The CN Tower’s lighting system is designed to architecturally enhance the structure from bottom to top, providing elegant night time illumination honouring the legacy of this national icon and landmark. The system is controlled by microprocessors and each can produce 16.7 million colours. Intelligent digital control makes the system programmable from a single computer console. Each fixture has a unique “address” that can be programmed individually to create an infinite variety of LED lighting effects.
The CN Tower website says:t “Unlike conventional light sources, one of the unique benefits of LEDs is that they are directional; light output can be controlled and precisely directed. Therefore the resulting lighting will illuminate the Tower while ensuring light output does not “spill” or interfere with nearby hotels, office towers or residences.
Each night beginning at sunset the CN Tower features a standard lighting program in red and white, to honour Canada, with a short light show at the top of each hour.Lighting begins at sunset and concludes at sunrise the next morning except during spring and fall bird migration periods during which time lighting concludes at 11pm.
The lighting schedule for CN Tower this month:
June 10 Luminato 10th Anniversary – Green, yellow and blue
June 15 Parks and Recreation Month – Green
June 17 International CDKL5 Awareness Day – Lime green
June 18 Walk for National Scleroderma Awareness Month – White and Royal blue
June 19 Father’s Day – Dark blue and light blue
June 20 United Nations World Refugee Day – Blue
June 21 National Aboriginal Day- Y ellow, dark blue, dark ted and white
June 24 Kiwanis Int’l 100th Anniversary in Canada- Dark blue and gold
June 26 CN Tower’s Birthday – the CN Tower turns 40- Red and white
June 28 Gilda Club 15th Anniversary for Cancer Support- Red