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Lincoln Christmas Lights Switch On


Time: From 5.30pm
Venue: Lincoln High Street

Start the countdown to Christmas at the annual fun-packed Christmas Lights Switch On at St Marks Shopping Centre, Lincoln High Street, and Waterside Shopping Centre. Live entertainment will kick off at St Marks Shopping Centre at 5pm with music, children's entertainment, a snow cannon, cast from Jack and the Beanstalk at Lincoln Drill Hall, and a snow globe selfie station. The switch on of the new lights will take place at 6:15pm. Lincoln High Street will be full of festivities for the switch on of the main city centre lights with entertainment from 5:30pm. The Mayor and Civic Party will process from the Guildhall to switch on the lights at 6:45pm. City Square will be a festive wonderland too providing a new space to enjoy the switch on near the High Street with less of the crowds. Children's rides, singing princesses, and food and drink stalls will entertain from 5pm. A big screen will show a live feed of the High Street stage for the switch on at 6:45pm. The Waterside Shopping Centre's stage will be compered by Lincs FM providing entertainment from 5:30pm for the final lights switch on of the night. Following the launch of the centre's new Santa's Grotto, the switch on will take place at 7:15pm.