Roads have been blocked, extra policeman drafted in, and thousands of well-wishers have already begun to gather.
St Andrews is buzzing with excitement ahead of the arrival of Kate Middleton and Prince William.
The royal sweethearts, who both graduated from the town's university in 2005 (pictured), return on Friday to the place where they fell in love.
They are there to unveil a plaque marking the 600th anniversary of the university.
And though it's only Kate's second official engagement, she is sure to be feeling confident after the wonderful impression she made in Anglesey on Thursday.