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The Town of LaSalle hosts the annual Holiday Lights Heritage Nights event at the LaSalle Civic Centre at 5950 Malden Road from November 29, 2024, to January 5, 2025. This beautiful outdoor light display will transform the area into a magical outdoor walk-through holiday wonderland, including numerous ornamental and holiday lighting displays and a forty-foot-tall walk-through tree.

The lights will be on daily from 5:00 pm until 10:00 pm. 

Sensory hours are Monday through Thursday from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm which includes the lights without music during these times. Accessible parking is available in the parking lot. The walkways throughout the concourse are also accessible. Washroom facilities are available.

Weekend Programming

Thank you to everyone who came out to enjoy our series of weekend programming! See you next year!

Holiday Night Market Sundays

Thank you to everyone who came out to enjoy our Holiday Night Markets! See you next year!

Vendor applications are now closed. Please email our Events Division to be put on the vendor waitlist.

Night Market Vendor Applications Now Closed Night Market Entertainer Applications Now Closed

Night Market Vendors Information

Set Up and Tear Down

Vendor set up begins no earlier than 90 minutes prior to the event opening time. Vendor spaces are assigned in advance by Town staff. Vendors may be asked to move their booth. Set up must be completed no later than ten minutes prior to the opening time.

Vendor tear down begins at the immediate conclusion of the event hours. Early tear down is prohibited. Tear down should be completed no later than one hour past the event ending time. Vendors must remove all materials, equipment and garbage. Any garbage left behind is subject to administrative fees. The Town will not hold on to lost items. 

Vendor Parking: Vendors are asked to remove their vehicles after setting up from the LaSalle Event Centre lot to make room for customer parking. Please note adjacent private lots are available. The Town does not reserve parking spaces. Access of vehicles to the LaSalle Event Centre grounds (walkways, paths, etc.) is strictly prohibited. Vendors who require such service must make these needs know to the Town in advance. Approval may be given in certain circumstances.

Vendor Booth Spaces

Each accepted vendor will receive one booth space which is ten (10) feet wide and ten (10) feet deep. Vendors may request additional booths on their application, but acceptance of more than one booth space is not guaranteed. The Town does not guarantee exclusivity and other vendors may be accepted with similar products. Please note that the Town reserves the right to decline vendor entries of similar products to ensure adequate interest and representation at the event.

The vendor is solely responsible for providing all items for their booth including tent, chairs, tables, extension cords and other set-up equipment. All sale items and signage must remain inside allotted booth spaces. Vendors are not permitted to play music at the markets.

Vendors have 90 minutes to set-up prior to opening to the public and once set-up is complete, vendors are not permitted to move their booth during the event. Vendor booths should be staffed for the entire duration of the event.

Electrical outlets are available throughout the event area. The Town will make efforts to provide vendors with access to electrical, but it is not guaranteed. Vendors are responsible for providing their own extension cords which must be a 3-prong grounded cord, outdoor rated with a maximum 125V.

Vendor Documentation and Payment Information 

Vendors must be able to provide documentation of paperwork including all related Windsor-Essex County Health Unit Forms, TSSA certifications, insurance documentation as well as necessary fire extinguisher and suppression documents. Vendors must pay $30 per booth space to attend the event. Vendor fees are non-refundable and payment is required in advance. Cancellations will not be refunded.

Please note, dogs are allowed in the park area where the holiday lights displays are located. They must be on a leash or in a harness, and under the control of the owner at all times. Visitors that require a support animal inside the Event Centre may be asked to provide documentation.

Photo Gallery: LaSalle Holiday Lights Heritage Nights 2021-22 will appear here on the public site.

Holiday Lights Map

Accessibility

The Town of LaSalle has taken steps to ensure that the event area is as accessible as possible for individuals of all abilities. Some accessible features include accessible parking spaces, accessible pathways leading to the event, and barrier-free washrooms. Click on the accordions below to learn more about each accessible feature available at the event.

Barrier-Free Restrooms

The event provides access to barrier-free restrooms.

Parking

The event has access to accessible parking spaces from which fully paved and level pathways lead to the event.

Service and Support Animals

Service and support animals are welcome at the event and are permitted in all areas the public would normally be allowed to go. Service and support animals should be on a leash and under the control of their owner or handler at all times. Event staff reserve the right to ask for documentation related to service and support animals. 

Wheelchair and Stroller Accessible Grounds

The event grounds are fully paved and level to ensure ease of access for persons with mobility devices and parents with strollers.

Santa's Mailbox Program

Santa Mailbox

Mail your letter to Santa through the Vollmer Centre and Event Centre Santa Mailboxes in partnership with the Santa Mail Program offered by Canada Post!

Letters should be mailed to:

Santa Claus
North Pole
H0H 0H0
Canada

Things to remember:

  • Make sure your letter is addressed to Santa (address above).
  • You don't need a stamp to mail a letter to Santa within Canada.
  • Include your return address and drop the letter in any Canada Post mailbox or post office (including this mailbox).
  • Please mail all letters from one family in the same envelope.