Posted: Tue 28th Nov 2023

Chirk Frost Fair to kick off day of festive celebrations in Chirk town centre for people living in or visiting the Wrexham area
This article is old - Published: Tuesday, Nov 28th, 2023

Chirk’s festive celebrations will kick off in style this Saturday with a day packed full of Christmas activities.

Events will be held across Chirk Town Centre on December 2 as part of the Chirk Frost Fair and the community’s light switch on.

The Chirk Frost Fair, on Colliery Road, will bring together independent traders for an artisan market – along with entertainment and food and drink between midday and 8pm.

Events and activities on offer in Chirk throughout the day include:

  • 10am – 12pm: Chirk Hospital Jumble Sale (Parish Hall)
  • 12pm – 8pm: Chirk Frost Fair (Colliery Road Car Park)
  • 4pm – 5pm: Christmas Crafts (St Mary’s Church)
  • 5pm – Congregational Carol Singing (St Mary’s Church)
  • 5:15pm – Ysgol Y Waun Choir (St Mary’s Church)

From 5:45pm there will be a lantern parade through Chirk, starting from St Mary’s and heading towards The Hand and The Frost Fair.

At 6pm there will be a spectacular fireworks display provided by Chirk Town Council, coordinated alongside the official light switch-on for the town. This will take place at Millennium Gardens.

The festivities will end with late night shopping and entertainment at the Frost Fair – providing the perfect chance to find the ideal Christmas gift and enjoy a mulled wine.

A spokesperson for Fair Event Management, said: “With a full day of entertainment and family activities across the town, visiting the picturesque area is an exciting time.

“From visiting Santa to riding on the festive funfair, it’s a great start to the festive season that’s not to be missed

“We will be open to the public from 12 pm until 8 pm. Enjoy music, food and late-night shopping to kick-start the festive season.”

Chirk Frost Fair is part of a calendar of events which is supported by UKSPF and delivered by Fair Event Management Ltd.

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