a celebration heavy on both merriment and press photographers

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    "heavy on" means "a lot of <something>. The <something> in this case is merriment and photographers – specifically, photographers from the press (newspapers).

    I'd like a ham sandwich, heavy on the mustard.

    Here's a previous thread:
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