The Lights of Wonder Christmas Village is set to open tonight. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Lights of Wonder holiday village opens in downtown Victoria tonight

The light village is set to open in Centennial Square at 4 p.m.

The rain won’t stop downtown Victoria’s holiday lights village from illuminating Centennial Square tonight; the Lights of Wonder display begins at 4 p.m.

The $500,000 investment will see more than 100,000 lights, live entertainment, food, merchants and more take over the square from today until Jan. 4.

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The village was originally supposed to open on Dec. 13, but hit delays due to technical complexities.

The free event will run Sunday through Thursday from 4 to 9 p.m., and Friday through Saturday from 4 to 10 p.m. It will be closed Dec. 25 and 31.

For more information visit lightsofwonder.ca .

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