Countdown to Christmas!

Spectacular fireworks will again close this year's St Andrew's Day Parade in Inverurie
Spectacular fireworks will again close this year's St Andrew's Day Parade in Inverurie

The countdown to Christmas will well and truly begin this weekend as the Inverurie Christmas Weekender takes place on Saturday and Sunday.

Organised by Inverurie Events in association with Inverurie4u, the Christmas Weekender will see shops opening all weekend and a host of entertainment for all the family, topped of on Sunday with the annual St Andrew’s Day Parade and Christmas Light Switch-On.

The town centre will host community and craft stalls, live music, and, of course, Santa’s Grotto.

This weekend will also see the town host a Continental Market in Market Place.

The St Andrew’s Day Parade will bring the weekends festivities to a close, with Inverurie, Kintore and Ellon Pipe Bands, local organisations including Boys Brigade, Scouts, Girl Guides, Army Cadets, Colony Park FC, Garioch Rugby Club, Garioch Amateur Swimming Club, Garioch Gymnastics Club and Garioch Sports Centre Gymnastics Club and Garioch Judo Club. Performing on stage will be K.G’s, Kellands Primary School Choir and Inverurie Girl Guides Singalong. The Christmas Tree and Lights will be officially switched on and fabulous fireworks from Fireworks Scotland will bring events to a spectacular close from 5pm.