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It’s that time of year again… we are ‘Lighting Up HRM’! From Halifax to Bedford, Fall River to Dartmouth and everywhere in between, these are the best Christmas lights in HRM. Hundreds of staples, thousands of tie wraps and millions of oohs and aahs later, we are sharing the best Christmas lights around this season.


The only way to truly enjoy the holiday sights and sounds of Downtown Halifax is by bundling up and taking a stroll. DELIGHTFUL DOWNTOWN is a winter light program that includes vivid light shows, striking installations, and many illuminated areas throughout the Downtown core.

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Christmas Tree LightingsChristmas Tree Lightings

Nothing says the holidays quite like the majestically lit Christmas Tree. Santa is going to be busy helping to light all the trees in HRM but if anyone can do it, it’s Santa! Join in the festive fun at these Tree Lighting Ceremonies. You can expect live music, loads of fun and, of course, lots of lights!

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Other Light Displays

Evergreen Bright– The Evergreen Festival returns for it’s 4th season and brings with it live entertainment and incredible light displays. The Festival’s Evergreen Bright, is a walkable outdoor trail of twinkling holiday light displays and installations along the Halifax Waterfront.

Glow Gardens – Glow Gardens is back for another fantastic season of magic and entertainment for the whole family. Step inside this extravagant, multi-room installation and be transported into a world where your family’s imagination can run wild.

Delightful Downtown

Lights of Downtown Dartmouth – Downtown Dartmouth is getting merry and bright with beautiful holiday lights, murals, and window displays at different downtown locations including Sullivan’s Pond and the Alderney Landing.

Wolfville Glows – this is a month-long holiday celebration of fabulous festivities to celebrate the best of the holiday season.

Neighbourhood Light Displays

Christmas Lights of Dartmouth – This Facebook page is dedicated to collecting the most spectacular Christmas lights on homes throughout HRM.

Anderson’s Christmas Lights Display this home has become ‘Hali-Famous’ in Fall River. Their 3500 lights are choreographed to 4 different songs and are sure to get you in the holiday spirit.

Fall River & Area Holiday Lights Tour Celebrate the holiday season in Fall River and the surrounding areas from December 3rd to 22nd with our enchanting Holiday Lights Tour.

Street of Santas– This epic Christmas display sees a street of over 127 Santas and counting as a fundraiser for Feed NS.

Delightful Downtown Downtown Halifax is all geared up for the holidays with the DELIGHTFUL DOWNTOWN light program. Thanks to the Downtown Halifax Business Commission, the city got a glow-up with cool light shows and neat installations that turn the city centre into a holiday hotspot. We promise you will stumble upon holiday magic with every turn.

With twinkling light displays along the Halifax Waterfront and throughout Downtown you may come out for the lights, but stay for the fun. Downtown Halifax is vibrant and exciting with lots of activities for the whole family to enjoy.

This holiday season, Downtown Halifax promises delightful festive lights and engaging experiences. After all, The days may be getting shorter, but that just means more time for holiday magic!