The tree gets officially lit up during on Saturday at Highstreet Shopping Centre. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

The tree gets officially lit up during on Saturday at Highstreet Shopping Centre. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

VIDEO & SLIDESHOW: Highstreet Tree Lighting Ceremony

Highlights from the fifth annual event at Highstreet Shopping Centre in Abbotsford

Crowds gathered at Highstreet Shopping Centre on Saturday to get in the seasonal spirit with the fifth annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony.

The event featured the lighting of the 65-foot tall Christmas tree, a 40-piece marching band, stilt walkers, Rudolph and an appearance by Santa Claus.

Video by: Jerusalem Amosha

Photos by: John Morrow