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Llanelli Christmas Carnival - Friday, 23rd November 2018

Llanelli Christmas Carnival & Lights switch-on

Friday 23rd November 2018

Llanelli Town Centre

Kindly Sponsored by Dwr Cymru Welsh Water

Organised by Carmarthenshire County Council, Llanelli Rural Council & Llanelli Town Council


At 4pm there will be live entertainment and music begins including Jasmine from the X Factor and local acts John Baker, Luke Rees, Cor Lleisiau'r Llan and Grwp Gwerin Mansant with compére Mari Grug

 

9.00 am Llanelli Outdoor Market situated on Stepney Street

 

10.00 am Take part in the Christmas treasure hunt at Llanelli Library

12.00 pm Cowell Street closed for fun fair rides

4.00 pm Big, small & scary Fun fair rides open with lots of side stalls plus selection of hot & cold refreshments (Kindly supported by South Wales Showman’s Guild)

Street entertainment (various locations)

5.00 pm Live entertainment and music begins including Jasmine from the X Factor and local acts John Baker, Luke Rees, Cor Lleisiau'r Llan and Grwp Gwerin Mansant   with compére Mari Grug ( main stage – Llanelli town Hall)

5.45 pm Road closures in place for Church Street & side streets

6.15 pm Carnival Parade leaves Festival Fields, Sandy Road*

6.40 pm Presentation to Christmas lights design winners (Main Stage)

Kindly supported by Llanelli Chamber of Trade and Llanelli BID

6.45 pm The BIG Christmas lights switch-on by the, the Chair of Llanelli Rural Council, Mayor of Llanelli Town Council & the Chair of Carmarthenshire County Council

7.00 pm Arrival of carnival parade in Town Hall area*

Kindly organised by Llanelli Round Table

7.40 pm Spectacular Firework Display commences** (Town Hall Gardens)

8:00 pm Outdoor market closes for the evening

8.15 pm Carnival parade prize presentation (Main Stage)

9.00 pm Fun fair closes

*Please note all times and activities are subject to change. Road closures will start to take effect from 12noon, effecting town centre to traffic until around 8pm.

** Timings subject to change due to Carnival Parade

More up to date information on the day, please check facebook page DiscoverCarmarthenshire

 

Don’t forget the great funfair for you thrill seekers and of course the official countdown to turn on the Christmas lights, not forgetting an exciting fireworks display and Carnival! Open from 4pm...

The event is supported by Welsh Water who are delighted to be a part of the Llanelli Christmas Carnival.

This year’s parade will leave Festival fields at approximately 6pm and follow the route below.

  

 

Looking for car parking….

 Murray Street Multi Storey Car Park (524 spaces)

 Church Street Car Park (73 spaces)

 Thomas Street/Edgar Car Park (83 spaces)

 Vauxhall Car Park (21 spaces)

 East Gate Car Park (189 spaces)