Cavalcade of Lights comes to Toronto’s Nathan Phillips Square

Nov 27, 2015 | Arts

Tamara Shade

The 49th annual Cavalcade of Lights celebration takes place on Saturday at Nathan Phillips Square.

The highlight of the event will be the lighting of Toronto’s official Christmas tree.

Canadian musicians, including Juno Award-winning artist Ivana Santilli will perform throughout the evening.

Audiences will be treated to a firework show and a skating party. Nathan Phillips Square ice rink is open now and will stay open all winter. Skate rentals are offered at the rink.

For organizations or vendors who want participate in the event, contact the Toronto Police Public Safety Special Events number: 416-808-5049.

Road closures will take place from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.:

  • Bay Street, from Queen Street to Dundas Street
  • Hagerman Street, from Elizabeth Street to Bay Street
  • Elizabeth Street, from Dundas Street to Hagerman Street
  • Albert Street, from Bay to James Street
  • James Street, from Queen Street to Albert Street
  • Westbound curb lane of Queen Street, from Bay Street to the west side of Nathan Philips Square

Click on video for a preview of performers and the event.