See Ashbourne come to life with sparkling Christmas Illuminations as a special guest, accompanied by the Mayor of Ashbourne Cllr. Martin Spencer and Consort, along with Santa Claus turn on the Christmas lights at 5:30 pm on Saturday 26th November in the Market Place.
Festive music and entertainment is this year’s theme, and singers will perform from 3.00pm from a specially erected stage in the Market Place.
For your entertainment there will be festive live performances from The Foxgloves and rounded off by Ashbourne Town Band at 4.15pm
Christmas themed street entertainers will be on hand to delight you on the Market Place from 3.00pm onwards. Snow Queen stilt walkers, various LED light performers, and an Ice Man contact juggler will entertain. Santa and Mrs. Claus will once again mingle with the crowds as the perfect opener to the festive season.
Master of Ceremonies for the event will be John Haynes of Dove Radio.
All are welcome to assemble around the Christmas tree on the Market Place ready for the big light up at 5.30pm but are welcomed to savour the festive atmosphere in the Market Place from 3.00pm which will be closed to public parking.