West Park is set to be transformed this winter when a spectacular festive light trail comes to the city for the first time.

The West Park Winter Light Trail will take visitors on a mile long walk accompanied by an ambient musical soundtrack for a completely immersive experience. 

City of Wolverhampton Council Cabinet Member for Visitor City, Councillor Bhupinder Gakhal, said: “We are very much looking forward to seeing the first Winter Light Trail in West Park, a welcome addition to our events calendar and visitor experience for the city.

“Bringing more visitors to our city and town centres will generate significant economic benefit. In the last financial year alone (2022/2023), the Council helped – either directly or through facilitating – to bring some 450,000 visitors to the City, contributing an estimated £14million to the local economy.”

“Brought to West Park by family operators, Luminate, a tree is planted for every booking so even more reason for all across our city to take this opportunity to illuminate their wintertime and visit what is sure to be a magical experience that can be enjoyed by young and old alike.”

Luminate Director, Daniel Maycock, added: “We are really pleased to add Wolverhampton to our magical light trail venues. West Park is a beautiful setting, and our creative team is excited to show it in a new light with our enchanting trail. We look forward to welcoming the whole community from late November.”

This new event is part of wider vision and plans to turn Wolverhampton into an ‘Events City’ over the next 5 years, building on the Council’s multi million pound investment in new infrastructure projects such as The Halls, Interchange, Art Gallery and new public spaces in Victoria Street and Lichfield Street.

For further information and to buy tickets, please visit Luminate.