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Chesterfield Christmas Lights Switch On and Market

Chesterfield Christmas Market and Lights Switch on

Chesterfield Christmas lights switch on is back – and this year is promises to be bigger and better than ever!

The event gets underway from 12noon with the Market Place full of stalls, games and rides.

The stage show starts at 3.30pm in New Square hosted by some of your favourite presenters from Peak FM joined by stars of this years Pantomime at the Pomegranate Theatre, The Mayor and Mayoress of Chesterfield, Santa and Peter Rabbit.

Christmas Lights Switch-on will take place at 4.45pm

If you would like book a stall for this event click here


Chesterfield residents can use their free parking disc to park for free in the following Chesterfield Borough Council off-street pay and display car parks (Find out more):

  • Albion Road
  • Derbyshire Times
  • Devonshire Street
  • Durrant Road
  • Hollis Lane (excluding on-street bays)
  • Holywell Cross (The Donut)
  • Queens Park (North and South)
  • Spa Lane
  • Station Road
  • St Mary’s Gate
  • Theatre Lane

Free coach parking is available by arrangement with Chesterfield Visitor Information Centre. For more information telephone 01246 345777.

Exhibition: Down t'Pit

This exhibition at Chesterfield Museum & Art Gallery explores the local area's rich coal mining history and what life was like for miners.

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Exhibition: Scrum

Chesterfield Rugby Club celebrates their 100th anniversary this year and this exhibition tells the history of this popular sport in our town.

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  • New Square Chesterfield Market


  • 12.00pm - 18:00

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