Where and when to see the Coca-Cola Christmas truck in Sunderland and Newcastle

This year people will be able to see the Coca-Cola Christmas truck in person as it will be stopping off in Sunderland and Newcastle.

Wednesday, 23rd November 2016, 9:12 am
Updated Tuesday, 29th November 2016, 9:26 am
The Coca-Cola Truck


The red vehicle will be in the city tomorrow, November 24, after appearing in Newcastle today.


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It will be at Asda, in Leechmere Road, Sunderland, from 1pm to 9pm.

It will stop at Tesco, in Brunton Lane, Newcastle from 1pm to 9pm.

What will you see?

Those who see the truck will be able to get their photo taken with the famous wagon and try free samples.

A Coca-Cola spokesman said: "On your visit you'll have the chance to wander through an enchanted winter wonderland, before having your photo taken with the iconic truck.

"Once the sun has set, you'll be invited to enjoy an incredible after-dark surprise as we screen a short Christmas animation onto the truck, powered by your goodwill and festive cheer."

Why is it coming?

The Coca-Cola Christmas advert has become synonymous with the start of Christmas - so much so that Coca-Cola launched tours for truck that appears on the TV slots.

This year, it hit the road on November 17 and will visit 44 locations across the UK before coming to a stop on December 23.

It's the sixth year in a row that the truck has toured the UK.

Where else is it going?

The full 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