HollyDazzle kicks off holiday season in Greater Grand Forks

Event began at 2 p.m. and culminated with a parade and fireworks.

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Altru Health System's float, dubbed the Altru Express, rolls through the HollyDazzle Festival of Lights parade Sunday evening in downtown Grand Forks. Hundreds of spectators lined DeMers Avenue for the event. Korrie Wenzel / Grand Forks Herald

The HollyDazzle Festival of Lights lit up downtown Greater Grand Forks Sunday afternoon and evening, Nov. 21, kicking off the 2021 holiday season.

The event began at 2 p.m. and included all sorts of holiday activities, ranging from an appearance by Santa, to carriage rides to s'more roasting. It culminated after sundown with a parade down DeMers Avenue and fireworks.

Hundreds of spectators lined the streets for the parade, which started at 5:30 p.m. and crossed the Sorlie Bridge into East Grand Forks.

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