On November 24th, enjoy the Warmth of the Season with Riverside’s Annual Tree Lighting Festivities, with Shopping and Holiday Cheer!
Each year, on the last Saturday of November, Riverside hosts Light Up Riverside and Shop the Neighbourhood! Free to the public, the celebration features a countdown and tree lighting, live music, meet and greet (plus treats) with our co-sponsors, photos with Santa, warm refreshments, crafts, and more for all to enjoy!
LIGHT UP RIVERSIDE
Enjoy this celebration with live music, the opportunity to meet & greet our co-sponsors, photobooth, hot drinks, crafts and a PRIZE DRAW by Gillis & Kennedy! Join us for a night of fun!
Donations welcomed in support of Mustard Seed/Fontbonne Ministries
5pm – 7pm: Photobooth with Reindeer, Warm Drinks, Crafts, AND Toronto Beach Chorale
5:45pm: Welcome Remarks & Prize Draw
6pm: Tree Lighting
BEFORE LIGHT UP – SHOP THE NEIGHBOURHOOD
12pm – 6pm: don’t miss coming by for Shop the Neighbourhood! Riverside’s establishments all along Queen Street East from the Don Valley to Empire Ave are inviting everyone for meet and greets, treats and special happenings to help ring in the holidays!
While you’re shopping don’t miss taking a snap of your favourite holiday window display and sharing on Instagram with #RiversideTO #WindowWonderland – for a chance to win a $100 gift certificate in our Window Wonderland contest!
We’ll be posting all the special happenings on our blog.
AFTER LIGHT UP
7pm – 9pm: Check out the After Party at Saulter Street Brewery
A BIG thank you to our 2017 Light Up Riverside co-sponsors, Baird MacGregor Insurance LP and Gillis & Kennedy RE/MAX, and to Fontbonne Ministries for hosting again in the Mustard Seed Courtyard.
Read about and see photos of the magical time had by the community at our 2017 festivities: