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2017-11-16 - Wintertide Holiday Festival Tree Lighting to Take Place November 24

The City of Charlottetown’s Wintertide Holiday Festival kicks off next week with the annual Wintertide Holiday Festival Tree Lighting on Friday, November 24.

The event begins with a candlelight walk from Peakes Wharf to the Confederation Centre of the Arts Upper Plaza. For those who wish to participate in the candlelight walk, meet at Peakes Wharf to pick up your candle between 6 p.m. and 6:15 p.m. The festivities begin at the Confederation Centre Upper Plaza (Grafton Street side) at 6:15 p.m. There will be entertainment and refreshments, along with Father Christmas, the Confederation Centre Youth Choir and other special guests.

The tree lighting is part of the annual Wintertide Holiday Festival and is presented by the City of Charlottetown, Legislative Assembly of PEI, Confederation Centre of the Arts, Children’s Wish Foundation, The Guardian, Ocean 100 and Hot 105.5. Wintertide is a collection of seasonal celebrations, events and recreational activities taking place from November 2017 until January 2018. The events are coordinated by the City of Charlottetown, community organizations and residents. The festival also adds spirit and sparkle to Charlottetown's nighttime sky.

The Wintertide calendar of events and activities will be available online, at www.charlottetown.ca, beginning on Friday, November 17. Anyone wishing to have a printed copy can visit the Tourism Centre at City Hall (199 Queen Street).

For more information on this and other Wintertide Holiday Festival activities, visit: www.charlottetown.ca and click the Wintertide button on the homepage or contact 902-566-5548.

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Media contact:

Alicia Packwood
Communications Assistant
City of Charlottetown
902-629-4149
apackwood@charlottetown.ca



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