Lansdowne's Giant Christmas Tree Is Back & This Is When You Can Watch The Lights Turn On

If you are looking for a fun way to get into the holiday spirit, you won't want to miss seeing the giant Christmas tree at Lansdowne.

This year the lighting event is happening on November 26 at 6 pm to kick off the start of the Ottawa Christmas Market.

In addition to seeing the incredible 30-foot tall tree covered in lights, you'll get to wave hello to Santa Claus and listen to live music.

Plus, you can explore the market where you can get hot chocolate and warm up by the fire pits. Or you can visit the Blitzen Bar to get a boozy beverage.

There are no tickets required to attend, and admission is free.

Lansdowne’s Christmas Tree

Price: Free

When: November 26 at 6 p.m.

Address: Casino Lac-Leamy Plaza, Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can take a festive selfie next to the colossal Christmas tree and shop for gifts at the market.


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