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                                Panko enjoying Redmond’s annual Winter Festival on Dec. 7.

Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo Panko enjoying Redmond’s annual Winter Festival on Dec. 7.

A weekend of Redmond Lights

Redmond celebrated its annual winter festival.

Masses of people gathered on Dec. 7 and 8 to celebrate Redmond Lights, the city’s annual winter festival.

The two-day event included interactive booths, light features and live music. Attendees took a walk along the luminary walk to Redmond Town Center along the Redmond Central Connector. Light installations and live music were featured as part of the luminary walk route. Downtown Park featured interactive activities, food trucks and a beer and wine garden.

The lighting of the the oak tree at Redmond City Hall campus began at 5 p.m. on Dec. 7. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

The lighting of the the oak tree at Redmond City Hall campus began at 5 p.m. on Dec. 7. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Light features and live music were dispersed along the Redmond Central Connector trail. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Light features and live music were dispersed along the Redmond Central Connector trail. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Santa made a special appearance at Redmond Lights on Dec. 7. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Santa made a special appearance at Redmond Lights on Dec. 7. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

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                                The Washington Diamonds Drill Team led the crowd in dance and music on Dec. 7.

Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo The Washington Diamonds Drill Team led the crowd in dance and music on Dec. 7.

Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo The Washington Diamonds Drill Team led the crowd in dance and music on Dec. 7.

Crowds walked the enchanting luminary walk to Redmond Town Center, along the Redmond Central Connector trail. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Crowds walked the enchanting luminary walk to Redmond Town Center, along the Redmond Central Connector trail. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

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