• Star of fashion world lights up Merthyr Tydfil for Christmas
  • Star of fashion world lights up Merthyr Tydfil for Christmas

Sat 16/Nov/2019 - Sat 16/Nov/2019

About Star of fashion world lights up Merthyr Tydfil for Christmas

Merthyr Tydfil’s very own Julien Macdonald will be coming home to switch on this year’s Christmas lights on Saturday 16 November.

The fashion designer is the special guest at the Christmas Family Fun Day, which will see activities across the town centre, including a funfair, community farm and an appearance by The Gruffalo.

The day of festive entertainment begins at 11am with the opening of Santa’s Grotto, a Christmas fayre, Christmas tree festival, craft and gift markets, climbing wall, reindeer, festive walkabout characters, face painting, balloon modelling and activities with the Capital FM South Wales Street Stars.

The fun moves to Penderyn Square in front of REDHOUSE Cymru from 4.45pm, ready for countdown to the lights switch-on at approximately 5.15pm. Julian Macdonald will be joined by The Voice Kids Welsh singing sensation Gracie Jayne Fitzgerald, Santa, and Capital FM presenters Josh and Kally.

The Family Fun Day is organised by Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council, supported by The Big Heart of Merthyr Tydfil Business Improvement District and St Tydfil Shopping Centre.

Parking is only £1 in the town centre’s pay and display car parks.all day on Saturdays throughout the year.

Christmas in Merthyr Tydfil:

  • Christmas Family Fun Day & Lights Switch On: Saturday 16 November, 11am onwards. Merthyr Tydfil town centre.
  • Merthyr Pop Up Christmas Fayre, Saturdays 16 November, 30 November and 14 December, 11am to 4pm, St Tydfil Shopping Centre.
  • Santa’s Grotto, every Friday and Saturday from 16 November until Christmas, 11am to 4pm, St Tydfil Shopping Centre.

Last Updated - Thu - 24 / Oct / 19