Winter Lights Festival

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Friday, November 19, 2021
6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Downtown Brampton

It’s time to get into the holiday spirit and there’s no better place to do that than in downtown Brampton. Experience the wonder of the annual Winter Lights Festival, presented by Fieldgate Developments, takestaking place from Friday, November 19 to Sunday, November 21 with family-friendly activities everyone is sure to enjoy.

Winter Lights Walk-Thru Experience  

Gage Park 

Friday, November 19 to Sunday, November 21, nightly from 6 to 10 pm 

Wander through Gage Park for the ultimate holiday light experience presented by Alectra. Enjoy magical light displays and over 145,000 sparkling LED lights, transforming the park into a winter wonderland.

Christmas Market 

Ken Whillans Square 

Friday, November 19 from 4 to 10 pm 

Saturday, November 20 from  12 to 10 pm 

Sunday, November 21 from 12 to 5 pm 

Support local businesses and start your holiday shopping at this year’s outdoor Christmas Market. Discover local artists, vendors and more while roaming the stalls to find the perfect unique gifts

Tree Lighting Countdown 

Ken Whillans Square

Friday, November 19​ at 6:45 pm

Let the countdown to the holidays begin! Watch as the 60-foot spruce tree in Ken Whillans Square comes to life with over 10,000 lights​

Thank you to our generous sponsors TD, Bell, Coke Canada Bottling, Meridian Credit Union and Tim Hortons.

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Activities

Christmas Movies in Garden Square

November 19, 2021

​Enjoy some classic Christmas movies in Garden Sqaure throughout the weekend. 

Rotating schedule for Friday, Saturday & Sunday:

Friday, November 19: 4 pm to 8 pm 

4PM - Santa Claus is Coming To Town 

5PM - Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer 

6PM - Charlie Brown Christmas  

7PM - Santa Claus is Coming To Town  


Saturday, November 20: 12 pm to 5 pm 

12PM - Santa Claus is Coming To Town 

1PM - Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer 

2PM - Charlie Brown Christmas 

3PM - Santa Claus is Coming To Town 

4PM - Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer 


Sunday, November 21: 12 pm to 5 pm 

12PM - Santa Claus is Coming To Town  

1PM - Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer 

2PM - Charlie Brown Christmas  

3PM - Santa Claus is Coming To Town 

4PM - Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer 

Coca-Cola Canada Holiday Truck Tour

November 19, 2021

​Beginning in mid-November, Coca-Cola Canada Bottling will bring the holiday spirit from coast-to-coast with the Coca-Cola Canada Holiday Truck Tour. As Your Local Bottler and a family-owned business, Canadian-owned Coca-Cola Canada Bottling will Deliver the Magic to communities, from St. John’s, Newfoundland to Victoria, British Columbia!  

The truck tour will officially kick off on Saturday, November 13, 2021, in St. John’s Newfoundland.

Between the dates of November 13 – December 12, specially designed Coca-Cola trucks all across Canada will be traveling and making stops to many Canadian cities & towns encouraging Canadians to interact with the Coca-Cola Canada Holiday Truck Tour experience and SNAP A SELFIE! 

Click here ​to see all Truck Stops.

Don't miss your chance to see the truck in Brampton on Friday, Novemeber 19 from 5 to 9 pm on Wellington Street!

Walk-Thru Experience

November 19, 2021

​Wander through Gage Park for the ultimate holiday light experience presented by Alectra. Enjoy magical light displays and over 145,000 sparkling LED lights, transforming the park into a winter wonderland.

Tree Lighting Countdown!

November 19, 2021

​Let the countdown to the holidays begin! Watch as the 60-foot spruce tree in Ken Whillans Square comes to life with over 10,000 lights

Performance: Point of Order

November 19, 2021

​Friday night, immediately following the Tree Lighting Countdown, some Brampton local artists are coming together to perform Christmas songs!

Carmen Spada – Keyboard

Frank Adriano – Guitar 

Matteo Romaniello – Drums 

Miguel Reategui – Guitar 

Jerry Quintyne – Saxophone 

Samantha Herrador – Bass

Councillor Rowena Santos – Acoustic Guitar & Vocals

Councillor Paul Vicente – Bass 


Beyond the Plate Artist Talk & Tour with Meegan Lim

November 20, 2021

​November 20 & 21, 12:00 to 1:00 PM

Meet at the Winter Lights City of Brampton Booth

The Arts, Culture, and Creative Industry Development Agency in collaboration with STEPS Public Art is excited to invite you to an artist talk and tour with Meegan Lim to explore her Downtown Brampton storefront window exhibition titled ‘Beyond the Plate.’ The exhibition showcases the histories tied to different cuisines in Brampton and asks the viewer to reflect on the way they connect to food.

Learn more about how Meegan developed the exhibition and about Brampton’s food culture! No RSVPs necessary, meet at the Winter Lights City of Brampton Booth to begin the tour. 


Entertainment

Additional Information

  • Masks must remain on in event space
  • No alcohol, smoking, vaping, marijuana is permitted on City property
  • The City of Brampton is not liable for loss, injury or damage to any persons attending the event
  • Please stay home if you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19
  • You must remain within the designated areas
  • Event and Security staff have the right to refuse entry to any attendee that appears to be in violation of event rule(s)
  • By entering the event space, you consent to photos and video recordings 

The following road will be closed from 4:00 pm to 10:30 pm on November 19:

·       Wellington Street West, from Main Street to George Street

The following road will be closed from 5:30 pm to 10:30 pm on November 20 & 21:

·       Wellington Street West, from Main Street to George Street

Visit bramptontransit.com​ for information. ​

Brampton's Festival and Events have Going Green by implementing the following initiatives:
  • Single-use plastic will not be provided on-site (water bottle, straws, and utensils)
  • Vendors will use biodegradable containers and recyclable utensils for food service

​There are 5 municipal parking garages in downtown Brampton that have free parking for the Winter Lights Festival. Parking is free after 7pm on Friday and all day Saturday. Click here to view the parking garage map for downtown Brampton.

Parking garages:

  • City Hall Garage
  • West Tower Garage
  • Market Lane Garage
  • Nelson Square Garage
  • John Street Garage​

Winter Lights Festival is Proudly Sponsored by

​Contact​

Festival and Events Office
2 Wellington St W, Brampton​
905.874.2000