Christmas 2018 Events in Milton Keynes
Christmas 2018 is coming and MKFM have the details, dates and start times of the local light switch on's, fun days and events in the run up to the big day!
We've got all the details of where and when the Christmas lights in Milton Keynes are getting switched on with start times, dates and details of loads of other events too.
Saturday 24th November 2018
Newport Pagnell Christmas Light Switch On
Christmas officially starts in Newport Pagnell on Saturday 24th November. As always, the volunteer team have arranged a lighting spectacular for the town, and there hard work will all have been worth it when we see what they have done! Plus plenty of live music and entertainment along the High Street as well. Stalls will be open from 10am, entertainment from 1pm and the big switch on at 5pm.
Bletchley Christmas Light Switch On
Christmas comes to Bletchley Town Centre on Sunday 24th November 2018! There’s a whole afternoon of free festive fun entertainment on Queensway from 2pm until 6.30pm with plenty of stalls, games and activities for everyone - and not forgetting Santa’s grotto on Stanier Square.
Wolverton Lantern Festival
The Wolverton Lantern Festival is back for its 30th anniversary in 2018 on Saturday 24th November. A festive fayre and street market with plenty of food, stalls and crafts is taking place in The Square from 3pm. There will also be live music all afternoon. Then at 4.30pm it's the Lantern Parade - where this year's theme is Blue Planet!
Sunday 25th November 2018
Woburn Sands Christmas Fayre
The Christmas Fayre is returning to Woburn Sands for 2018! This year's event is promising to be better than ever before as the town centre fills up with Christmas stalls and fun. There will be plenty of live entertainment with the event underway from 1pm to 5pm.
Saturday 1st December 2018
Stony Stratford Christmas Light Switch On
The amazing Christmas lights in Stony Stratford are being turned on on Saturday 1st December. There will be stalls and events taking place all day along the High Street and in the Market Square, along with the big switch on itself at 5pm! The day of fun starts from 11.20am.
Willen Hospice Lights of Love
Join Willen Hospice to remember loved ones at the Willen Hospice Lights of Love service. At this special time of year, we get together for a service of remembrance to celebrate the lives of the people we have loved - still love - but sadly have lost. It's happening at the Ridgeway Centre from 2.30pm to 5pm.
Sunday 2nd December 2018
MacIntyre's Christmas Fayre
Come along to The Antiques Centre at the Woburn Abbey Grounds on the 2nd December from 10am to 4pm for MacIntyre's Christmas Fayre! With over 60 stalls of crafts, gifts, Christmas cards, and Christmas food you are sure to find the perfect presents for your family and friends.
Father Christmas Float in Old Farm Park and Brownswood
Milton Keynes Watling Rotary will be bringing Father Christmas back to Old Farm Park and Brownswood, and this year it'll be on a Sunday evening! It's all happening from 6pm to 8pm.
Sunday 9th December 2018
Olney Dickens of a Christmas
Christmas kick starts in Olney with the annual Dickens of a Christmas event on Sunday 9th December! Stalls with all manner of merchandise fill the Market Place, the High Street and the Farmers Market is held on the same day offering many opportunities to purchase Christmas presents as well as supporting local charities.
Santa Christmas Lunch at Stadium MK
Join your friends and family to the Pitchside Restaurant and Bar for a festive affair. Little ones will enjoy a visit from Santa along with a stint in his workshop where they’ll have fun creating cards and tree decorations. For grown-ups it’s an opportunity to catch up in the busy run up to Christmas. Lunch is served from 12.30pm.
Sunday 16th December 2018
Willen Hospice Santa Dash 2018
Santa Dash is back for 2018! Last year's Willen Hospice Santa Dash was such an amazing, memorable day. It was crisp, icy cold but the Christmas spirit was definitely there! This year you can opt to walk around the lake and chat with your friends or dash to see how fast you can make it around - it's up to you. Jog or walk or run - whatever takes your fancy, make sure you sign up and be there! The 1.2 mile Santa Dash route is open to all, and you are welcome to bring your dog along for the event. It's happening at Willen Lake North from 10am to 12pm.
Father Christmas Float in Poets Estate
Milton Keynes Watling Rotary will be bringing Father Christmas back to Poets Estate, and this year it'll be on a Sunday evening! It's all happening from 6pm to 8pm with donations to the Winter Night Shelter and Willen Hospice.
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