The fun starts at 5pm when he rides into town on a steam engine, giving his reindeer a rest for the day.
The Mayor, Cllr Peter Richardson, and Father Christmas will switch on the lights brightening up the town for the festive season. As well as traditional lights on Ferrett Green, there will be new blue LEDs on the five trees at the front.
There will be plenty to eat with mince pies and mulled wine provided by the Heathland Heritage Centre and hot dogs, burgers, soup and puddings from 1st Verwood Scouts.
Verwood Concert Brass and Verwood Choral Society will be providing the musical entertainment and there will also be steam engine rides and a roundabout.
Date: Saturday 14 December 2013
Time: 5pm – 8pm
Venue: Ferret Green, Verwood