Ambleside Christmas Market & Lights Switch On
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Where: Ambleside, Ambleside
When: 16 Nov 2013
Opening hours: 10:9am-6pm
Website: Visit website
Every year on the third Saturday in November, the people of Ambleside parade through the town at dusk, carrying hundreds of paper lanterns.
Young and old turn out to witness this spectacular procession, as traffic is halted and Christmas street lights throughout the town centre are switched on as if by magic by Santa Claus.
|10am till 6pm
||Skating Rink open in the school playground in Vicarage Road (To be confirmed later this year.)
||REFRESHMENTS - BBQ in the school playground in Vicarage Road
|10.00am till 12 noon
||Grand Christmas Fair in aid of Cancer Care at the Kelsick Centre, St.Mary's Lane. Coffee and home made biscuits
||The first Steamer provided by Windermere Lake Cruises will be ready for boarding at Waterhead
||Market Cross stalls open and entertainment commences
||The Steamer provided by Windermere Lake Cruises will be ready for boarding at Waterhead
||Steamer leaves Waterhead Pier to search for Santa
||Steamer returns to Waterhead with Santa on board
||Santa begins sleigh ride to the town centre
||Lantern procession departs from Gables Hotel
||approx Lantern procession returns to Gables Hotel. Refreshments available at Primary School en route to Rothay Park
| 5.15 to 5.45pm
||Firework display in Rothay Park
Event details can change.
Please check with the organisers that the event is happening before making travel arrangements.