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Christmas Lights Switch-on & Winter Wonderland

3 December 2022 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm


There will be activities taking place during the afternoon in the Town Hall with the light switch-on taking place outside the Tolbooth at 5pm.

Winter Wonderland

A Winter Wonderland event will be held in the Town Hall from 10am featuring:

  • Gingerbread House competition and display
  • Festive stalls, cake decorating display and a raffle
  • Christmas cafe by Rachel Philp
  • Refreshments
  • Gingerbread House judging at 3pm with prizes from Macleans Bakery and Woodside Farm Shop

Lots more going on

There are also several independent events on the day:

  • Free soup and sweet in the warmth of St Laurence’s Church (check venue for times)
  • Christmas Coffee morning at St Leonard’s Church, 10am to noon
  • Mini market at Logie Steading, 10am till 4pm, lots of stalls
  • Drumduan School, Christmas market, 11am to 3:30pm

Staying open late

  • Forres Crafters‘, Tolbooth, 10am till 6pm (unique gifts from local makers)
  • The Pantry will be open till 6pm offering a range of German-inspired festive snacks and foodie gifts
  • Babalu will also open late (till 6pm)
  • Highland Army Surplus (till 5:30pm)

Road closure

The high street (and parts of north street and caroline street) will be closed from 4pm to 6pm, and diversions will be put in place.

Highlights from past Christmas Lights Switch-on events




3 December 2022
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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The Tolbooth
The Tolbooth, High Street
Forres,, IV36 1SW United Kingdom
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