Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremonies Near Mississauga (Updated 2023)

Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremonies are a great way to kick off the holiday season with family and friends. Enjoy an evening out with beautiful tree lighting.

Checkout our Guides to Spectacular Christmas Light Displays: Christmas Light Displays in Brampton, Mississauga, Christmas Light Displays in Georgetown and Milton, Christmas Drive Thru and Walk Thru Light Displays.

Local Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremonies:

  • Fairmont Royal York – Nov 22nd
  • Toronto – Nov 26th
  • Georgetown – December 1st
  • Brampton – Nov 17th
  • Mississauga – TBA
  • Streetsville in Mississauga – Nov 17th
  • Oakville: Bronte – Nov 25th
  • Kerr Village in Oakville – Dec 2nd
  • Aldershot Village in Burlington – Nov 18th

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Date: Friday, November 17, 2023 
Time: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM 
Location Downtown Brampton


Streetsville Christmas in the Village

Christmas in the Village returns. We’re lighting up the Square with activities for everyone. Enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride, take pictures with Santa, sip hot cocoa, and so much more. Find unique gifts for everyone on your list at the vendor market. There will be live music, photo op’s and everything you need to feel merry and bright.

Kick off Christmas in the Village with our traditional tree lighting and opening ceremony at 7pm.

This is an outdoor event.

Friday, November 17th | 5-9pm
Saturday, November 18th | 10-7pm


Once again for 2023, we will be holding our annual December 1st Ignition Opening Ceremony.  It all starts at 6:30pm in Dominion Gardens Park in Georgetown.  Check back here for details.  Ignition is at 7:00pm and the event runs until 8:00pm.  There is lots to do for the whole family and the event is free.  

This year the lights will be lit for everyone to enjoy at Dominion Gardens Park in Georgetown, Shelagh Law Parkette in Glen Williams and Acton Sports Park in Acton. 


At Home in Bronte

Ring-in the season with friends and neighbours at the Bronte Village tree lighting celebration! Enjoy holiday treats from local vendors, photos with Santa & Mrs. Claus and festive entertainment. Everyone is welcome – the more the merrier…literally!

Saturday, November 25, 2023 from 3pm to 7pm

Tree Lighting will take place at 6pm!

Kerr Village, Oakville: 29th Annual Kerr Village Christmas Tree Lighting

Date: December 2, 2023 – 2:00 – 7:00 PM

Location: Westwood Park, 173 Kerr Street, Oakville

2:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.- Sponsor Booths

3:00 P.M. Victorian Choir

3:30 P.M. – 6:30 P.M. Santa & Mrs. Claus arrive Gazebo.

4:00 P.M. – Circle of Harmony Choir

5:00 P.M. – Group TBD Christmas Music (will play 3 sets with breaks)

6:00 P.M. – Tree Lighting Ceremony – Introduction of Dignitaries

7:00 P.M. -Finish

**Visits by Holiday Grump, Ballooning Elves, Minion, Roaming Digital Photobooth**

Aldershot Village in Burlington:

The Aldershot Village Tree Lighting will once again kick off the Holiday season in Aldershot!

This year, we had added many cool and fun activations for the kiddos and families. There will be hot dogs, hot chocolate and snacks, choirs and live music, Santa & friends, face painting, balloons and Dragonbreath Entertainment!

Halton Police Cram A Cruiser – Please bring some non perishable food items for our annual campaign for the Compassion Society of Halton and the Burlington Food Bank.

Start your holiday shopping at our hugely popular Vendor Market which will feature some old favourites and new vendors as well.

We will be entertained by a variety of performers including Enchorus Children’s Choir, St Mathew Bell Choir & Brad Boland.

This event will take place at 355 Plains Road E on Saturday November 18th 3:30pm to 6:30pm.

Toronto: Royal York Hotel

For over 94 years, Fairmont Royal York has been the city’s choice to celebrate the holidays.
This year, they cannot wait to spread some holiday cheer at our annual Tree Lighting Ceremony and Festive Window reveal. Join them, Santa, the Candy Cane Carolers, and special guest performer, as we celebrate the start of the festive season at Fairmont Royal York!

Date: November 22, 2023
Window Reveal on Front Street: starts at 4:30 pm
Tree Lighting: starts at 5:00 pm

Toronto: Cavalcade of Lights

Saturday, November 26 from 3 to 11 p.m. Don’t miss the opening night celebration from 3 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, November 26. The tree-lighting will take place at 8:30 p.m.

Enjoy an unforgettable opening night, full of family-friendly activities, live entertainment, food vendors and a tree-lighting at 8:30 p.m.

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