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Peterborough’s Festival of Light Lantern Parade illuminates downtown

  • Zach Kriebel gets ready to lead a dragon puppet just before the Children and the Arts Festival Committee’s first Festival of Light Lantern Parade in downtown Peterborough Saturday. Staff Photo by Meghan Pierce

  • Corinne Chronopoulos, Peterborough Library Director, just after she stopped to pick up a free LED light for her lantern to march in the Festival of Light Lantern Parade in downtown Peterborough Saturday. Staff Photo by Meghan Pierce

  • Counsel Chronopoulos, 7, of Peterborough holds up his lantern just before the start of the Festival of Light Lantern Parade in downtown Peterborough Saturday night. Staff Photo by Meghan Pierce

  • Peterborough’s first Festival of Light Lantern Parade drew more than 1,000 people to downtown Peterborough Saturday night. Staff Photo by Meghan Pierce

  • The Festival of Light Lantern Parade in downtown Peterborough drew more than 1,000 people and more than 500 lanterns to the annual Christmas tree lighting events Saturday night. Staff Photo by Meghan Pierce

  • Peterborough’s first Festival of Light Lantern Parade drew more than 1,000 people to downtown Saturday night. Staff Photo by Meghan Pierce

  • Peterborough’s first Festival of Light Lantern Parade drew more than 1,000 people to downtown Saturday night. Staff Photo by Meghan Pierce

  • Charlotte Lee, 9, of Francestown is ready to march in Peterborough’s first Festival of Light Lantern Parade in downtown Peterborough Saturday night. Staff Photo by Meghan Pierce

  • Peterborough’s first Festival of Light Lantern Parade drew more than 1,000 people to downtown Saturday night. Staff Photo by Meghan Pierce

  • Peterborough’s first Festival of Light Lantern Parade drew more than 1,000 people to downtown Saturday night. Staff Photo by Meghan Pierce

  • Peterborough’s first Festival of Light Lantern Parade drew more than 1,000 people to downtown Saturday night. Staff Photo by Meghan Pierce

  • Peterborough’s first Festival of Light Lantern Parade drew more than 1,000 people to downtown Saturday night. Staff Photo by Meghan Pierce

  • Peterborough’s first Festival of Light Lantern Parade drew more than 1,000 people to downtown Saturday night. Staff Photo by Meghan Pierce

  • Peterborough’s first Festival of Light Lantern Parade drew more than 1,000 people to downtown Saturday night. Staff Photo by Meghan Pierce

  • Peterborough’s first Festival of Light Lantern Parade drew more than 1,000 people to downtown Saturday night. Staff Photo by Meghan Pierce

  • Peterborough’s first Festival of Light Lantern Parade drew more than 1,000 people to downtown Saturday night. Staff Photo by Meghan Pierce

  • Peterborough’s first Festival of Light Lantern Parade drew more than 1,000 people to downtown Saturday night. Staff Photo by Meghan Pierce

  • Peterborough’s first Festival of Light Lantern Parade drew more than 1,000 people to downtown Saturday night. Staff Photo by Meghan Pierce

  • Peterborough’s first Festival of Light Lantern Parade drew more than 1,000 people to downtown Saturday night. Staff Photo by Meghan Pierce

  • Peterborough’s first Festival of Light Lantern Parade drew more than 1,000 people to downtown Saturday night. Staff Photo by Meghan Pierce—

  • Peterborough’s first Festival of Light Lantern Parade drew more than 1,000 people to downtown Saturday night. Staff Photo by Meghan Pierce

  • Peterborough’s first Festival of Light Lantern Parade drew more than 1,000 people to downtown Saturday night. Staff Photo by Meghan Pierce

  • Peterborough’s first Festival of Light Lantern Parade drew more than 1,000 people to downtown Saturday night. Staff Photo by Meghan Pierce

  • Peterborough’s first Festival of Light Lantern Parade drew more than 1,000 people to downtown Saturday night. Staff Photo by Meghan Pierce

  • Peterborough’s first Festival of Light Lantern Parade drew more than 1,000 people to downtown Saturday night. Staff Photo by Meghan Pierce—

  • Peterborough’s first Festival of Light Lantern Parade drew more than 1,000 people to downtown Saturday night. Staff Photo by Meghan Pierce

