Get in the holiday spirit with the Halifax Christmas Tree Lighting

Mayor Mike Savage and members of Regional Council are inviting residents to kick-off the holiday season by attending this weekend’s Halifax Christmas Tree Lighting.

This free, family-friendly event will include the lighting of the tree, fireworks, a visit from Santa Claus, and entertainment by PAW Patrol Chase & Skye, and Bob the Builder.

When: Saturday, Nov. 24 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where: Grand Parade Square, 1841 Argyle Street, Halifax

FEED Nova Scotia will be on-site to accept non-perishable food or cash donations for those in need this holiday season.

Please note that Argyle Street, from Duke Street to Carmichael Street, will be closed to vehicular traffic on Saturday, Nov. 24, between 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. to accommodate this event.

Motorists and pedestrians are urged to take caution when travelling in the downtown core due to the large number of people expected to attend the tree lighting.

For the most up-to-date information on the Halifax Christmas Tree Lighting, visit

Please note: The lighting of the Dartmouth Christmas Tree will take place on Saturday, Dec. 1. More information will be shared in the coming days.


Source : Media Release

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