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 51st year, the annual Cavalcade of Lights returns on November 25 and will feature the first lighting of Toronto’s official 60-foot Christmas tree along with some spectacular fireworks.
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“The Cavalcade of Lights is a 50-year Toronto tradition bringing families together to celebrate the start of the holiday season,” said Mayor John Tory in a statement.
The holiday tradition brings thousands of people down to Nathan Phillips Square each year. 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 2017 Cavalcade of Lights schedule:
6:00 pm – Skating Party with DJ Fawn Big Canoe
7:00 pm – Main Stage Performance by Charmie Deller
7:30 pm – Dignitary Remarks & Tree Lighting
7:45 pm – Main Stage Performance by Matthew Barber & Jill Barber
8:35 pm – Fireworks Display by GFA Pyro
8:40 pm – Main Stage Performance by Alex Cuba
9:40 pm – Skating Party with DJ MelBoogie
10:30 pm – Show Ends
Plus: Fire and LED Artists by Illuminair Entertainment from 6:30 to 10:15 pm and visuals by Roxanne Luchak at 6 pm and 9:40 pm.
When: November 25, 7 pm
Where: Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen Street West