Paisley Christmas Lights Switch-On

Saturday 17 November, 2018

Saturday 17 November
12 noon – 6pm
Paisley Town Centre

The town’s annual Christmas party will get underway with music and entertainment from the Capital FM DJs and a glittering parade featuring hundreds of tinsel-clad youngsters, live reindeer and of course, Santa Claus himself! Time to look out that Santa hat 🎅

Take a look at the festive fun we’ve got planned…

Paisley Town Hall

Paisley Abbey

  • 1pm – 6pm Urban Market Paisley
  • 1pm – 6pm Storytelling Igloo
  • 12pm – 6pm Food vendors and Ta Ta Bella’s Christmas treats in marquee outside Paisley Abbey
  • 12pm – 6pm St Vincent’s Hospice stalls in marquee outside Paisley Abbey

Paisley Shopping Centre

  • 12pm – 6pm Face painting and Christmas crafts on the ground floor at the escalators
  • 2.15pm – 5.30pm Santa’s Grotto

Paisley Town Centre

  • 12pm – 7pm Fun fair and rides at County Square
  • 12pm – 4pm Christmas open day at Sma Shot Cottages
  • 1.30pm – 2.15pm Parade departs from High St
  • 2.30pm – 3.15pm Visit Santa’s reindeer outside the YMCA

The Main Stage on Gauze St

  • 1pm Entertainment and music gets underway with Capital FM DJs Des Clarke, Steven Mill & Garry Spence
  • 2.30pm – 3pm Funbox
  • 3.30pm – 4pm Simply Ariana
  • 4.20pm – 4.50pm Little Mix Magic
  • 5pm – 5.15pm McCallum School of Music
  • 5.20pm – 5.50pm The Cutkelvins
  • 5.50pm – 6pm Countdown with Capital before the big switch-on at 6pm!


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'Tis the season to be jolly...

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