Christmas Lights in Kent

The lights are ready to be switched on and the countdown has begun. Yes, it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Kent!

With Christmas lights switch-ons going on in towns across Kent, wherever you are, it's time to grab a glass of something festive and get into the spirit. So, whether you fancy jumping into the Christmas shopping with Christmas markets, enjoying the flickering lights of a candlelit Christmas parade, or catching a glimpse of celebrity in a star-spangled celebration, make sure you check out our round up of 2017 Christmas lights switch-ons near you.

In Gravesend Christmas shoppers will be treated to live bands and street performers, and a lantern parade will lead through the streets to switch on Gravesend's Christmas lights and begin the season. While in Tenterden a candlelit procession will guide the way to the town's Christmas tree for the big switch-on, and the Tenterden Christmas market will be in full swing, with plenty of gifts and stocking fillers to be found. 

At Westwood Cross a glittering evening will feature X Factor stars, Lemonade, along with the chance to win the ultimate Christmas stocking of presents and of course, plenty of twinkling lights and Christmas music. Craft stalls, mulled wine and even a fun fair can all be found in the pretty town of Sandwich this year, with a Christmas parade to light up the streets. While spirits will be high in Sheerness with a Christmas market and annual lantern parade. 

So, what are you waiting for? Wrap up warm, put on your best Christmas jumper and start celebrating the season!