Get into the spirit of Christmas and join us at Crowngate for some festive fun!

From 27th November, we have a variety of activities for you to enjoy with family and friends. This year is all about bringing the community back together to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year.

We look forward to welcoming you to enjoy the festive lights, Christmas carols, late night shopping, Santa’s grotto and so much more. Take a look at our full calendar of events below.

Christmas light switch on & entertainment

Saturday 27th November, from 2pm

Wrap up warm and head to the city for the Christmas light switch-on in Cathedral Square at 6pm. Local hero Oscar Saxelby-Lee is back this year to join us for the switch on, and you can also meet Father Christmas, the Lord Mayor and the full panto cast from Beauty and The Beast!

Head over to Crowngate shopping centre after the switch-on event to discover more festive displays, where you will find six festive selfie seats in Chapel Walk. They are not to be missed! Don’t forget to tag us in your photos @CrowngateWorcs

We are really excited that Father Christmas will be here at Crowngate, giving you several opportunities to bring the kids to say hello and have a photo. You can meet Father Christmas for free at Toy Town. Find the full schedule below:

27th November: 2pm – 4pm

28th November: 10am – 4pm

2nd – 5th December: 10am – 4pm

9th & 10th December: 10am – 4pm

11th & 12th December: 1pm – 5pm

16th & 17th December: 10am – 4pm

18th & 19th December: 1pm – 5pm

21st & 23rd December: 10am – 4pm

Free face painting at The POD!

From 27th November

What’s your little one’s favourite character? Treat them to free face painting in The POD! at Crowngate on the below dates.

27th November: 11am – 4pm

28th November: 11am – 3pm

5th December: 11am – 3pm

12th December: 11am – 3pm

19th December: 11am – 3pm

Late night shopping

Struggling to find the time for Christmas shopping? Don’t worry, various shops in Worcester, including Crowngate, will be staying open late every Thursday from 25th November. Share your love for Worcester and support local this Christmas. You can also park for £1 after 5pm at the car park.

Stores which have confirmed they will be open for late night shopping are Primark, Cardzone, Boots, The Works, New Look and Bonmarche.

Please note: not all stores will be participating in late night shopping.

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