Christmas Light Switch On event returns to Crewe for 2022

The annual Christmas Light Switch On event will be returning to Crewe this year, with a full day extravaganza of family-friendly festive activities!

The Switch On event will take place on Saturday 26th November, with activities taking place throughout the day between 11am and 6.30pm.

Write your letter for Father Christmas at Crewe Library, then head over to the Christmas Post Office (complete with cheeky elves!) at Christ Church. Enjoy the Community Takeover on the Main Stage at Municipal Buildings with music and entertainment, before the Christmas Countdown show leading up to the switch on at 6.20pm with special guests – including Father Christmas himself!

Crewe Market Hall will also be hosting a Christmas Market in Market Square and Market Hall on Saturday 26th / Sunday 27th November between 10am and 4pm.

There are a range of Christmas activities planned throughout Crewe during the lead up to Christmas, find out more about the scheduled events here:

Free parking will be available on the following Cheshire East Car Parks from 10am on Saturday 26th November 2022:

  • Chester Street
  • Civic Library
  • Delamere Street
  • Gatefield Street
  • Holly Bank
  • Oak Street
  • Thomas Street
  • Wrexham Terrace


Councillor Joe Cosby, Chair of the Marketing and Events Committee, commented:

“It’s great to see such a traditional, community-oriented Christmas Lights switch-on return to Crewe following the restrictions of the last two years. This is a really good opportunity for people to gather together, join in the festive fun and buy some fantastic gifts for their loved ones, with plenty to see and do for all the family.”

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