Serving the people of Ashbourne

Christmas Festival and Light Switch On

Proposed dates and times:


Friday 25th November 2022 – 4.45pm

The lights will be switched on at Milford Triangle at 4.45pm by the Mayor.


Friday 25th November 2022 – 5.45pm to 8pm

This year the Christmas Lights will be switched on at 5.45pm in the Memorial Gardens. There will be charity stalls on King Street and entertainment on the street.

The Council invites all shops and business premises to stay open and to join in.

Road Closures

The pedestrianised area of King Street from below Strutt Street to just above the junction of Campbell Street will be closed to traffic from 10am until 10pm.

From 4pm until 10pm the road closure extends to - King Street from its junction with the A609 (Cheapside/Market Place) to its junction with Strutt Street with no access to Green Lane. Strutt Street just before the Co-op car park entrance to King Street. Campbell Street from it's junction with New Road and King Street from the bottom of the pedestrianised area to the junction with the A6.

Stalls for Charitable Groups at the Christmas Lights Switch On

We are inviting charitable groups to have a stall which we will be providing. A stall canopy will also be provided but you will need a cloth to cover the stall (12' x 4') and a lantern. Stalls can be set up from 4pm and no later than 5.00pm.

It may seem early to think about Christmas but it is advisable for you to reserve your space as soon as possible. Please complete the on-line application form.

Last updated: Mon, 15 Aug 2022 18:09