It’s that time of year again with the holiday lights all aglow. Ok I promise not to break out in song. Good thing this is a blog!
I wanted to share with you a few festivals of lights events taking place in Illinois. Here is a picture of my Christmas lights last night. Talk about holiday fa la la spirit, it puts you right in the mood.
Winter Wonderfest at Navy Pier in Chicago
Open Dec. 2nd – Jan. 8th, 2011
Enjoy more time to have more fun inside an enchanted 170,000 square foot winter playground! Bring the entire family for days of entertainment, Chicago Blackhawks indoor ice skating, huge inflatable slides, rides, and so much more. http://www.winterwonderfest.com/
Folepi’s Winter Wonderland in East Peoria
Open Dec. 2-31, 2011; Christmas Eve – Christmas Night – Open!
The almost 2-mile drive-through electric park is the Festival of Lights’ signature event! Folepi’s Winter Wonderland features the majority of the Parade of Lights floats and many other lighted displays. http://www.cityofeastpeoria.com/index.cfm?pageid=75
2011 Annual Holiday Lights Spectacular in Aurora
Open Nov. 25 – Dec. 26, 2011
One of the largest outdoor holiday light displays of Santa, reindeer, candy canes, Old Man Winter, hundreds of lighted trees and more – will delight carloads of families from Nov. 25-Dec. 26 at Phillips Park, 615 S. Smith Blvd., Aurora. www.aurorafestivaloflights.com
Snow Globe & The Parade of Lights in Champaign
Open Dec. 3 – Dec. 22, 2011
Join the Orpheum Children’s Science Museum at our annual Snow Globe Saturdays on Dec. 3rd, 10th and 17th from 2 to 5 p.m. Families can spend an enchanted time in a winter wonderland inside the Orpheum Theater’s snow globe that features indoor sledding, snow ball throwing and ice fishing. http://visitchampaigncounty.org/calendar/date/snow-globe-parade-lights
Please share your photos of festival of lights with us.
Hope your holidays are sparkly bright.