White Cliffs of Dover in Winter © National Trust

Christmas Lights Countdown


Sparkle and shine…it’s Christmas Lights time!

Dates for your diary:

Deal Christmas Lights Switch-On

Friday 22 November
Starting from 6pm – see the arrival of Father Christmas and the Deal Carnival Queen Court prior to the Countdown and Lights Switch-On from 7.15pm.

Sandwich Christmas Lights

Saturday 30 November
Festive stalls from 10am, live music from 1.30pm, street entertainment, Lantern-lit Parade at 6pm, and Lights Switch-On at 7pm.

Christmas Winter Celebrations in Dover 2019

Saturday 30 November 
Performances by local dance groups and community organisations, workshops, stalls, Santa’s Grotto, and the Christmas Lights Switch-On. Celebrate in Dover from 1pm to 5.15pm.

Ice Skating - White Cliffs Christmas - Image courtesy of The Port of Dover

Image: Ice Skating at The Port of Dover's White Cliffs Christmas.

Also, don’t miss:

  • Aylesham Christmas Tree Lighting Event on the Square: Saturday 30 November.
  • St Margaret's Christmas Lights Switch-On: Sunday 8 December.
  • Enchanted Walmer Castle: selected dates between 5 - 22 December.
  • White Cliffs Christmas at Cruise Terminal One: 1 December – 1 January.
  • Christmas at Crabble Corn Mill: 1, 8,15 December.
  • Goodnestone Park Christmas Fair: Saturday 30 November.
  • Sandwich Advent Window & Medieval Christmas Event: Wednesday 4 December.
  • Christmas Tree Festival at Trinity Church in Deal: 6 - 8 December.

For our full listing of Events visit our What’s On page >>>