Lights are being switched on in various places in the Lake county this weekend.
Christmas is coming to Westmeath this weekend.
Fesitivites begin in Mullingar this evening where the lights go on at 5 o clock.
On Sunday, Portlaoise will turn on their lights at 4:30.
Meanwhile an event will take place in the civic square in Athlone from 4-6pm on Sunday.
New lights to the value of €150,000 will be used for the first time.
Fianna Fail's Aengus O'Rourke says they're looking for a big turnout: