Esquimalt lit up up during Celebration of Lights

Don Descoteau

News staff

Parade, music and free hot dogs and popcorn part of evening festivities

The Country Grocer float glides along Esquimalt Road during the Esquimalt Celebration of Lights parade on Sunday. Don Descoteau/Victoria News
A decorated truck and boat make their way along the Esquimalt Road parade route on Sunday during the Esquimalt Celebration of Lights. Don Descoteau/Victoria News
A group keeps warm out front of the CFB Esquimalt fire hall as they watch the Celebration of Lights parade move along Esquimalt Road on Sunday. Don Descoteau/Victoria News
Members of the Lekwungen Dancers group are ready to “paddle” Santa along the parade route in a canoe before Sunday’s Esquimalt Celebration of Lights. Don Descoteau/Victoria News
Members of the Victoria Cougars were in charge of handing out free popcorn, courtesy of the Esquimalt Lions Club, at Sunday’s Esquimalt Celebration of Lights at Archie Browning Sports Centre. Don Descoteau/Victoria News
Sunday’s Esquimalt Celebration of Lights saw a festive atmosphere brought to Archie Browning Sports Centre. Don Descoteau/Victoria News
Members of the Victoria Cougars and VicPD join Santa for a photo during Sunday’s Esquimalt Celebration of Lights at the Cougars’ hockey home, Archie Browning Sports Centre. Don Descoteau/Victoria News
Esquimalt Lions members provided free hot dogs and popcorn for attendees of the Esquimalt Celebration of Lights on Sunday at the Archie Browning Sports Centre. Don Descoteau/Victoria News
Members of the Rockheights middle school choir perform during Sunday’s Esquimalt Celebration of Lights at Archie Browning Sports Centre. Don Descoteau/Victoria News
Maureen Washington, with Karel Roessingh on keyboards, entertains the crowd Sunday at the Esquimalt Celebration of Lights at Archie Browning Sports Centre. Don Descoteau/Victoria News

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