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Festival of Lights
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FESTIVAL OF LIGHT Mowbray Park

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FESTIVAL OF LIGHT Mowbray Park

Open every week Thursday - Sunday, 21 November – 22 December

New location, Mowbray Park, Sunderland City Centre

Part of the Christmas in Sunderland programme, the Festival of Light is back with a range of sparkling new lighting installations, live music, illuminated street theatre characters and added extras such as visits from Santa’s reindeer and craft workshops. 

Entry is from 4pm, with last entry at 8pm and the event closes at 9pm
 

What’s On

There’s something different happening every weekend at the Festival of Light.  To help you plan your visit, please download our What’s On Guide below. 

Christmas Shows

Brand new for 2019, a range of Christmas Shows delivered by Make My Day Events are available to book.  Held within the Festival of Light’s magical tipi, ‘Snow Queen and Superhero save Christmas’, ‘Elf Check List Training’ and ‘Storytime with Santa’ are sure to get families in the mood for the festive season. Tickets are £3 per child with 1 accompanying adult free.

For details on what each show has in store and to read our Christmas Shows FAQs click here. 

Please note that all customers must have a ticket for the Festival of Light at the relevant date and time before they purchase a ticket for a Christmas Show.

Please click on the links on the right-hand side of this page to view FAQs on parking and travel, ticketing, event information and Christmas Shows. If there’s anything that our FAQs don’t answer, drop us a line at events@sunderland.gov.uk and we will be happy to help.
 

Tickets are £3 per person with under 2’s admitted free and discounts are available for online bookings of three tickets or more. 

To buy your tickets For the Festival of Light online, please Click here

 

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