IT is a little more than two weeks until Christmas.

And that means plenty of events to enjoy in Warrington in the coming few days.

Here are a few festivities that you will not want to miss:

Luminate Walton Gardens - running to December 24

The mesmerising mile-long trial is full of ‘wonder and awe’ and aims to surprise and delight visitors with enchanting light displays.

You can take your time along the trail to spot fairies, make a wish, and even make your own light display.

There is also an opportunity to get warm and cosy as you toast marshmallows over the firepits.

Do not miss out and go to their website,, to book now.

Christmas Markets- Warrington town centre - Sunday, December 10

MORE than 80 stalls will set up in the centre of Warrington for a Christmas market extravaganza.

Time Square will see the Makers Market return once again in what is expected to be a festive treat for visitors to the town centre.

The markets will take place over one day, giving everyone the chance to enjoy the markets in Time Square.

The Christmas Makers Market will run from 11am-4pm on Sunday, December 10. Saturday's planned event has been cancelled due to forecast poor weather.

Birchwood Artisan Christmas Market Saturday, December 9

Running between 10am and 4pm, there will be 70 artisan stalls inside and outside Birchwood Shopping Centre.

There will be a choir on site, and a free craft and wrapping station for children, too, which will make wrapping those all-important Christmas presents a little easier for the younger festival-goers.

Dickensian Day in Lymm - Saturday December 9

THE date has been confirmed for a popular fixture on the festive calendar in Lymm.

Dickensian Day will take place on Saturday, December 9.

The day will include fairs, stalls and festive fun across the village.

And the highlight will be the parade at lunchtime.

It sees schoolchildren and groups walk through the closed roads of Lymm in Dickensian costume.

Mamars Merry Soiree - Saturday December 9

The event will take place at artisan bakery Mamars on Sankey Street, on December 9.

Poetry, Christmas carols, live music and comedy will be among the festivities to look forward to.

It will run from 2pm to 5pm and all proceeds will be donated to St Rocco’s Hospice, which provides end of life care to patients and bereavement support for families in Warrington.

Christmas Extravaganza - December 15

AN incredible Christmas Extravaganza takes place at Grappenhall Heys Primary School later this month.

It takes place on Friday, December 15 from 3.30pm to 7pm.

There will be a packed programme including Santa’s Grotto with real reindeer and snow and stories with Mrs Claus.

Enjoy fairground rides, live music from The Salvation Army brass band and incredible raffle prizes.

Pizza from Pizza Vesuvio and Barista coffee.

Tickets can be purchased on the door with adults £1 and children free.

Land of Lights Festival, Gulliver's World – Running until February

Visitors can discover gigantic lanterns across 12 magical dream worlds at the popular children’s theme park.

They will be inspired by animal kingdoms, mega monuments, and seasonal celebrations.

A special Jurassic zone will even feature ‘living dinosaurs’.

There will also be street food, a licensed bar, and stunning light installations.

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