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You’re Invited: Cavalcade of Lights to Launch Toronto’s Holiday Season Celebrations Nov.29, 2014

Cavalcade of Lights

FREE Admission

Saturday, November 29, 2014, 7 pm

Nathan Phillips Square,  100 Queen St. W., Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Photo Credit: City of Toronto
Photo Credit: City of Toronto

Toronto, Ontario, Canada


November 3, 2014

Cavalcade of Lights set to launch Toronto’s holiday season celebrations at Nathan Phillips Square

The 48th annual Cavalcade of Lights presented by Great Gulf at 7 p.m. on Saturday, November 29 will mark the official start of the holiday season in Toronto.

Photo Credit: City of Toronto
Photo Credit: City of Toronto

The festive Toronto tradition will feature the first lighting of Toronto’s official 18-metre (60-foot) Christmas tree, performances and fireworks. Thousands of people are expected to attend the celebration in Nathan Phillips Square under the glow of more than 525,000 lights.

Photo Credit: City of Toronto
Photo Credit: City of Toronto

Featured performances by the all Juno Award-winning lineup are sponsored by Great Gulf and will include jazz and soul vocalist Kellylee Evans, rap trailblazer Maestro Fresh Wes, and Toronto favourite Kardinal Offishall.

A dazzling fireworks display, sponsored by TekSavvy, will begin at about 8:15 p.m.

Photo Credit: City of Toronto
Photo Credit: City of Toronto
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You’re Invited: Toronto Alerts & Events Nov.9-Dec.15, 2013 + News + Ontario’s Music Funds

Here are some celebratory events as well as green events in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

  • Most events are FREE.

Green Neighbours 21 provides us info on the following green event in Toronto.

“Gasland II”: Free Screenings and Discussion

FREE Admission

November 9, 2013: 12pm-4pm at Committee Room 2, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen Street W.


November 12, 2013: 6pm at Runnymede Public Library, 2178 Bloor St. W.

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Itinerary of the Cavalcade of Lights: Free Fantastic Event!

Tomorrow,  Toronto will start off the holiday season with a spectacular celebration at the Calvacade of Lights.

Here is the itinerary for this free fantastic event, Calvacade of  Lights, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada:

Saturday, November 27

Admission: FREE

5:30 to 7 p.m. – Meet and greet with Debbie Travis on-site at the Canadian Tire display and enter for a chance to win a Debbie Travis holiday look

7 p.m. – Welcoming remarks by Kevin Frankish and Ingrid Schumacher; illumination of Toronto’s official Christmas tree;  Nathan Phillips Square lighting; and a holiday concert featuring Sarah Slean, Shawn Desman and Divine Brown

8 p.m. – Spectacular fireworks display; followed by a skating party on the theme “Celebrating 40 Years of the Juno Awards” with DJ Tony Sutherland

Cavalcade of Lights is produced by the City of Toronto and sponsored by Scotiabank. Canadian Tire is this year’s Lighting Display Partner.

For more information contact:
Phone: 311

Nathan Phillips Square
100 Queen Street West
Bay Street & Queen Street West
Map to this event

Public transit directions:
Queen or Osgoode subway station.
TTC Trip Planner

Toronto is Canada’s largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.6 million people. It is the economic engine of Canada and one of the greenest and most creative cities in North America. Toronto has won numerous awards for quality, innovation and efficiency in delivering public services. Toronto’s government is dedicated to prosperity, opportunity and liveability for all its residents. For information about non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can dial 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Toronto Celebrates the Holiday Season at Calvacade of Lights: Free Entertainment

News Release

November 22, 2010

Toronto lights up the sky for one night only at Cavalcade of Lights

Toronto’s annual holiday celebration, Cavalcade of Lights presented by Scotiabank, will kick off the holiday season on Saturday, November 27 at 7 p.m. Featuring some of Canada’s top musical talent, a spectacular fireworks show, and a skating party on the iconic Nathan Phillips Square skating rink, this annual festival of illumination offers the opportunity to capture the magic of the city this holiday season.