Christmas Light Switch On 2021 – Great Yarmouth

26/11/2021 - 26/10/2021

Starting at 6pm on Friday 26th November the Great Yarmouth Christmas Lights Switch-On and roof top fireworks display takes place in the Market Place (near Boots/Lloyds bank). Hosted by Greatest Hits Radio presenter Rob Chandler, we have Iceni Kids Dance kicking off the evening that includes performances from the cast’s of both the St Georges Theatre and Town Hall Panto’s. Classic Christmas songs from Daniella Beck and comedy from Ben Langley completes the entertainment building up to the big switch-on when His Worship the Mayor of Great Yarmouth and special guest Father Christmas, will take to the stage to lead the countdown at 7pm which will be followed by a firework display on Market Gates shopping centre roof followed by more live entertainment as most shops will staying open until 8pm.

There are plenty more opportunities to enjoy a festive atmosphere in Great Yarmouth this Christmas including an augmented reality adventure trail through the town centre where families search for festively cute characters and capture them on their mobile phones. There is also the 10th Annual Christmas Tree and Crib Festival in Great Yarmouth Minster from 11th to 18th December and the Christmas Lantern Parade on December 15th ahead of the Civic Carol Service being held in the Great Yarmouth Minster that evening. For details on these and other events please visit and click on the events page.