Illinois December 21, 2019
7 Drive-Thru Christmas Lights Displays In Illinois The Whole Family Can Enjoy
The best Christmas lights displays in Illinois are the ones you can drive through. Below are seven located throughout the state that your whole family will enjoy.
You won’t have to get out of the car or drive all around town to enjoy these magical lights. Scroll on to find out where the best Christmas lights are.
1. Aurora Festival of Lights
2. Christmas Wonderland
This southern Illinois delight runs until just about the end of the year and features more than four million LED lights. You can walk or drive through parts of this display that has a length of one and a half miles.
Click here to learn more about this annual tradition
3. East Peoria Festival of Lights
Continuing through December 31, 2019, Folepi's Winter Wonderland is the drive-thru portion of the Christmas lights displays available at this event. In addition to the holiday light show, the parade, and other events, this attraction is a must-see for locals from far and wide. Admission for general vehicles is $10.
4. Festival Of Lights
The final day for this drive-thru display is December 31, 2019, and admission is free. Guests will get to enjoy brand new Christmas lights displays as well as drop off their letters to Santa.
5. Way of Lights
Taking place at the National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows through the end of the year, this event features both outdoor and indoor events, but the most spectacular is the drive-thru display. A myriad of brilliant lights illuminates the night to tell Christmas tales.
Learn more about this event here
6. Festival Of Lights
The final day for this event is December 29, 2019, and it is a local tradition that old and young alike hate to miss. Enjoy lighted arches, depictions of Santa, reindeer, elves, snowmen, and even more unique sightings like dragons and Ferris wheels.
7. Wonderland In Lights
This free event lasts through January 2, 2020, and lets guests tune in to a special radio station that plays Christmas music that goes along with the lights. Santa is present on Saturdays to give out gifts to children.
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