Maldon's High Street will come alive on Thursday November 29 with a special Vintage Christmas Fayre event between 6pm and 9pm.
The High Street will be closed to make way for various stalls and entertainments.
Following the switch on of the Christmas lights by the Town Mayor of Maldon, there will be late night shopping plus a street market, choirs, music, hospitality hosted by the local shops and competitions.
The action starts at 6pm and Maldon's Town Mayor will turn on the Christmas lights at 7pm.
Saint Fm will be putting on a variety of entertainment from the big stage which will be near All Saints’ Church on the High Street and Santa will be in his Winter Wonderland at the bottom of Brights Path/Old Mill Close.
If you fancy dressing for the evening, this year's theme is the 40's and a prize will be awarded to the best dresed visitor.
The Fayre is free to visitors
PARKING AND ACCESS
The High Street will be closed on the evening between 4.30pm and 9.30pm from the Police Station at West Square to Wantz Road and this will result in diversion of cars and buses.
All town car parks will be accessible and there is an evening charge of £1 from 5pm to 10pm. For details of car parks see here
You can also park in Morrisons Supermarket car park from where a free shuttle minibus service will run. Give your car registration number to customer services to avoid a penalty notice.