Reminder: Celebrate the Holiday Season with Mayor's Merry and Bright Tree-Lighting Ceremony

Dec 4, 2019

Greater Sudbury Mayor Brian Bigger is inviting residents to help him kick off the holiday season with the second annual Merry and Bright tree lighting ceremony in the Tom Davies Square Courtyard.

The tree lighting will take place at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, December 6, at 5:30 p.m., as part of the Downtown Sudbury Christmas Market festivities. The Downtown Sudbury Christmas Market will take place from 5 to 9 p.m. on Friday, December 6, and from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, December 7. The festivities take place in the courtyard of Tom Davies Square, but has additional adventures throughout the downtown.

Visitors will be surrounded by the sights and sounds of the season, including music, lights, food and drinks for all ages. Bonfires, art crawls, handmade gifts and horse-drawn carriage rides will transform Sudbury’s downtown into a holiday experience for the whole family.

The Merry and Bright tree will be on display from December 6 to the week after Orthodox Christmas on January 7.  
Admission is free, however, voluntary donations to the MS Society of Canada, Sudbury-Manitoulin Chapter are welcome.

For more information about the Downtown Sudbury Christmas Market including a complete list of activities, visit or the City’s Facebook Page at