The City of Surrey is set to kick off the Christmas season with the return of the Surrey Tree Lighting Festival on November 25th with free family fun, a new holiday market, holiday fun zone, 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 25, 2017 12:00pm to 7:00pm
Entertainment Headliner Ruth B.
Juno award-winning singer-songwriter Ruth B. will headline the Surrey Tree Lighting Festival. An emerging Canadian star, Ruth B.’s track “Lost Boy” has amassed over 240,700,000 streams on Spotify, 670 million streams on YouTube and won her a 2017 Juno Award for “Breakthrough Artist of the Year”.
Presented by Coast Capital Savings, this year’s Surrey Tree Lighting Festival will feature several new attractions. An expanded holiday market will offer an abundance of locally-made goods within the plaza.
Attendees can also experience the Holiday Fun Zone presented by Z95.3 on University Drive that will include a free zip line, amusement rides, road hockey, a Canada 150 zone and a DJ. Festival entertainment throughout the day will include Vernon five-piece alternative rock band ‘Daysormay’, jazz-soul singer Krystle Dos Santos plus over 20 additional performers, choirs and children’s entertainers.
“Attending the Surrey Tree Lighting Festival has become one of my favourite holiday traditions,” said Mayor Linda Hepner. “The beautiful Christmas tree, arrival of Santa, and great entertainment create a truly festive atmosphere. I encourage everyone to come catch the holiday spirit and join us at this family friendly celebration.”
The Surrey Food Bank, Surrey Christmas Bureau, Sophie’s Place and the Surrey Fire Fighters’ Charitable Society will be on site collecting donations. For more information and performance schedules, including Santa’s arrival time, visit the Surrey Tree Lighting Festival website.