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Christmas in Middlesbrough

Christmas lights in Centre Square

Christmas in Middlesbrough kicks off this weekend, with a festive night at the movies on Saturday and the Christmas Lights Switch On on Sunday.

A festive night at the movies

Wrap up warm and head down to Centre Square on Saturday evening for our festive night at the movies, where we'll be watching Elf. The film will be subtitled for everyone to enjoy.

Venue: Centre Square
Date: 18 November 2023
Time: 5pm to 7pm
Cost: Free

Christmas Lights Switch On

Get ready for plenty of live entertainment, music, foodie treats, and loads of festive fun at the Christmas Lights Switch On! As well as the all-important lights switch on, the event will also feature the Big Sing, festive hunts, and a funfair.

Sunday also sees the launch of our Walking with the Snowman trail around the town centre.

Venue: Centre Square
Date: 19 November 2023
Time: 12pm to 6:30pm, with the lights switched on at 5:30pm
Cost: Free

And there's more!

And Christmas doesn't end there - just some of the other festive events we have coming up are:

Don't forget - you can keep up to date with all our festive events on We are Middlesbrough.