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Family Christmas Event, Sun 1 Dec 2019, free entry

In Colchester best by far

In Colchester best by far


Town Centre,
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Twinkle, twinkle little star - there’s a lot to do this Christmas in Colchester! Join us for the annual spectacular, which marks the beginning of Christmas in town on Sunday 1st December. Santa will be joining the Mayor on stage in front of the Town Hall for the Big Light Switch-On at 5pm. Head to town for the festive celebrations, kicking off from 2.30pm in the High Street, and enjoy the backdrop of a festive carnival atmosphere of bands, choirs and street performances throughout the day. From 11am visitors to Culver Square will be able to enjoy festive performances throughout the day including special guest appearance by Elsa and Anna, before they switch the Culver Square lights on at 5pm.

Coach parties acceptedFacilities for groupsRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groups

Children welcome

Event details

Dates Times
Sun 1 Dec 2019 14:30 to 17:00


Free entry



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Map reference: TL 997254  Lat: 51.89170 Long: 0.90119


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome