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Lighting City Hall

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​City Hall Lighting.JPG​​​​​​Lighting the exterior of City Hall will help to celebrate and build community spirit in Lethbridge.  The exterior lights of City Hall are a beautifying element to our downtown, a symbol of pride for locals and part of our Lethbridge story.

​Residents are invited to make requests to light City Hall based on the criteria outlined below.  We strive to fulfill all eligible requests, but any confirmed request may be modified if a major, local, national or international situation occurs.

All requests must be approved at the discretion of the City Manager or designate.

Application Request Details

  • ​​Applicants must be not-for-profit,​ and community-focused and applications received must be at least 14 days prior to the requested light up date.
  • Requests are processed in the order in which they are received and are considered on a case-by-case basis using the following criteria:
    • support an event of national or international significance (such as Canada Day or a twin city visit).
    • Support a local festival or event that positively impacts local community spirit (such as the Dragon Boat Festival).
    • ​Support a local, national or international awareness issue that builds community or is related to community health (such as Elder Abuse or Awareness of Violence Against Women).
    • ​Acknowledge and welcome visiting dignitaries (such as the Japanese Imperial Family or Ambassadors from various countries) hosted by our city.
  • ​Multi-day requests may be granted at the discretion of the City Manager or designate.
  • We reserve the right​ to deny requests.  Lighting requests will not be considered for:
    • ​personal or private occasions (such as birthdays or anniversaries)
    • political events or observances
    • Religious figures, religious organizations or additional religious holidays
    • commercial purposes
  • ​We will not light up City Hall for an organization or group that is deemed to be inappropriate, offensive in nature, or those supporting discrimination, prejudice, violence or hatred.
  • All City Hall lightings with be posted on our official social media accounts. All other forms of publicity are the responsibility of the applicant.
  • We will do our best to fulfill your colour request, but the exact hue may not be possible. We will use the closest hue that we can achieve through LEDs. We cannot light City Hall with browns or blacks at any time.

Approved Lighting Requests for 2018

​Alzheimer's Awareness Month in support of Alzheimer Society of Alberta and NWT - Blue​January 8 - 12​, 2018
​​Eating Disorder Awareness Week in support of National Eating Disorder Information Centre - Purple​February 1, 2018
​Kinsmen Club of Lethbridge 90th Anniversary and National Day of Kindness - Red and White​February 20, 2018
​World Kidney Day to raise awareness of the importance of our kidneys - Orange​​March 8, 2018
​World Down Syndrome Day in support of the Canadian Down Syndrome Society - Blue and Yellow​​March 21, 2018
​World Water Day to bring awareness to global water issues of quality and quantity - Blue​March 22, 2018
​National Autism Awareness Day in support of Chinook Austism Society - Blue, Red and Yellow​​April 2, 2018
​National Volunteer Week in support of Volunteer Lethbridge Association - Shades of Blue​April 15 - 22, 2018
​Millions Missing Day in support of those who suffer from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) - Red​​May 12, 2018
​Environment Week in support of Environment Lethbridge - Green​​June 3 & 4, 2018
​National Blood Donor Week in support of Canadian Blood Services - Red​June 10 - 16, 2018
​The Lethbridge Trans March in support of Lethbridge Pride Fest Society - Blue, Pink, White, Pink, Blue​June 17 , 2018
​Lethbridge Pride Festival in support of Lethbridge Pride Fest Society - Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Purple​June 18 - 24, 2018
​Rotary Clubs of Lethbridge 100 year celebration - Royal Blue and Gold​​June 25 and 26
​Canada Day celebrations - Red and White​​June 29 - July 2, 2018
​Light It Up Green for Muscular Dystrophy​August 8, 2018
​Pregancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day - Blu​e and Pink
​October 15, 2018

