11 pictures from Christmas nights out in Sunderland in 2011
Santa hats and smiles galore in these 11 pictures
The countdown is on to Christmas party season.
And that gives us a chance to look at some scenes from Sunderland nights out in years gone by.
Have a look back at these 11 reminders from your festive evenings in 2011.
We're loving the Santa hats and the seasonal T-shirts.
See if any of these photos ring Christmas bells for you.