Highstreet Shopping Centre celebrates its sixth annual Holiday Show and Tree Lighting on Saturday, Nov. 16. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Highstreet lights up 65-foot Christmas tree at festive event

Annual Holiday Show and Tree Lighting occurs Saturday, Nov. 16

The biggest and brightest holiday experience in the Fraser Valley returns Saturday, Nov. 16 at 5 p.m. to Highstreet Shopping Centre with their sixth annual Highstreet Holiday Show and Tree Lighting.

Highlights include the lighting of a dazzling 65-foot Christmas tree – one of the tallest in Canada – along with Santa’s arrival to Highstreet.

Other crowd favourites include Rudolph, Frosty, Spandy Andy the dancing elf, a 40-piece marching band, festive dancers, live music and a magical snowfall.

Highstreet’s 30-minute live show includes a multi-media light display utilizing 6,000 tri-colour LED bulbs set to holiday musical favourites.

The live shows run at Highstreet (3122 Mt. Lehman Rd.) every Saturday at 5 p.m. until Dec. 14.

Additional Highstreet holiday festivities include:

n photos with Santa in an oversized gift box from Nov. 21 to Dec. 24;

n Santa’s Mailbox from Nov. 21 to Dec. 10, where kids can drop off their letters to Santa inside the post office at London Drugs, with Highstreet donating a can of food to the Archway Food Bank for every letter received; and

n gift-wrapping and personal shopping from Nov. 21 to Dec. 24, with complimentary wrapping offered with donations to the food bank.

Visit HighstreetFV.com for more information.

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