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Lighting City Hall

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​City Hall Lighting.JPG​​​​​​Lighting the exterior of City Hall helps 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.

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  • ​​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 but no more than 4 months in advance.
  • 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.

Scheduled Lightings October- December 2021

​Event or Cause
​October 1st
​Veterinary Technician Month
​Green & Blue
​October 2nd
​International Wrongful Conviction Day
​Yellow & White
​October 3rd
Disability Employment Awareness Month
​October 4th
​Sisters in Spirit Day
October 6th
​World Cerebral Palsy Day
​October 7th
​International Trigeminal Neuralgia Day
​Teal, Light Blue & Blue
​October 10th
​World Mental Health Day
​October 13th
​National Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day 
​Green, Pink & Teal
​October 15th
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day
​Blue & Pink
​October 18th
​Waste Reduction Week
​Blue & Green
​October 19th
​National Psoriatic Arthritis Awareness Day
​Orange & Purple
​October 20th
Dyslexia Awareness Month
​October 21st
​National Disability Awareness Month
​Purple & Blue
October 22nd
​Take Back the Night - Domestic Violence Awareness

​October 23rd
Combined ​Laboratory & X-Ray Technologist Week
​White & Blue
​October 24th
​Child Abuse Prevention Month
​October 31st
​Shine a Teal Light - Allergy Awareness
​​November 1st
​​Project Red Ribbon
​November 2nd
​Color the World Orange
​November 3rd
​Show Your 4-H Colours
​November 4th
​Crohn's & Colitis Awareness Month

​November 10th
​NET Cancer Day
​Black & White
​November 14th
​World Diabetes Day
​November 15th
National Philanthropy Day
​Blue & Yellow
​November 17th
​World Prematurity Day
​November 18th
​National Children's Grief Awareness Day
​November 19th
​United Way Campaign
November 20th
​National Child Day
​November 21st
​Trans Day of Remembrance
​Light Blue, Pink & White
​November 25th
​International Day for the Elimintation of Violence Against Women
​November 30th
​Stomach Cancer Awareness Day
​Blue & Purple
December 10th
​Human Rights Day
​December 18th - January 2nd
​Christmas/ New Years
​Red & Green

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