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Christmas Lights Switch-on Parade


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Christmas Lights Switch-on Parade / Denis Law Freedom of the City
Sunday 26 November 2017
Union Street, Aberdeen

Football legend Denis Law will be awarded the Freedom of Aberdeen, celebrated in a colourful parade from Albyn Place down Union Street to the Castlegate. Denis will travel in an open top car to the Town House in a parade led by the Lord Provost of Aberdeen, as part of Aberdeen's Christmas lights switch-on.



Travel Information

The parade, which will travel along the Granite Mile from Albyn Place, will see a number of roads closed by Aberdeen City Council.

Between 11.30am and 1.30pm and between 4.30pm and 7pm the following road closures will be in affect.

  • Union Street between Union Terrace and Broad Street
  • King Street between East North Street and Castle Street
  • Castle Street
  • Market Street between Union Street and Hadden Street
  • Back Wynd between Union Street and Little Belmont Street
  • St Catherine's Wynd between Netherkirkgate and Union Street
  • The full length of Union Street will be closed between 4.30pm and 7pm. Albyn Place will also close from 4pm until 6pm.


Contact Information

Should you require any further information regarding the Carol Concerts, please contact:

  • Daniel Parrott, Events Officer, Aberdeen City Council, Town House, Broad St, Aberdeen, AB10 1AQ
  • Tel: 01224 523842
  • Email: