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Port de Grave Shines Bright for its 24th Christmas in a Row

Above photo by Joyce Morgan       The community of Port de Grave, Newfoundland and Labrador, has a tradition going 24 years strong. Starting December 9 and running until January 6, the boats in the harbour of Port de Grave will be shining brightly with thousands of Christmas lights. In the fall of 1999, a government grant of $500 was awarded for residents to light up their communities for Christmas as part of a Festival of Lights. Previous to that, there was one ...

Port de Grave Lighting up the Season for the 22nd Year

Above photo by Joyce Morgan The spirit of the season will once again be shining brightly this Christmas in Port de Grave, N.L. For the 22nd year, boats at the community wharf will be decorated and lit for the season from Dec. 11 to Jan. 6, 2021. “2020 has been a year for the history books, with snowmageddon (in January) and COVID-19, we are hoping that the harbour will shine so brightly that they will see us in outer space,” said Joyce Morgan, chairperson of the organizing ...

Port de Grave Light Show

The scenic fishing community of Port de Grave, Conception Bay, Newfoundland was shining bright once again this year. The annual boat lighting tradition is a point of interest for many  in the province, with about 30,000 visitors each year. There is a strong sense of pride in the Christmas light display and this year was no different. Dozens of boats decorated with bright lights of various colours, shapes and sizes making for a breathtaking view. Photos by Danielle Hoddinott and Alex Chafe