The City of Surrey is set to kick off the Christmas season with the return of the Surrey Tree Lighting Festival on November 19th with free family fun and of course the lighting of a 55-foot Christmas tree – one of the tallest Christmas trees in Canada.
Surrey Tree Lighting Festival
Where: City Hall Plaza (13450 104 Ave, Surrey)
When: Saturday, November 19, 2016 12:00pm to 7:00pm
The public is invited to join Mayor and Council for a day of children’s activities, concert performances and the 6:30pm lighting of the tree.
Presented by Coast Capital Savings, the event features a variety of activities including road hockey, a mini Christmas Train, face painters, kids’ crafts, ice-carving demonstrations, Ferris wheel rides and live music. Canadian youth performer Tyler Shaw will headline a free concert featuring Jocelyn Alice. The performance lineup also includes Juno award-winning Norman Foote, Sweet Scarlet, Mooncoin Show Band, Ginalina, Colin Bullock, plus dance, glee club and choral group performances.
Stop by the Photo Booth with Coast Capital Savings, Storyville at City Centre Library, the Safeway Treat Zone, Toddler Town, Food trucks, Crafts with the Downtown Surrey BIA, Surrey Art Gallery Crafting, Letters to Santa Station, Shooting Star Ferris Wheel, Berry-Go-Round, Christmas Market, Mini Christmas Train, Road Hockey Zone, Giant Snow Globe, Ice Carving Demos and more! A full schedule is available online and includes a visit from Santa at 12:55pm.
The Surrey Food Bank, Surrey Christmas Bureau, Sophie’s Place and the Surrey Fire Fighters’ Charitable Society will be on site collecting donations.