The Festival of Northern Lights Will Shine Brightly in 2020

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190 1st St. SW
Owen Sound, ON
N4K 5S5
519-376-1440 ext. 1225
September 24th, 2020
For Immediate Release

The Festival of Northern Lights will shine brightly again in 2020! After careful consideration and consultation with Grey Bruce Public

Health and City of Owen Sound staff, it has been decided that the Festival of Northern Lights will proceed, with modifications for the 2020-2021 season. The 33rd Festival of Northern Lights will start on Saturday, November 21st and run nightly until January 3rd, 2021.

In accordance with event and gathering restrictions on local gathering sizes due to Covid-19, the Opening Celebration will be cancelled for this year. The Festival’s other main event, Festival in the Park which was to be held at Harrison Park is also cancelled.

Displays will be placed in Owen Sound’s downtown along 1st Avenue East and West, between 8th street and 9th street, as well as along 1st Avenue East between 7th street East and 8th street East. There will also be a wide variety of displays in Harrison Park, including the

Infinity Tunnel, and the Winter Wonderland Walking Path. Special consideration is being given to the layout of the displays to assist with physical distancing.

The Festival of Northern Lights is excited to be lighting up the community again this year.

Jamie Walpole, Chair
Festival of Northern Lights

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