McArthurGlen Vancouver Kicks off the Holiday Season With its Annual Tree Lighting Event
The holidays are right around the corner, and to kick off the season, McArthurGlen Designer Outlets Vancouver is bringing back its much-anticipated Sparkle Brighter event for the eighth year on Wednesday, November 16, from 5 – 8 pm.
Take part in the lighting of a 52 ft Christmas tree (one of the tallest in the city), lit up with 1,500 baubles and more than 12,000 twinkling lights. To make this year’s event even merrier, highlights include the children’s Winter Wonderland play area, which will feature a life-size walk-through holiday light tunnel, along with new festive decor spread throughout the centre. In the true spirit of the season, McArhurGlen has partnered with local schools to showcase student artwork to be featured in The Walk of Trees display with individually decorated trees from Vancouver Career College, Little Flower Academy and McNeely Elementary School.
Make sure to mark your calendars and get ready for the following extra-special events during Sparkle Brighter:
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – Holiday stilt walkers dressed as The Nutcracker and Snow Queen
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. -Santa’s Letter Writing Station
5:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m. – Live entertainment from the Vancouver Pops Choir
5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. – Olin Brix musical duo
6:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – The ShowStoppers performance
7:00 p.m. – Tree lighting ceremony with a special appearance from the North Pole!
You may even catch some Black Friday previews to get a head start on your holiday shopping!
McArthurGlen looks forward to welcoming all of the holiday spirits at Vancouver’s only outdoor luxury outlet mall.