Lighting of the Wilton Christmas Tree this year starts at 12 noon on Monday, December 4.
The Market Square will have Christmas and crafts stalls, fairground rides, food and drink, a bar, mulled wine, teas and mince pies, BBQ, candy floss, hot chestnuts and seasonal music. Father Christmas will arrive later in the afternoon, on his sleigh, and at 6.30pm, Mayor of Wilton Cllr Peter Edge switches on the lights on what is claimed to be the tallest living Christmas tree in Europe.
A traditional children’s nativity play and community carols follow, with Wilton Christian Fellowship and Wilton Youth Band: Sarum Morris will dance their Welcome Winter routines.
More carol singing will follow in The Greyhound, Market Square, and a community Christmas singalong in The Bear, West Street, with a Mummers Play. All events are free.
Market Square and Market Place are closed to traffic from 9am to 8pm on the day.