Christmas in Darlington

Christmas Market

Here you will find a information about events taking place in Darlington over Christmas and New Year!

Darlington’s Christmas Lights Switch On
Thursday 26 November, 5pm – 6.30pm, 
Market Square. 
Don’t miss this magical evening of family fun featuring the X Factor’s Katie Coleman.
Christmas Market
Thursday 26 – Saturday 28. 
Thursday 10am – 8pm, Friday & Saturday 9am – 5pm, 
High Row and Northgate.
Enjoy some festive fare and shopping at the ever-popular Christmas Market.
The Cornmill Chorus 2015 Sing to Win £1000 
Heat One, Thursday 26 November, heat 2 Thursdays 3 December, heat 3 Thursday 10 December and Grand Final on 17 December. 
Vote for your favourite choir. Search for Cornmill Centre on Facebook for more information.
Panto time with Cinderella 
Saturday 5 December – Sunday 10 January
Various days and times at Civic Theatre
Starring Britain’s Got Talent winners Ashleigh and her dog Pudsey, Coach Trip’s Brendan Sheerin and X Factor finalist Niki Evans.
Christmas Crafts
Saturday 5 December
Town centre. 
Get crafty at Christmas with Distinct Darlington.
Santa Run
Saturday 5 December 
Registration from 9am, run from 10am at West Park. Raise funds for St. Teresa’s Hospice and have some festive fun.
The meeting point is West Park Academy. For details call 01325 254321, email or check the website for details 
Music in the Streets
Saturday 12 & Sunday 13 December
Enjoy cheery music while you do your Christmas shopping in Darlington town centre.
Penguins live in Darlington
Saturday 19
Town centre
Enjoy a penguin encounter while you pick up your Christmas presents.
Christmas Eve Market
Thursday 24 
Northgate and High Row.

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