6th Annual Vancouver Tree Lighting Celebration – November 29, 2012
On Thursday, November 29th, Amacon will bring a Vancouver tradition to life for the sixth year in a row with a Rockefeller-style Tree Lighting Celebration benefiting local charities. The 50-foot tree will light up at Jack Poole Plaza at the Vancouver Convention Centre with performances by The Vancouver Childrenâ€™s Choir, Christmas soloists and even Santa Claus himself joining in on the fun! The tree will be on display for all to enjoy until January 4th, 2013. If thatâ€™s not enough, check out more free fun listed below:
- Bro Jake from Rock 101 and Steve Darling from Global will co-host the event
- Former Vancouver Canucks star Trevor Linden will officially light the tree
- Appearances by members of the BC Lions along with the Felions
- Carl Valentine of the original Vancouver 86ers will be onsite
- Characters from the show â€œThe Magic of Santaâ€ will be present
- Local band The Voodoo Allstars will be offering new renditions of classic Christmas favorites!
- Special performances by Show Stoppers
- Try out the cityâ€™s top food carts and food artisans, such as Re-Up BBQ and Guanco Truck!
- Hot chocolate and espresso will be handed out for free all night
2012 Vancouver’s Tree Lighting Celebration
Date: Thursday, November 29, 2012
Time: 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Location: Vancouver Convention Centre, Jack Poole Plaza
Photo:Â Clayton Perry Photoworks