Large crowd was on hand for the Christmas Tree lighting at Highstreet Saturday evening.

Highstreet Christmas tree lighting a fun filled event

More than 1,000 people were hand Saturday night for holiday event in Abbotsford

  • Nov. 19, 2016 10:00 a.m.

More than a 1,000 people watched as dancers and musicians performed prior to the lighting of the 19-metre Christmas tree at Highstreet Shopping Centre on Saturday night.

The annual holiday show featured the 40-member MEI Screaming Eagles band along with dancers, stilt walkers, and Rudolph, Frosty and Santa.

And, yes, some snow did fall even though it was man-made. Hot choclate, popcorn and other treats were the order of the day at this year’s event.

For a complete gallery of photos, go to Abby News Flickr

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