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Camp Meeting History
Illumination Night
Martha's Vineyard Camp Meeting Association
Illumination Night will held as planned on August 18, but festivities have been modified and scaled back due to Covid concerns.
Illumination Night

2021

Illumination Night will held as planned on August 18, but festivities have been modified and scaled back due to Covid concerns.
Once again lanterns will be hung by the porches with care as Grand Illumination night returns this summer on August 18.

2020

Skunks outnumbered pedestrians in the Oak Bluffs Campground Wednesday evening on what would have been Illumination night.

The Oak Bluffs fireworks will be cancelled this year due to the pandemic, the town firemen’s civic association said late Wednesday.

2019

On Wednesday evening the Grand Illumination started the same way it has for 150 years — with a community sing.

With Illumination Night, the Agricultural Fair and Oak Bluffs fireworks all on the docket, this week marks the high point of traditional summer events on Martha’s Vineyard. It all begins at sundown tonight, with the 150th Grand Illumination.

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