Swadlincote Christmas Lights
The countdown to the festive season begins with the switching on of Swadlincote's Christmas lights.
The High Street and the Delph become a hive of activity during three days of fun and frivolity.
Thousands flock every year to soak up the atmosphere, enjoy fairground rides and experience the live entertainment.
Special festive guests will be visiting the town throughout the day, whilst school children can be heard singing seasonal songs.
Festive fairs and themed markets offer the opportunity to pick up the perfect present for friends and family.
Oohs and aahs accompany fireworks lighting up the night sky before the button is pushed to illuminate the town.
It is an occasion for all of the family to enjoy.