12 photos of Scarborough's Christmas lights over the years

A Christmas Lights Switch on will return to Scarborough town centre this Thursday after several years without one, though alternatives have been held on the Foreshore.

Monday, 11th November 2019, 3:36 pm
Scarborough celebrates Christmas.

The return of the switch on to the town centre brings back memories of previous years when shop windows have lit up and parades have passed through town in celebration. Relive those years ahead of Thursday with these 12 pictures.

Santa, Evening News Christmas Princess Emma Ainsworth and then Mayor Janet Jefferson begin the parade from Boyes in 2007.
Santa makes his way up Newborough with spectators.

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The tin man from the Wizard of Oz takes part in a parade.
The little land train gives residents a lift.
Bar Street lit up looking festive.
Snow White in the parade.
Characters from Toy Story in the parade.
Santa ahead of the light switch on down on the Foreshore.
A boat on the harbour lit up for Christmas.
Santa leads a parade from Boyes.
Lights bring some sparkle to the town centre.
Town centre sparkles at night.