The Festival of Lights (known in the past as Avenue of Lights) will be back after a five year break to Moorman Park. Volunteers are needed to help get all the light displays up by Thanksgiving.

Nothing says Christmas like riding in a car with Christmas music playing and looking at Christmas lights. Well, this year you can head to Moorman park for the return of Christmas lights. Many of the displays that we remember from Aveune of Lights have been sold, or don't work anymore, so there will be new displays, one if which includes a 200 by 100 ft American Flag (this biggest light display for a flag in the state of Illinois).

Photo via Derek Nutt of Derek Nutt Aerial Imagery
Photo via Derek Nutt of Derek Nutt Aerial Imagery

With over 300 hundred displays to be placed before Thanksgiving night, volunteers are needed. If you would like to volunteer your time log on to for more information. And make plans to take the family to see the display when it opens, and it will remain open until New Years Day.

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