The big day is here and as people settle down to a day of family, friends, food and fantastic gifts, we decided to bring you a festive round up of the many Christmas events in Falmouth this year.

Whatever your plans are, and however you choose to spend the holiday, everyone at the Packet wishes you a very merry Christmas.

Falmouth was a sea of white beards and Father Christmas costumes on Saturday as the Cornwall Hospice Care’s annual Santa Fun Run came to town.

The Old High Street in Falmouth was packed with festive cheer on Saturday thanks to a Christmas market and parade.

King Charles Primary School in Falmouth was filled with Christmas spirit at a special festive fair.

FORMER docks workers were waited on by directors and managers of A&P Falmouth at the company’s annual pensioners’ Christmas dinner.

Children from Falmouth Primary School have treated people to a Christmas concert at the Beacon festive lights switch-on.

A festive feeling Falmouth residents group enjoyed Christmas lunch out, with Falmouth Primary pupils singing Christmas carols.

Penryn is awash with fantastic festive lights after the big Christmas switch-on

Christmas lights are twinkling over Gweek after thanks to a big festive switch-on.