Vancouver Christmas Tree Lighting 2011

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011 — 11:20am PST
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The Vancouver Christmas tree, that usually stands in front of the art gallery, will be at Jack Poole Plaza this year. The kick-off event and lighting of the tree will be December 9, 2011 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm.

Christmas Eve 2008
Photo credit: Tripleman – From the Miss604 Flickr Pool

The lighting ceremony is free to attend and will feature a 50-foot tree, a performance from Aliqua, the Vancouver’s Children’s Choir, Christmas soloists and special guest appearances by the BC Lions, along with the Felions,and Bro Jake from Rock 101.

Bro Jake, Vancouver Childrens Choir

You can also support Aboriginal Mother Centre Society at the tree lighting by bringing a new, unwrapped toy for donation.

Vancouver Childrens Choir

Follow @VanTreeLighting on Twitter for updates about the event and other holiday happenings around Vancouver. You can also catch the Surrey Christmas Tree Lighting Festival on December 3rd.

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