Penrith Christmas Lights 2020

Welcome to the Penrith Christmas Lights Online Switch On

It's the Most Wonderful Time of a Very Strange Year

Made possible by Penrith Business Improvement District
Online Event Sponsor: Penrith Lottery
Angel Sponsors: Ghyllmount Dental Practice and Leo Group Ltd

Christmas Lights Online Switch on Event: Saturday 21st November at 6pm

The Christmas lights were switched on with a 'online' event, streamed to your homes so you can stay cozy at home and watch the town sparkle into its festive coat.

Click the video above to see the town sparkle. We're also showing the event on Facebook and on our Youtube Channel

The event has been pre-recorded and is a socially distanced film, available to watch for free online from Saturday 21st November, the evening the lights switch on event would have traditionally taken place, and on catch up at any time, via Facebook,  Youtube and social media.  We ask that you please stay at home and respect the lockdown. 

Join our Christmas Group

If you can't get enough of this most wonderful time of the year, then head on over and join our Christmas in Penrith Facebook Group. You can see all the latest festive news, shopping updates and more. You can also share your wonderful festive pictures. Why not get dressed up in your festive PJ's for the Christmas Lights switch on and share a photo to the page? Or get your Christmas tree ready to have it's lights switch on on Saturday? You could Facebook live stream your very own switch on! 

To join the group follow the link Christmas in Penrith Facebook Group or seach for 'Christmas in Penrith' on Facebook.


Shop Local and Support your town

2020 is the perfect time to Discover Penrith at Christmas. We have a fantastic range of independent shops and boutiques, making it easy buy the perfect gifts for friends and family. We've also got fantastic supermarkets and national retailers, so Penrith really does have something for everyone.


Don't forget it's free parking in Eden District Council car parks until the end of the year.