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Luminary Night At The Dana Thomas House

Dana Thomas House 301 E. Lawrence Avenue, Springfield

Half-hour evening tours of the 12,600 square foot mansion with a focus on more than 60 interior holiday designs and six trees created by the Civic Garden Club. Thirty people per tour (2 groups of 15).  The

LRS Ice Rink

Old State Capitol Plaza 1 Old State Capitol Plaza, Springfield

Come out for games, food, and music!  Get more information at or click here

Light Up the Park 2022

Chatham Community Park

A holiday tradition in Central Illinois, nearly a mile long drive through hundreds of thousands of lights and beautiful displays! (And Santa too!) $5/vehicle donation requested. Proceeds benefit Chatham Friends of the Parks


Horace Mann Presents Red Ticket Giveaway

Downtown Springfield

Shop at any of the participating businesses on Wednesdays and Saturdays from November 26-December 21 and earn a ticket for every $20 spent. Gift baskets will be raffled off weekly, with a grand prize drawing for $1,000,

Santa At The Old State Capitol Plaza

Old State Capitol Plaza 1 Old State Capitol Plaza, Springfield

As part of the annual Old Capitol Holiday Walks, Santa will be appearing in downtown Springfield at the Old State Capitol Plaza. Saturday November 26th; 11am-1pm, 1:30pm-4:30pm, 4:30-6pm Saturday December 3rd; 11am-1pm & 1:30pm-4:30pm Saturday December 10th; 11am-12pm &


Old Capitol Holiday Walks

There will be plenty of shopping, dining and tons of holiday cheer to go around! Walk around downtown, visit the historical sites, listen to carolers sing a traditional holiday song and catch one of the many performances