Join the celebrations on Stockton High Street from Thursday 25 November for the return of Stockton Sparkles!  

Stockton Sparkles launch night will return on Thursday 25 November with an abundance of festive fun and entertainment including the Christmas lights switch-on, a Victorian Fair and festive carols around the Christmas Tree.

Hosted by MC Paulus: The Cabaret Geek and BBC Tees presenter Gary Phillipson and Santa himself with a special festival set from North East emerging band Phil Davids and the Good Times Band, the High Street will be alive with Christmas song and cheer set against the backdrop of the twinkling Victorian Christmas Fair.

Entertainment will start from 5:30pm with the light switch on at 6.30pm when the Mayor of Stockton-on-Tees will join Santa and guests on stage to make Stockton sparkle!

You can view our Launch Night FAQ’s here.

Plus don’t miss all of the other fantastic events happening as part of Stockton Sparkles including the Victorian Christmas Fair, Christmas Markets, Festive Spiegeltent, Reindeer Lantern Parade and Christmas Singalong.

Opening Times

From 5.30pm - 8pm
The light switch on will take place at 6.30pm


Address: Stockton High Street, High Street, Stockton-on-Tees, UK

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