Illinois Is Home To The Most Magical Christmas Village This Side Of The North Pole

There’s a magical Christmas village in Illinois that you need to visit before it’s too late. This winter wonderland comes to life each holiday season and is a tradition for young and old alike.

Enjoy lights, festive cheer, and a community of friends at this small town Christmas attraction. It just doesn’t feel like the holidays until you do.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

The Bethalto Christmas Village is located at Bethalto Central Park which you’ll find at 213 N Prairie Street. Get more information on its Facebook page.

For more holiday cheer, check out 11 things you must do in Illinois before it truly feels like Christmas.

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