• Festival of Lights

  • Runs from Black Friday to First Weekend in January

    Displays are lit up from 4pm – 12pm​

    ADMISSION BY DONATION

    (2020/2021 Silver Collection was donated to the Humbold Kinettes & Big Brothers Big Sisters of Humboldt)

  • Thank you to this year's participants:

    Humboldt Cooperative LTD

    Carlton Trail Toastmasters, Auto Ethics, TransCanada Organic Certification, St. John's Lutheran Church, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Humboldt, Futuristic Industries, Humboldt Home Hardware, South 20 Dodge, A-List Dance & Acrobatics, Northland Recreation, MNP LLP,  St Augustine Parish, Carlton Trail College, Christine Roberts Cleaning, City of Humboldt,  Hergott Electric,  St. Peter's College,  HERO (Humboldt Emergency Response Organization), Nixon Electric

  • 2020/2021

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      Auto Ethics
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      Big Brothers Big Sisters Humboldt
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      Carlton Trail College
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      Christine Roberts Cleaning
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      City of Humboldt
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      Futuristic Industries
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      Humboldt Emergency Relief Organization
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      Hergott Electric
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      Humboldt Home hardware
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      Nixon Electric
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      Northland Recreation
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      South 20
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      St. Augustine Parish
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      St. John's Lutheran Church
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      St. Peter's College
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      Carlton Trail Toastmasters
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      A-List Dance & Acrobatics
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      MNP LLP
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      TransCanada Organic Certification
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      City of Humboldt
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      City of Humboldt
  • 2015

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      Northern Lights Casino
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      Humboldt & District Chamber of Commerce
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      Humboldt & District KInettes
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      HERO - Humboldt Emergency Relief Organization
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      MNP LLP
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      Humboldt Home Hardware Building Centre
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      South 20 Dodge Chrysler
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      Christine Roberts Cleaning Co.
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      RBC Financial Group
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      Conexus Credit Union
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      Hergott Electric
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      City of Humboldt
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      Futuristic Industries
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      Century 21 Diamond Realty
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      Colony Chevrolet GMC Buick Ltd.
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      Carlton Trail College
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      St Augustine Parish
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      Sobeys
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      Humboldt Regional Newcomer Centre
  • 2011

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      Entrance Sign
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      Sponsor - Northern Lights Casino
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      Golden Touch Tanning & Massage
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      Golden Touch Tanning & Massage
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      Futuristic Industries
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      CTRC - Carlton Trail Regional College
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      Scotia Bank
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      Century 21 Diamond Realty
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      Muenster Powder Coating
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      Colony Motor Products
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      City of Humboldt
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      Hergott Electric
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      CR Eavestroughing
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      MNP LLP
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      Humboldt Home Hardware
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      South 20 Dodge & RV Centre
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      Discovery Ford
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      RBC Royal Bank
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      Conexus
  • Festival of Lights History

    Festival of Lights sign

    Hosted and organized by the Humboldt & District Chamber of Commerce with support from the City of Humboldt and sponsored by Northern Lights Casino

    The Festival of Lights has been taking place in the Humboldt Campground since 2009. Prior to this, the Chamber of Commerce attempted to put on a Christmas Parade yearly that coincided with Moonlight Madness – the kick off to the Christmas shopping season in our community. The idea of the Festival of Lights came about while trying to figure out how to increase participation of our local businesses in the parade. We understood what was holding them back – the effort needed to put together a float that may or may not be used, depending on weather, and that it would be seen for an hour and that was it.

    So, the idea of the Festival of Lights was born. The Humboldt Campground is seasonal and this beautiful, well treed area would be the perfect venue. Businesses jumped on board very quickly, knowing that they could promote their business and send Christmas greetings for the entire season, regardless of weather. Sponsors also joined us without hesitation, allowing us to make the Festival of Lights FREE to those who wanted to experience the magic.  A donation box is present for those who would like to give and all proceeds of the Festival are donated to a different local charity each year.

    In 2017, 22 spots were decorated by local businesses and organizations. The support and enthusiasm of the community ensures the continued success of this great community event.

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