Darwen Christmas Events

Published Wednesday 15 November 2017 at 14:34

A series of fun festive events have been lined up to take place in Darwen in the run up to Christmas.

This year the light switch-on will feature Ben Haenow – winner of X Factor 2014, plus a host of activities including Phats and Small, and Mr Bloom.  You can also try the Festive Footy Fiesta, with sessions running for all ages.  Head over to the Darwen Christmas Markets, for a magical Christmas weekend. The markets include festive crafts and gifts, seasonal food and drink, live music, and children’s entertainment.

Details of the events are available on the Visit Blackburn website :

  • 18th Nov: Darwen Christmas Light Switch On, Darwen Market Square from 2.30pm – 5.30pm
  • 25th Nov: Festive Footy Fiesta, Darwen Market Square.
  • 2nd Dec: Christmas Fun Fair, Darwen Market Square .
  • 8th – 10th Dec: Darwen’s Christmas Market.
  • 15th – 17th Dec: Christmas Ice Rink, Darwen Market Square.
  • 8th -24th Dec: Alice in Wonderland Pantomime, Darwen Library Theatre



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