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Land Acknowledgement

The City of Surrey is situated on the ancestral, traditional, and unceded territories of the Salish Peoples, including the q̓ic̓əy̓ (Katzie), q̓ʷɑ:n̓ƛ̓ən̓ (Kwantlen), and sǝmyámǝ (Semiahmoo) land-based Nations.


Holiday Magic Extended! Join us on Saturday, November 25 & Sunday, November 26 from 12-8pm at Surrey Civic Plaza. Free admission.


Experience free live entertainment including local performers, choirs, dance battles and DJs.

Warren Dean Flandez

Saturday, November 25

Funk R&B Soul

Multi-award-winning, two-time JUNO-nominated recording artist Warren Dean Flandez describes his music simply as "songs with purpose."

Come Fly with Me: Michael Bublé Tribute by Dane Warren

Saturday, November 25


Dane Szohner was born in Vancouver, British Columbia where he has been a Musical Theatre Actor for over 15 years.

Fraser Valley Academy of Dance performs "The Nutcracker"

Sunday, November 26


Fraser Valley Academy of Dance under the artistic direction of John C Carney, provides superior dance training specializing in classical ballet and contemporary dance.

The Snow Sisters Holiday Show with Royal Court Princess Parties

Sunday, November 26


The Snow Sisters have returned to the Surrey Tree Lighting Festival to share their first adventure through song and story!

Holiday Market

Shop for unique gifts from local artisans and crafters from Surrey, the Lower Mainland and the Fraser Valley.

Brad Henry Artist

Artwork Indigenous

Mala Luna and Celina Miller Art

Artwork Crafts Indigenous Jewelry

Marie's Guilt Free Bakery

Assorted Goods Food

Sweetgrass Soap

Assorted Goods Indigenous Skincare
Four young women lean-in together to take selfie.
Festival crowd with ferris wheel and city buildings in background
Young couple stand together for photo with large snowman decoration
Singer performs on stage
Customers wait at food truck
Tree and plaza with festival goers in the daytime
Family with mom and four girls all in red Christmas sweaters pose together
Young girl wearing big ear muffs is focused on writing her letter to Santa
Little girl reaches up to put letter to Santa into special Christmas mailbox
Woman makes purchase with Honeybee market vendor
Group of children dancing with aboriginal pow-wow dancer
Woman holding microphone leads a group of children in a dance
Ballet dancers perform scene from Nutcracker
Disney princess performers on stage
Young woman solo singer guitar-player performing
Young women pose for photo in front of two doors, one decorated "naughty" other with "nice"
Stilt walker in costume make entirely of Christmas lights walks among crowd
Five-piece band with Celtic folk musical instruments and lead singer perform on stage
Small girl holding teddy bear with arm around deer decorated in lights
Mayor Locke with Santa and group of children stand by with giant candy-cane tree lighting switch
Large sprawling festival crowd surround tree at moment of tree lighting
Choir performs on stage

Anti-racism commitment

Festival organizers are committed to creating a festival that builds bridges to promote inter-cultural understanding.

Health & Safety

All event activities will meet health and safety guidelines as set out by the Provincial Health Officer, Worksafe BC, Fraser Health and appropriate industry associations.


Surrey Tree Lighting Festival is accessible and inclusive to all, and offers accessible washrooms, parking and a sensory-friendly space.


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Getting Here

Limited free parking is available in the Surrey City Hall parkade. Surrey Civic Plaza is also located beside the Surrey Central SkyTrain station and Surrey Central bus loop.