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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.

  • 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 2019

​Alzheimer Awareness Month in support of the Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories - Blue
​January 6 - 12, 2019
​Eating Disorder Awareness Week in support of the Eating Disorder Support Network of Alberta - Purple​February 1 - 2, 2019
​World Cancer Day in support of the Alberta Cancer Foundation - Blue & Pink
​February 4, 2019
​Winter Carnival in support of Ecole Agnes Davidson school and their Canadian French culture celebrations - Light Blue and White​February 11, 2019
​Supporting Canada Games and cheering on Canadian athletes, coaches and volunteers as they compete for provincial and territorial pride - Red, Gold and White​February 15, 2019
​Social Work Week in support of Alberta College of Social Workers - Magenta
​March 4 - 8. 2019
​2019 University Cup Men's Hockey National Championship - Blue and Gold​March 12 - 14, 2019
​St. Patricks Fine Arts School celebrating 30 years of Catholic Fine Arts in Lethbridge - Green and White​March 15 - 17, 2019
​Alberta Francophonie Month to recognize the contributions, past and present, of Alberta's Francophone communities - Blue, White and Pink​March 20, 2019
​World Water Day for Affordable Water and Sanitation Technology - Light Blue​March 22, 2019
​Supporting the Cyclones in the Final Day of the 2019 Hockey Alberta Peewee Female B Provincial Championship - Red, White and Blue
​March 24, 2019
​One District, One Book in support of School District 51's book project where every single student and staff member will receive the same book to celebrate themes of environmentalism, diversity and kindness - Blue
​March 25, 2019
Purple Day for ​Epilepsy Awareness - Purple​March 26, 2019
​Pharmacy Awareness Month - Green and Blue​March 30, 2019
​The 2019 Kappa Sigma Headshave event for the Alberta Cancer Foundation by the Omicron Xi chapter of the Kappa Sigma fraternity. This event is one of the largest student fundraisers at the U of L - Scarlet Red, White, Emerald Green​March 31, 2019
​Lethbridge Hurricanes Playoffs Game 7 at Nicholas Sheran Arena - Blue and Red
​April 2, 2019
​Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month -  Orange
​April 5, 2019
​Green Shirt Day to honour Logan Boulet, the Logan Boulet Effect, all members of the Humboldt Broncos Family and raising continual awareness for organ donor registrations in Canada

​April 6, 2019 - Green and Yellow

April 7, 2019 - Green

​National Volunteer Week celebrating and thanking all of Lethbridge and Canada's volunteers and supporting Volunteer Lethbridge - Shades of Blue​April 8 - 10, 2019
​International Parkinson Disease Awareness Day in support of Parkinson Association of Alberta - Blue and Green​April 11, 2019
​Songs for Hope Society in support of the CancerBlast concert event at Southminster United Church - Yellow
​April 13, 2019
​National Day of Mourning for workers killed or injured on the job to honour and remember these workers and their families - Orange and Yellow
​April 28, 2019
​Sarcoidosis Awareness Month to raise awareness of this rare disease - Purple
​April 29, 2019
​In support of Economic Development Week and Economic Development Lethbridge - Red, Green and Blue​May 6 - 11, 2019
​Supporting Solsyd Lodge 4-603 Sons of Norway - Red, Blue and WhiteMay 17, 2019​
​Food Allergy Awareness Month in support of Food Allergy Canada - Teal​May 18, 20190
​World Inflammatory Bowel Disease Day in support of Crohn's and Colitis Canada - Purple​May 19, 2019
​World Schizophrenia Day in support of the Schizophrenia Society of Alberta - Purple​May 24, 2019
​CF Walk in support of Cystic Fibrosis Canada - Calgary & Southern AB Chapter - Purple
​May 26, 2019
​​Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month in support of MS Society of Canada, Lethbridge & District Chapter - Red
​May 30, 2019
​National Deafblind Awareness Month in support of Canadian Helen Keller Centre - Blue
​June 3, 2019

