Kirkcaldy Christmas 2018

Kirkcaldy 4 All are working with the Mercat Shopping Centre on plans for this year’s Christmas countdown…

Lantern Workshops

Saturday 3rd, 10th & 17th plus Sunday 4th November: 10am– 4pm

Where? The Mercat Shopping Centre

Lantern-making workshops at the The Mercat Shopping Centre.
FREE for families.
Come and make a Christmas Bauble Lantern which can be brought along to the Lantern Parade on Saturday 24th November.

Places are limited so please come early!n Last entry at 3pm.

Lantern Parade & Town Centre Light Switch On

Saturday 24th November.

Collect your Lanterns from The Mercat Shopping Centre from 3pm.

Parade starts at 4.30pm outside The Mercat Shopping Centre main doors and finishes in the Town Square.

Lantern parade, Christmas lights switch-on, performance of Kirkcaldy’s Christmas song, ‘Bringing the Light’ by local schools followed by a spectacular firework display.

Meet outside the The Mercat to join the parade up to the Town Square!

FREE Glow-sticks and LED Tea Lights.

Mercat 30th Reindeer Parade

Sunday 18th November from 12 noon

Where? Kirkcaldy Town Centre & The Mercat Shopping Centre.

Santa & his Reindeer – led by Kirkcaldy & District Pipe Band – with Kingdom Radio Street Team.

Free Antler Hats & Festive Giveaways.

See www.mercatshoppingcentre.co.uk for more information.

Mercat Grotto

Opens after the Reindeer Parade on Sunday 18th November until 5.00pm

Where? The Mercat Shopping Centre

… then open every Friday, Saturday & Sunday until Christmas Eve!

See www.mercatshoppingcentre.co.uk for more information.

Christmas Party Saturdays

1st & 8th December

Where? Kirkcaldy Town Centre & Mercat Centre

Fabulous, fun, festive, family friendly happenings all day long in the The Mercat Shopping Centre and on the High Street.

Includes entertainment, giveaways and craft workshops!

Saturday 1st December : Noon-5pm
Traditional Roast Chestnuts, Street Entertainment & Giveaways on the High Street. In the Mercat, there will be Christmas Face Painting, Crafts with Messy Church, Musical Entertainment, Glass Lantern Decorating Workshop (don’t forget to bring a clean jam jar and lid), the Kingdom FM Roadshow and Growing Kirkcaldy Christmas Wreaths for sale.

Saturday 8th December : Noon – 5pm
Traditional Roast Chestnuts, Street Entertainment and Giveaways on the High Street. In the Mercat, there will be Christmas Face Painting, Musical Entertainment, Glass Lantern Decorating Workshop (bring your own clean jam jars and lids), the Kingdom FM Roadshow and Growing Kirkcaldy Wreaths … your chance to buy a beautiful wreath with all funds going to the Kirkcaldy’s 2019 Hanging Baskets Campaign!

Join in the party atmosphere and Wear Your Christmas Jumper in support of Save The Children who will be collecting on the High Street and will have a stall in the Mercat too!

Kirkcaldy Christmas Baubles

1st – 22nd December.

Where? Town Centre & The Mercat Shopping Centre Grotto

Pick up a Christmas Bauble from participating shops in Kirkcaldy Town Centre.
Have fun decorating it to hang on your tree or hand one in for a chance to win a tasty treat!

Kingdom FM’s 24 Days of Christmas

Tune in to Kingdom FM

FREE to enter, FREE daily prizes from 1st – 24th December

Interactive Radio Competition to win festive prizes!

Christmas Charities

November & December

Kirkcaldy Town Centre & The Mercat ShoppingCentre

Ways to donate to help this family charity this Christmas are:

Reindeer Photo Opportunity: 20th Nov – 24th December!
Take your photo with our huge, lit Reindeer and make a donation.

Roll your coins into our Grotto’s wishing well.

Donate a toy in the box provided in the Mercat Shopping Centre and help a family this Christmas!

Keep any eye on our social media channels for more as the countdown continues!

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