Christmas Live @ Hemel Hempstead

Christmas tree lights up New Town Square in Marlowes, Hemel Hempstead

Sunday 26 November 2017 - midday to 5.30pm - Marlowes, Hemel Hempstead

Your favourite festive fixture is back! Our Christmas lights switch-on event is bringing you a sackful of free, fun activities for all the family.

  • Attractions open at midday, including the return of the popular Phasels Wood climbing wall, spider mountain and other outdoor adventure activities.
  • There’ll be live performances on the Rainbow Stage in New Town Square. This year's line-up includes a Baby Rave, children’s favourite Magic Dave and the winners of our Hemel Hears You! music competition.
  • Father Christmas will be live on stage from 4.45pm to check you off his naughty and nice list
  • Local resident Emma Young will be switching on the Christmas lights at 5.30pm as she ticks another thing off of her '40 things before 40' bucket list. And don’t forget to stay for the fireworks finale straight after the big countdown.

Join our event on Facebook.

For event timings, please see our  Christmas Live @ Hemel Hempstead schedule (PDF 506KB).

Hemel Hears You! Music competition

The votes have now been counted and we can reveal that the winners of our Hemel Hears You! music competition are:

  • Blonde Rebel
  • Hyde

Both acts will be performing on the Rainbow Stage as part of Christmas Live. Hyde will take the stage at 2.40pm and Blonde Rebel at 4.20pm.