A fun filled day across the town centre, with lots of free activities leading up to the Lantern Parade & Northwich light switch on. The daytime fun will begin at 11am, the lantern parade starts at around 5pm and the switch-on at 5:30pm, followed by the firework final shortly after.
WHAT TO EXPECT?
CHRISTMAS CRAZY GOLF - FREE | 11AM - 3PM
On High Street just outside Barclays you'll find 9 holes of Christmas Crazy Golf, which you can play for free - booking is NOT required.
CHRISTMAS MARKET | 11AM - 4PM
Starting by Santander you'll be able to browse more than 15 different stalls in our Christmas Market, with gifts, sweet treats, clothing and jewellery available to purchase.
FUNFAIR & SWING GRILL | 11AM - 7PM
Shardlands Funfairs will rock up to Northwich once more, with a whole host of fairground rides to enjoy and if you're looking for a bratwurst... you're at the right place!
SNOW GLOBE | 11AM - 7PM
A great experience with snow whirling around inside the globe, making for the perfect photo oppurtunity.
BARNTON CIRCUS - FREE | 11AM - 3PM
Our faviourite group are back in town to showcase their talents, with performers spinning and twisting to the awe of the crowd.
CHRISTMAS CRAFTING - FREE | 11AM - 4PM
Transition Northwich will be on hand to provide christmas crafting sessions throughout the day, just come and along a join in.
SNOW EXPERIENCE - FREE | 11AM - 4PM
Something never seen in Northwich before... we are able to guarentee snow! Ok... so it's not real snow, but it's close and when you head up towards the top of Witton Street you'll see a whirling snow storm every 10 minutes.
CHRISTMAS GAMES - FREE | 11AM - 4PM
Chuck Santa Down the Chimney, Elf on the Shelf Knockdown, Snowball Splat and Chuck a Pudding games will be free to play, and you'll even win a prize if you manage to achieve the games goal!
SANTA'S SLEIGH - FREE | 11AM - 4PM
Santa has parked his sleigh at the top of Witton Street, with 4 Reindeer (props), you can take a seat and snap a precious memory.
CANDY CANE BRIDGE & PENGUINS - FREE | 11AM - 4PM
After snapping a photo in Santa's sleigh, walk over the candy cane bridge and meet our family of penguins (props), if you time it just right you might feel like you're in the artic with our snow experience.
GLITTER ARTIST - FREE | 11AM - 3PM
Head over to Kanya who have a glitter artist to glam you up before the big switch on, for free!
ICE RINK | 11AM - 8PM
Northwich's faviourite annual Christmas activity, the synthetic ice rink returns for 2022, inside our clear marquee. Pre-booking is required, find more info below.
SANTA'S GROTTO | 10AM - 4PM
The big man himself will be stopping by to bring joy to your young people, pre-book to avoid disappointment - www.npole.co.uk
STORY TIME | 12PM - 4PM
Sold Out - Enjoy a story time session, with beans bags and festive reading to enjoy throughout the day. Pre-booking required.
LIVE MUSIC | 11AM - 5PM
In Barons Square you'll find live music throguhout the day, building up to the big switch on at around 5:30pm.
LANTERN PARADE & SWITCH ON
Starting at Waitrose for around 5pm, a Lantern Parade will set off and make its way to Barons Square outside Asda. The Northwich Christmas lights will be switched on at around 5:30pm and a firework show will take place at around 6pm. As part of the switch on stage event, a BSL Intrepeter will be on hand, if you would like to be able to clearly see them, you can reserve a space in our BSL viewing zone here.
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