Christmas Switching On


Saturday 17th November

Pontypridd Town Centre



Your Christmas celebrations start right here…….!

What will be there……….


There is a temporary road closure order in place between 9.00am – 8.00pm!

The Town Centre bus is temporarily suspended for the day!


Fountain Area:

12.00pm – 5.30pm – visit Santa in his Grotto








2pm – 6.00pm – Synthetic Ice-rink














2pm – 6.00pm – Snow Globe – have a play in the snow and a FREE photo!!











Ice Prince and Ice Princess Stilt Walkers

















Llwydcoed Brass Band


Come and say hello to the Christmas Pudding Roving Skater and the gold bauble Roving Skater

Charlie Bubbles – Christmas Bubble Trike

Face Painting

Balloon Modelling

Christmas Punch & Judy Show


Children’s Rides


and the night will end with snow cannons after the countdown and a FANTASTIC PYROTECHNIC DISPLAY!


Stage Running Order

2.00pm – gtfm

3.00pm – Phoenix Singers

3.30pm – Community Choir

4.00pm – Mayor welcome

4.15pm – gtfm

5.20pm – SANTA arrives

5.30pm – Christmas Card Winners

5.40pm – gtfm

5.45pm – Christmas tree lights switched on

5.50pm – Pyrotechnic display


Other Information:

Lost Children

First Aid Facilities

Parking – There are many Council run long stay car parks which are £1 to park all day on a Saturday

Photographs – will be taken at the event and used on social media and the website






These times are subject to change!





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