To make it possible for Perth and Kinross Council to stage the event, road closures will certainly take impact at 7pm on Friday November 17 and also are anticipated to remain in location up until 6am on Monday November 20.

The party comes to a climax with a parade via the city centre streets to Tay Street where vocalist Alesha Dixon will certainly take to the stage as well as the lights will certainly be changed on.

Police officers will look after a rolling road closure from 5.30 pm on Saturday November 18 to enable the Christmas ceremony to take place.

To enable Perth and Kinross Council to stage the event, road closures will take effect at 7pm on Friday November 17 and are expected to remain in place until 6am on Monday November 20.

The weekend’s entertainment will begin with the return of the popular chocolate festival with further entertainment including an ice rink, street entertainers and community acts.

Musical acts will take to a city centre stage throughout the day, with a line-up of nine acts already announced.

They include East 17, Mud and Boyzlife – Brian McFadden and Keith Duffy — together with local stars Longstay.

The party comes to a climax with a parade through the city centre streets towards Tay Street where singer Alesha Dixon will take to the stage and the lights will be switched on.

Police officers will oversee a rolling road closure from 5.30pm on Saturday November 18 to allow the Christmas parade to take place. It will follow a route from Thimblerow to Old High Street, New Row, County Place, South Street and Speygate.