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November 17, 2006
Ten Toronto neighbourhoods simultaneously illuminate this Saturday night as part of Cavalcade of Lights
  
The 40th annual Cavalcade of Lights presented by Scotiabank, Toronto’s multi-award-winning holiday celebration, illuminates 19 Toronto neighbourhoods with a series of magnificent new energy-efficient LED lighting displays.

On Saturday night, November 18, 10 neighbourhoods will illuminate their displays simultaneously and celebrate with free public events. In addition, Toronto Hydro - Electric System is getting into the spirit of the season offering the public one free set of energy-efficient LED festive lights in exchange for two sets of old incandescent (traditional) seasonal lights (while quantities last/some restrictions apply).

Locations and Times:

• Bloor-Yorkville, at Village of Yorkville Park. LED Lighting Exchange 2:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Lighting: 4:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
• Bloorcourt Village, outside the Bloor Gladstone Library. LED Lighting Exchange 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Lighting at 6 p.m.
• Downtown Yonge, at Yonge-Dundas Square. LED Lighting Exchange 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Lighting at 6 p.m.
• Greektown, on the Danforth at Alexander the Great Parkette. LED Lighting Exchange 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Lighting at 6 p.m.
• Junction Gardens, at southwest corner of Dundas St. W. and Keele St. LED Lighting Exchange 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Lighting at 6 p.m.
• The Kingsway, at northwest corner of Bloor St. W. and Royal York Rd. LED Lighting Exchange 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Lighting at 5:30 p.m.
• Korea Town, at Bloor St. W. and Christie St. LED Lighting Exchange 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Lighting at 6 p.m.
• Rosedale Main Street, outside the LCBO, 10 Scrivener Sq. LED Lighting Exchange 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Lighting: 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
• Queens Quay Harbourfront. LED Lighting Exchange 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Lighting at 6 p.m.
• St. Lawrence Market Neighbourhood. LED Lighting Exchange (only): 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

For more information about Cavalcade of Lights and other events produced by City of Toronto Special Events, call Access Toronto at 416-338-0338 or visit http://www.toronto.ca/special_events.

Media contact:
Grant Ramsay, Toronto Special Events, 416-395-7318


 

 

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