Kingston set to light up for Christmas 2017

Surbiton, New Malden and Kingston will illuminate this November to mark the start of the Christmas period. Come along and join in with the many festivities on offer.

Kingston Town Centre - Thursday 16 November

Kingston will be turning on it’s lights on Thursday 16 November at 6pm. Crowds will gather around the tree on Clarence Street as the town illuminates into a festive wonderland. There will be Christmas carols around the tree, opening of the popular Christmas market, Alpine Village and Eden Craft Market, live entertainment on stage and plenty of other festive surprises. This year there will also be a brand new area just for the kids.

Surbiton - Thursday 23 November

Surbiton will have lots of entertainment in the town centre including market stalls and food stands along Victoria Road and a farm in Station Forecourt. Father Christmas, the Deputy Mayor and Erin Boag will turn on the lights at 6pm on Thursday 23 November. There will be stage performances from local schools and groups from 3pm with Erin Boag as Compare.

Victoria Road and the Station Forecourt will be closed to traffic and parking between 12pm-8pm and there will be parking suspensions outside businesses on St Mark's Hill (Station side) for taxis. Buses will be on diversion.

New Malden High Street - Friday 24 November

Head down to New Malden High Street on Friday 24 November to witness the magical lights being switched on at 5.30pm by the Mayor of Kingston and Santa Claus. Santa will be riding in the Rotary Sleigh along the high street from the Fountain roundabout to St George’s square where he will have some small gifts for children. There will also be Christmas Fair in the Methodist Church.

Kingston Christmas lights