Princes Risborough High Street will once again come alive with Christmas festivities this evening (Saturday 26th November) for their annualChristmas Lights Switch On event.
The event organised by Princes Risborough Town Councilspans across three hours, running from 3pm-6pm and will see the return of the Ice Rink, Santa’s Grotto, and festive live entertainment. Additional entertainment for this year include an animatronic polar bear and even an inflatable snow globe!
A main stage located in front of the Market House will provide entertainment throughout the afternoon, with performances from local primary and secondary schools, The Blend Choir, and local musicians.
Food and refreshments from local vendors will have avast array to keep visitors well-fed and watered, and small businesses, commercial vendors, and High Street retailers will have stalls.
Within the final hour of the event, the Princes Risborough Christmas Lights will be switched on by Kian Zomorodian as Aladdin and Melanie Elizabeth as Princess Jasmine from the Aylesbury Waterside Theatre’s pantomime performance.
Mayor and Chairman of the Town Council, Cllr Andy Balladded “We are thrilled to be able to ensure residents enjoy the benefits ofliving in such a wonderful community. We are so pleased that all entertainments sourced by the Town Council can be on offer free of charge this year ensuring all residents have an equal opportunity to enjoy this festive afternoon together. Any residents that wish to contribute to our bucket collections will be pleased to know that every single penny goes to charity. The Princes Centre and Crisis (homeless charity) are our chosen recipients this year.”