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Friday, Nov 29 All Day
The Big Switch On
Ely Market Place, 4pm-8.30pm Friday 29th November 2019







Welcome to the website for Ely's Big Christmas Lights Switch On event!
Here you will find out what's happening at the City of Ely Council's and the Switch On Groups 15th annual switch-on event. Over the last 15 years our famous event has grown into a well established fixture in the Ely calendar, which draws thousands of visitors to Ely's Market Place where they are entertained by top musical and entertainment acts!
2019 BIG Switch On Details
This year The Newstead family are celebrating our 15th Anniversary organising the switch on and our headlining acts are yet to be announced so keep checking on this web page and our facebook page for more details.

In addition to the headline acts, the award winning local theatre group, KD Productions, are going to be performing 'Dick Whittington' on stage, with Santa the cast entering the event on a white horse-drawn carriage!

It's sure to be a fantastic event, with some new fairground rides, Santas Grotto, Christmas characters, stalls, children's activities , snow and food and drink galore!

Come and join us for an evening to remember!