Festival of Lights

Christmases past inspire Auburn Festival of Lights Santa

It’s the biggest parade of the year in Auburn and the star of the show is Santa Claus. Here he comes at the end of the Festival of Lights Parade in Downtown Auburn riding in ...

Reader Input: Thanks to all for a great parade

Each year we come together on the first Saturday of December to celebrate the Festival of Lights Parade, brought to you by the Auburn Chamber of Commerce. While we enjoy the colo ...

Festival of Lights kicks off holiday season in Auburn

The Yule season swept though Auburn on Saturday like a gale, impelled by the annual Festival of Lights parade and manifest in the usual forms – huddled masses of hats and par ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: U.S. Rep. Tom McClintock in town; Santa coming to Downtown Auburn; Festival of Lights Parade and new police cruisers

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: It’s a busy weekend here in Auburn, from politics to the holidays. Tonight U.S. Rep. Tom McClintock comes to Auburn for a town hall meeting in th ...

Forecast for flakes can’t daunt Auburn Festival of Lights organizers

  An Alaskan blast of icy air is forecast to bring 4 to 10 inches of snow to Auburn overnight Friday but Festival of Lights Parade organizers are still moving ahead with plan ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Protecting agriculture from the freeze; Festival of Lights facing bad weather?; Focusing in on Meadow Vista

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: As the hard freeze hits the foothills, a real worry is local crops. Reporter Gus Thomson is writing about how the cold is affecting local agriculture a ...

Festival of Lights parade heralds the holiday season in Auburn

’Tis the season for the Festival of Lights. The parade will be held Dec. 8 at 5:30 p.m. and will end around 7 p.m.  “The Festival of Lights parade is the s ...

Festival of Lights alters its course to help congestion

  The Festival of Lights will have a new ending point this year, as it altered its route to help mitigate conflict with the Old Town Auburn Country Christmas after the parade ...

Noon Hour Update: Dispensary lawsuit against Auburn; wet weather; Festival of Lights and youth football heads to Florida

Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what we’ ...

Storm door open wide for Placer County, Auburn area

AUBURN CA - Placer County and the Auburn area were pounded with wind and rain Wednesday. And the National Weather Service is warning that the area will continue to be battered by ...

Noon Hour Update: Auburn City Council election reaction; bike safety and the Auburn Festival of Lights parade

  Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what w ...

Festival of Lights parade postponed

Auburn’s Festival of Lights parade has been postponed to Dec. 8 due to forecasted rain, according to Steve Galyardt, chairman of the event. The parade was originally going to ...

Parade dazzles its audience

Re: “Auburn gets glowing for Festival of Lights” (Journal, Nov. 30). The Festival of Lights parade has been going on for years. It is highly anticipated and has allowed today ...