Saturday 30th November 2019


11am - 5pm (lights switch on 5pm)

Town Centre - Murray Road,

Finkle Street and Under the Hub.

Join us to celebrate the switching on of Workington's Christmas lights with our amazing festive festival. Jam packed with entertainment throughout the day including live music, walkabout entertainers, face painting, fun fair, and storytelling. Our local market stretches out onto the main street with a fabulous mix of independent local businesses selling tempting treats and beautiful hand-made gifts.

We have so much going on at our Christmas Festival
















​On our Main Stage we have:

John Hastings

Cindy Hoten

Maryport Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society

Cockermouth Ukuele Band

Razzamataz Theatre School

Workington Town Band


Our headliner again for 2019 will be the fabulous Committed 2 Rock who did such an amazing job for us in 2018, we just had to invite them back!

Christmas Market

We have a great array of stalls for you on our market this year.  Everything from christmas gifts, to tasty treats and a glass of fizz.  See below for what's to come!


The umbrella parade includes a section of the public highway. An application for a temporary road closure has been submitted to Allerdale Borough Council in accordance with Section 21 of the Town Police Clauses Act 1847. Please click the link below to review the notice of intention for each route:

Any person wishing to make representations to the Council in relation to the requested order should write to:

Legal Services, Allerdale Borough Council, Allerdale House, Workington, Cumbria, CA14 3YJ

Tel: 01900 702915

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