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Haverfordwest Christmas Lights Switch on

Start Date: 25 November 2023
End Date: 25 November 2023
Start Time: 11:00 am
Price: Free

Immerse yourself in the festive magic at the Haverfordwest Christmas Lights Switch On, on Saturday, 25th November!

Get ready for a day filled with holiday cheer as Haverfordwest Riverside comes alive with twinkling lights and joyful celebrations. Here’s what’s in store for you:

  • Live Music: Feel the rhythm of the season with live music performances throughout the day.
  • Dance Groups: Be captivated by talented dance groups showcasing their festive moves.
  • Special Guest: Guess who’s making a special appearance? Santa Claus himself, along with his mischievous helper, Sparkle the Elf!
  • Mayor of Haverfordwest: Join the mayor for a heart-warming moment on stage as we celebrate the season.
  • Lighting Up the Town: At 6pm, the grand moment arrives as we illuminate the town with the breath-taking Christmas light switch-on event.
  • Spectacular Fireworks: Right after the lights are aglow, stick around for a dazzling fireworks display, setting the night sky aglow above Haverfordwest Castle.


Selected shops will extend their opening hours until 7pm, giving you the perfect opportunity for some festive shopping. Explore various stalls featuring games, giveaways, and holiday treats, all while taking in the joyful atmosphere.

Haverfordwest Town Council is excited to announce that this year’s Christmas Lights will adorn the Riverside Shopping Centre, creating a magical backdrop for the festivities.

Before the grand switch-on moment, immerse yourself in the holiday spirit with entertainment and activities taking place in the Riverside Shopping Centre starting from 12pm.

Don’t miss out on this fantastic event! Be sure to click the “Add to Calendar” button at the top of the page so you can mark your calendar and ensure you’re part of the festive fun. And if you’re on the lookout for more family-friendly events in West Wales, explore our What’s on in West Wales Page for a full list of exciting happenings in the area.


At a Glance

Outdoor Event
OK for all ages
Drop in Event
Wheelchair Access
Pushchair Access
Warm Clothes

Looking for more Fun Family Friendly Events and Activities visit Our What’s On in West Wales page and if you’re up for a family road trip you’ll want to check out our Family Events Worth Travelling to page


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