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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 December 2021 - February 2022

​Event or Cause
​January 15 & 16, 2022
​National Alzheimer's Awareness Month

​January 28, 2022
​Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome Awareness Day
​February 1, 2022
​Eating Disorder Awareness 
​February 11, 2022
​211 Day
​February 13, 2022
​Wear Red Canada
​February 14, 2022
​Sisters in Spirit Memorial Walk
​February 21, 2022
​International Mother Language Day
​Red & Green
​February 22, 2022
​Scouts Canada
​Red & Purple
​March 21, 2022
​World Down Syndrome Day
​Blue & Yellow
​March 24, 2022
​World Tuberculosis Day
​March 26, 2022
​Endometriosis Awareness Day
​April 7, 2022
​Green Shirt Day
​April 19, 2022
​International Day of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Awareness
​Blue, Pink & Yellow
​May 8, 2022
​World Ovarian Cancer Day
​May 12, 2022
​International Fibromyalgia Awareness Day
​May 24, 2022
​World Schizophrenia Day
​June 1, 2022
​Deafblind Awareness Month
​June 10, 2022
​United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative
​Orange & Green
​September 29 - October 4, 2022
​Reconciliation Week
​October 4, 2022
​Sisters in Spirit MMIWG Vigil
​October 7, 2022
​Trigeminal Neuralgia Awareness Day
​October 10, 2022
​National Indigenous Peoples Day
​Red, White, Blue & Yellow
​October 19, 2022
​CKXU 88.3 FM 45th Birthday
​November 1 & 2, 2022
​Alberta Family Violence Prevention Month
​November 8, 2022
​Indigenous Veterans Day
​Red, White, Blue & Yellow
​November 14, 2022
​Metis Week
​Blue & White
​November 17, 2022

​National Children's Grief Awareness Day

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