A Festival of Light will celebrate the arrival of the the Olympic Torch Relay in Lincoln on Wednesday, June 27.
A carnival atmosphere, colourful costumes and lively drumming will follow the torch from Tritton Road to the Brayford Waterfront, where the festival will begin at 3pm.
Shoppers, residents and visitors will be able to enjoy the event around the Brayford Pool for free.
Britain’s Got Talent stars Grace and Ted, space hopper races, an Italian market, dance acts and live bands are among some of the entertainment on offer.
The festival is being organised by the University of Lincoln and Lincoln BIG will culminate in a grand firework display at 10pm.