Get into the spirit of the season with these Surrey Christmas Lights Switch Ons. Enjoy a variety of stalls, rides and activities – and maybe even meet Santa and his reindeer!

We also have listings for pantos, Christmas markets, and grottos events in Surrey.

We do our best to provide accurate details, but please check with the organisers before travelling.

November 2017

Guildford Christmas Lights Switch On
Thursday 16 November 2017, 10.00am-8.00pm (switch on 7.00pm)
Guildford High Street
Start Christmas the Guildford way and join us for all the festive fun and frolics of the Guildford Christmas Lights Turn On!  From 10am visit The Village ice rink and Christmas market or why not catch a magic show? There will be reindeer in the rotunda from 12.00pm, a host of children’s entertainment around town throughout the afternoon plus live music on the Experience Guildford stage from 4.00pm. At 6.00pm Eagle Radio’s PG will host the balcony show from the Guildhall ahead of the light switch on at 7.00pm. Afterwards, there will be a spectacular firework display courtesy of White Lion Walk and music until 8.00pm.

Kingston Christmas Lights Switch On
Thursday 16 November 2017, from 2.30pm
Kingston Town Centre
Begin the countdown to Christmas and join in with carols around the tree to get into the festive spirit and switch on Kingston’s Christmas lights. There is plenty of fun to be had with a brand new area just for the kids, the opening of our popular Christmas market, Alpine Village and Eden Craft Market, live entertainment on stage, loads of special offers in stores and restaurants throughout the town centre and plenty of other festive surprises. Keep an eye out for Santa who will be helping to switch on the Christmas lights!

Oxted Late Night Shopping and Christmas Light Switch On
Thursday 16 November 2017, from 5.00pm
Oxted Town Centre, RH8 0PG
The event begins from 5pm with the arrival of the Glitter Belles and free carriage rides starting from the bus bay outside Sainsbury’s supermarket. Father Christmas will ask the crowds to help him countdown to the festive light switch on at 7pm. Santa will return to Oxted on Saturday, December 2, for the Christmas Festival when he will have a grotto at Tandridge leisure Centre. There will be free parking during the Christmas late Night Shopping event at the Ellice Road car park from 5pm, and behind Tandridge District Council offices after 6pm.

Camberley Christmas Lights Switch On
Saturday 18 November 2017, 10.00am-5.30pm
Camberley Town Centre, Surrey, GU15 3PT
The Camberley Christmas Light Switch On is a FREE family fun day and a great way to kick start the festive season, sponsored by HigherGround. Big switch on at 5pm on Park Street.

Ashley Centre Christmas Lights Switch On
Saturday 18 November 2017, 12.00pm-5.30pm
High Street, Epsom, KT19 8AU
Join The Ashley Centre for a host of festive entertainment, music and our Christmas Lights Switch-On! At 5pm the switch on show will commence by Cafe Moka and H&M adults, with a show featuring the Cinderella Cast from Epsom Playhouse, Ashley Bear and Father Christmas.

Cranleigh Christmas Lights Switch On
Saturday 18 November 2017, 12.00pm-7.30pm
Fountain Square, Cranleigh
Cranleigh Chamber of Commerce is delighted to be hosting the Cranleigh Christmas Lights 2017 Switch-On Event again this year. Children’s entertainment on the High Street from 12.00pm and at other locations throughout the day. The big countdown starts with Father Christmas, local schoolboy Oscar Lewington and a Channel 4 Reality Star, switching on the Cranleigh Christmas Lights at 6.30pm.

Farnham Christmas Lights Switch On
Saturday 18 November 2017, 1.00pm-6.00pm
Gostrey Meadow, Farnham
The Farnham Christmas Lights Switch on is a fun, festive day for all of the family. Taking place on Saturday 18 November from 1pm to 6pm in Gostrey Meadow. Live performances from 1pm, fair ground rides, face painting, live Nativity, and a FREE Grotto!

Warlingham Christmas Lights Switch On
Saturday 18 November 2017, from 3.30pm (switch on 5.00pm)
Warlingham Village, Surrey
The festivities surrounding the switching-on will begin at 3.30pm, building up to the children of local primary schools setting out on a lantern parade at around 4.45pm, led, as always, by the Warlingham Flute Band. The lights themselves will be switched on at 5pm, followed by carols from a combined children’s choir. Anyone who comes to The Green between 3.30pm and 4.55pm will have the chance to join in a very special raffle, with the sole prize of switching on the lights.

