The City of Toronto marks the start of the festive season with the arrival of a 16.75-metre Christmas tree at Nathan Phillips Square for the 57th annual Cavalcade of Lights. The tree, grown in Baldwin, Ontario, will be adorned with 500 ornaments after an eight-hour installation process. The Cavalcade of Lights event, taking place from November 25 to January 7, 2024, features free programming, including skating presentations, art installations, food vendors, and live performances.
The Christmas tree lighting ceremony, sponsored by Toronto Hydro, is set for 6:30 p.m. on November 25, accompanied by entertainment from various communities and cultures. The festive atmosphere includes 300,000 twinkling lights and interactive displays, creating a winter wonderland around Toronto City Hall and Nathan Phillips Square.
The event is made possible with the support of sponsors, including presenting sponsor Desjardins Group. For more details, visit www.toronto.ca/Cavalcade.