Fleetwood is turning Festive once again!


For the third year running Fleetwood is turning festive and once again hosting a weekend of Christmas celebration and cheer.

Residents and visitors will experience all the magic of the season with exciting events, live performances, fabulous activities and more!

Wyre Council, in partnership with Fleetwood Town Council and the Festive Lights Committee are hosting a variety of free festive family celebrations across the town on Saturday 25 November and Sunday 26 November 2023.

Fleetwood Festive Lights Lantern Parade and Switch On will take place Saturday 25 November assembling at Fisherman's Walk at 4.30pm for a 5pm start. The streets will be illuminated with an enchanting Lantern Parade followed by a Christmas Concert and Switch On of the Christmas lights in the stunning Marine Gardens.

On Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 November, The Marine Hall has a magical Festive Fayre starting each day from 10am opened by the Mayor on Saturday 25 November and Father Christmas on Sunday 26 November. Filled with delicious festive food and drinks, Christmas crafts, gifts and more, plus Christmas music, an elf on the shelf trail, hilarious walkabout acts, including The Brussels' Sprouts, and lot’s more!

Be sure to also visit Fleetwood Market on Saturday 25 November. The largest indoor market on the Fylde Coast packed with 100’s of stalls – perfect for Christmas Shopping.

To top off the weekend, Father Christmas will be taking time out of his busy diary to come to Fleetwood. The Mount Pavilion will be transformed into a winter wonderland befit for Santa’s Grotto with the big man himself ready to greet families from Sunday 26 November. A magical annual tradition for many families filled with surprise and wonder. He will also be in his grotto on 2, 16 and 17 December sponsored by local businesses Wok Box and Food for Thought.

Tickets will be available to purchase in person from Marine Hall Box Office or over the phone 01253 887693 every Tuesday to Friday 10am – 4pm.

Cllr Lynne Bowen, Leisure, Health and Community Engagement Portfolio Holder comments “We are delighted to once again host the Fleetwood Christmas Festival Weekend for the third year running. With the events and activities scheduled it’s guaranteed to bring Christmas cheer to everyone in the town.

“The Festive Light event is always a jubilant occasion and with lots of additional exciting activities organised for everyone to enjoy, it is sure to be a weekend to remember and a chance to create some magical memories for our residents and visitors to the town”.

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Published: 23rd November 2023