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Christmas Light Switch On in Ballycastle

Ballycastle Seafront, Ballycastle, Antrim
The Mayor Ivor Wallace sitting beside Santa with a blue sack, light up present and a sign reading 'Happy Christmas from Causeway Coast and Glens Borou
  • The Mayor Ivor Wallace sitting beside Santa with a blue sack, light up present and a sign reading 'Happy Christmas from Causeway Coast and Glens Borou
  • Colourful snowflakes line the side of the Roe Valley Arts & Cultural Centre building
  • The crowds wait for Santa to arrive in Limavady


Commencing in Ballymoney on Thursday 17th November, Santa will join some very special friends to visit nine different locations with their Christmas Cavalcade. Bringing musicians and fun characters to town centres they'll help celebrate the start of the festive season with the annual Christmas lights switch on.

Its journey will continue throughout the Borough coming to various locations during November and December, with the final procession reaching Kilrea on Saturday the 3rd December.

Children will be able to visit Santa in his Grotto before he commences his cavalcade journey at four main locations, so wrap up well and ensure you arrive in plenty of time to enjoy what promises to be an atmospheric adventure for all the family.

Thursday 24th November
FREE family street entertainment
The Diamond 3pm - 4.30pm and 4.30pm and 4.30pm - 6.30pm
Seafront 3pm - 4.30pm and 4.30pm and 4.30pm - 6pm
7pm Cavalcade and lights

In addition to the Christmas Cavalcades, children with additional needs can enjoy a pre-booked 'Quiet Time' and meet with Santa in the following location: Ballycastle - Sheskburn House (3pm - 5pm)

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