Lancaster's latest Winter in the City event is on this weekend.
A Continental Market is setting up in Dalton Square from Friday until Monday.
The series of event's also includes the Christmas Lights Switch On; Small Business Saturday; and Christmas Reindeer Day.
BID Manager Rachael Wilkinson said: “Our Winter In The City campaign this year is focused on putting on events each weekend in the run up to Christmas to ensure that locals and visitors come to do their Christmas shopping in our beautiful city.
"With a range of events to suit all and an extensive marketing campaign, including bus advertising which we won earlier in the year, we are confident that Lancaster will be THE place to visit this winter.”
A statement from the BID team continued: "This weekend will see Continental Markets adorn Dalton Square for four days, offering food, drink and gifts to taste, enjoy and buy!
"The markets will be in situ from Friday 17th November until Monday 20th November.
Saturday 18th November will be a family fun day with fairground rides, circus street entertainers and craft workshops.
You can also buy your Lancaster Christmas Raffle tickets from the BID gazebo on Saturday 18th , with a huge variety of prizes totalling over £1,000."