The preparations for Christmas are already beginning in Preston.Advertisement
The annual Christmas Lights Switch On date has been confirmed.
Follow live updates from the Preston Christmas Lights Switch On 2014
The official Christmas Lights Switch On sees thousands of people line Friargate up to the Flag Market.
A number of celebrity guests are expected to appear as part of the celebrations on Saturday 15 November.
The entertainment is at 5.30pm on the Saturday, with Smooth Radio one of the partners for the event.
Coronation Street actor Marc Baylis is among the stars joining this year’s switch on event.
Last year’s Christmas lights were turned on by a number of celebs including singer Gabriella Cilmi who performed for the crowds.
The event is organised by Preston Business Improvement District, who are responsible for promoting the city centre.
Preston City Council have indicated free parking will be available from 3pm on the day at the Market Hall car park.
Other sponsors include St George’s Shopping Centre and Preston’s College.
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