Where, When and Getting Here

    Surrey Tree Lighting Festival is held on November 19 at Surrey Civic Plaza (13450 104 Ave) in Surrey, BC and is open from 12pm to 8pm. Surrey Tree Lighting Festival is situated on the on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territories of the Salish Peoples, including the q̓ic̓əy̓ (Katzie), q̓ʷɑ:n̓ƛ̓ən̓ (Kwantlen), and sǝmyámǝ (Semiahmoo) land-based nations.

    Surrey’s 60ft Christmas Tree will be lit at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 19.

    No! Surrey Tree Lighting Festival offers free admission.

    SkyTrain: The Surrey Central SkyTrain station is right next door, with Expo Line trains running approximately every 6 minutes.

    Bus: Surrey Civic Plaza is right beside the Surrey Central Bus Loop. Plan your trip using Translink’s Trip Planner.

    Driving: Limited free parking is available in Parking Level 1 and 2 of Surrey City Hall.

    Cycling: Route options include major street bike lanes and shared lanes. The Bicycle Valet will be on site monitoring and parking bikes in bike racks located by the library on University Drive.

    Free parking is available on P1 and P2 of the parkade below Surrey City Hall. 

    If you have additional questions about the 2022 festival, please email specialevents@surrey.ca 


    Health and Safety

      Surrey Tree Lighting Festival will meet health and safety guidelines as set out by the Provincial Health Officer, Worksafe BC, Fraser Health and appropriate industry associations.

      Prohibited items include: 

      • Pets
      • Drugs or alcohol 
      • Any weapon or item that can be used as a weapon 

      *Additional items may be deemed prohibited or illicit as per event security. 

      No, smoking and vaping of any substance is not permitted on Surrey Civic Plaza. 

      Food, Drinks and Amenities

        Surrey Tree Lighting Festival offers many food and beverage options on site. Food and drinks can be purchased within the “Enchanted Eats” food truck area on Enchanted Boulevard (University Drive). 

        View the full list of food trucks. 

        Surrey Tree Lighting Festival encourages touchless debit and credit payments throughout the festival, at the Enchanted Eats food trucks and at Holiday Market vendors. 



          Yes, the site is accessible. This includes accessible vehicle parking, washrooms, and wayfinding information. 

          Yes, there will be a quiet space with comfortable seating inside City Hall in Community Room 1E.