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night we light

November 26, 2016
Evalen Foster, 6, smiles as the annual Night We Light parade begins Friday in downtown Bemidji. The 20th annual celebration featured a variety of events including Santa’s Workshop, a lighting ceremony and a bonfire. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
A Night for the Lights!
November 26, 2016 - 1:04pm
November 21, 2016
Jaycees to sponsor Tour of Homes for holiday lights
November 21, 2016 - 6:37pm
Kyle Martin, a worker for the city of Bemidji, strings lights in the final tree on Monday for the 20th Annual First City of Lights Celebration set for Friday. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
20 years of lights: Annual Night We Light festivities scheduled for Friday
November 21, 2016 - 6:31pm
November 17, 2016
Night We Light Bonfire at History Center
November 17, 2016 - 8:35am
October 24, 2016
Eric Nordlum, a parks and recreation department employee for the city of Bemidji, strings lights in a tree on Monday near Paul Bunyan Park. Parks and recreation staff were on their third day of hanging lights on Monday and expect to be working on them until Thanksgiving. All of the lights will be officially lit during the annual Night We Light celebration on Nov. 25 following the annual Night We Light parade.
String time in Bemidji! Holiday lights going up around town
October 24, 2016 - 6:46pm
November 25, 2015
Friday fun for Night We Light
November 25, 2015 - 2:14pm
November 20, 2015
Chase Schmitt from the Bemidji Parks and Recreation Departments strings lights behind Paul Bunyan on Friday morning at Paul Bunyan Park. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Ready to light the night: Bemidji Jaycees ready to flip the switch on Friday for Night We Light
November 20, 2015 - 9:37pm
December 14, 2014
Night We Light parade winners
December 14, 2014 - 12:33am
November 25, 2014
 The parade route runs from Eighth Street NW and Beltrami Avenue south to Third Street and then west to Irvine Avenue. (Bemidji Pioneer graphic)
Get ready to light up the night
November 25, 2014 - 7:00pm
October 27, 2014
'First City of Lights' needs more donations
October 27, 2014 - 9:47pm
December 2, 2013
Night We Light parade float winners
December 2, 2013 - 4:20pm
November 27, 2013
Parade route
Night We Light parade set for downtown Friday
November 27, 2013 - 8:31pm
November 21, 2012
Time to celebrate: Night We Light parade is Friday
November 21, 2012 - 5:02pm
November 6, 2012
Lights go up in preparation for Night We Light Parade
November 6, 2012 - 12:02am