Kick-start the festive shopping season with us at our Christmas Lights event.
Saturday 18th November
12noon - 6pm
Light switch on at 6pm
Santa himself will be taking some time out of his busy schedule to visit Wonderful WGC.
Join Santa and his elves in The Howard Centre for story time with Santa.
Times: 2pm & 3:30pm
This is a free activity and no booking is required.
Santa will also be switching our lights in at 6pm
You will be entertained and have the opportunity to interact with our walkabout acts.
- Stilt Walkers
- Face Painting
- Characters & Mascots
- Magical Elf car with FREE photo opportunities.
There will be something magical happening every where you look in Wonderful Welwyn Garden City town centre.
Returning for 2023 is our ever popular fun fair.
This year the fair will feature rides for smaller children as well as the thrill seeker favourites.
4pm - 8:00pm
12noon - 6:00pm
Cash and card payments accepted for all rides.
Discover the magic of Christmas with our businesses funded Christmas light installations.
Have your photo taken with one of our giant installations and upload it to social media using
#WGCXmasLights for your chance to WIN some incredible prizes.
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Immi Davis is a 11 year old UK vocalist with dreams of becoming a Pop Star. Immi sings a variety of genres from Pop Music to Rock Music and has covered over 750 songs so far.
Recently Immi was a semifinalist on Britain’s Got Talent series 15 and since then has been performing at festivals, shopping centres and locally within the community.
Stage Line Up: (TBC)
12:00 - 2pm DJ Session
DH Dance Academy - 2:45pm
Wexli Dance Academy 4:00pm
Somewhere to sing 4:35pm
Immi Davis 5:20pm
Full schedule coming soon.
A range of delicious food and drink will be available.
- Punjabi Shack
- Traditional German Sausage
- Festive Bagels
- Sweet Pancakes
We are encouraging visitors to use the local businesses for food and will be offering discounts via our Loyal Free App.
Locally sourced produce and products will be available for you to purchase:
A full list of traders will be available soon.