Christmas Lights in Lichfield District

Published on: Mon, 22/11/2021 - 16:10

Christmas Lights in Lichfield District

If you're looking for something to get you in the festive mood there's nothing better than enjoying some Christmas lights. There are plenty of opportunities to enjoy lights and illuminations across Lichfield District this festive season. 

Burntwood Christmas Market

Join the festive fun at the Burntwood Christmas Market on Saturday, November 27, where you will can discover Christmas tree lights, the Scout band, a free funfair, the Chase Play Bus and a range of community stalls.

You can also get free refreshments, presents from Santa and have your face painted!

Don't miss the light switch on at 4pm!

Lichfield City Christmas Lights Switch On

The day after the switch on at Burntwood you can visit Lichfield city centre on Sunday, November 28 and enjoy a Christmas Market offering beautiful and unique gifts, local produce and street food from 10am on Market Street and Three Spires Shopping Centre.

There will be Live music will begin from 2pm on the Switch On Stage, Market Square followed by traditional Carol singing and the official Switch on of the Lights will be at 5pm.

On the same day, you can book a special Discover Lichfield guided tour with the Visit Lichfield tour guides to make the most of the festive fun! 

You can also warm up at the Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum free of charge between 3.30pm and 6pm with some mulled wine and festive activities while you wait for the light switch on.

Illuminated Arboretum

Join the National Memorial Arboretum for an evening to remember as it lights-up the arboretum after hours and begin the festive season with a kaleidoscope of colour.

With something to captivate visitors of all ages Illuminated Arboretum will take place across the 150-acre woodland site. Follow Illuminated Arboretum through the gardens and enjoy the majesty of the Arboretum at night.

Illuminated Arboretum will take place every day from Tuesday, December 7 to Saturday, December 18 2021. Book tickets while you can!

The Cathedral Illuminated

The Cathedral Illuminated 2021: The Manger is running from Thursday, December 16 to Wednesday, December 22 from 5.30pm onwards.

The award-winning ‘The Cathedral Illuminated 2021’ returns to Lichfield Cathedral with an enjoyable and COVID-secure experience for everyone.

Wrap up warm and kick off the festive season with this spectacular light and sound show by the artistic collaboration, Luxmuralis.

This year’s event ‘The Manger’ is composed of beautiful imagery depicting everything ‘Christmassy’ and a stunning re-telling of the Christmas story - a truly festive experience for all of the family.


See more about the festive line-up in Lichfield District this year here