HOLIDAYS are coming to Taunton as the Coca Cola truck is heading to town.

Taunton has been announced on the tour list of just 24 locations to host the iconic Christmas vehicle.

Although Taunton is one of the earliest stops on the list, it won't stop the Christmas fun.

Excited visitors will find the truck on Tuesday, November 13, at Asda.

The bright red lorry, as seen in the company's Christmas TV ads, tours the country each year handing out free drinks and offering the chance for a selfie.

A spokesman said: "The countdown to Christmas has now officially started! We’re giddy with holiday joy and thrilled to announce the return of the iconic Coca-Cola Christmas Truck Tour.

"Now in our eighth year of bringing festive joy to people across the UK, the Coca-Cola Christmas Truck Tour has travelled more than 737,000 miles. In that time, thousands of Christmas fans have basked in its 8,772 twinkling fairy lights and enjoyed the magical ‘Holidays are Coming’ jingle, which marks the official start of Christmas for many people.

"The 2018 tour will kick off in Glasgow on the 9 November and visit 24 locations nationwide, before making its final stop in London on 16 December.

"Visit the truck in a glittering winter wonderland setting and enjoy a free 150ml can of Coca-Cola zero sugar, Diet Coke or Coca-Cola Original Taste. Don’t forget to put your empty can in one of our recycling bins to help us with our global World Without Waste pledge – to collect and recycle a bottle or can for each one sold by the year 2030."

For more information, and for other tour locations, visit