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Forthcoming Events

Ambleside Lantern Procession and Christmas Lights Switch On

Saturday 17th November 2018, 10.00am - 7.30pm

The annual Ambleside Lights switch-on involves a Father Christmas cruise followed by a parade through the Lake District town of Ambleside at dusk, featuring hundreds of paper lanterns.

Young and old turn out to witness the spectacular procession, the Christmas lights are switched on as if by magic by Father Christmas.

There is also a family zone, local entertainers, musicians, stalls throughout the town and firework display.

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Location: Ambleside village centre LA22 9DJ

Free entry
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