Opening night — Christmas Lights Across Canada

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 — From 5:30 to 8:30 pm

New location this year! Come join us for the opening night of Christmas Lights Across Canada at Confederation Park, downtown Ottawa.

Starting at 5:30 pm, on Wednesday, December 4, the park will light up to transform itself into an enchanting winter setting and give way to the magic of the holiday season.

Musical entertainment

The launch of the 35th year of Christmas Lights Across Canada will include free performances by:

  • Kiesza, winner of several Juno Awards
  • Damien Robitaille (French website only), a key figure in French-Canadian music
  • Tomson Highway, award-winning playwright, novelist, pianist, composer and song writer

Thanks to their singing and piano performance, the evening's atmosphere is sure to be magical. Come with family and friends to enjoy this opening night with us!

Damien Robitaille
© Gaelle Leroyer
Tomson Highway

Things to do

In addition to the artistic performances, you can enjoy free BeaverTails® pastries (while supplies last).

Interact with sound and light by playing your melody on the interactive public pianos that will be installed in the park. We have also planned other activities to create lasting memories. After your visit to Confederation Park, head to Parliament Hill to enjoy the free winter multimedia projection show.

Let's celebrate together this wonderful time of year. Get swept away by the harmony of Christmas lights that sparkle in the heart of Canada's Capital Region!

See you on December 4 in Confederation Park!

Christmas Lights Across Canada 2019 - 2020

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