Eltham High Street will come alive with a range of entertainment, music and sports activities from 4.30pm onwards. Come along early to have fun and get a good view!
The Christmas lights switch-on at 6pm will be followed by a spectacular illuminated parade of lanterns created by hundreds of local children and their families. The parade will also feature giant structures and live music.
Eltham High Street will be closed to traffic between 4pm and 8pm.
The Eltham Centre will join in the celebrations with an official switch-on of its Christmas tree lights at 5pm and performances from Eltham Hill School Steel Band from 4.30 and Eltham Choral Society at 7.15pm. OJ's café will also be offering special discounts.
To add to the festive theme, there will be a Christmas market stall in Passey Place from 9am to 7.30pm, and Eltham Fire station will have an open event from 4pm to 7pm."
Read more here.
My write-up of previous years' events:
Eltham Lights Up 2011
Eltham Lights Up 2010
Eltham Lights up 2009