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There’s really no better way to mark the start of the holiday season than by attending the magical Cavalcade of Lights.
Now in its 52nd year, the annual tradition returns on November 24 and will feature the first lighting of Toronto’s official 60-foot Christmas tree along with some spectacular fireworks.
The holiday tradition brings thousands of people down to Nathan Phillips Square each year and besides all the lights, the event will include live performances from some of Canada’s top performers and a skating party.
For those of you who are already counting down the days to the big celebration, here is the official 2018 Cavalcade of Lights schedule:
6:00 pm – Skating Party with DJ Sean Sax
6:50 pm — Supercharged soul from Tanika Charles
7:30 pm – First lighting of Toronto’s Official Christmas Tree
7:40 pm – Red-hot swing and seasonal songs by Tami Neilson
8:25 pm – Breathtaking circus entertainment using fire and light by Illuminair
8:35 pm – Fireworks display
8:40 pm – Concert by Kobo Town
9:40 pm — Skating Party with DJ Dre Ngozi
Cavalcade of Lights
When: November 24
Time: 6 pm
Where: Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen Street West
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