For many, it seems like it's not Christmas until the first glimpse of the Coca-Cola truck.

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For the seventh year, the truck will be returning and going on tour for fans to see it in all it's glory.

This year’s Coca-Cola Christmas Truck Tour dates have been released and the nationwide tour kicked off on November 11 in Silverburn Centre, Glasglow, and will visit 42 locations up and down the country.

But what happens at each stop? Well, you’re encouraged to take snaps with the truck as it lights up, while sipping on a Diet Coke, Coke Zero or Coca-Cola in a snowy wonderland setting.

 

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Stops around the country include Harlow, Bradford and Nottingham with the final stop on December 17 in Lakeside, Essex.

Over the last seven years, the ever-popular truck tour has seen thousands of Christmas fans visit the famous vehicle, generating over 50,000 festive photos. It has travelled over 730,000 miles – the equivalent of 29 times around the world – twinkling its 8,772 fairy lights.

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Coca-Cola’s now iconic truck made its first TV appearance in the Holidays Are Coming advert in 1995. Try getting that song out of your head…

To find out more about the Coca-Cola Christmas truck tour and see the full schedule, visit www.coke.co.uk/trucktour2017.