Festival Market traders will get in on the festive act this weekend.
A Christmas Festival will be held at the market this Saturday (November 30) and Sunday (December 1) from 10am to 4pm.
Highlights will include the arrival of Santa at 1.30pm on Saturday, fresh from the Arndale Centre and the Santa Parade.
There will be extra Christmas-themed stalls and live music from The Paul Hayes Collection both days,.
Steel band Pantabulous will perform on Sunday, and there will also be carol singing around the Christmas tree, a brass band and the cast of Aladdin from The Platform will make a special appearance.