Parade of Lights Event Illuminates Echo Bay – Gallery

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A Christmas Parade isn't a Christmas Parade without Santa

 It was a very chilly evening in Echo Bay, but the warmth of the community was evident as I attended the Parade of Lights this last Saturday.  I admit that I haven’t spent too much time in Echo Bay, so I was more than thankful when I saw the guiding light of two OPP cruisers leading me toward the hub of the township.  There, residents and visitors alike were dressed in heavy outerwear, and for good reason; this was very frigid outdoor event.

However, the community was welcoming and there was a real Christmas spirit happening.  A warming station was providing hot drinks and snacks, Santa was listening to the Christmas wishes of children and adults alike, and burning barrels were providing some relief against the cold for those who gathered around.  

I’m very thankful that I was able to enjoy this event and take some wonderful pictures.  I’m already looking forward to next year!

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You can check out the full gallery of the Parade of Lights here.

You can also start a conversation and upload your pictures of this event through the Sault Social Group Page here:

 

 

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Craig Huckerby
Craig Huckerby is a seasoned broadcast and media professional with over 38 years in local media. Starting in television, Craig became known as "the weather guy" on local television before pioneering internet media in the Sault. Craig is credited for bringing local television back to the Sault via the internet in 2003 with LTVNEWS.COM and was instrumental in launching SooNews.ca and Local2.ca. Craig is happy to be part of the Sault's newest media team of ONNtv and SaultOnline.com