Main Street in Killarney will be closed from 5 to 7 this evening as the town gets ready to welcome Santa Claus and the start of its Christmas celebrations.
This evening marks the start of Christmas in Killarney series of events organised by businesses and community groups.
The Christmas in Killarney parade which includes an appearance by Santa Claus gets underway at 6pm on Main Street.
The parade will leave the Cathedral car park at 5.30 before arriving on Main Street.
Gardaí are advising the public to arrive at Main Street early.
Sergeant Mark O’Sullivan is with Killarney garda station.