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Chesterfield Christmas Lights Switch On and Market

Type:Christmas Lights Switch-On

Town Centre
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S40 1PB
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Chesterfield Christmas Lights Switch On and Market

About

Get into the festive spirit as Chesterfield’s annual Christmas Lights Switch On returns for 2022 with a variety of entertainment performing throughout the day and a market that will allow shoppers to start their Christmas shopping.

The event takes place from 12 noon to early evening, with the switch on happening at 4.45pm.

The stage show will be held in New Square and there will be a variety of different performers.

You can also explore The Festival of Christmas Trees at the Crooked Spire Church and make a day of it exploring Chesterfield this Christmas.

A market will run alongside this event in the Market Square and the Market Hall will be open so shoppers can start picking up presents from local businesses.

If you are heading to the event please remember that Chesterfield Borough Residents can park for free with their residents pass on a Sunday.

The entertainment line up through out the day is as follows: 

 

Rykneld Square (Outside Visitor Information Centre)

Shrek    12noon – 12.30pm, 1pm – 1.30pm, 2pm – 2.30pm, 3pm – 3.30pm

 

Market Place

The Rose Choir  1.05pm – 1.30pm, 2.20pm – 2.45pm

 

Central Pavement

Phoenix Concert Band    12.30pm – 12.50pm, 2.00pm – 2.20pm, 3.00pm – 3.20pm

 

Burlington Street

Pantonic All Stars Steel Band       12noon – 12.30pm, 1.30pm – 2pm, 3.30pm – 4pm

 

Walkabout Entertainment Around the Market Area

Band Beja            2.30pm – 2.45pm, 3.15pm – 3.30pm

Glowbots            3.45pm – 4.15pm, 4.45pm - 5.15p, 5.30pm – 6.00pm

Carol Singing Christmas Crackers               12.40pm – 1.20p, 4.50pm – 5.20pm

The Greatest Showman Show    12.30pm – 12.50pm, 1.40pm – 2.00pm

Fairy Godmother             1.50pm – 2.30pm, 3.50pm – 4.30pm, 5.00pm – 5.40pm

National ELF Service        1.00pm – 1.30pm, 2.30pm – 3.00pm, 4.15pm – 4.45pm

 

Pavements Shopping Centre

Victorian Carol Singers   1.00pm - 1.30pm, 2.30pm – 3.00p, 3.30pm – 4.00pm

Chesterfield Museum Pop Up (old Wards unit)

Christmas Crafts, Victorian Games & Handling Objects    10.00am – 4.00pm

 

Outside Marks & Spencer

Percy Pig              12.30pm – 12.50pm, 1.30pm – 1.50pm, 2.30pm – 2.50pm

 

Crooked Spire Church

A Festival of Christmas Trees       12.00noon - 5.30pm

Guide Prices

Free entry

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets

Booking & Payment Details

  • Cash Point

Catering

  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

Parking

  • Parking with charge

Property Facilities

  • Public toilets

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Opening Times

Sorry, this event has passed

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From North/South Leave M1 at junction 29 and follow A617 to Chesterfield (approx 4 miles). At traffic light controlled roundabout select middle lane and take 3rd exit. At next roundabout select middle lane and take 2nd exit (Lordsmill Street). Select left hand lane and take first left (Beetwell Street). Follow road for approx 500 yards (passing Coach Station on left), and turn left down Park Road. Take first left turning into Beetwell Street multi storey car park. For surface car parks at traffic light controlled roundabout select middle lane and take 3rd exit. At next roundabout select right lane and take 2nd exit (Lordsmill Street). Keep in right lane and, at traffic lights turn right (Spa Lane). Take 1st left and car parks on left and right

From East Follow A617 to junction with M1 motorway, then follow route from North/South.

From West Follow A619 to Chesterfield. At traffic light controlled roundabout (Lidl on left) select middle lane and take 2nd exit turning left into Rutland Road (surface car parks). Select right hand lane at traffic lights at top of hill and turn right. Take 3rd right turning (Rose Hill West) and turn into car park on left or right.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest train station Chesterfield, 15 minute walk from the centre of town.

Any bus to Chesterfield town centre.

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