PHOTO GALLERY: Colwood Christmas Light Up

Santa was the guest of honour at Colwood’s Christmas Light Up celebration Wednesday evening. Roughly 2,000 people were in attendance, enjoying hot chocolate and hot dogs as well as watching students from local elementary schools sing Christmas carols. There was even holiday-themed crafts.

Despite some technical difficulties with some of the music the event was a success and continues to be a holiday tradition for many.

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Brieya McGowan and her dad Chris enjoy the Colwood Christmas Light Up and anxiously await Santa’s arrival. (Tim Collins/News Gazette staff)

Approximately 2,000 people attended the Colwood Christmas Light Up Wednesday at city hall on Wishart Road. (Tim Collins/News Gazette staff)

Children from Ecole John Stubbs Memorial School perform at the Colwood Christmas Light Up at city hall. (Tim Collins/News Gazette staff)

Coun. Gordie Logan was in the spirit at the Colwood Christmas Light Up. (Tim Collins/News Gazette staff)

Approximately 2,000 people attended the Colwood Christmas Light Up Wednesday at city hall on Wishart Road. (Tim Collins/News Gazette staff)

Students from Dunsmuir Middle School help out at the Colwood Christmas Light Up, serving hot chocolate to cold residents. (Tim Collins/News Gazette staff)

Santa was a special guest at the Colwood Christmas Light Up Wednesday night. (Tim Collins/News Gazette staff)

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