4th December 2017: Shoppers and families were treated to a special Christmas treat when Santa, Mrs Claus and a host of walkabout entertainers visited Luton town centre for a day of festive fun.
The event on Saturday 2nd December was funded by Luton Business Improvement District (BID) to ensure visitors enjoy spending longer in the town centre during the busy Christmas shopping period – all part of the BID’s objective to help create a vibrant town centre, a great visitor experience and a sense of pride in the town.
Diane Quick, BID director and centre manager of The Galaxy Centre said: “We had some fantastic feedback about our Santa in Luton event at the weekend and it was great to see crowds of shoppers and their families being entertained by Santa and his friends all over the town centre, really adding to the Christmas feel. This is what the BID’s Christmas programme is all about, to organise exciting festive events which bring more people into our town centre over the busy Christmas period.”
Other Christmas highlights being organised by Luton BID:
- Friday 8th & Saturday 9th December – Dynamic Light Display
Light projections onto Luton Central Library and entertainment from walkabout performers, fire-eating stilt walkers and a magician from 4pm – 8pm.
- Saturday 16th December – Merry Christmas from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
MIKEY & DONNIE will be in St George’s Square where they will be making personal appearances at intervals from 1 – 5pm.
- Saturday 23rd December – Carol Singing
Festive carol singing at the tree in St George’s Square from 11am – 1pm.
For more information on Luton BID and its various events and initiatives throughout the town centre, please visit the BID website www.lutonbid.org/Christmas or contact a member of the BID team by calling 01582 510657 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.