Wimbledon ushers in the Christmas season with family-friendly events including street entertainment, traditional brass band, stilt walkers and children's carousel. Over on the Piazza there's a dance-off between a Womble, Eddie Catz, Pudsey and Sam The Dog, all set to music from Dance-Aid, along with market stalls hosted by local businesses and community groups. At
6.30pm the 'Big Parade' is led by samba dancers, followed by local schools, dance, theatre and music groups, representatives of AFC Wimbledon, plus the Mayor of Merton and Father Christmas. At 7pm cast members from the panto 'Snow White' give a countdown to a firework display launched from the roof of the Centre Court Shopping Centre.