Oxford's Christmas Light Festival

A festival of Arts, Culture and Christmas fun

Oxford’s Christmas Light Festival

20-21 November 2020

Climate Change and Sustainability ‘Our World : Our Future’

Many thanks to everyone who made Oxford’s Christmas Light Festival 2019 such an exciting and joyous event including artists, schools, community groups, companies, cultural partners, sponsors and funders - all of whom made the weekend a highlight of the year. 


The city centre saw an increase in footfall of over 50,000 during the hours of the festival and brought together 82 different partners and performance groups to deliver over 100 performances and events across the weekend, exploring the festival theme of ‘Innovation and Discovery’.

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Street artists, music and dance stages plus outdoor exhibitions and seasonal market with craft and  street food stalls, there is plenty of entertainment for all.

Well over 100 events take place over the weekend including dozens from the city’s cultural organisations. Residents and visitors can enjoy an unparalleled experience of Oxford’s streets, open spaces and buildings historical and modern.

New and exciting light and sound installations can be found all around the city centre. Get involved in interactive and digital projects. Watch the iconic lantern parade with our local young people.

Our Partners and Sponsors
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Oxford's Christmas Light Festival is brought to you by:

Oxford City Council, St. Aldates Chambers, Oxford OX1 1DS

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