An Ontario City Wants To Keep Christmas Going Into The New Year To Brighten Spirits
The mayor is asking residents to leave their lights up. 🎄
Christmas Day may be over, but one Ontario city is extending the festive season into the new year.
neighbourhoods might not be taken down yet, and could continue to shine until the end of January.
The city is asking residents to leave theirup in order to spread some cheer during the lockdown.
This would add some extra sparkle to outdoor and distanced celebrations.
"Seeing our neighbourhoods lit up with lights and decorations has been a wonderful way to feel connected as a community," Kitchener Mayor Berry Vrbanovic said in a press release.
"I love the idea of stretching thatatmosphere into the new year as we continue to get outside for safe neighbourhood walks and physical activity."
The city is also encouraging residents to enjoy theby taking part in the Reimagine Winter initiative, which offers safe experiences like walking .
Kitchener is planning some virtual celebrations to ring in the New Year as well.