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Microtel Special for Light Up!

MicrotelThe Microtel Inn & Suites at Oyster Bay, just 2 minutes north of Ladysmith, is offering and exclusive special rate for visitors who wish to stay over for the Ladysmith Festival of Lights’ amazing Light Up Night on Thursday, November 29th, 2018.

Microtel pool

This special rate is for one night only and is $109.00 plus tax. The special rate will require guests to actually call into the hotel at 250-912-9000 to get it as it’s not online.

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Oyster Bay
12570 Trans-Canada Highway
P: 250-912-9000

Kinsmen Parade Entry Form 2018

Entries will be limited this year… there is a time frame for the parade so organizers will have to limit the number of entries. Entries that are strictly commercial will not be permitted this year.

Download the entry form and rules:

In the interest of public safety, for spectators and participants, the following are the RULES that all entries must agree to and cooperate with before, during and after the parade.

  1. All entrants MUST agree to follow the rules and directions from all the Kinsmen parade personnel, police and Traffic Control personal.
  2. All entrants MUST stay within the 20 SECOND SPACE, between floats, that is allowed by the Traffic Controllers, at the start of the parade.
  3. All entrants MUST stop at Bob Stuart Park (where instructed to) and NOT BEFORE and off load ALL riders from their floats.
  4. NO ENTRANTS, whether riding or walking, may throw, handout, or in any way distribute any items while in the parade line up or along the parade route.
  5. All entrants MUST have at least one adult walker on either side of their float to help keep the crowd back.
  6. All entrants must have lots of festive decoration and lighting in the spirit of the evening.
  7. Please NO live Santa Claus characters allowed.

Thank you!

New Board for 2018

The Ladysmith Festival of Lights held their 31st Annual General Meeting on Thursday March 15th, 2018, at the Festival of Lights building.

The election of new executive was held and the following members were elected:

  • Alex Cook, president
  • Greg Edwards, vice president
  • Tammy Leslie, treasurer
  • Tracy Paterson, secretary
  • Jean Watt, director
  • Jim Hall, director
  • Robin Francis, director
  • Gerda Francis, director
  • Dianna Fisher, director
  • Missing from photo is Duck Paterson, also a director.