Christmas Lights Switch-on Events

Find out about all the switch-on events in the district on this page.


Christmas Lights switch on 190x150St Albans Christmas Lights Switch On  

Sunday 18th November 2018
Time: 12noon to 6pm 

An afternoon of entertainment throughout the city followed by the lights switch-on at 5pm 

See our St Albans Christmas Lights Switch On page for more information. 

Harpenden Christmas Carnival

Sunday 25th November 2018
Time: 12noon - 6pm 

A spectacular event encompassing a carnival procession, charity stalls, a Farmers Market, turning on of the Town's Christmas lights, fairground rides and festive shopping.

See the Harpenden Town Council website for more information.

Wheathampstead Christmas Lights Switch On
Date: Thursday 29th November 2018
Time: 5.45pm to 8pm (TBC)

Bring the children to see Santa, have fun on even more fairground rides, sample local shops and businesses and enjoy mulled wine and mince pies. See the Wheathampstead Parish Council website for more information.

Southdown Lights Switch On
Date: Friday 30th November 2018
Time: 5pm - 7:30pm  

The Christmas lights will be switched on by the Town Mayor at 6.00pm.

See the Harpenden Town Council website for more information.

Redbourn Christmas Market
Redbourn Christmas Market 190x150Date: Sunday 2nd December 2018
Time: 11am to 5pm 

Redbourn's annual winter festival, with 80+ stalls overflowing with delicious food, beautiful crafts and gift ideas; seasonal music showcasing the best local talent; Yule raffle with lots of amazing prizes from local businesses, plus Santa Claus! See the Redbourn Christmas Market website for more information.

Batford Christmas Lights Switch On
Sunday 2nd December 2018
Time: 5pm - 5:30pm 

Harpenden Town Mayor will be attending and switching on the Batford Christmas lights at Batford Corner. See the Harpenden Town Council website for more information. 

London Colney Christmas Lights Switch On
Date: Sunday 2nd December
Time: from approx. 3.30-6.30pm

More information to follow.