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It’s back! Light Up returns this autumn with a series of events lighting up the district to coincide with the start of the festive season. Look out for Light Up events across the district including Christmas light switch-ons, festive markets, street entertainment and more.

Follow the events and keep up with the latest news on social with the hashtag #LightUpWFD

Light Up events

Light Up Wakefield: 17-19 November

Light Up The Hepworth Wakefield:17-19 November

Light Up YSP: 17-18 November

Light Up Castleford: 21 November

Light Up National Coal Mining Museum: 24-26 November

Light Up Pontefract Castle: 24-25 November

Light Up Pontefract: 26 November