Holiday show and tree-lighting at Highstreet

Holiday show and tree-lighting at Highstreet

Event takes place Saturday, Nov. 18 in Abbotsford

The biggest and brightest holiday experience in the Fraser Valley returns Saturday, Nov. 18 at 5 p.m. to Highstreet Shopping Centre with their fifth 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, and, to top it all off, a magical snowfall.

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

“Once again, we’re excited to bring this holiday tradition to the Fraser Valley and delight our guests with a truly spectacular outdoor show,” says Markus Griesser, general manager of Highstreet.

Festivities begin on Nov. 18 with live shows running every Saturday at 5 p.m. until Dec. 16.

Holiday shopping hours begin Sunday, Nov. 19, with stores open 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sundays.

Highstreet is located at 3122 Mt. Lehman Rd. For more information, visit HighstreetFV.com.

Additional Highstreet holiday festivities include:

– Photos with Santa from Nov. 19 to Dec. 24;

– Santa’s Mailbox from Nov. 19 to Dec. 10; and

– the Loving Local Christmas Market from Dec. 6 to 9.