These photos collected over the years show some of the effort put in by volunteers, switch-on celebrities, other events which take place and, of course, the lights!
Father Christmas and his reindeer make visit
Preparing trees – in addition to the main tree the High Street is lined with small trees above the shop fronts
Preparing a tree
Tree in position
Dressing a tree
New Forest Rotary Fun Day
Switch on by Charlie Dimmock