​BUILT GREEN Day to raise awareness of the importance of sustainable building practices - Green
​June 5, 2019
​National Blood Donor Week celebrating blood donors and encouraging new donors to book an appointment - Red​June 10 - 13, 2019
​Farmer Day in support of United Farmers Historical Society - Green and Orange
​June 14, 2019
​World Elder Abuse Awareness Day in support of Lethbridge Elder Abuse Response Network - Purple
​June 15, 2019
​National Indigenous People's Day - Red, Blue and Yellow​June 16, 2019
​Supporting Lethbridge Pride Week and Festival Activities - Rainbow​June 17 - 22, 2019
​Canada Day - Red and White
​July 1, 2019
​National Injury Prevention Day - Green
​July 5, 2019
​National Drowning Prevention Week - Royal Blue and White​July 21 - 27, 2019
​Supporting Alberta Tier 2 Youth Soccer Provincials U13 and U15 Boys and Girls - Red and White
​August 10, 2019
​Lethbridge Public Library 100th Anniversary - Red, Blue and Yellow​August 14 - 17, 2019
​International Overdose Awareness Day for Moms Stop the Harm - Purple​August 31, 2019
​Dystonia Awareness Month - Blue and White​September 7, 2019
​Prostate Cancer Awareness Month in support of Prostate Cancer Canada - Light Blue
​September 9, 2019
​Supporting Lethbridge Terry Fox Community Runs and raising cancer awareness and funds to further research for a cure - Blue, White and Red​September 11 - 15, 2019
​Supporting Lymphoma Research Foundation and National Blood Cancer Awareness Month - Red​September 16, 2019
​Reconciliation Week - Red, Blue and Yellow​September 17 - 20, 2019
​Recovery Day Lethbridge - Blue and Green​September 21, 2019
​Bisexual Visibility Day in support of YQueerL Society for Change - Pink, Lavender, Blue
​September 23, 2019
Go Gold for ​Childhood Cancer Awareness Month - Gold
​September 25, 2019
​HPV Prevention Week in support of the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists - Teal
​September 30, 2019
​Disability Employment Awareness Month - Red​October 1, 2019
​Wrongful Conviction Day - Yellow and White​October 2, 2019
​Sisters in Spirit Vigil, honouring the lives of Missing Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) - Red​October 4, 2019
​World Cerebral Palsy Day - Green​October 5, 2019
​Trigeminal Neuralgia Awareness Day - Teal
​October 7, 2019
​PANDAS (Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Associated with Streptococcus) Awareness - Red
​October 9, 2019
​Light Up Purple for World Mental Health Day in support of the Amanda Todd Legacy Society - Purple
​October 10, 2019
​Registered Veterinary Technologists Month - Blue and Green​October 14, 2019
​International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Day - Pink and Blue
​October 15, 2019
​Take Back the Night - YWCA's annual walk to combat gender-based violence - Purple​October 18, 2019
​Waste Reduction Week - Blue and Green
​October 21, 2019
​Mark it Red for Dyslexia - Red​October 23, 2019
​World Polio Day in support of initiatives by Rotary Club of Lethbridge, Lethbridge East, Sunrise and Mosaic - Blue and Yellow
​October 24, 2019
​Diwali Festival of Lights in support of Gujarati Society of Lethbridge and Area - Orange, White and Green
​October 26, 2019
Shine a Light Campaign in support of Food Allergy Canada - Teal​October 31, 2019
​32nd Annual Project Red Ribbon in support of MADD Lethbridge & Area - Red​November 1 - 3, 2019
Family Violence Prevention Month in support of ​Family Violence Action Team - Purple
​November 4, 2019
​Show your 4-H colours in Canada's annual campaign - Green​November 6, 2019
​Supporting World NET Cancer Day to increase awareness of Neuroendocrine cancers ​November 10, 2019
​Remembrance Day - Red
​November 11, 2019
​Metis Week in support of Metis Nation of Alberta Local #2003 - Blue and White
​November 13, 2019
​World Diabetes Day - Blue​November 14, 2019
​National Philanthropy Day in support of Association of Fundraising Professionals - Blue & Yellow
​November 15, 2019
​National Child Day (November 20) celebrating the United Nations rights of a child - Blue
​November 16, 2019
​World Prematurity Day to honour premature babies, their families and caregivers - Purple
​November 17, 2019
​Transgender Day of Remembrance - Blue, Pink and White
​November 20, 2019
​13th Annual Stephanie Gruca Memorial Tournament - Gold ​November 22 - 24, 2019
​Crohn's and Colitis Awareness Month - Purple
​November 27, 2019

