Christmas Switching On

Thank you to everyone who came along, supported and more importantly enjoyed the Ponty Switching On event!

















Saturday 19th November

1.00pm – 6.00pm

Pontypridd Town Centre


Lots of fun for the whole family!

Fountain Area

  • SANTA in his Grotto!  (50p donation to Mayor’s Charity) – 12.00pm – 5.30pm
  • Bring your Christmas wish list and POST your letter to Santa!
  • Ponty’s Winter Wonderland!
  • Snow Globe – free photo (7″ x 4″)  (50p donation to Mayor’s Charity)
  • Children’s entertainer

Grotto all       Santa’s Grotto


Snow Globe    Snow Globe


Taff Street

  • Live music
  • gtfm roadshow
  • Children’s Rides
  • Helicopter – Wales Air Ambulance


Mill Street, Turning Circle

  • Go Karts
  • Children’s Rides
  • Face Painting
  • Falconry
  • Christmas Stall
  • Toy Stall

The 3 winners of the Christmas Card Competition will switch on the lights along with the Pontypridd Town Mayor!


Other Information:

Road closure:  9.00am – 8.00pm

Lost Children:  Mobile police van

Public toilets:  Bus station

Parking:  Sardis Road, Gas Lane, Goods Yard, St. Catherine’s and Multi Storey on Berw Road

Please check public transport timetables!

Please note there will be no “99” bus service through the Town Centre.

Pryotechnic Show – because of the height of many buildings in Ponty Town Centre the best viewing point for the fireworks will be Mill Street, Fountain Area or by the Christmas Tree!


Thank You!

Pontypridd Town Council would like to thank Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council for their assistance and support providing the road closure for the event and for the assistance of  “Your Pontypridd”!











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