The first weekend's festivities on December 5 and 6 include a Twinkly Market along Minster Pool Walk, near Lichfield Cathedral. This lovely market will offer designer made, vintage and traditional Christmas gifts.
A street food event will also take place along the city's Bird Street over the weekend, when local restaurants will offer a wonderful selection of food from their menus from the street.
The first festival weekend will also see A Johnson Family Christmas take place at the Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum, which will feature festive music, refreshments and activities.
For youngsters there is a chance to visit Santa in his grotto in Beacon Park on Saturday 5 December, where craft activities will also be on offer.
On Sunday 6 December the Lichfield Chamber of Trade Christmas Fayre will offer visitors the chance to pick up unique gifts and enjoy entertainment on the Market Square. The day will also boast an Artisan and Gift Indoor Fair, the chance to see Santa and festive craft activities for children at St Mary's in the Market Square.
St Marys in the Market Square to host festival activities
Then on Sunday afternoon, don't miss Lichfield Cathedral's To Be a Light Lantern Parade, music and lighting of the Christmas tree.
The following weekend, on Saturday 12 December, Erasmus Darwin House and Cathedral Close will host a beautiful Georgian Market that will include festive food and gift stalls, to celebrate Erasmus Darwin's birthday.
Visit the Georgian market at Erasmus Darwin House to help celebrate his birthday
Councillor Helen Fisher, Cabinet Member for Tourism & Communications at Lichfield District Council, said: "You can't help but get into the Christmas spirit at Lichfield Christmas Festival. This year is set to be even bigger and better with a huge array of gift ideas, festive food and drink, the chance to visit Father Christmas, as well as stilt walkers, fire breathers and colourful costumed characters entertaining festival goers."
Find out more information, including the times of activities, at the website here or pick up a leaflet from Tourism Information, based at St Mary's in the Market Square.