Christmas Light Switch On and Parade Day
Yate Shopping Centre
This year’s Christmas festivities at Yate Shopping Centre will get underway on Saturday, 16th November with the traditional parades and lights switch-on.
Throughout the day from 11am until 5pm there will be a wide variety of activities with entertainment on the central stage and parades at 1pm and 3pm culminating with the lights switch-on at 4.15pm.
Andrew Lowrey, Yate Shopping Centre Manager says: 'This year’s festivities promise to be another entertaining and thrilling day with Father Christmas and his real reindeer in the parade along with many other exciting characters.
Other activities will include letter writing with Postman Pat, balloon modelling, along with prizes and giveaways. Look alike characters in the parade will include Elsa, Paddington, LOL Dolls and Dumbo It will be an action packed six hours, ensuring fun and amusement for all the family but we’ll have to keep a watch out for the Grinch who is always happy to ruin the day!
In addition, the seasonal pop-up shop, Calendar Club, will be opening as from early November so there will be plenty of opportunity to start the early Christmas shopping'