Christmas Lights in Bedford
On Thursday 22 November, Bedford town centre will be lit up as the Christmas countdown begins – launching late night opening every Thursday.
Throughout the afternoon, families are invited to join Santa and his reindeer in Harpur Square and have pictures taken in the Snow Globe. Entertainment will be provided by the brilliant iridescent Bubble Man and an array of Marvel Comic characters.
The Bedford Christmas light switch on will include a giant tree on Silver Street – supported by electrical suppliers, Michael R. Peters and with decorations made by staff and customers at The Art Centre of Howard Street. Riverside Bedford will also be lit up for the first time this year.
Bedford Embankment Fireworks Display 2018
The Christmas lights switch on in Bedford is traditionally accompanied by a big, free fireworks display along The Embankment. This year’s firework display will begin at 7pm.