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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.

Scheduled Lightings May - December 2021

​Event or Cause
​May 1st
​Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month
May 5th
International Cri Du Chat Awareness DayBlue
​May 7th
​Children's Mental Health Awareness Day
​May 9th
​Economic Development Week
​​Red, Green & Blue
​May 10th
​World Lupus Day
​May 11th 
​Food Allergy Awareness Month
​May 15th
Mucopolysaccharidoses Awareness
​Blue & Yellow
​May 17th
​Flag Raising - ​Independence of Norway
​​Red, White & Blue
​May 19th
​World IBD Day
​May 20th
​World Bee Day
​May 28th
​Menstrual Health Day
​May 30th
​World MS & MS Walk Day
​June 11th
​Lethbridge Pride - Trans Community Recognition
​Blue, White & Pink
​June 13th
​Transplant Trot
​June 14th 
Lethbridge Pride Week
​Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue & Purple
June 15th
​World Elder Abuse Awareness Day​Purple
​June 23rd 
​Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT) Awareness Month
​Red & Blue
​July 5th
​National Injury Prevention Day 
​August 5th
​Muscular Dystrophy Awareness Month
​Lime Green
​August 31st
​International Overdose Awareness Day
​September 15th
​Light it Red for Lymphoma
​October 7th
​International Trigeminal Neuralgia Day
​Teal, Light Blue & Blue
​October 15th
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day
​Blue & Pink
​October 21st
​National Disability Awareness Month
​Purple & Blue
​​November 1st
​​Project Red Ribbon
​November 18th
​National Children's Grief Awareness Day

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