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

  • September 24, Light Up for Mito (Green)
  • September 29-30, National Day for Truth and Reconciliation (Orange)
  • October 1, CIBC Canadian Cancer Society Run for the Cure (Pink)
  • October 2, Wrongful Conviction Day (Yellow)
  • October 3, Celebrating Nigerian Independence Day (Green)
  • October 7, 10th International Trigeminal Neuralgia Day (Teal)
  • October 10, Light Up Purple for World Mental Health Day (Purple)
  • October 13, Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day (Blue)
  • October 14, Developmental Language Disorder Day (Purple)
  • October 15, International Wave of Light (Pink)
  • October 16, Mark it Read for Dyslexia (Red)
  • October 17, Waste Reduction Week (Green)
  • October 19, National Psoriatic Arthritis Day (Purple)
  • October 20, Light It Up! For NDEAM 2022 (Purple)
  • October 24, Diwali (Yellow)
  • October 26, Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival (Orange)
  • October 27, National Duty Counsel Day (Red)
  • October 29, Light Canada Purple for Rett Syndrome Awareness (Purple)
  • October 31, Shine Teal Light for Food Allergy Awareness (Teal)

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 10, 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)