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TD Dartmouth Christmas Tree Lighting

Save the date:

Saturday, December 3, 2016
4:30 - 6:15 pm
Sullivan's Pond, Dartmouth

Dartmouth Christmas Tree Lighting with fireworks








Celebrating over 10 years of sponsorship by TD Shield

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Schedule of Events

4:30-6:00 pm
  • Enjoy a free ride on the Kiwanis Santa Claus Express Train
  • Visit with the municipal Fire Truck, see local mascots HRP Blue and the Holiday Penguin
  • Visit the Sobeys holiday hospitality tent for free samples (while quantities last)

TD Dartmouth Christmas Tree Lighting Stage4:30-5:55 pm

  • Visit with Santa
  • LED Light Exchange
  • Free glow sticks
  • Free hot chocolate, apple juice, peanut/nut oil free cookies and cany canes (while quantities last)
4:30 pm
  • The Crichton Park Elementary School Choir
5:00 pm
  • Christmas Show presented by the Shops at Dartmouth Crossing
5:55 pm
  • Dartmouth Christmas Tree Lighting
6:00 pm
  • The BOYNECLARKE Holiday Fireworks over Sullivan's Pond
6:15 pm
  • Join carollers procession down Ochterloney Street to Chirstkindlmarket Festival at Alderney Landing


Dartmouth Christmas Tree at the lighting event

LED Light Exchange

Bring two sets of traditional glass holiday lights to the tree lighting ceremony and have them exchanged for one set of energy efficient LED Holiday lights at the Efficiency Nova Scotia LED Holiday Light Exchange. Quantities are limited, and based on first come, first served.

Holiday Shopping in Dartmouth

Visit for information on special promotions at Dartmouth Crossing this holiday season!
Visit to find information on the shops and restaurants downtown this holiday!

Carolling to the Christkindlmarket

Join Lana Grant and friends on the Candlelit procession sponsored by Interlude Spa to Alderney Landing's Christkindlmarket. For more information, visit

Kiwanis Christmas Tree Lot

Buy your Christmas Tree this December from the Kiwanis Graham’s Grove Park Tree Lot and support children’s programs in your community.



Many thanks to our 2015 corporate sponsors:

Major Sponsors

Sobeys logo
downtown dartmouth
Victoria Children's Centre logo
Dartmouth Dodge Logo

Kinesis logo



Media Sponsors
C100 Logo
Chronicle Herald logo


Community Partners

  • Halifax Harbour Bridges
  • Heritage Gas
  • GoodLife Fitness
  • Greater Halifax Partnership
  • Port of Halifax
  • Alderney Landing
  • Efficiency Nova Scotia
  • East Dartmouth Rotary Club


Organizing Committee

  • Tim Rissesco, Chair
  • Councillor Gloria McCluskey
  • George Clarke
  • Jessica Clerke
  • Tina Murphy
  • Diane Fraser
  • Lisa Hartlen
  • Holly Wong
  • Cathy Doig
  • Lynn Foley
  • Kim Murray-Chapman