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Expect family fun, food, craft markets and seasonal entertainment all leading to the lights switch on with extra special guests The Snowman™ and The Snowdog followed by a fireworks finale!
There will be plenty of festive fun on offer at Bangor seafront, Project 24 and North Down Museum on Saturday 23 November!
10am - 4.30pm - North Down Museum
There will be a Christmas market which is also open Sunday 12pm-4.30pm
12pm - 4.30pm - Project 24
Rock around the Roller Disco' roller rink at Project 24, as well as an abundance of things to do that the kids will love and Santa himself will be there to meet the little ones. A small charge will apply for this event. Pre-booking is essential. Tickets on sale soon.
12pm - 7pm - McKee Clock Arena
Christmas market and vintage carousel
1pm - 3pm - Translink and McKee Clock Arena
Enjoy Christmas carols performed by local school choirs hourly.
1pm - 4pm - Main Street, My street
Face painting, balloon modelling and Christmas crafts in Main Street throughout the day, organised by Main Street, My Street
5.15pm - Town Hall
Departing from the Town Hall, there will be a children's lantern parade through the town centre leading the way for Santa and his sleigh.
5.30pm - McKee Clock Arena
The big switch on of the Christmas Tree lights will be at 5.30pm by the Mayor, Alderman Bill Keery, Santa and a very special guests The Snowman™ and The Snowdog, followed by the spectacular annual fireworks display (best viewing spots, along the coastal path and promenade).
For those wanting to make a weekend of it, find accommodation via visitardsandnorthdown.com or phone Bangor Visitor Information Centre for advice on how to plan your trip, 028 9127 0069.
Bangor town centre is easily accessible by train, from Belfast hop on and travel to the end of the line, just a scenic 30 minutes at most!
For more information on Christmas events in Ards and North Down, visit www.visitardsandnorthdown.com/events/christmas-and-new-years-in-ards-and-north-down
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