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Scarborough Lights

November 15, 2023 - December 23, 2023

Scarborough Lights will see the whole town sparkle and shine from 15 November through to 23 December 2023, with many free light displays to enjoy.

A brand-new winter lights trail will see Peasholm Park illuminated like never before. Book your tickets and enjoy this enchanting trail through the park. Running from 4pm – 10pm daily, 15 November through to 22 December.

The Fading Light of Ruins will see St Mary’s Church transformed into a spectacle of light between 16-30 November

Scarborough Sparkle and Lantern Parade returns for 2023, a magical and enchanting Christmas wonderland at Scarborough Open Air Theatre between 24 – 26 November. It’s the perfect event to experience the warm and fuzzy festive feeling, sample great food and drink, and get a head start on Christmas gift shopping. Entertainment include the Ferris, wheel, teacups, hook a duck, MEGA fun house or take a ride on the illuminated land train!

Ships Ahoy! at Scarborough Harbour will see the fishing vessels and yachts all lit up at sea; a beautiful sight as you look out across the South Bay in Scarborough. This runs the duration of the festival and is free.

Signs of the Times is a town centre trail of illuminated text artworks celebrating some of Scarborough’s uncelebrated or forgotten places.

Drift-Lit at Scarborough Train Station will run from 2 – 9 December between 6pm-7pm.

Grue by ARCADE at Scarborough Library  The fantastical world has been created from positive energy and discarded paper; a wandering cardboard labyrinth of rooms to explore and wonders to discover. When you visit, we invite you to collaborate with each other, seeing the impact we can have on the environment we live in – both in and outside of Grue.

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November 15, 2023
December 23, 2023