[Event] Christmas Tree Lighting 2014 at Jack Poole Plaza

Oh Christmas tree, oh Christmas tree! On Friday, December 5th, join the thousands in attendance at Jack Poole Plaza to witness the lighting of a 50-foot Rockefeller style Christmas Tree. The tree weighs almost 6,000 pounds and will be illuminated by 64,700 colourful Christmas lights.

Christmas In Vancouver
Photo Credit: Flickr User – Clayton Perry

 

This year marks the 8th annual ceremony to take place at Vancouver’s Jack Poole Plaza,¬†located just steps away from the Pan Pacific Vancouver. The event is presented by Kid’s Help Phone in partnership with Shaw Communications, Global BC and Amacon, the company that founded the Vancouver Tree Lighting Celebration.

Proceeds from this event will support Kid’s Help Phone’s initiatives to improve the mental well-being of youth in British Columbia. The funds raised from this event will help ensure that Kid’s Help Phone can continue to support the 800,000 children and youth in British Columbia who are in need of their professional and confidential counselling services.

The Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony is the perfect family activity to welcome the Christmas holidays while supporting a great cause.

Event Details

Date: Friday, December 5th, 2014
Time: 5:30 to 7:30PM
Location: Jack Poole Plaza