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City Hall Celebrates the Festive Season

Mon Nov 27 13:57:30 CST 2017

Mayor Michael Fougere and City Councillors invite residents to the annual “Light the Lights” event at City Hall on Monday, December 4, 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m.

This community event will include entertainment, wagon rides, an ice sculpting demonstration and ice-frame ‘selfie’ station, outside games, hot chocolate and cookies and a special visit from Santa. Just before 6:30 p.m. the Mayor will lead a countdown and flip the switch to light the lights.

6:05 p.m.      Martin Collegiate Vocal Jazz Choir
                    Outside games
6:25 p.m.      Mayor Fougere speaks
                    Countdown for Mayor Fougere to turn on lights
6:30 p.m.      Lights come on!
                    Knox Metropolitan Church Tower Bells
                    Hot chocolate & cookies served (also available in outside tent)
                    Ice sculpture demonstrations by artist Leo Pantel
                   Costumed characters welcome crowd
6:40 p.m.      Santa arrives & greets children in Henry Baker Hall (turn right when entering City Hall)
6:45 p.m.      Sanguine Clydes horse & wagon rides
                    Myla & Georgia – a Christmas Carol Duo
7:55 p.m.      Santa returns to North Pole
                    Wagon rides close
8:00 p.m.      Event concludes

New this year: Try out the online Light the Lights Colouring Contest. Visit to find out how you can participate. Road and parking restrictions will be in place around City Hall. Drivers are cautioned not to park at bagged meters around City Hall for personal safety and vehicle protection. Bring a new unwrapped toy for Santas Anonymous! Barrels on site at event for your donation.