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Christmas Lights Switch On Events In & Around Guildford 2019

Kick-off your festive season in style, and join in with the celebrations as your local town switch on their Christmas Lights. There are lots of special events happening this year, so here is a round-up (in date order):

Christmas Lights Switch On Events

Cranleigh Christmas Lights Switch On

When: Saturday 16th November, 10am - 7pm

Where: Stocklund Square, GU6 8RN

In addition to the light switch on at 6pm, fairground rides will be available throughout the day, live entertainment starts at 5pm and expect a special visit from Father Christmas too.

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Guildford Lights Switch On

When: Thursday 21st November, 10am - 7pm

Where: High Street, GU1 3AA

The main event, the light switch on, is at 7pm, but you can also expect live music and a spectacular fireworks display. Plus shopping and eating offers available on the day.

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Godalming Christmas Festival & Lights Switch on

When: Saturday 30th November, 10am – 6pm

Where: High Street, GU7 1AW

Lots going on in Godalming including over 60 festive stalls, Christmas pony rides, Santa in his grotto, delicious street food and drinks. Plus a special visit from Peppa Pig!

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Ripley Christmas Fair

When: Sunday 1st December, 12pm – 4.30pm

Where: High Street, GU23 6BB

The grand procession starts at 3.35pm, with the lights being switched on at 4pm. There will also be stalls selling food and gifts, and Father Christmas and his helpers will be in Richardsons.

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Events Further Away

If you can't make any of the above events, here are a few that are happening not too far away.

  • Saturday 16th November - Farnham Christmas Lights, 1pm - 6pm

  • Thursday 21st November - Woking Christmas Lights, 2pm – 7pm

  • Sunday 24th November – Dorking Christmas Festival, 12pm – 6pm


And if you fancy venturing into London, here are the main events happening in London to put in your diary:

  • Tuesday 12th November - Covent Garden, 5.30pm

  • Thursday 14th November - Regents Street, 4pm – 9pm

  • Thursday 21st November - Oxford Street – Time TBC