Surrey Tree Lighting Festival

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The City of Surrey always hosts fantastic seasonal festivals and the next one on the calendar is the Surrey Tree Lighting Festival on Saturday, November 22nd. Moving this year from the Central City Plaza over to the new City Hall Plaza across the street, the event will have a full lineup of activities and performers including headliner Alyssa Reid.

Surrey Tree Lighting Festival

Celebrations will start at 11:00am at Central City Mall with Santa’s arrival an hour later. The rest of the festivities will move over to the new City Hall Plaza from 12:00pm onward. The tree lighting will take place at 6:30pm and performances will run until 8:00pm.

Surrey Tree Lighting Festival 2012Families can enjoy a “Letters to Santa” station, Kids World, Story Time Igloo, a life-sized snow globe, road hockey, and food trucks. Visitors are encouraged to bring a can of food for the Surrey Food Bank or a donation for the Surrey Christmas Bureau.

Other Canadian entertainers who will take the stage include Western Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductee Fred Penner, who also has a couple of Juno awards and is a member of the Order of Canada. Joining the family entertaining lineup is local favourites Bobs n’ Lolo, the Peak Performance Project finalists, The Tourist Company, Praise Dance Team, Top Line Vocal Collective, Sweet Soul Gospel Choir and many more.

This free family festival is presented by Coast Capital Savings and I am once again proud to be a media partner of this major City of Surrey event. Follow the City of Surrey’s events team on Facebook and Twitter for more information.

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