Christmas is coming and there’s only one way to kick off the holiday season: the Manchester Christmas lights switch on spectacular! This unmissable light switch on event will be held on Thu 14 Nov this year (a week after the opening of the Christmas Markets) and we expect to see brilliant acts on the night, especially following last year’s hard to beat line up, which hosted theatre groups and singers such as Jonas Blue and Max George. Crowds gathered in front of Manchester’s iconic town hall building to see the dazzling decorations light up Manchester’s streets for over two decades – but this year must welcome a new location. With the town hall transformation under way, the event is moving to Deansgate, near the Cathedral. Full details on which acts will be performing are yet to be announced, but be sure to expect the usual excitement, no matter the location. Check back in the coming weeks for the latest updates an announcements regarding the Manchester Christmas lights switch-on 2019.


Thu 14 Nov, Official Venue TBC,
Deansgate, Manchester City Centre
Olivia Handley
Published on:
Fri 18 Oct 2019