The big man and his reindeer was touring the area, starting at The Lodge, Buckshaw Retirement Village and ending at Unity Place Community Centre, where there was a big Christmas lights switch on ceremony around the festive tree.
There was also be a festive market with stalls from local residents and a Christmas Arcade, with lots of activities for the children.
Soul Children and JSK Dance also gave crowds a fun performance on stage, getting everyone in the mood to party.
Organiser Stuart Longworth, 52, aka Rudolph, said: “This is in conjunction with Buckshaw Village Church, as we have a big Christmas lights switch on.
“We have done this for the past few years and it is very popular.
“This is such a big community event and I love giving back to everyone in Buckshaw Village.”