The Meaning Behind the Municipality of Meaford's Illuminated Water Tower

Have you ever wondered what the colours of the Meaford water tower signify? This iconic tower is a beacon of light at night, but the colours have a deeper meaning. Check out the schedule below to learn more about when and why the tower is lit up in different hues.

Water Tower Light Schedule
Easter March 31, 2024 Yellow & White
Victoria Day May 20, 2024 Red
Pride Month June 1-8* Red, Orange, Green, Blue, Purple
National Indigenous People’s Day June 21* Purple, Pink, Blue, Green & Orange
Canada Day July 1* Red & White
National Day of Truth & Reconciliation September 29-October 1* Orange
Rosh Hashanah October 2-4, 2024 White
Light it Up, National Disability Employment Awareness October 19* Blue & Purple
Halloween October 31* Orange
Diwali November 1, 2024 Red, Orange, Yellow, Green
Remembrance Day November 11* Red
Christmas December 17 – 25* Red & Green
Hanukkah December 26 – January 2, 2025 Blue & White

*same date every year


Would you like to request a water tower lighting? Please fill out the request form below.  

Once completed, please return this form to 21 Trowbridge Street West, Meaford, during regular hours of operation or send via email to



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