only.

Wakefield Christmas Lights

Lights Up Wakefield District 2022

16th November to 4th December 2022
Light Up will return this autumn with a series of events lighting up the district to coincide with the start of the festive season. Look out for Light Up events happening in Wakefield, Castleford, South Elmsall, Pontefract and Knottingley, including Christmas light switch-ons, festive markets, street entertainment, choirs and more.

performers at Otley Light Switch on

Otley Christmas Lights Switch On

Date TBC 2022
Otley christmas Lights Switch on is going to be a low key affair, the lights will be up for all to enjoy in their own time.

Pontefract Christmas Lights

Light Up Pontefract

27th November 2022
admiring the lighting up of Pontefract Town Hall, the Buttercross and St. Giles Church, plus the switch on of the Christmas lights, this November as part of Light Up! Get started on your all important Christmas shopping as the town centre welcomes the Christmas speciality market. You can even take the load off and warm up in the covered heated seating area.

Sparkling Bradford

Bradford Christmas Lights and Firework Spectacular

12th November 2022
A spectacular fireworks extravaganza in Bradford city centre is set to light up the night sky once again this November. Sending rockets over 700ft high, the display will coincide with Bradford’s Christmas light switch-on and the start of the festive shopping season. The family-friendly event will feature music and be visible across the city from within the Ring Road.

Skipton Christmas Lights Switch On

Skipton Christmas Lights Switch On

27th November 2022
Christmas Lights Switch On with a FREE full day event packed full of festive entertainment for all the family! Starting with the Great Skipton Santa Fun Run, live entertainment and music and market.

Barnsley Bright Nights

Barnsley Bright Lights

24th to 26th November 2022
Bright Nights returns to Barnsley town centre – with three nights of FREE illuminating events and activities to enjoy. It all starts with the Christmas Lights Switch-On in the Glass Works Square. It features a fabulous music and pyrotechnic show from The Lips. Follow the Light Art Trail at venues across the town centre over all three nights of the festival.

Yorkshire Wildlife Park winter illuminations

Winter Illuminations at Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Select dates between 18th November 2022 and 14th January 2023
Enjoy a magical evening at Yorkshire's largest light & lantern festival! Experience an illuminated trail through four enchanted realms: Under the Sea, Animal Adventure, World of Fantasy & Fairytale Kingdom

Sparkly Lights

Sheffield Christmas Lights Switch On

20th November 2022
The Sheffield Christmas Lights Switch On event takes place across the city centre. Our 2022 event will include choirs, Santa’s grotto, carolling, panto, street entertainment, Christmas markets, children’s tv and film characters, Christmas craft activities and fairground rides too. There is plenty for everyone to enjoy and get into the festive spirit.

Hull Christmas Lights Switch On

Hull Christmas Lights Switch On

17th November 2022
This year will see an enhanced and extended Christmas lights switch-on event with a programme performers on City Hall Balcony and light and sound installations in Queen Victoria Square.

Shipley Christmas Lights Switch On

Shipley Christmas Lights Switch On

26th November 2022
Santa Claus will be in his grotto at Kirkgate Centre, there will be free face painting and craft workshops at Shipley Library and plenty of characters and shows throughout the day in Market Square, Wellcroft and the town centre. Q20 Events will perform Beauty and the Beast in Market Square at 16:00, and at 16:45. the lights will turn on with a very special surprise.

Harlow Carr with trees lit up in different colours

Glow at RHS Harlow Carr

17th November to 22nd December 2022
Enjoy a magical adventure at RHS Garden Harlow Carr, discovering spectacular light displays along your way. See iconic features such as Streamside, the Queen Mother’s Lake, Winter Walk, Doric Columns and Kitchen Garden glow with dazzling colours.

Settle christmas Lights

Settle Christmas Lights Switch On

26th November 2022
Festivities start at 12:00, fireworks at 6pm

cSewerby Hall Winter Woodland Christmas event

Winter Woodland at Sewerby Hall

9th to 23rd December 2022
An all new spectacular display of lights, sounds and special effects will bring the grounds to life for a great evening out this festive season. The Winter Woodland Elves are causing mischief - tinkering with lights and sound to create a stunning party atmosphere in the woods, with the emphasis firmly on fun.

Shipley Christmas Lights Switch On

Thirsk Christmas Lights Switch On

26th November 2022
Christmas Fayre, live entertainment and lights switch on in Thirsk.

Christmas Lights Roundhay

Christmas Trail at Roundhay Park

8th December 2022 to 1st January 2023
A brand new after-dark illuminated trail through festive gardens. For the very first time over a million twinkling lights and seasonal sounds fill the air with festive fun at Roundhay Park in Leeds. walk under giant baubles and beneath glistening trees drenched in jewel-like colour. For a moment of reflection pause at mesmerising flickering flames in the fire garden, gaze at the larger-than-life illuminations

Doncaster festival of lights

Doncaster Festival of Light

18th to 20th November 2022
The DN Festival of Light is Right Up Our Street’s winter festival, it celebrates the diversity of our town by bringing different communities together in one space to engage in the arts and culture. This year the Festival will take place across two sites, St George's Minster and The Corn Exchange.

Ilkley Christmas Lights switch on

Ilkley Christmas Lights Switch on

26th November 2022
Ilkley Christmas Light Switch On to get you in the festive spirit! The festive season is upon us and nothing says Christmas like idyllic Ilkley decked out in lights, this year Ilkley will host a Christmas market as part of the Ilkley Light Switch On along The Grove. Live music and entertainment. Santa's Parade and Grotto, Seasonal Market And much more!