The 46th annual Cavalcade of Lights kicks off the holiday season at Nathan Phillips Square on Saturday, November 17 at 7 p.m. Great Gulf joins the celebration as the new presenting sponsor of the event and of Toronto's magnificent official Christmas tree.
The evening begins at 7 pm with live musical performances by pop/rock vocalist Suzie McNeil, R&B artist Sean Jones and rising star Alyssa Reid and the first lighting of the Cavalcade of Lights display, followed by a breathtaking fireworks display at 8 p.m.
The celebration continues from 8:15 – 10:30 pm with the Sno-Ball sponsored by Timothy's World Coffee® featuring a concert by international recording artists Dragonette, a fiery pyrotechnic performance by Circus Orange and an open-air DJ dance party with JJ Rock under the glow of thousands of twinkling lights.
Throughout the celebration, the public can visit the 100th Grey Cup Festival tent to have their photo taken with the Grey Cup.
To accommodate Cavalcade of Lights and Grey Cup Festival activities, the Nathan Phillips Square ice rink will open for skating December 1, 2012 (weather permitting).
There will be no skating during Cavalcade of Lights. For schedule information on City of Toronto outdoor rinks visit this website.