Christmas in Knutsford

Christmas Lights Switch On

Kicking off the Christmas season in style with a fantastic assortment of community entertainment from 1pm to 7pm on Saturday 30th November 2019, with the the light switch on at 6pm. Join us to watch special celebrity guests Adam and Katy Rickitt switch our our Christmas Lights! Then stick around for a headline performance from Mark Radcliffe’s UNE.

Santa Parade

A highlight of the Christmas Weekend for many children (and adults too!) is the seeing Santa arrive come through the Town on his sleigh before heading into Canute Place to say hello to his fans!

The Santa Parade takes place at 5pm on Saturday 30th November from the bottom of King Street.

Christmas Market

The Market will feature over 120 traders each day, a Santa’s Grotto, live entertainment, a funfair and plenty of festive feeling! This year’s Market runs from 12 noon to 7pm on Saturday 30th November and 11am to 4pm on Sunday 1st December 2019.

Lantern Parade

The Lantern Parade takes a break for 2019 but will be back in December 2020.

Crib Service

The Christmas Crib is blessed and a selection of Carols sang as part of the Crib Service on Saturday 7th December at 4pm. The service is led by the local churches with an introduction from the Mayor. Egerton Primary School Choir and Sale Brass will be joining us.  The Crib is located on Princess Street outside The Lost & Found.

Other Christmas Events

Christmas in Knutsford is a big community celebration and there is a wide array of Christmas events that are organised by local businesses and community groups which take place throughout the festive season. You can find details of these amazing events in our Christmas leaflets which will be available from the Town Council Offices or you can view it online here.

If you are a local business or community group who are running Christmas events that you would like to be included in our calendar of events in these leaflets, please send the full details across to

Dates for your Diary


Christmas Weekend: Saturday 30th November & Sunday 1st December

Crib Service: Saturday 7th December

Christmas in Knutsford – 1st to 24th December