DBA Holiday Light Up
Saturday, November 12, 2016, 4-7pm Churchill Square, Edmonton
Kick off the holiday season at the DBA Holiday Light Up!
Each year, more than 10,000 Edmontonians and their families flock to Churchill Square for this annual day of festive fun!
Enjoy an afternoon of live entertainment including music and dance, and delicious treats from local food trucks! Mom and Dad can shop at the indoor Farmers Market, and everyone can join Santa and his helpers in a countdown to light up the giant Christmas tree, followed by a colourful fireworks display.
Saturday, November 12, 2016
Inside City Hall:
City Market Downtown will be open until 6pm
On the Square:
- Performers and family fun
- Food trucks
- Stilt walkers and friendly mascots
*Times are approximate
Emcees: Kevin O’Connell, and Kent Morrison of Global Morning Weekend News.
4:10 John Calverley and Elizabeth MacInnis
4:40 Peter & Mary (Children’s Entertainers)
5:20 Booming Tree Taiko
5:50 Darrell Barr and the Tenders
At approximately 6:40pm, Santa arrives from the North Pole. Join him in counting down the lighting of the 72 foot Christmas tree adorned with 14-thousand LED lights, cascading snowfalls, sparkles, and stars. The Light Up is followed by a spectacular fireworks show that will the illuminate the Downtown sky!
Bring the whole family to Edmonton’s favourite holiday tradition, The DBA Holiday Light Up!
Parking for Event Day
Taking public transit to the event is encouraged. Parking is available on a first come first serve basis in the following areas close to Churchill Square:
- On-street meter parking (rates vary)
- City Hall Parkade - underground (Click here for rates)
- Edmonton Public Library Parkade - underground (Click here for rates)
- Scotia Place Parkade - underground (Click here for more information)
Food Bank Donations
The Edmonton Food Bank will be on site, along with their mascot "Fill-Up". Help "FiIl-Up" in his quest to help families in our community. Please don’t forget to bring a non-perishable food donation and support the Edmonton Food Bank.
For more information on how your food and cash donations are used, visit EdmontonsFoodBank.com.