Come and join us for a fabulous, festive evening. The people of Ellesmere open their shops for the evening and the streets are full of people enjoying the entertainment.
Below is an approximate list of timings for the Festival. More up-to-date details will be released nearer the time.
A great evening for all.
4:00pm Christmas Market and Santas Grotto kick off the event in the Market Hall, Scotland Street.
5.30pm Santa leaves to feed his reindeer.
6.00pm The Roads are closed in the centre of town in preparation for the evenings events.
Carols begin around the Tree in the town centre, followed by the blessing and lighting of the Tree of Light.
6:30 pm Santa returns to town on a narrowboat, arriving at The Wharf.
6:45pm Santa joins the Fizztastical Fizzgigs Lantern Parade and Street Band which meanders its way from The Wharf, through the town and onto the Market Hall where Santa returns to his Grotto to meet more children.
This is a great Late Night Shopping event with selected shops saying ‘thank you’ to their customers with food and drink treats.
Prior to the event, Fizzgigs will once again hold their LANTERN WORKSHOPS at the Town Hall.
Further details, including stall bookings, can be found on the Winter Festival Facebook Page.
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