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Snowflake Parade & Festival of Lights Modified

The 30th Annual Festival of Holiday Lights begins on the first Saturday in December 5th 2020 from 4:30 – 6:00 pm at Millennium Park (Where Santa Will Be) Washington Park, Michigan City, Indiana and the MODIFIED Snowflake parade after the Tree Lighting. Santa will be present to meet and greet children as vehicles safely drive through at a safe distance. 
     Official Lighting of the Festival of Holiday Lights 4:30 P.M. Sharp!  
     The Tree Lighting Ceremony for turning on the lights at 4th and Franklin Street will be held at 4:30 pm.  Following will be a REVERSE PARADE after the Festival of Lights ceremony for turning on the Festival of Lights in Washington Park occurs immediately after the Tree Lighting. Join Michigan City for the count down as all of the holiday light displays in Washington Park are turned on at once!  You will not soon forget this breath-taking moment!   
       Nearly 30 acres of decorations, 40 displays, 2 miles of extension cords, and millions of bulbs are on display!  Lights are on every evening from December 5th through January 3rd 2021 from 3-8pm. Park entrance is FREE during this time, however, donations are welcome. See 18 Photos of the Lights on the PanoramaNOW Facebook Page, click here!

     Thank you for supporting the Festival of Holiday Lights. The continued success of the Festival would not be possible without the generosity of many people. Some donate their time and talents, while others sponsor the various events with a monetary donation. Contact the Mayors office of Special Events at 219-873-4012 or 219-873-1400 ext. 2003.

Christmas things to do Holiday tree lightings santa storyChristmas in Northwest Indiana . . . .
5 Holiday Traditions – Five Things To Do Your Family Will LOVE!
What’s on Theatre Stage this year – Live Community Theatre! Cancelled 2020
Candlelight Tour in Laporte – Cancelled
Winter Lights Drive Thru – Valparaiso Nov 28th Dec. 31st, 2020
Whiting’s Holiday Home Tour – Sun. Dec 8th, 2019

Holly Days in Valparaiso Fri. Dec. 5th, 2020
A Christmas Story Comes Home – Hammond Indiana thru Nov 14th Dec 31st, 2020
Christmas At Barker Mansion – Michigan City Dec 1st thru Dec 31st, 2020
Dec 5th Thru Jan 3rd, 2021


Sue Baxter