A Christmas Fair takes place at Whitley Bay Metro station this weekend.
The event on Saturday follows last week’s festive lights switch-on.
Along with Santa’s grotto, the Real Christmas Tree Company will also be on site with opportunities to make a purchase.
There will also be hot food and drinks as well as a wide range of stalls.
And if that was not enough, the event, which takes place from 11am until 3pm, will also feature Christmas carols, live music and various entertainments.
St Paul’s Church in Park View is also holding its St Nicholas Fair on Saturday from 10am until 2pm, which is free and includes a raffle, tombola, face painting and more.