Morinville’s Lite Up the Nite Festival in photos and video

Above: People stand in St. Jean Baptiste Park to watch Saturday night’s fireworks display. The fireworks capped a day of family activities.

photos by Stephen Dafoe

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Sheldon and Minoa Cheeseman meet Santa and Mrs. Claus at the Santa photo opportunity at the cultural centre.

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Elias Levert takes a crack at the Tip-a-jug game at the cultural centre Saturday morning.

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Chloe and Dominic Aviles work the crafts at the cultural centre’s children’s activity event Saturday morning.

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Stephanie Mantie shows some of her product at the Morinville Farmers’ Market’s Craft Show. This year’s event had 76 stalls of vendors.

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Bill Wicks checks out some of the silent auction items.

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Councillor Barry Turner and family working the concession stand at the Craft Show.

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The Lions Club hosted a successful Breakfast with Santa this morning at the RendezVous Centre. On until 11 am. We’ll have more social media coverage as the day goes on. Jim Turner flips the pancakes for the many hungry festival goers who came to the Breakfast with Santa event Saturday morning.

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Sebastien, Nicholas, and Michel Vermette pose for a photo with Santa during the Breakfast With Santa event.

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Lions President Deborah Robillard does some dishes because a good president takes on the tough jobs.

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Fireworks were among the highlights of this past weekend’s festival.

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Children wait patiently for the parade to pass by.

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Morinville Physical Therapy staff dressed in Star Wars costumes for the parade this year.

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Santa and Mrs. Claus wave to the crowd.

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Santa and Mrs. Claus get ready to throw the switch to light up St. Jean Baptiste Park.

Video footage

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