Orange LED light installation at City Hall

Light up City Hall and Burrard Street Bridge

City Hall and Burrard Street Bridge have an LED light display that's used to recognize important events and cultural occasions.
We welcome your request to illuminate City Hall and Burrard Street Bridge if it's for one day only and your event or awareness campaign has a direct connection to Vancouver residents. We accept requests that support:

  • Events of national and international significance
  • Local festivals or community events
  • Local, national, or international awareness issues that build community or are related to community health issues

We reserve the right to deny requests that contravene our policies or by-laws or are mainly personal, political, religious, or commercial in nature.

Submit your form at least six weeks and no more than 6 months before your requested date.

Requests are processed in the order in which they are received. You will be notified approximately two weeks prior to the requested date if your request is approved.

Upcoming Illuminations

  • May 1, explorASIAN Festival & Asian Heritage Month (Red)
  • May 2, Syringomyelia Awareness Month (Blue)
  • May 3, BC Lyme Disease Awareness Month (Green)
  • May 4, Israel Independence Day (Blue and White)
  • May 5, Red Dress Campaign (Red)
  • May 7, Food Allergy Awareness Month (Teal)
  • May 8, Plunge for the Cure (Teal)
  • May 9, Europe Day 2022 (Blue)
  • May 10, World Lupus Day (Purple)
  • May 11, LightUp4CF 2022 (Blue)
  • May 13, Fibromyalgia Awareness Day (Purple)
  • May 14, Courage To Come Back Awards (Blue)
  • May 15, International MPS Awareness Day (Blue)
  • May 16, Celiac Awareness Day (Green)
  • May 17, Shine a Light on NF (Blue)
  • May 18, Creative Industries Week (Pink)
  • May 19, World IBD Day (Purple)
  • May 20, Asian Gold Ribbon Day (Gold)
  • May 24, World Schizophrenia and Psychosis Awareness Day (Purple)
  • May 27, Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Month (Yellow)
  • May 28, Menstrual Health Day (Red)
  • May 29, Light It Teal for Tourette Syndrome Awareness Month (Teal)
  • May 30, World MS Day (Red)

Ongoing illuminations (2022)

  • January 27, International Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yellow)
  • January 29, Day of Remembrance and Action Against Islamophobia (Green)
  • February 1, Black History Month (Black, Red, Green and Gold)
  • February 2, Lunar New Year Celebration (Red)
  • March 8, International Women's Day (Purple)
  • March 20, Nowruz (Green)
  • March 21, International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (UN Blue)
  • May 23, Komagata Maru Remembrance Day (Orange)
  • June 2, Italian Heritage Month (Green, White, Red)
  • June 20, World Refugee Day (Orange)
  • June 21, National Indigenous Peoples Day (Orange)
  • July 9, Eid al-Adha (Green)
  • July 25, Pride Week (Rainbow)
  • October 24, Diwali (Yellow)
  • November 11, Remembrance Day (Red)
  • December 3, International Day of Persons with Disabilities (Purple)