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Okotoks Lights Up for the 2021 holiday season

The Light Up Okotoks event returned for 2021 on Nov. 19 with the familiar fire pits, festive music, and of course, the lighting of the Olde Towne tree.
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The Okotoks Art Gallery's Tree of Warmth takes centre stage amassing gifts to be given to charity during Light Up Okotoks on Nov. 19.

The Light Up Okotoks event returned for 2021 on Nov. 19 with the familiar fire pits, festive music, and of course, the lighting of the Olde Towne tree.

While still operating with minor restrictions such as prebooked events and limited capacities for venues in downtown Okotoks, Elizabeth, McRae, and North Railway Streets were aglow with festive sights and sounds.

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Elise Sander takes a photo of her children Emey and Thomas in front of the tree during Light Up Okotoks on Nov. 19. Brent Calver/OkotoksTODAY
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Wagon rides carry people up and down South Railway Street during Light Up Okotoks on Nov. 19. Brent Calver/OkotoksTODAY
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Santa waves from his sleigh atop an antique fire truck outside the Okotoks Art Gallery during Light Up Okotoks on Nov. 19. Brent Calver/OkotoksTODAY
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Monkey Mountain Toy's McRae the Monkey dances with a child during Light Up Okotoks on Nov. 19. Brent Calver/OkotoksTODAY
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Mayor Tanya Thorn cheers during the lighting of the tree for Light Up Okotoks on Nov. 19. Brent Calver/OkotoksTODAY
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Mayor Tanya Thorn and council during the lighting of the tree for Light Up Okotoks on Nov. 19. Brent Calver/OkotoksTODAY
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Families gather around as the tree lights up for Light Up Okotoks on Nov. 19. Brent Calver/OkotoksTODAY
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Dwight Forseth and Friends perform at the Rotary performing Arts Centre during Light Up Okotoks on Nov. 19. Brent Calver/OkotoksTODAY
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Clarke Bonter accepts a candy cane from RCMP Const. Bethany Simpson during Light Up Okotoks on Nov. 19.
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Families gather around as the tree lights up for Light Up Okotoks on Nov. 19. Brent Calver/OkotoksTODAY

 


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