#Northwich Does It Better

A North West InBloom Gold winning town, with huge character, an amazing sense of community and some of the biggest events in Cheshire.

Parks & Attractions

Take a stroll through Marbury Park, stumble across iconic engineering at Anderton Boat Lift (the “Cathedral of the Canals”) and find a town brimming with timber framed historic buildings.

Why Visit Northwich?

Huge events



Food & Drink


Northwich is in the heart of the Cheshire, at the confluence of the River Weaver & the River Dane

Hosting an Annual River Festival, which sees the town’s usually peaceful and gently flowing river transformed into a theatre of war and tribal rivalry.

Featured Events

If you’ve read this far, we’re hoping you spotted the three times we mentioned events – that’s because they’re some of the best events in Cheshire, and… the biggests ones are free!

Pina Colada Festival

Did you know, the musician Rupert Holmes was born in Northiwch? This legend is the creator of the Pina Colada song and each August our town converts into a tropical paradise in his honour.

3rd Saturday in August

Now Northwich

With the tagline ‘Expect the Unexpected’, we can’t really tell you much about this event as it changes every year. One thing we can say is that it’s pretty awesome, from giant astronauts roaming the streets, to a replica of the moon floating in the air, it will WOW you! We can’t say when it is… it’ll ruin the surprise.

A Christmas Extravaganza

You won’t believe what you’ll find when you visit Northwich for it’s HUGE light switch on event. It gets underway at 12pm, with an Ice Rink, as well as lots of free activities, a funfair and a mega parade finale.

Last Saturday in November

Latest News

November 23 Round Up

Northwich Christmas Extravaganza On Saturday, November 25th, Northwich was transformed into a magical winter wonderland, all thanks to the incredible Christmas Extravaganza. This epic celebration, organised by the amazing team at Northwich Town Council and Northwich...

Thousands Gather for Spectacular Light Switch-On Event

On Saturday, November 25th, Northwich experienced an extraordinary surge of Christmas spirit as thousands of attendees joined one of Cheshire's most significant light switch-on events, transforming the community into a festive wonderland. The annual Christmas...

Northwich Christmas Extravaganza 2023

Shoppers are in for a treat this Saturday, 25th November as the town gears up for Christmas with it’s annual Extravaganza and light switch on event. The fun starts from 10am when the magical ice rink will once again open its doors.  Across the town centre a great...

Independent Northwich Business To Visit This Winter

Winter is here! And what better way to beat the cold weather blues than by exploring the amazing independent businesses in Northwich?  First stop, Kings Delicatessen - a cheese lover's paradise. Their wide selection of crafted cheeses is bound to have something to...