Woking Christmas Lights Switch On
Thursday 23 November 2017, 2.00pm-7.00pm
Woking Shopping, Woking GU21 6GH
Legendary British TV star, presenter and singer Shane Richie has been confirmed for Woking Shopping’s Christmas light switch-on taking place on Thursday 23 November in Jubilee Square. As well as TV stars and pop stars taking the stage, none other than the big man himself, Father Christmas will be greeting guests and wishing them a Merry Christmas, Santa will also be joined around the mall by various other Christmas characters. Chase and Marshall from PAW Patrol will be entertaining crowds during a special story time session, led by a narrator.

Surbiton Christmas Lights Switch On
Friday 24 November 2017, 3.00pm-8.00pm
Surbiton High Street
Visit Surbiton High Street to celebrate the switching on of the Christmas lights. At Surbiton Station Forecourt, from 3pm to 5.30pm, say hello to all the farm animals. At 5.30pm meet Father Christmas on Victoria Road as he arrives from the North Pole! Enjoy the festive atmosphere as stalls full of gifts and food, as well as a charity bar, line Victoria Road from 3pm to 8pm. At 6pm on Victoria Road the Christmas lights will be switched on by Father Christmas and special guest Erin Boag.

Dorking Christmas Lights Switch On
Friday 24 November 2017, 4.30pm-6.00pm
Dorking Halls, Reigate Road, RH4 1SG
The lights will be switched on around 5.15pm by The Chairman of Mole Valley District Council. The Christmas lights then spread out across the town to start off a glittering Dorking Town Christmas season.

New Malden Christmas Lights Switch On
Friday 24 November 2017, 5.30pm
New Malden High Street
Come and see Father Christmas turn on the Christmas lights in New Malden High St at 5.30pm and then meet him in St Georges Square where he’ll be handing out presents to children.

Godalming Christmas Festival & Lights Switch On
Saturday 25 November 2017, 10.00am-6.00pm
Godalming Town Centre, Surrey
The High Street, Church Street and Crown Court will once again be lined with a huge array of wonderful festive stalls; a great opportunity to start your Christmas shopping in Godalming.  Throughout the Christmas market you’ll find a spectacular range of carefully selected top quality crafts, decorations, festival food and drink, along with many unusual and individual gifts for all your friends and family; all perfectly timed for Christmas.

Caterham Christmas Lights Switch On
Saturday 25 November 2017
Caterham Town Centre, Surrey
There will be merry go rounds for children, Christmas music, carol singing, lantern parade and Father Christmas will arrive.

Christmas Lights Switch On at Wimbledon Greyhound Welfare 
Saturday 26 November 2017, 2.00pm-4.00pm
Burhill Kennels, Turners Lane, Hersham, Surrey. KT12 4AW
Free event.

Frimley Business Association Annual Christmas Event & Lights Switch On
Sunday 26 November 2017, 3.00pm-5.00pm
Frimley High Street, GU16 7JE
The event will be starting off in the White Hart from 3pm where there will be a little Christmas market with a few stalls including jewellery, chocolates, face painting – supporting our local crafters. And the main event kicks off at 4pm with entertainment, singing, dancing, mince pies, and the light switch on at 5pm

Banstead Christmas Lights Switch On
Thursday 30 November 2017, 5.00pm-8.00pm
High Street, Banstead, SM7
Join Banstead Rotary and Banstead Residents for the Banstead Christmas Community Event with street entertainers, shopping offers, kids’ games and a very special appearance by Father Christmas and his sleigh!


December 2017

Horley Christmas Fair & Lights Switch On
Saturday 2 December 2017, 10.00am-5.00pm
High Street, Horley RH6
The Horley Christmas Fair is filled with live entertainment, stalls, kids’ fun fair rides, Santa’s Grotto and pony rides. Lights switch on takes place at 4.30pm.

Reigate Christmas Lights Switch On
Saturday 2 December 2017, 11.300am-5.00pm
Church Street, Reigate, Surrey RH2 0AA
The annual market run by Reigate Business Guild will be a really enjoyable Family Day with rides, stalls, competitions and street entertainers. Supported by the Mayor, events include donkey rides to Santa’s Grotto, and street entertainment.

Weybridge Christmas Market & Lights Switch On
Saturday 2 December 2017, 1.00pm-6.00pm
Bakers Street, Weybridge
Many Popular Stallholders from previous market events returning with their unique Christmas Food & Gift Ideas. Plus new Stalls & Entertainment! Santa’s Grotto and sleigh. Children’s Lantern Parade at 4pm. Celebrity Christmas Tree Lights Switch On at 5pm.