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PHOTOS: Winter Jubilee in Abbotsford celebrates tree lighting

Event on Saturday included Santa and Mrs. Clause, live entertainment and more

Santa and Mrs. Claus returned to historic downtown Abbotsford on Saturday (Dec. 3) after a two-year hiatus.

The 31st annual Winter Jubilee was held to celebrated the lighting of the 60-foot tree at the corner of Essendene Avenue and West Railway Street.

Hosted by the Abbotsford Downtown Business Association (ADBA), the event also featured pictures with Santa, ice-carving demonstrations, live music, cookie decorating, a beverage lounge, a place to write a letter to Santa, face painting, and even a clothing drive.

Musical performances included Ryan McAllister, Miss Shauna, the Valley Echoes Chorus and more.