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Festival of Lights


Where: Old Town Park

General Information
Beginning November 27, 2020, the Festival of Lights returns for the eighth straight year in bigger and brighter fashion. Pedestrians and motorists alike are treated to a sparkling display of holiday lights and sights in Old Town Park and Old Town Bloomingdale through New Year’s Eve.

Holiday Show at the Museum
Visit the Museum throughout the Festival of Lights for its seasonal holiday show. Kid-friendly crafts, Elf on the Shelf and complimentary refreshments are part of every holiday Museum experience. Social distancing protocols, face coverings and limited capacity will be enforced when participating and/or visiting the Museum.

Activities & Entertainment
  • Horse-drawn Carriage Rides (reservations required)
  • Holiday Crafts
  • Rockin Santa
  • Elf on a Shelf
  • Meet & Greets
  • Holiday-themed programs (registration required)
  • Complimentary refreshments during Museum hours

Download the Festival of Lights pages from the Autumn program catalog.

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    National Gold Medal Award (2006)
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