Hundreds of people enjoy festivities at the Huntingdon Christmas lights event

Huntingdon Market and switch on happened at the weekend. 

Huntingdon Town Mayor Karl Webb attended this year's Huntingdon Christmas Markets. - Credit: Hunts Post

Hundreds of people attended this year’s Huntingdon Christmas market in the town. 

The market took place over three days from Friday November 19 to November 21 and was hosted by Huntingdon Town Council.

Santa came to see the children 

Santa came to see the children - Credit: Hunts Post

Live performances took place from school choirs to dance groups and local bands, plus Father Christmas also made an appearance and Pudsey the Bear.  

Huntingdon Town Council held the three day Christmas Market over the weekend.

Huntingdon Town Council held the three day Christmas Market over the weekend. - Credit: Hunts Post

A team called Snak Shak hand wrapped more than 500 gifts and these were given out to the children at the event.

Pudsey with a helper at the event

Pudsey with a helper at the event - Credit: Hunts Post

The Rotary Club were also at the event

The Rotary Club were also at the event - Credit: Hunts Post

As part of the Children’s entertainment face painters and balloon modelers were at the event and princesses such as Elsa from Frozen.  

Huntingdon Christmas Market and switch on happened at the weekend.

Huntingdon Christmas Market and switch on happened at the weekend. - Credit: Hunts Post

The Christmas light switch on element of the event was cancelled this year due to Covid-19 safety restrictions.  

Huntingdon Christmas Markets were successful

Huntingdon Christmas Markets were successful - Credit: Hunts Post

The lights were turned on at the start of the event and then market goers could then enjoy browsing the stalls, enjoying hot food and drink and the gift ware on offer.

Face Painters were at the event

Face Painters were at the event - Credit: Hunts Post

Children performing at the event

Children performing at the event - Credit: Hunts Post

Santa with the children

Santa with the children - Credit: Hunts Post


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