Hamilton's Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park Announces Borealis Holiday Light Display

In collaboration with BLINK and Luminocity creators Brave Berlin, the park has put out a call for local artists who want to participate in the annual display

click to enlarge Holiday Lights on the Hill - Photo via PyramidHill.org
Photo via PyramidHill.org
Holiday Lights on the Hill

Summertime may still be in full swing, but Hamilton's Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park is already preparing for the holidays. 

The park announced in a press release this morning that its annual light display will return this year under the name Borealis. 

For the second year in a row, the park will be collaborating with local media agency Brave Berlin, the creators behind BLINK and Luminocity, to create a completely reimagined holiday light display. 

Pyramid Hill has hosted a drive-through holiday light display for 20 years, with hundreds of thousands of attendees experiencing the illuminated creations. 

The park first collaborated with Brave Berlin in 2018.

"It was an experiment to see if people would respond to something other than just your traditional holiday light show. It paid off with over 20,000 visitors to the park." explains Brave Berlin in the press release.

The team transformed the display, turning the outdoor pavilion into a 13-projector, 180-degree experience.

This year, Brave Berlin and Pyramid Hill are accepting 50 proposals from local light and media artists to work together on their vision for this winter's display. 

“This innovative partnership between Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Brave Berlin will provide an inspiring and magical holiday spectacle for kids of all ages. Also, we are thrilled that Borealis at Pyramid Hill will engage local and regional artists, embrace the holiday spirit, and will create a truly unique experience,” explains Pyramid Hill director Sean FitzGibbons.

The display will run Nov. 22-Jan. 3, from 6-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 6-10 p.m. Friday-Sunday. Tickets cost $25 per carload.

Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park, 1763 Hamilton-Cleves Rd., Hamilton.

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