Owego’s Lights on the River is back after two years

Owego's 2021 Light on the River Friday December 3rd, 2021.
Owego's 2021 Light on the River Friday December 3rd, 2021.(Kayla Madison)
Published: Dec. 3, 2021 at 2:19 PM EST
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OWEGO (WBNG) -- After two years of the festival not happening, Lights on the River in Owego is making its return Friday night.

This event is a busy night for the small businesses and restaurants in downtown Owego. Lighting of the holiday lights will be at 6 p.m., and there will be Christmas Carols at the Court House from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. by Owego Free Academy’s musicians and chorale group.

From 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. a movie will be projected on Tioga State Bank wall on Lake Street, and starting at 6 p.m. the Purple Lighting Band from Candor will be starting on Lake Street and marching toward Front Street.

From 6 to 8 p.m. Magician Doug Welch and Juggler Nate the Great will be doing street shows, and from 7 to 8 p.m. Will Stafford will be juggling around.

The fireworks display over the bridge will be at 8 p.m. Owego Rotary will have hot mulled cider and Owego Kiwanians will have hot cocoa and donuts by the Barleycorn. Portable restrooms will be located in the M&T Parking Lot at 195 Front Street.

Visit Lights on the River Facebook event page to see the listed full schedule.

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