ILLINOISouth Holidays - Light Displays

Posted on 11/21/2013 by TheTourismBureau

Beautiful scenes of twinkling lights are certain to brighten the holiday season and warm the heart of even the biggest Grinch.

ILLINOISouth is home to a variety of holiday light displays featuring different attractions, events and of course countless beautiful lights! Have a look at all the great options below, and see why people from all over travel to see the lights as part of their holiday traditions. Lebanon’s Winter Wonderland November 22-January 1 Horner Park, Lebanon Winter Wonderland is a view of the holiday that everyone remembers! See all the hand painted scenes and wonderful reminders of a much simpler time. Colorful lights and displays of all types are ready for your enjoyment. LWW includes a wide variety of illuminated venues and a life-size Nativity Scene. 618-537-8428 Fantasy of Lights November 21 Foundation Park, Centralia 618-532-3214 Way of Lights November 22-January 3 National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows, Belleville This unique celebration of Christmas features a drive through light display, tree and wreath displays, an interactive children’s village, camel rides and an indoor laser show. With over one million lights, this event celebrates the true meaning of Christmas...the birth of Jesus. 618-397-6700 wol Way of Lights, Belleville Christmas Light Display November 28-December 28 Olney City Park Drive through to see thousands of Christmas lights and displays. Santa will be in the Community Building each Friday and Saturday beginning December 6. 618-395-7302 Holiday Lights Fair November 28-December 30 Du Quoin State Fairgrounds The three mile drive through Christmas lights display is open every night! In the beautifully decorated Expo Hall there will be: live stage entertainment, craft vendors, Santa Claus, food, train rides for the kids, Kids Korner with activities, hourly drawings, model train display and more weekends December 6-8, 13-15 and 20-22. 618-542-8338 du quoin Holiday Lights Fair, Du Quoin Woburn Christmas Display November 29-December 31 The Woburn Christmas Display features animated holiday scenes in a quaint village setting. 618-664-9272 Holiday Light Extravaganza November 29-January 1 American Farm Heritage Museum, Greenville You can either drive through or walk nightly to see the animated holiday scenes. On Fridays and Saturdays Hill’s Fort Cabin is open with 1800s Christmas and the American Heritage Railroad’s Polar Express is running. 618-664-3050 Carlyle Christmas tree in lights Christmas Lights in the Park, Carlyle Christmas Lights in the Park November 29-January 2 Carlyle City Park, Carlyle Get into the spirit of the season as you view thousands of Christmas lights strung throughout the City Park. 618-594-5205 Holiday Light Display November 30-December 31 Coulterville City Park Come walk through the 1/2 mile display featuring 1/2 million lights and 300 Christmas figurines and more! 618-525-9182 Festival of Lights December 1 - January 2 Leo French Park, Fairfield 618-842-4802 Lighted Winter Wonderland December 1-21 City Park, Sparta The “Lighted Winter Wonderland,” will be open for everyone to walk through and enjoy the sights and sounds of the season. 618-317-0602 Albion Done Bright December 1-31 Courthouse Square A beautiful lighted display on the Courthouse Square. 618-445-2303

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