Christmas Tree Lighting

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
National Gallery of Canada
Scotiabank Great Hall
380 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, ON K1N 9N4
Canada

Activities at 5 pm
Tree lighting at 6:30 pm
Free admission from 5 to 8 pm

Given that space is limited in the Scotiabank Great Hall, visitors will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis.
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Join us for our traditional Christmas Tree Lighting event, where friends and family are invited to share in special holiday treats and activities:

  • Make a spinning snowflake ornament to decorate your tree.
  • Join us for in-gallery sketching.
  • Enjoy a ride aboard VIA Rail’s Christmas Mini Train on the outdoor Plaza.
  • Take a photo by the tree, inside our festive picture frame.
  • Listen to the melodies of Stellae Boreales, and sing along to your holiday favourites.
  • Savour a complimentary hot chocolate and a holiday treat.
  • Visit our current exhibitions.
  • Share your photos! #NGCTree.

Be sure to arrive early!
Given that space is limited in the Scotiabank Great Hall, visitors will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis.

This year’s dazzling Christmas tree will remain in the Scotiabank Great Hall until Sunday, January 6, 2019.

Special Offer for Members
On December 4, from 10 am to 8 pm, take advantage of a 25% discount on purchases at the Gallery Boutique. Not a Member yet? Join now.
 

Proud sponsor of the National Gallery of Canada Christmas Tree:


The Christmas Tree Lighting is supported by:
Lecompte Electric Inc.
Almyr Construction Inc.
Lafleur de la Capitale
Regional Elevator
Swing N Scaff Inc.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
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