Christmas Events in MK
Christmas 2016 is coming and MKFM have the details of all the light switch on's, fun days and events in the run up to the big day!
MKFM will be attending as many events as possible throughout November and December so why not let us know about yours? Add it to our events calendar here and then email us email@example.com and we will do our best to make it with our street team and Samantha the Panther!
Saturday 12th November 2016
Milton Keynes Christmas Light Switch On
The official start of Christmas in Milton Keynes with MKFM and MKCCM! There will be live music, special guests and plenty of festive treats as we switch on all the lights across the City Centre for another year.
Saturday 26th November 2016
Stony Stratford Christmas Light Switch On
The amazing Christmas lights in Stony Stratford are being turned on on Saturday 26th November. 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 broadcast live on MKFM.
Newport Pagnell Christmas Light Switch On
Christmas officially starts in Newport Pagnell on Saturday 26th 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, all covered and broadcast live by MKFM.
MacIntyre's Christmas Fayre
Come along to Great Holm on the 26th November from 10am to 2pm for MacIntyre's Christmas Fayre! With over 25 stalls of crafts, gifts, Christmas cards, and Christmas food you are sure to find the perfect presents for your family and friends.
Celebrity JustDance 2016
Celebrity JustDance is back for 2016 as famous local faces get dancing to raise money for Willen Hospice! JustDance 2016 provides a fabulous evening of live dance entertainment for an audience of 2000+, whilst this year raising vital funds for a fantastic cause.
Sunday 27th November 2016
Woburn Sands Christmas Fayre
The Christmas Fayre is returning to Woburn Sands for 2016! 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 and the MKFM street team will be there too taking your photos!
Saturday 3rd December 2016
Wolverton Lantern Festival
The Wolverton Lantern Festival is back for 2016 on Saturday 3rd December. A festive fayre and street market with plenty of food, stalls and crafts is taking place in The Square from 12pm. There will also be live music on the MKFM Stage. Then at 4.30pm it's the Lantern Parade - where this year's theme is Horrible History!
Sunday 4th December 2016
Bletchley Christmas Light Switch On
Christmas comes to Bletchley Town Centre on Sunday 4th December 2016 with MKFM! There’s a whole afternoon of free festive fun entertainment on Queensway from 2.30pm until 6.30pm with plenty of stalls, games and activities for everyone - and not forgetting Santa’s grotto in its new location on Stanier Square.
Olney Dickens of a Christmas
Christmas kick starts in Olney with the annual Dickens of a Christmas event on Sunday 4th 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.
Saturday 17th December 2016
Join us in lighting up Campbell Park on Saturday 17th December with MKFM! With the evenings drawing in and the nights as dark as can be, local arts company, Festive Road, invite you to join them in Campbell Park for an extravaganza of hot food, warm company, fire performance and a pyrotechnics.
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