Surrey Tree Lighting Festival offers something for everyone.

Be dazzled by Surrey’s 60-foot Christmas Tree on Surrey Civic Plaza, wander through the magical light tunnel, dance to free entertainment, and follow your nose to holiday food trucks on Enchanted Boulevard.


The Surrey Christmas Tree

Experience the magic of Surrey’s 60-foot Christmas tree decorated with giant holiday ornaments, lights and a star tree-topper. The tree will be lit at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 19, and will stay lit until early January 2023.

Surrey Christmas Tree light up at night


Be dazzled by Surrey Tree Lighting Festival’s sparkling 40-foot light tunnel. Wander through the expanded Holiday Market and admire over 500-feet of waterfall lights and take pictures at fun photo opportunities. The festival will feature twinkling light displays and holiday décor around every corner for all ages to enjoy.

Two boys reach out to touch a display wall of lights and ornaments


There’s something for everyone at Surrey Tree Lighting Festival. Dance and sing along at one of our many stages.

Snowflake Stage
Located on Surrey Civic Plaza, the Snowflake Stage acts as the Main Stage. Here, you can experience local bands, sing along with holiday classics, dance with choirs, and watch the Tree Lighting Ceremony with Mayor and Council. 

North Pole Stage
This one’s for the kids! Bring your littles to be dazzled by magic, to learn to Powwow dance, sing along with Ana and Elsa, and watch the Royal City Youth Ballet perform The Nutcracker. 

Choir on stage, with keyboardist, soloist stands at front with arms stretched wide

Candy Cane Dance Tent
Show off your best moves at the Candy Cane Dance Tent, located on University Drive! There will be dance battles by Surrey’s best dancers throughout the day, DJ performances, a Kid’s Dance Party and a Christmas Mash-up dance off.  

Grand Staircase - City Centre Library 
Experience music of the holiday season as choirs sing from the Grand Staircase in City Centre Library. 

Crowd of youths circle around dance floor to watch a break-dancer

Enchanted Eats

Located on Enchanted Boulevard, Surrey Tree Lighting Festival’s Enchanted Eats zone will feature delicious food, snacks and sweet treats from local food trucks.

  • B&B Gourmet Burgers (V): Epic gourmet burgers, including the Wild Turkey with cranberries.
  • Bannock Queen (V): Authentic Métis Bannock, featuring holiday Bannock with cranberries.
  • Gary’s Kettle Corn (V, VE, GF): Popping high-quality kettle corn, including Christmas caramel corn.
  • Insomniac Coffee Co. (V, VE, GF): Warm drinks & coffee, including Santa’s Special Mocha!
  • Rotato Twisted Potato (V, VE): Hurricane-style potatoes, including a holiday special with icing and sprinkles.
  • Phat Dogs (V): Streetdogs, burgers and poutine with holiday treatments including cranberry, stuffing, and mashed potatoes topped with a rosemary gravy.
  • Plant Butcher (V, VE, GF): Try their famous Plant-Based Smashburger done Holiday Style with mash, gravy, stuffing and topped with cranberry sauce & gravy. All vegan.
  • Kyu Grill (V, VE, GF): Japanese Hawaiian Fusion dishes.
  • Taco N Todo (V, VE, GF): Real and fresh Mexican food.
  • Tin Lizzy Melt Town (V): Apple cider spiced mini donuts, corn dogs and other fun treats.
  • Little Devils Pizza (V): Wood-fired Neapolitan pizza, including a special Christmas Wreath pizza and Reindeer Antlers.

V = Vegetarian Options, VE = Vegan Options, GF = Gluten Free Options

Little Devil’s Pizza special Christmas Wreath pizza
Rotato Twisted Potato with icing and sprinkles
Phat Dogs holiday poutine with cranberry, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy

More to experience

For Kids

Bring your little ones to experience the magic of the holidays!

Toddler delighted by Christmas lights and decorations


What’s better than free admission? The chance to win prizes! Check out the contest giveaways.

Group of teenaged girls pose together