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Due to the severe weather our Lights by the Lake light festival has been delayed until further notice. We hope to have the displays completed by December 4; date subject to change. While the major displays may be delayed, the ongoing decorating activities will continue to ensure a festive village feeling throughout Harrison.
Experience the Magic of the Season
with Lights by the Lake
Lights by the Light has been delayed until further notice.
Our Village will light up our quaint lakeside in true Holiday fashion. As you stroll along Harrison’s promenade delight in the warm glow of Christmas lights and charming winter window paintings. Each business has decorated has decorated their store front with Holiday cheer. Christmas trees and old fashioned lamps grace the village square.
Each winter our enchanting holiday displays transforms the Harrison lakefront into a magical world of lights highlighting our local wildlife and the elusive Sasquatch. Be amazed at the wondrous weeping Christmas trees and old fashioned lamp standards gracing the village square Plaza. As you stroll along Harrison’s promenade delight in the custom built light displays. Look for the Sasquatch fishing for sturgeon, or keeping warm by the fire, a flock of geese under the canopy of a weeping willow or get in for a group shot with the fun painted selfie stands featuring delightful creatures.
The promenade is fully paved making it wheelchair and stroller-friendly. At this time, we encourage Sasquatch-sized social distancing, and masks are recommended in the Village of Harrison Hot Springs.
LIGHTS BY THE LAKE INFORMATION
Each winter our enchanting holiday displays transforms the Harrison lakefront Lights by the Lake highlights Harrison’s longstanding history of the elusive Sasquatch, which has been passed down through the oral traditions of the Sts’Ailes Nation. Our Holiday display focuses on all things naturally Harrison; highlighting our local wildlife and our Sasquatch’s favourite Harrison Hot Springs activities.
All these displays are custom built and will be lit from dusk to 11:00 PM. The Lights by the Lake Holiday display lights up 1 km waterfront of Harrison Hot Springs along the promenade.
Starlight Synthetic Rink – The Starlight Skating Rink will not be open in 2021. Bring your skates or rent some from the concession and enjoy our outdoor rink by the lake. Open daily, access to the rink is free but there is a small charge for skate rentals. Rentals are available from 2:00-9:00 PM.
Christmas Tree Trail – To enhance your Holiday experience, stop into one of our cafes or restaurants for your favourite seasonal beverage, such as a peppermint mocha, to take with you as you enjoy the light display. Or pick up a guide to see all the Christmas Tree displays in Harrison.