Surrey Tree Lighting Festival 2011

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The Central City Plaza will be illuminated December 3rd with a tree lighting ceremony and festivities to kick off the holiday season.

Winterfest 2009 in Surrey

The City of Surrey’s Tree Lighting event is moving to the plaza (from Holland Park) to accommodate more activities such as road hockey, curling, and a performance stage.

Mayor and Council, Frosty the Snowman, Santa, the Touch of Brass ensemble will all be on hand. These Kids Wear Crowns and Fefe Dobson will also take to the plaza stage for free concerts. Families can enjoy crafts, hot chocolate, face painting, and more.

Gates will open at 2:00pm, the tree lighting will be at 5:00pm, and concerts will begin at 7:00pm. The entire festival is free for the public and the Surrey Food Bank will be on site to collect donations.

Update The Grey Cup will be at the tree lighting ceremony at 6:00pm. There will be a parade around the grounds followed by photo opportunities where you can get your picture taken with the BC Lions’ new prize. Surrey has been home to the BC Lions practice facility for the last 28 years. is a proud sponsor of this event.

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