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Holiday magic returns to downtown Brampton with the annual Winter Lights Festival

BRAMPTON, ON (November 10, 2021) – 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 City’s annual Winter Lights Festival, presented by Fieldgate Developments, happening Friday, November 19 to Sunday, November 21, with family-friendly activities everyone is sure to enjoy.

Tree Lighting Countdown
Ken Whillans Square
Friday, November 19 from 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.

Winter Lights Walk-Thru Experience
Gage Park
Friday, November 19 to Sunday, November 21, nightly from 6 – 10 pm

Wander through Gage Park for the ultimate holiday light experience presented by Alectra. Enjoy an array of 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 4-10 pm
  • Saturday, November 20, from 12-10 pm
  • Sunday, November 21, from 12-5 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.

For more information on all of the Winter Lights festivities, visit

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

“The holidays come alive in downtown Brampton once again with the annual Winter Lights Festival! After another long year, this event will be really special as we can all safely come together in-person to celebrate the holidays with one another. I invite all residents to take part in this year’s events and walk through the Winter Lights experience! Be sure to also shop the Christmas Market to show your support to our local artists and businesses this holiday season. I look forward to seeing you there!”
- Patrick Brown, Mayor, City of Brampton

“It’s great to see the annual Winter Lights Festival return to an in-person event this year so that everyone can experience the magic of the holidays and the beauty of downtown this time of year. Make sure to visit the Christmas market to show your support to our local vendors. Have fun and stay safe Brampton!”
- Harkirat Singh, City Councillor, Wards 9 & 10; Chair, Corporate Services, City of Brampton

“The City of Brampton’s Events team has worked hard to create this magical event that all can safely enjoy as our reopening continues. Thanks to the dedication and perseverance of the community we are able to enjoy this in-person event and celebrate the holidays together.”
- David Barrick, Chief Administrative Officer, City of Brampton


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Jacqueline Fulton
Senior Advisor, Media Relations, City of Brampton
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