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Join Uptown for their annual tree light-up and holiday show this weekend (CONTEST)


The official kick-off to the holiday season is nearly here, and this year, you’re not going to want to miss it!

Join Uptown this weekend on Saturday, November 18th to watch in wonder as one of the tallest Christmas trees in the region will be lit during their annual festive celebration.

Santa Claus himself will light up the 54-foot-tall tree following a family-friendly holiday show on Uptown Boulevard, and you’re invited to partake in the magic!

Plus, we’ve partnered with Uptown to make your holidays a little bit brighter—by giving away a $500 gift card! You’ll find those contest details below.

Uptown’s official kickoff to the holidays will run from 5 p.m to 7:30 p.m., with the magical tree light-up countdown to begin at 7 p.m.

Families are welcome to arrive early to get a good spot by the stage, get a warm beverage or a snack, and check out the lineup of talented performers on the main stage!

Check out the night’s full schedule below:

  • 5 p.m. – MC Welcome Johnny Novak
  • 5 p.m.-5:20 p.m. – Anna & Elsa Princess Sing Along
  • 5:20 p.m.-5:40 p.m. – Protégé Dance Project
  • 5:40 p.m.-6 p.m. – South Island Harmony A Cappella Men’s Chorus
  • 6 p.m.-6:20 p.m. – The County Line
  • 6:20 p.m.-6:40 p.m. – Ballet Etoile
  • 6:40 p.m.-7 p.m. – The Rising Circus
  • 7 p.m. (approximately) – Santa & Mrs. Claus light tree
  • 7:05 p.m. – Mike Roma & Caitlin Rutledge

There will also be tons of additional family fun happening throughout the night, including:


For a chance to WIN a $500 Uptown gift card, please complete the following:

  1. LIKE Uptown Victoria on Facebook and comment below to let us know have (1 entry)
  2. FOLLOW Uptown Victoria on Instagram and comment below to let us know have (1 entry)
  3. SHARE this post on Facebook or Twitter and comment below to let us know have (1 entry)

The winner will be drawn on November 21st. Good luck!

Contest Rules

Uptown Christmas Tree Lighting and Parade

  • When: Saturday, November 18th
    • Holiday show starts at 5 p.m.
    • Christmas tree light up starts at 7 p.m.
  • Where: Uptown Shopping Centre, 3440 Saanich Rd
  • Admission: Free

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