Visit Northwich - Your Housing Group

Due to the high winds that have been forecast for tomorrow, we've had to make some changes to the day. Don't worry though, there's still lots to do and our businesses are ready to make it a fantastic day!

Christmas Market

11am - 4pm, Unit 12, Barons Quay (on the corner across from H&M)

Join our local businesses as they showcase all things Christmas at our much-loved Christmas Market!

Craft Village

11am - 4pm, Northwich Library

Plenty of free activities including Jon The Balloon Man & Christmas workshops where you can create a mosaic or wooden Christmas bauble. You can also grab a Christmas Trail sheet to track down all the missing letters and come back for a tasty treat at the end.

Face Painting

11am - 4pm, runner Court all day (next to Northwich Library)

Make the most of free face painting all day by an epic face painter - Face It

Princesses & Stilt Walkers

11am - 6pm, Town Wide

Weather dependent and be assessed on the day. You can expect all of our favourite princesses in Northwich town centre. Here's a hint, some of them are from somewhere cold... maybe even frozen!

Food & Drinks

11am - 7pm, Barons Quay

Here you will be able to stuff your face with tasty food and fill up on Christmas cheers! On the day you can expect Swing Grill, a bar and hot Crepes located in Barons Quay near Sticky Paws.

Santa's Igloo

11am - 2pm, Barons Quay

It wouldn't be Christmas without him... Meet Santa at his igloo near the library, make sure you wrap up!

Santa's Grotto

2pm - 4pm, Barons Square

You can take the kids to see Santa at more of a traditional-style grotto in Barons Square.

Barnton Circus

11am - 4pm, Barons Quay Point

Barnton Circus will be in the High Street showcasing their aerial skills with sets throughout the day. With children's crafting available between shows.

Northwich Ice Rink

11am - 9pm, The Reindeer Lounge

Sold out!

Fairground Rides

11am - 7pm, River Park Walk

Near Sticky Paws there will be lots of fun rides for the children including a Fun House, Children's bumper cars and more!

Cooking Demonstrations

11am - 4pm, High Street

Local group Northwich Community Support will be showing you what food you can make from left overs and produces that are thrown away.

Live Music

12pm - 4pm, Barons Square

There's going to be lots of live music on throughout the day led by Music Northwich and Radio Northwich.

Christmas Carols

12pm - 3pm, Brunner Court, Witton Street

Helping bring that Christmas feeling to the streets, we'll have Christmas Carols set alongside the Brunner Court Christmas Tree.

Lantern Parade

5pm - 5:30pm, Barons Square

There will be mini parades throughout the day, with a main parade led by local primary schools leading up to the light switch on!

Light Switch On

5:30pm - 6pm, Barons Square

Jackie Weaver, the Mayor and Chair of the BID, all have the authority to turn our Christmas lights on this year!


6pm, Barons Square

Head to River Park Walk (near Sticky Paws) to watch our spectacular firework display over River Weaver. Let's get Christmas going with a bang!