Christmas lights switch-on


The lights will be switched on at about 5pm in:

•Chatham on 17 November
•Rochester on 18 November
•Gillingham on 24 November
•Strood on 25 November
•Rainham on 1 December

About this event

Celebrate the count down to Christmas by watching the Christmas lights get switched on at about 5pm across the towns of Medway.

There will also be some well known faces and characters as well as live entertainment for all the family to enjoy.

Find out who will be turning the lights on in your town!


Chatham Christmas Lights

Rochester Christmas lights

Strood Christmas lights

Gillingham Christmas lights

Rainham Christmas lights


Free to watch the Christmas light switch on

How to get there

Car parking

There are a number of pay and display car parks in walking distance.


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