Vancouver Art Gallery Christmas Tree Lighting 2010

Friday, November 26th, 2010 — 9:30am PST
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The giant 50-foot Christmas tree returns to the lawn of the Vancouver Art Gallery starting with a lighting ceremony on December 2nd.

Amacon Christmas Tree on the Art Gallery lawn

The tree, which is the largest of its kind in Western Canada, is installed each year by AMACON who also uses the opportunity to donate funds their consultants, contractors, and contacts have raised for local non-profits over the last year.

Bro Jake, Vancouver Childrens Choir Vancouver Childrens Choir

In 2009, roughly $100,000 was presented in large-cheque form to BC Lions Courage for Kids, Empty Stocking Fund, Rock 101 Cares, Lasting M.A.G.I.C, BC Children’s Hospital, Amateur Sports in BC, Canada Company and The Diana Krall Foundation.

Krall Centre @ VGH - Diana Krall, Elvis Costello

Bro-Jake from Rock101 will once again emcee the event that begins at 5:30pm, along with the lighting countdown at 6:45pm. There will also be performances by The Vancouver Children’s Choir, Christmas soloists and special guest appearances by the BC Lions, and Santa Claus himself. The tree will be on display until January 4, 2011.

Current contests on

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  • Enter here to win tickets Vancouver Opera presents La Bohème (until Jan 29)
  • Enter here to win tickets to closing night of the JCC Jewish Book Festival ft. Mike Reiss (until Jan 28)
  • Enter here to win tickets to the Alpen Club's Valentine's Dance (until Jan 26)
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