Christmas shoppers and visitors to festive events across parts of Suffolk can enjoy free parking in council-owned car parks on selected dates. 

East Suffolk council is offering free parking from 3pm to coincide with Christmas lights 'switch ons' and other festive events across the district over the coming weeks. 

Councillor Toby Hammond said: "In agreement with the respective town councils across East Suffolk, we are pleased to be offering free parking at council-owned car parks on selected dates during the festive period".

"Signs will be in place within each car park advising visitors of the free parking offer, as well as information being available on the RingGo app".

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All the free festive parking in East Suffolk

  • Aldeburgh- Saturday, November 18
  • Halesworth- Saturday, November 18
  • Beccles- Friday, November 24
  • Bungay- Saturday, November 25
  • Southwold- Saturday, November 25
  • Woodbridge- Thursday, November 30
  • Saxmundham- Friday, December 1
  • Wickham Market- Saturday, December 2
  • Lowestoft- Saturday, December 2
  • Felixstowe- Saturday, December 2
  • Framlingham- Friday, December 8
  • Leiston- Saturday, December 9
  • Oulton Broad- Sunday, December 10

Free parking will also be available from noon until 6pm on Saturday, December 16 across the district.