Ulverston Events Calendar
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Ulverston Events Calendar

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Ulverston’s Dickensian Christmas Festival @ Town and surroundings
Nov 25 – Nov 26 all-day
Ulverston's Dickensian Christmas Festival @ Town and surroundings

Hundreds of festive stalls, street entertainers, period costume competition, live music, Christmas lights switch-on, and more. Dress up and join in.

The festival is officially opened at Market Place by the Town Mayor at 10am on Saturday. Following that there will be live entertainment throughout the town centre on Saturday and Sunday from a range of great performers.

There’s plenty of other things to do, both indoors and outdoors. Don’t miss the childrens’ fairground, giant tombola, birds of prey displays, miniature steam railway rides, Santa’s grotto, storytelling, costume parade, and donkey rides.

The Christmas tree lights and street decorations will be switched on at 4pm on Saturday.

Car parking is available at the Auction Mart at Canal Head, with a park and ride service to the town centre. Satnav postcode LA12 9AU.

Canal Brolly Parade @ Ulverston Canal
Dec 1 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Canal Brolly Parade @ Ulverston Canal

Meet at the Auction Mart and parade down the canal tow path, accompanied by music, to Canal Foot. There we will sing carols and Christmas songs helped along by the Ulverston Brass Band and local school choirs. Refreshments will be on sale.