Coca-Cola reveals the dates for its annual Christmas truck tour

Coca-Cola reveals the dates for its annual Christmas truck tour

11/29/2023

Coca-Cola Christmas truck: Dates for annual tour across the UK and Ireland revealed

  • Coca-Cola’s festive truck has kicked off its annual tour of the UK and Ireland
  • READ MORE: Christmas has arrived! Coca-Cola’s much-loved ad returns TODAY 

Coca-Cola’s popular festive truck has kicked off its annual tour of the UK and Ireland with 17 stops, including eight new locations.

The 14-tonne lorry – which signals that Christmas is just around the corner – has travelled around the country for the last five days, stopping at shopping centres and supermarkets.

It begun its festive tour in Glasgow on Friday at Silverburn Shopping Centre, before it headed to Edinburgh on Saturday at Fort Kinnaird Shopping Centre.   

At each stop there are interactive experiences for visitors to immerse themselves and Christmas prize giveaways with thousands of festive gifts up for grabs. 

But many fans have been left wondering where the truck will go next and how they can track it. Here, FEMAIL reveals where and when the big red lorry will hit the road in other towns across the UK and Ireland.

Coca-Cola’s popular festive truck (pictured) has kicked off its annual tour of the UK and Ireland with 17 stops, including eight new locations 

Where will the Coca-Cola truck travel to next? 

The festive vehicle is currently at the White Rose Shopping Centre in Leeds until 30 November from 12pm to 8pm.

The next stops on the tour are rumoured to be RDS Simmons Court in Dublin from 30 November to 3 December, according to The Sun.

It is then expected to head onto Belfast from Friday 8 December to Sunday 10 December at Titanic Slipway.

How do I keep track of the Coca-Cola truck tour route? 

The Coca Cola truck is keeping everyone guessing as the upcoming destinations have yet to be announced.

But a Coca Cola spokesperson said: ‘Our festive team are working hard to make this year’s tour more dazzling than ever and we’d hate to spill any secrets, so make sure you keep an eye out on @coca-colaGBI (Instagram).’ 

What to expect at one of the festive truck locations? 

This year, the tour will see a variety of activities and experiences at each stop including The Snowglobe where guests can take some snaps in a walk-in, snow-filled bauble.

Elsewhere, families can play in the Ho-Ho-Hoop Game Hut, for the chance to win a selection of prizes and recycled Christmas tree decorations.

Visitors will also get to experience the Coca-Cola Christmas choir, as they perform a set of festive carols.

Those going to see the truck can expect to get involved in an interactive Santa Quiz. The quiz aims to inspire people to embrace their Santa archetype and the universal spirit of kindness, giving and friendship at Christmas.

The promotion will also offer plenty of chances to win incredible festive prizes, including trips to Lapland, unforgettable foodie experiences, and exclusive Coca-Cola goodies. 

The 14-tonne lorry (pictured) – which signals that Christmas is just around the corner – has travelled around the country for the last five days, stopping at shopping centres and supermarkets

Florence Wheatley, Brand Manager at Coca-Cola Company, Great Britain, said: ‘Coca-Cola has been spreading Christmas cheer for decades and, this year, we’ve added even more exciting elements to make it as magical and merry as possible.

‘Alongside the beloved return of the Truck Tour nationwide and the much loved ‘Holidays Are Coming’ advert, we have introduced new elements like the ‘World Needs More Santas’ TVC and an interactive Santa Quiz.’

Alongside the tour, Coca-Cola has teamed up with Neighbourly, a charity that supports local communities and inspires acts of kindness to those most in need.

Those looking to make a difference this Christmas will be able to donate online or use the QR code at the Truck Tour to contribute to the Neighbourly Foundation.

Those looking to donate to a local community supported by Coca-Cola and the Neighbourly Foundation can do so online, or by using the QR code available on the truck.

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