Organised by Carlisle City Council, this free event will provide a packed family entertainment programme, to suit all ages. The star-studded Carlisle Christmas Lights Switch On stage will be in place in the city centre pedestrianised area, outside the Old Town Hall.
In addition to the big name acts, the event will also showcase a host of local talent, singers and performers.
There will be a showcase of local community groups and performers - Stevie D’s Faith, The Lakes Choir - Stagecoach Performing Arts; Kira Tickner; Carlisle Dance Academy and Stanwix Primary School.
The afternoon’s entertainment will also include a ‘stars of the future’ line up, including Jack Rose; Nathan Grisdale, Joseph and Thomas Teago.
The headline celebrity acts will be announced soon.
The Mayor of Carlisle, Cllr Trish Vasey will trigger a galaxy of Christmas lights in the city centre at 17:00. The Christmas Lights Switch On is part of Carlisle's countdown to Christmas.