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​Lethbridge Soccer Association 13th Annual Boys December Cup Soccer Tournament - hosting 33 teams from across Alberta - Blue and White
​December 7 & 8, 2018
​Stomach Cancer Awareness Day - Periwinkle Blue
November 30, 2018
​Seniors Fall Prevention Month - Blue & Orange
​November 26, 2018
​​Crohn's and Colitis Awareness Month in support of Crohn's and Colitis Canada - Red
​November 21, 2018
​National Addictions Awareness Week to increase awareness of addiction issues within our community - White, Light Blue, Light Green, Light Purple
​​November 19-20, 2018
​Lethbridge Ringette Association showcasing Lethbridge and the sport of ringette with the annual local ringette tournament - Yellow and Blue
​November 18, 2018
​World Prematurity Day - Purple
​November 17, 2018
​National Child Day to celebrate the rights of children and in support of Lethbridge Early Years Coalition - Royal Blue
​November 16, 2018
​National Philanthropy Day in appreciation of the charity and volunteerism in Lethbridge - Blue & Gold
​November 15, 2018
​​World Diabetes Day and Diabetes Awareness Month - Blue
​November 14, 2018
​Remembrance Day - Red
​November 11, 2018
​Alzheimers Awareness Light the World Teal campaign - Teal
​November 8, 2018
​Show Your 4-H Colours Day to support the positive impact 4-H has on youth and communities across the country - Green
​November 7, 2018
​November is Osteoporosis Month, raising awareness for bone health and risk reduction and management of Osteoporosis - Purple 
​November 5, 2018
​Project Red Ribbon Campaign in support of MADD Lethbridge & Area - Red
​November 1 - 3, 2018
​International Dyslexia Awareness Month in support of Dyslexia Canada - Red
​October 20, 2018
​Paint the Town Red in support of United Way of Lethbridge & Southwestern Alberta - Red
​October 19, 2018
​Waste Reduction Week in Canada to empower all Canadians to adopt more environmentally conscious choices - Blue and Green
​October 16 & 17, 2018
​​Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day - Blu​e and Pink
​October 15, 2018
Light Up Purple 2018 for World Mental Health Day - Purple
​October 10, 2018
​PANDAS (Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder Associated With Streptoccol Infections) & PANS (Pediatric Acute-onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome) Awareness Day - Yellow, Blue and Green
​October 9, 2018
​World Cerebral Palsy Day to celebrate and express pride in the lives and achievements of those with CP, and the people and organizations who support them - Green
​October 6, 2018
​​Supporting Sisters in Spirit and honouring the memory of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls - Red
​October 4, 2018
​Wrongful Conviction Day initiated by Innocence Canada - White and Yellow
​October 2, 2018
​UN International Day of Older Persons - Blue and White
​October 1, 2018
​Lethbridge Arts Days weeklong celebration in support of the Allied Arts Council - Red, Yellow, Blue
​September 24 - 30, 2018
​Bi Visibility Day in support of bisexual history, community and culture - Pink, Lavender and Blue
​September 23, 2018
​Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Awareness Month for the millions of girls and women worldwide living with this syndrome - Teal
​September 22, 2018
​​Reconciliation Week to foster education, awareness and relationship building with a focus on Reconciliation - Yellow, Red, Blue
​September 17 - 21, 2018
​World Lymphoma Awareness Day in support of the Lymphoma Research Foundation - Red
​September 15, 2018
​Prostate Cancer Awareness Month - Light Blue
​September 14, 2018
​Dystonia Awareness Month in support of Dystonia Medical Research Foundation Canada - Royal Blue
​September 13, 2018
​Terry Fox Community Run marking the 38th year that Lethbridge will participate in raising awareness for cancer - Royal Blue, Red and White
​September 1 - 8, 2018
​International Overdose Awareness Day to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of drug-related death - Purple
​August 31, 2018
​Light It Up Green for Muscular Dystrophy
​August 8, 2018
​​Global Day of Inclusion in support of Special Olympics Alberta - Lethbridge - Red
​July 21, 2018
​Canada Day celebrations - Red and White
​​​June 29 - July 2, 2018
​Rotary Clubs of Lethbridge 100 year celebration - Royal Blue and Gold
​June 25 and 26
​Lethbridge Pride Festival in support of Lethbridge Pride Fest Society - Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Purple
​June 18 - 24, 2018
​The Lethbridge Trans March in support of Lethbridge Pride Fest Society - Blue, Pink, White, Pink, Blue
​June 17 , 2018
​National Blood Donor Week in support of Canadian Blood Services - Red
​​June 10 - 16, 2018
​Farmers Day in support of United Farmers Historical Society - Orange and Green
​​June 8, 2018
​​Built Green Day to raise awareness of the importance of sustainable building practices - Green
​June 6, 2018
​Environment Week in support of Environment Lethbridge - Green
​June 3 & 4, 2018
​World Schizophrenia Day in support of the Schizophrenia Society of Alberta - Purple
​May 24, 2018
​Millions Missing Day in support of those who suffer from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) - Red
​May 12, 2018
​National Volunteer Week in support of Volunteer Lethbridge Association - Shades of Blue
​April 15 - 22, 2018
​The Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) is celebrating 100 years of changing lives - Green
​April 11, 2018
​Support for the Humboldt Broncos Tragedy - Green
​April 7 - 9, 2018
​13th Annual Headshave for the Canadian Cancer Society in support of the U of L Kappa Sigma (Omicron Xi) - Dark Red, Green and White
​April 3, 2018
​National Autism Awareness Day in support of Chinook Autism Society - Blue, Red and Yellow
​April 2, 2018
​Lethbridge Hurricanes Playoff Support - Blue and Red
​March 28 - April 1, 2018
​Purple Day for Epilepsy awareness - Purple
​March 26, 2018
​World Water Day to bring awareness to global water issues of quality and quantity - Blue
​March 22, 2018
​​World Down Syndrome Day in support of the Canadian Down Syndrome Society - Blue and Yellow
​March 21, 2018
​World Kidney Day to raise awareness of the importance of our kidneys - Orange
​March 8, 2018
​Social Work Week celebration 8036 social workers in Alberta and in support of Alberta College of Social Workers - Magenta
​March 4, 2018
​Kinsmen Club of Lethbridge 90th Anniversary and National Day of Kindness - Red and White
​February 20, 2018
​Eating Disorder Awareness Week in support of National Eating Disorder Information Centre - Purple
​February 1, 2018
​Alzheimer's Awareness Month in support of Alzheimer Society of Alberta and NWT - Blue              
​January 8 - 12​, 2018

​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 White

January 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 Colours

June 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

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