Revealed: This is when the Coca-Cola Truck is coming to Sheffield this year
Holidays are coming...and the dates for the return of the world famous Coca Cola truckÂ to Sheffield can now be revealed.
The lorry, which for many signals the start of Christmas, will roll back into the city on November 17 and 18.Â
And thousands of people of all ages are expected to flock to Fox Valley as the illuminated lorry comes to town as part of a massive UK wide tour.
The huge red truck has visited the city on two of its last three tours.
A Coca-Cola spokesman said:Â 'Holidays are coming!
'The iconicÂ Coca-ColaÂ Christmas truck tour is back for 2018, spreading holiday magic across UK.Â
'The countdown to Christmas has now officially started!
'We're giddy with holiday joy and thrilled to announce the return of the iconicÂ Coca-ColaÂ Christmas Truck Tour.'
Now in itsÂ eighth year,Â theÂ Coca-ColaÂ Christmas Truck Tour has travelled more than 737,000 miles.
In that time, thousands of Christmas fans have basked in itsÂ 8,772 twinkling fairy lightsÂ and enjoyed the magical '˜Holidays are Coming'Â jingle, which marks the official start of Christmas for many people.
The 2018 tour will kick off in Glasgow on the 9Â November and visit 24 locations nationwide, before making its final stop in London on 16Â December.Â
Visit the truck in a glittering winter wonderland setting and enjoy a free 150ml can ofÂ Coca-ColaÂ zero sugar, Diet Coke orÂ Coca-ColaÂ Original Taste.
Visitors are urged to put theirÂ empty can in one of Coca Cola's recycling bins to help the firmÂ with itsÂ globalÂ World Without WasteÂ pledge '“ to collect and recycle a bottle or can for each one sold by the year 2030.
Here's the full list of tour dates (local dates highlighted in bold)
Friday 9Â and Saturday 10Â November: Silverburn Centre, Glasgow (G53 6AG)
Saturday 10 and Sunday 11Â November:Â Princesshay, Exeter (EX1 1QA)
Sunday 11 November: Tesco Extra, Rutherglen (G73 1NY)
Tuesday 13 November: ASDA, Taunton (TA1 2AN)
Wednesday 14 November:Â Tesco, Newcastle Upon Tyne (NE3 2FP)
Thursday 15 and Friday 16 November:Â Sanderson Arcade, Morpeth (NE61 1NS)
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Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 November:Â Queen Street City Centre, Cardiff (CF10 2HQ)
Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 November: Fox Valley, Sheffield (S36 2AB)
Wednesday 21 November: Tesco, Swansea (SA7 9RD)
Wednesday 21 November: Asda Pudsey, Leeds (LS28 6AR)
Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 November: Marshalls Yard, Gainsborough (DN21 2NA)
Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 November:Â The Mall at Cribbs Causeway, Bristol (BS34 5DG)
Wednesday 28 November:Â ASDA Eastlands, Manchester (M11 4BD)
Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 December: Lakeside Village Shopping Outlet, Doncaster (DN4 5PJ)
Saturday 1Â and Sunday 2 December:Â Pier Approach, Bournemouth (BH2 5AA)
Tuesday 4 and Wednesday 5 December: Serpentine Green, Peterborough (PE7 8BE)
Thursday 6 and Friday 7 December: Victoria Retail Park, Nottingham (NG4 2PE)
Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 December: Jingle Bell Ball, London (SE10 0DX)
Tuesday 11 December: ASDA, Queensferry (CH5 1TP)
Tuesday 11 December:Â ASDA, Watford (WD24 7RT)
Wednesday 12 December:Â Tesco, Borehamwood (WD6 1JG)
Thursday 13 December:Â Tesco, Sutton Coldfield (B73 6RB)
Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 December: East Side Green, Birmingham (B5 5JY)
Saturday 15Â and Sunday 16 December: Valley Retail & Leisure Park, Croydon (CR0 4YJ) Â