Trivia Night makes it triumphant return!

The Festival of Northern Lights and our Title Sponsors, Rogerstv_ENG_cmyk  and Georgian_logo_colour_RGB-250are proud to announce that our annual Trivia Night will be returning this year on Saturday, June 4th at the Harry Lumley Bayshore Community Centre.  


We are excited to have Bob Wallace and Diana Meder from 92.3 The Dock hosting the event.  It’s sure to be an evening of fun, wit and prizes. Doors open at 6 p.m. with first question at 7 p.m.

The evening will feature:

  • 8 rounds of trivia
  • Silent Auction
  • 50/50 Draw
  • Cash Bar

Cost to register is $100 for a team of 10. Please find the registration form below.

Trivia Registration Form 2016

For those who are interested in participating but do not have a full team, please contact us as there may be other folks in the same position and we are happy to match you with other interested participants.

Prizes will be awarded for:

  • 1st Prize
  • Best Costume
  • Best Decorated Table

For those wishing to bid on the Silent Auction items, please have cheque or cash on hand to pay for your successful bid.

For more information or to register your team, please contact the Festival Office at 519-376-4440 ext, 1225 or e-mail

We’ll see you there!

Trivia Night Final

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Are you looking for an excellent Volunteer Opportunity?

The Festival of Northern Lights is always looking for talented, creative people to join our family. Any and all interests can be accomodated. No experience is necessary and we are happy to train you on your desired tasks.

We currently have 6 committees that you may wish to be a part of:
Board of Directors
Special Events
Set-up & Tear Down

For more information on how you can become part of this one of a kind event, please contact Leah at the Festival Office at 519-376-4440 ext. 1225 or e-mail us at

We look forward to welcoming you to our Festival Family!

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The Festival Wraps up another Successful Season


Festival Wraps Up Another Successful Season

The Festival of Northern Lights Board of Directors would like to extend their most sincere appreciation to everyone who made this Festival season another huge success.  First and foremost, there are our volunteers.  These folks spend countless hours repairing and setting up displays, manning our Kiosk and promoting the Festival on our behalf.  This year is no exception.  It was another amazing job done by all.  It would not be right not to recognize the sponsors, old and new; who proudly put their name on a display this year.  Thank you for your support!

Of course the Festival would not be possible without the support of the City of Owen Sound.  Thank you to the Mayor, Council, City Manager and the many staff who assist in all areas, allowing the Festival to continue and be so successful.

We could not wrap up the season without sending another huge thank you to our friends at the Kiwanis Club of Owen Sound for the beautiful Christmas tree that was placed out front of City Hall.  Also, many thanks to our radio friends at 92.3 The Dock for their excellent ads and additional promotions that helped to draw visitors from all over Ontario.

The Festival is thrilled to announce that both donation and attendance totals well surpassed our expectations this year.  It is simply another indication of the wonderful job done by all involved.

We thought we would share just a few of the kind words we have received from our visitors and sponsors.

After living in Owen Sound for 30 years it was so nice to return and enjoy Christmas Day there. I just wanted to compliment the City of the incredible presentation of Christmas lights. Thank you. – Festival Visitor


I walked the lights last night for the first time this year and found my Dad’s name, it looks great and he would be very pleased to be part of this.

My Mother and two sisters look forward to seeing it soon.

Thank you very much. – Festival Sponsor


We went to Owen Sound yesterday and walked around the downtown lights and they were beautiful. We especially enjoyed the 12 days of Christmas. The highlight of the day however was Harrison Park. The wagon ride was very enjoyable but the Christmas story played out in lights was spectacular!!  Kudos for a job well done to the entire committee and all its volunteers and sponsors. – Festival Visitor

Best wishes for a fabulous 2016 and we look forward to seeing you again in November!


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