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 Dec. 6.
The tree lighting will take place at 5:30 p.m. Friday 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, Dec. 6, and from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 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 Dec. 6 to the week after Orthodox Christmas on Jan. 7.
Admission is free, however, voluntary donations to the MS Society of Canada, Sudbury-Manitoulin Chapter are welcome.