Local towns are announcing their plans to create more festive fun this year when they hold Christmas lights switch-ons and much entertainment.
The Christmas lights switch-on for Diss comes on Saturday, November 30.
Stalls available include craft stalls, hog roast and sweet stalls as well as food and drink stalls.
There will be a parade into the town bringing the Mayor Neil Howard Carnival Queen Alice Cater and Santa.
The lights are being switched on by the Carnival Queen.
There will be performances by Michael Dann’s Disscord singers, Diss Singstart, Diss Junior School Choir and Felix Simpson. Hosting will be by Park Radio. Running order is: 4pm Park Radio; 4.20pm Discord; 5.10pm Diss Junior School; 6.15pm Felix Simpson and Tyger; 6.55pm parade arrives in Market Place; 7pm Switch on; 7.05pm Hannah Shaw and 7.30pm close
Eye lights up on Friday, December 6.
Everyone is invited to come to join the fun and festivities for the Christmas tree lights switch on at 6pm, outside The Handyman.
People can enjoy a fun evening browsing the shops and market stalls.
On the agenda will be carol singing beside the Christmas tree; puppet-making at The Bank, children’s miniature fairground and Eye’s best dressed window competition.
To add more sparkle, children are encouraged to dress up.
Look out for the competition to nominate the local person you would like to see switch on the Eye Christmas Lights.
Application forms in shops and businesses from Saturday, November 16.
Harleston’s big event is also on Friday, December 6, on the market square.
The town council has funded even more lights, which will make the area more festive this year and encourage more people to come to enjoy the shops and the entertainment.;
There will be a small fair which should keep young people amused in particular, late opening of a number of shops, stalls, young singers and a DJ, playing from a platform. There is also a special way to make sure youngsters get to see Santa without having to wait too long.