We’ve got everything you need to get into the festive spirit throughout December  with fun for all the family and a host of free activities and entertainment, all part of  Paisley’s Big Christmas Weekends! 

We’re getting the festivities underway with our Small Business Saturday Christmas  Market! 

Join us on Paisley’s High Street from 10am until 4pm this Saturday, 2nd December, and get your Christmas shopping sorted while supporting our local businesses! 

There’s a great variety of local businesses taking part including IVAD Gifts, Cards  Party Balloons, John McKay Jewellers, Kettle Black, Paisley Craft Beer, Paisley Pie Co,  Taste Buds Paisley, The Auld Atelier, The Butterfly Room & What If, Two Towns Down  Brewery, Rainbow Turtle, St. Vincent’s Hospice, PACE, and Jennifer Scott Dance. 

This weekend also sees the start of our festive weekend entertainment with Festive  Stilt walkers, Magicians, Jugglers, Balloon modellers, face painting, music and lots  more! 

Santa’s Reindeer will be returning to Paisley town centre this Christmas and you can  take your own family picture for free – 12noon until 4pm on Saturday 2nd, Sunday  10th and Saturday 17th December! 

And if that’s not enough, our FREE Giant Snow Globe will also be returning this year  and will be available for FREE festive photos on the High Street from 10am until 4pm  on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th December.  

Chair of Paisley First, Elaine Templeton, said: “Paisley’s Big Christmas Weekends is the  perfect way to get into the festive spirit with free fun for all the family. 

“With different activities every weekend, it’s the perfect way to countdown to  Christmas while supporting our local businesses.  

“Our Christmas Market is set to be a great showcase of our local, independent  businesses, who are here all year round, not just for Christmas! So, please show your  support.” 

So, head to Paisley this Christmas – plenty of entertainment for the kids, a chance for  you to get your Christmas shopping sorted and plenty of food and drink venues to  help you make the most of festive family get-togethers.

And remember, you could win town centre gift vouchers when you shop local with  our Christmas Golden Ticket Competition! Paisley is the only place to be this Christmas – Love Local, Love Paisley! For full details, check out our website at www.paisleyfirst.com


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