Get into the holiday spirit with the Legislative Assembly of Alberta as they light up the Legislature grounds and Celebrate the Season with a showcase of festive musical performances from local musicians. This brilliant Christmas lights display has been brightening our winter nights and bringing joy to Albertans for over 35 years!

Light Up The Legislature Ceremony

The official Light Up The Legislature ceremony will take place at the Violet King Henry Plaza on Thursday, December 7, 2023, and everyone is invited to be part of the incredible time-honoured tradition. Join Speaker Cooper at 5:00 pm when the switch will flip on the bright and spectacular display, then stick around as the Monsignor Fee Otterson School’s Glee Club and the MidSun School Band help kick off the holiday season with song!

Afterwards, you will want to head over to the Visitor Centre open house for even more festive fun! Here you will find family-friendly fun and games running until 7:00 pm, including a scavenger hunt, colouring stations, and fun with Rocky the Ram.

When: Thursday, December 7, 2023
Time: 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Location: Violet King Henry Plaza | 99 Avenue and 108 Street, Edmonton

Please note that construction on the north Legislature grounds will limit access and affect the seasonal d├ęcor. We apologize for any inconvenience and ask visitors to take their time to safely navigate the area.

Music makes the Season Merry!

The public is invited to Celebrate the Season throughout December by taking a stroll through this wonderful light display on the Legislature grounds. From December 8 to 23, you can also visit the Alberta Legislature’s historic and grand rotunda on Friday (afternoon and evening) and Saturday (evening) to enjoy uplifting performances from local choirs, orchestras and musical ensembles. These free and festive events make for the perfect family outing or date night activity!

When: December 8, 9, 15, 16, 22 and 23, 2023
Time: Fridays 12:00 pm & 6:30 pm; Saturdays 6:30 pm
Location: Inside the Legislature Rotunda

Visit the Legislative Assembly website for the full performance schedule and more!

Celebrate the Season with the Legislative Assembly of Alberta:

When: December 7 – 23, 2023
Where: Alberta Legislature
Address: 10800 – 97 Avenue NW, Edmonton