(Photo ItkasanImages/Victoria Buzz)

The region’s tallest Christmas tree will be lit during a festive celebration at Uptown on Saturday, November 19.

Arrive early to snag the best seats to the Christmas Parade. Take advantage of the entire Boulevard!

A mini parade of Christmas characters, including Santa himself will kick-off the event along with the Reynolds High School Marching Band and a performance of Jingle Bell Rock.

The parade will begin at 6:05pm and loop Uptown Boulevard twice, after this, a performance of Jingle Bell Rock will take place outside of H&M.

Santa’s official lighting of Uptown’s 54-foot Christmas tree with its 500 branches and 25,000 lights will follow.

Visitors are encouraged to bring new scarves, mittens and hats for donation to the Our Place Society. A large donation box will be set up at guest services to receive goods during the event.

Uptown Boulevard will remain car-free for the remainder of the evening for visitors to enjoy shopping, live holiday music, and celebrations.

Christmas Light up & Parade

  • When: Saturday, November 19th, 2016
  • 6:05 pm           Parade begins at Uptown Boulevard
  • 6:30 pm           Jingle Bells Dance Performance outside H&M
  • 6:40 pm           Tree Light up and Music

Photos from last year:

Photo by ItksanImages/Victoria Buzz
Photo by ItksanImages/Victoria Buzz
Photo by ItksanImages/Victoria Buzz
Photo by ItksanImages/Victoria Buzz
Uptown Tree Construction
Uptown tree under construction last week. Image: ShopUptown