  • Peterborough’s first Festival of Light Lantern Parade drew more than 1,000 people to downtown Saturday night. Staff Photo by Meghan Pierce

  • Peterborough’s first Festival of Light Lantern Parade drew more than 1,000 people to downtown Saturday night. Staff Photo by Meghan Pierce

  • Peterborough’s first Festival of Light Lantern Parade drew more than 1,000 people to downtown Saturday night. Staff Photo by Meghan Pierce

  • Peterborough’s first Festival of Light Lantern Parade drew more than 1,000 people to downtown Saturday night. Staff Photo by Meghan Pierce

  • Peterborough’s first Festival of Light Lantern Parade drew more than 1,000 people to downtown Saturday night. Staff Photo by Meghan Pierce

  • Peterborough’s first Festival of Light Lantern Parade drew more than 1,000 people to downtown Saturday night. Staff Photo by Meghan Pierce

  • Peterborough’s first Festival of Light Lantern Parade drew more than 1,000 people to downtown Saturday night. Staff Photo by Meghan Pierce—

  • Peterborough’s first Festival of Light Lantern Parade drew more than 1,000 people to downtown Saturday night. Staff Photo by Meghan Pierce

  • Peterborough’s first Festival of Light Lantern Parade drew more than 1,000 people to downtown Saturday night. Staff Photo by Meghan Pierce

  • Chloe Bosk, 6, of Sharon with her lantern at the first Festival of Light Lantern Parade in downtown Peterborough Saturday night. Staff Photo by Meghan Pierce

  • Peterborough’s first Festival of Light Lantern Parade drew more than 1,000 people to downtown Saturday night. Staff Photo by Meghan Pierce

  • Peterborough’s first Festival of Light Lantern Parade drew more than 1,000 people to downtown Saturday night. Staff Photo by Meghan Pierce

  • Peterborough’s first Festival of Light Lantern Parade drew more than 1,000 people to downtown Saturday night. Staff Photo by Meghan Pierce

  • The Children and the Arts Festival Committee’s first Festival of Light Lantern Parade in downtown Peterborough drew more than 1,000 people downtown and ended with the town’s annual Christmas tree lighting Saturday night. Staff Photo by Meghan Pierce

  • The Festival of Light Lantern Parade and Christmas tree lighting in Peterborough Saturday. Photos by Steven Lipofsky, www.Lipofsky.com

  • The Festival of Light Lantern Parade and Christmas tree lighting in Peterborough Saturday. Photos by Steven Lipofsky, www.Lipofsky.com

  • The Festival of Light Lantern Parade and Christmas tree lighting in Peterborough Saturday. Photos by Steven Lipofsky, www.Lipofsky.com

  • Vermont-based international visual artist Gowri Savoor at Peterborough’s first Festival of Light Lantern Parade Saturday night. Savoor taught the community lantern making and helped organize the parade. Photos by Steven Lipofsky, www.Lipofsky.com—

  • The Festival of Light Lantern Parade and Christmas tree lighting in Peterborough Saturday. Photos by Steven Lipofsky, www.Lipofsky.com

  • The Festival of Light Lantern Parade and Christmas tree lighting in Peterborough Saturday. Photos by Steven Lipofsky, www.Lipofsky.com—

  • The Festival of Light Lantern Parade and Christmas tree lighting in Peterborough Saturday. Photos by Steven Lipofsky, www.Lipofsky.com—

  • Vermont-based international visual artist Gowri Savoor at Peterborough’s first Festival of Light Lantern Parade Saturday night. Savoor taught the community lantern making and helped organize the parade. Photos by Steven Lipofsky, www.Lipofsky.com

  • The Festival of Light Lantern Parade and Christmas tree lighting in Peterborough Saturday. Photos by Steven Lipofsky, www.Lipofsky.com

  • Vermont-based international visual artist Gowri Savoor at Peterborough’s first Festival of Light Lantern Parade Saturday night. Savoor taught the community lantern making and helped organize the parade. Photos by Steven Lipofsky, www.Lipofsky.com


Monday, December 03, 2018 1:11PM

The Children and the Arts Festival Committee's first Festival of Light Lantern Parade in downtown Peterborough drew more than 1,000 people and more than 500 lanterns to the annual Christmas tree lighting events Saturday.