Latest stop for Coca-Cola Christmas Truck 2021 announced

The Holidays are coming! With another stop announced for the big red Coca-Cola tour truck, it is most definitely beginning to look a lot like Christmas. The latest stop on the tour is Manchester from Friday, December 3 to Sunday, December 5.

The truck will park up from 11 am to 8 pm for three days before setting off to visit another city. The global brand has released UK dates one-by-one this year – rather than announcing a full calendar but its latest location indicates it is getting ready to roll into a town near you very soon! : All the Coca-Cola Christmas Truck 2021 tour stops announced so far

The dates are being held back until closer to the time when they have more certainty that they can go ahead. The 14-tonne lorry -decorated with fairy lights is a must visit during the festive season. Apart from last Christmas, when the tour was cancelled due to Covid, the iconic red truck annually tours the nation, bringing festive cheer and sparking jingles of ‘Holidays Are Coming’.

Fans are normally able to enjoy a can of Coca-Cola Zero Sugar, Diet Coke or Coca-Cola Classic in a ‘winter wonderland’ setting.

It’s Christmas tradition! The Coca-Cola truck arrives in a Birmingham winter wonderland in 2014.

In a statement announcing the 2021 Coca-Cola Truck Tour, the brand said: “This year, we’re planning to stop off at as many cities around the UK as possible – but we don’t want to spoil the surprise just yet. We’ll be revealing which cities we’ll be rolling into over the next few weeks.”

Its first stop for 2021 was Glasgow last Wednesday ( November 24) followed by Newcastle and then Leeds.

Buy a gift for a child in need and make a #BrumWish 2021 come true

BrumWish 2021 aims to get thousands of Christmas gifts to young children in need across our city – the homeless, the vulnerable, kids in care and kids who have little. This year’s appeal is bigger and better than ever – because we have teamed up with our partners at #Toys4Birmingham, including Thrive Together Birmingham, the Birmingham Playcare Network, the Edgbaston Foundation and Birmingham Forward Steps. Also involved are Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust, Barnardo’s, Spurgeon’s children’s charity, the Springfield project in Sparkhill, St Paul’s Community Development Trust and Your Local Pantry, which runs food hubs in 12 locations across Birmingham and the Black Country.

You can buy a gift from the #Brumwish Amazon Wishlist here.

Or you can collect and drop off donations of new and nearly new toys and gifts to special donation days at Edgbaston Stadium, B5 7QU, on Saturday November 27, Friday December 3 and Saturday December 4, from 11am to 3pm, where volunteers will be waiting to see you.

Brand new or nearly new, unwrapped gifts, books and toys for all ages will be accepted. You can also donate cash, which will go into a fund held by a charity partner to use to plug gaps or buy specialist toys for children with additional needs. This is the link to make a donation. It is due to park up at Xscape Castleford, in Yorkshire on Wednesday (Dec 1) before heading to Manchester and then fingers crossed moving to the Midlands.

It has previously visited Birmingham, Telford, Dudley and Wolverhampton on various tours.

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