Vancouver Tree Lighting at the Jack Poole Plaza – December 9, 2011
The fifth annual Vancouver Tree Lighting event will be held at the Jack Poole Plaza at the Convention Centre on Friday, December 9, 2011 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
This free community event is the largest tree lighting ceremony in Western Canada, with the 50-foot Shaw Holiday Tree that will stand lit until after New Years. Performers will include Aliqua, the Vancouverâ€™s Childrenâ€™s Choir, Christmas soloists and special guest appearances by the BC Lions along with the Felions and Bro Jake from Rock 101. Rick Hansen will light the tree around 6:55 p.m. Donâ€™t miss this local tradition.
5:30 p.m.: The celebration begins! Bring the family to Jack Poole Plaza at the Convention Centre
5:45 p.m.: Vancouver Childrenâ€™s Choir will be performing some favourite Christmas carols
6:00 p.m.: Santa Claus arrives
6:05 p.m.: Isabella De Cotiis sings
6:12 p.m.: Vancouver Childrenâ€™s Choir will share more holiday songs
6:24 p.m.: Patrick Hewson sings
6:34 p.m.: Acappella group Aliqua performs
6:38 p.m.: Rick Hansen will come on stage to get ready for the lighting
6:55 p.m.: The countdown begins to the tree lighting!
Check out Rick Hansen lights the Vancouver 50-foot Christmas Tree (video x photo gallery)
For more information, please visit: http://vancouvertreelighting.com