The Annual opening ceremony for the Niagara Falls Holiday Lights Trail will be held in the parking area at Sal Maglie Stadium in Niagara Falls on Wednesday November 23, 2011.

Entertainment starts at 5:00 pm, official ceremony at 6:00 pm and fireworks at 6:15 pm. JOY-FM's Joe Chille will be Master of Ceremonies.

Since it's inception, the HLT has raised over $120,000 new dollars for the United Way. This year there will be over 50 displays in Hyde Park with another 10 along Pine Avenue, Main Street, and down Third Avenue to the new Holiday Market.