Annual Tree Lighting & Pickering Christmas Market - This event has already occurred

Friday, November 29, 2019 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.


One The Esplanade, Pickering, ON L1V 6K7
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Event Type:

  • City of Pickering Great Events
  • Community

Event Details:

Free family event including the annual tree lighting at approx 6:40 pm, a visit from Santa, rides, food vendors, digital photo booth, and live stage performances brought to you by OPG that include:

  • a visit from Anna & Elsa
  • fire show by NorthFire Circus
  • live dance performance from SynchroniCity
  • musical performances from past Pickering Stars

New this year.... *Pickering Christmas Market, 40ft LED Christmas Tree, Light Tunnel, and Interactive Illumination Tree + more!

Pyromusical Fireworks display provided by Geranium at approximately 8:40 pm.

Food donations for St. Paul's Food bank will be accepted at this event.

*Pickering Christmas Market will be added to the Friday night Tree Lighting, and continue into Saturday, November 30th.  2019 marks Pickering’s first ever Christmas Market, located in the heart of our city, Esplanade Park. Expanding on the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony, this multi-day event will have unique gift and food vendors, carolers and live entertainment to assure all that attend get fully into the holiday spirit.  Visit for more information and on how to become a sponsor/vendor!

Temporary Road and Sidewalk Closures will be in effect. View the public notice for details.


Wheelchair Accessible


To be a sponsor or vendor of the Christmas Market portion of the event, please visit 

Age Group:



Free Event - Bring $ for food/drink

Event Organizer:

City of Pickering


Sponored by Geranium.

Light Tunnel Sponsor by OPG

Proudly partnered with Graymatters Marketing Solutions, Pickering Rotary, Canadian Progress Club - Durham Region Women, and Progress Club Durham South.


Jesse St. Amant

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