Lighting Requests for 2017

​University of Lethbridge Founder's Day 50th Anniversary Celebrations - Yellow and Blue​January 13 and 14, 2017
Remembrance of the victims of the Mosque shooting in Quebec City - Blue and WhiteJanuary 31 - February 3, 2017
​Lethbridge Chinese New Year Celebrations on behalf of the Lethbridge Chinese United Community Association - Red and Gold​February 3 - 6, 2017​​
​​International Women's Day - Purple​March 8, 2017
Internationale Francophonie Day on behalf of AFCA Lethbridge - Blue, White and Pink
​March 20, 2017​
​World Down Syndrome Day in support of Upside Down in LA - Yellow and Blue​March 21, 2017
​Remembrance of the victims of the London Terrorist Attack - Red, White and Blue​March 23, 2017​
​Lethbridge Hurricanes Playoffs - Blue and Red​​March 24 - 25, 2017
March 31 - April 1, 2017
April 7- 8, 2017
​Purple Day for Epilepsy - PurpleMarch 26, 2017
National Autism Awareness Day on behalf of the Chinook Autism Society - Blue
April 2nd, 2017​
National Volunteer Week on behalf of Volunteer Lethbridge - Medium Dark Blue and Sky Blue 
​April 23 - April 29, 2017​
​​National Neurofibromatosis Awareness Day in support of those affected by NF - Blue and Green​May 17, 2017
​Remembrance of the victims of the tragic bombing in Manchester - Red, White and Blue​May 23, 2017
​Schizophrenia Awareness Day in support of Schizophrenia Society of Alberta - Purple​May 24, 2017
​Sustainival, the World's First Green Carnival - Green​​May 26 - 28, 2017
​Walk for Alzheimer'​s in support of Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories - Blue​​June 6 - 8, 2017
​BUILT GREEN Day, coinciding with National Environment Week, raising awareness about the importance of sustainable building practices - Green​June 9, 2017
​National Blood Donor Week on behalf of Canadian Blood Services - Red​June 11 - 14, 2017
​World Elder Abuse Awareness Day - Purple​​June 15, 2017
​​​​​Lethbridge Pride Fest Pride Week - Rainbow ColoursJune 19 - 24, 2017
​PTSD Awareness Day to bring awareness and show support for those with PTSD - Teal ​June 27, 2017
​Canada Day on behalf of the Lethbridge Canada Day Committee - Red and White​​​​​July 1, 2017​​
Prostate Cancer Awareness Month - in support of Prostate Cancer Canada - Dark and Light Blue
September 1-3, 2017
​University of Lethbridge 50th Anniversary and the return of students - Blue and Yellow​September 4-8, 2017
​Walk for ALS in support of the ALS Society of Alberta - Purple​September 9, 2017
​Firefighters' National Memorial Day - Red, Yellow and Blue​September 10, 2017
​Light it Red for Lymphoma in support of World Lymphoma Awareness Day and the Lymphoma Research Foundation - Red​September 15, 2017
​37th Annual Terry Fox Run in support of cancer research - Red, White and Blue​​September 16, 2017
​Big Brothers Big Sisters Month - in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lethbridge and District - Purple​September 17, 2017
​Reconciliation Week - in support of Reconciliation Lethbridge - Yellow, Red, Blue​​September 18 - 21, 2017
​Lethbridge College's 60th anniversary community event and grand opening of their trades and technologies facility - Blue and Green​September 22-29, 2017​
​Orange Shirt Day (Lethbridge Indigenous Sharing Network) in support of reconciliation efforts in Lethbridge - Orange​September 30, 2017
​​United Way of Lethbridge & South Western Alberta Campaign Launch - Red​October 1-2, 2017
​Wrongful Conviction Day in support of Innocence Canada to recognize the personal, social and legal costs associated wrongful criminal convictions - Yellow and White

October 3, 2017​​​

​Sisters in Spirit Vigil to raise awareness of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls - red​​October 4, 2017
​Cerebral Palsy Association in Alberta in support of World Cerebral Palsy Day - Green​​October 6, 2017
​Light it up Purple for World Mental Health Day in support of the Amanda Todd Legacy Society -Purple​October 10, 2017
​Community Living Month, an initiative of SAIPA, LSCO, SACLA, Ability Resource Centre and Inclusion Lethbridge - Orange, Red and Yellow​October 16-20, 2017 
​Finding Balance seniors' falls prevention program developed by the Injury Prevention Centre, supporting efforts to reduce seniors' falls, trips and slips - Blues and Purples​November 1, 201​7​
​Project Red Ribbon Campaign in support of MADD Canada Lethbridge & Area - Red​​November 2, 2017
​Diabetes Awareness Month in support of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation - Blue​November 3-6, 2017
​Remembrance Day - Red​​November 10 - 12, 2017
​National Philanthropy Week - Blue and Yellow​​November 14 - 17, 2017
In support of ​Epilepsy Awareness Month and Lennox Gastaut Syndrome (LGS) - purple​November 18, 2017
​National Child Day in support of advocacy for every child's right to be safe - Dark Blue​November 20, 2017
​Canada's National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in support of YWCA Lethbridge & District - Red​December 6, 2017