Chesterfield Christmas Lights Switch On and Market
Type:Christmas Lights Switch-On
Get into the festive spirit as Chesterfield’s annual Christmas Lights Switch On returns for 2022 with a variety of entertainment performing throughout the day and a market that will allow shoppers to start their Christmas shopping.
The event takes place from 12 noon to early evening, with the switch on happening at 4.45pm.
The stage show will be held in New Square and there will be a variety of different performers. More details on the entertainment planned will be available in Autumn 2022.
You can also explore The Festival of Christmas Trees at the Crooked Spire Church and make a day of it exploring Chesterfield this Christmas.
A market will run alongside this event in the Market Square and the Market Hall will be open so shoppers can start picking up presents from local businesses. Details on how to get a stall can be found here.
If you are heading to the event please remember that Chesterfield Borough Residents can park for free with their residents pass on a Sunday. Details of where to park in Chesterfield for the event can be found here.
- Disabled access
- Disabled toilets
Booking & Payment Details
- Cash Point
- On-site catering
- On-site light refreshments
- Baby changing facilities
- Children welcome
- Parking with charge
- Public toilets
- Accepts groups
- Coach parties accepted
|Season (20 Nov 2022)|
* Switch on at 4.45pm
Map & Directions
From North/South Leave M1 at junction 29 and follow A617 to Chesterfield (approx 4 miles). At traffic light controlled roundabout select middle lane and take 3rd exit. At next roundabout select middle lane and take 2nd exit (Lordsmill Street). Select left hand lane and take first left (Beetwell Street). Follow road for approx 500 yards (passing Coach Station on left), and turn left down Park Road. Take first left turning into Beetwell Street multi storey car park. For surface car parks at traffic light controlled roundabout select middle lane and take 3rd exit. At next roundabout select right lane and take 2nd exit (Lordsmill Street). Keep in right lane and, at traffic lights turn right (Spa Lane). Take 1st left and car parks on left and right
From East Follow A617 to junction with M1 motorway, then follow route from North/South.
From West Follow A619 to Chesterfield. At traffic light controlled roundabout (Lidl on left) select middle lane and take 2nd exit turning left into Rutland Road (surface car parks). Select right hand lane at traffic lights at top of hill and turn right. Take 3rd right turning (Rose Hill West) and turn into car park on left or right.
Public Transport Directions
Nearest train station Chesterfield, 15 minute walk from the centre of town.
Any bus to Chesterfield town centre.