August 4, 2013 10:43 am
Updated: August 4, 2013 4:17 pm

Largest crowd packs Vancouver for Celebration of Light finale

Canada at the Celebration of Light fireworks competition on July 31, 2013.

Peter Meiszner, Global News

The Celebration of Light wrapped up with a bang Saturday night in Vancouver, with around 350,000 people crowding into the city to catch Thailand’s finale.

Even with the large crowd, boosted by the long weekend, police said the night went fairly smoothly.

Const. Brian Montague said the crowd was generally positive and well behaved.

As usual, there were hundreds of alcohol pour-outs and several arrests for intoxication, but there were no major problems.

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