Live music • Come & See Santa • Great Food & Drink • Santa Parade & More
Come To Gillingham This November

For the second year running Gillingham Town Council have given the Chamber of Commerce the privilege of hosting this year’s Festive Light Switch On Event.

Join us on the evening of Saturday 25th November for our Festive Light Switch on with an exciting new theme – Winter Wonderland!

  • Santa Claus

  • Food and Drink

  • Children’s Activities

  • Santa Parade

  • Live Music

  • Festive light switch on

Live Music
  • Belle Street Singers
  • Rokit Choir
  • Conor Smith
Children's Activities


Food & Drink
  • Hidden Pizza
  • The Burger Bar
  • RBL Mulled Wine Stand
  • Kim’s Kitchen
Free Parking

Benefit from free parking in the Council operated Car Parks.


Santa Parade

Watch as Santa leads the lantern parade on the back of a Steam Engine! Followed by a parade of local children showing off their lanterns. The parade is scheduled to start at 18:30

Visit Santa Claus

Come and see Santa at Gillingham Town meadow from 17:00 – 18:00. Watch him turn on the lights and then come and see him afterwards 19:00 – 20:00

Festive Light Switch On

Gather round and countdown as a community as a special guest turns on the lights around town. Approx 18:35