Southport fail to secure Coca-Cola truck tour visit this Christmas

Southport will again miss out Coca-Cola’s  massive annual Christmas truck attraction over the festive period.

Resident Garry Burgess said: “I am not surprised at all. Coco-Cola have more than likely heard of the over-zealous, officious bonus-chasing and target-lead parking enforcement teams and the extortionate parking prices”.

On a more positive note Southport’s Christmas Lights Switch On will take place on Lord Street on Saturday 19th November.

The Southport BID is hosting a switch on with live music, all hosted by out of town radio station Smooth Radio FM despite Southport having three stations, Mighty Radio, Coast Radio, Sandgrounder.

“Coca-Cola is synonymous with the Christmas season and it’s no secret that our much-loved Christmas Truck Tour marks the unofficial countdown to Christmas,” said Aedamar Howlett, marketing director for Coca-Cola Great Britain. “We can’t wait to reveal this year’s route and start spreading holiday cheer across the UK.”

The Coca-Cola Christmas Truck Tour finishes on 23rd December. Meanwhile, look out for our ‘Holidays are Coming’ advert on TV this November, along with our new ad ‘A Coke for Christmas’, which airs the following month.

Dates and locations

  • Bishops Square, London – 17th Nov
  • Glasgow – 18th Nov
  • Ayr – 19th Nov
  • Dundee – 20th Nov
  • Carlisle – 22nd Nov
  • Yeovil – 22nd Nov
  • Exeter – 23rd Nov
  • Newcastle upon Tyne – 23rd Nov
  • Cardiff – 24th Nov
  • Sunderland – 24th Nov
  • Bristol – 25th Nov
  • Leeds – 25th Nov
  • Scarborough – 26th Nov
  • Swindon – 26th Nov
  • Bradford – 27th Nov
  • Milton Keynes – 27th Nov
  • Bournemouth – 29th Nov
  • Wrexham – 29th Nov
  • Southampton – 30th Nov
  • Watford – 1st Dec
  • Manchester – 1st Dec
  • Intu Trafford Centre, Manchester – 2nd Dec
  • Lancaster – 3rd Dec
  • Liverpool – 4th Dec
  • The O2 Greenwich, London – 3rd Dec
  • The O2 Greenwich, London – 4th Dec
  • Baldock – 6th Dec
  • St Helens – 6th Dec
  • Harlow – 7th Dec
  • Doncaster – 8th Dec
  • Ipswich – 8th Dec
  • Cleethorpes – 9th Dec
  • Norwich – 9th Dec
  • Lincoln – 10th Dec
  • Northampton – 11th Dec
  • Leicester – 13th Dec
  • Peterborough – 13th Dec
  • Leyton Mills, London – 14th Dec
  • Telford – 14th Dec
  • Southend – on – Sea – 15th Dec
  • Birmingham – 17th Dec
  • Eastbourne – 17th Dec
  • Coca-Cola London Eye, London – 18th Dec
  • Leicester Square, London – 20th Dec

For more details, check out our truck tour map.

Discover more about the history of the Coca-Cola Christmas Truck.

Also read:

Southport BID Cancel Christmas Market and Ice Rink

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