Event Description: The Oshkosh Celebration of Lights opens on Monday, November 25 at 5:00 p.m. and runs every evening from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. through December 31.
Admission is $8.00 per carload, with $1.00 off admission with a donation of non-perishable food.
For more information, visit our website at oshkoshcelebrationoflights.org or find us on Facebook
. Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Santa will be waiting for you at his Oshkosh Workshop to hear what special gift or toy the children are dreaming of for Christmas. Be sure to bring your camera to get a picture of the kids on Santa’s lap.
Feed the live reindeer near Santa’s Workshop, visit the Elves Hideout for special children’s holiday story times every Friday evening, or make a fun holiday project.
The Night of the Torches is Saturday, December 7 and Tuesday Dec. 31, when hundreds of torches and roman candles against a winter night sky add dazzle to the Celebration of Lights.
Race for the Light Saturday, December 7 is the 11th Annual Race for the Light 5K Run/Walk to benefit Christine Ann Domestic Abuse Services.
FREE Community Nights Several area businesses generously sponsor weekly Community Nights at Celebration of Lights, allowing everyone to enter at no charge. This year, Community Nights will be held on the following Tuesdays: November 26, December 3, December 10, and December 17. Of course, Santa will be on hand for the kids on each of the Community Nights.
Giving Back Visitors to Celebration of Lights get $1.00 off their admission when they bring a food donation, so remember to check your kitchen cupboards before you come! Additionally, Celebration of Lights has teamed up with Winnebago Home Builders Association each year to sponsor the Toys for Tots Program. Please remember to bring a toy that will put a sparkle in a child’s eye this Christmas.
Oshkosh Area Humane Society Night is Saturday, December 14. Receive a $1.00 discount on your admission when you bring items to help the Humane Society in their work finding homes for animals.Some suggestions are: dry cat or dog food, bleach, kitty litter, paper towels, pet treats and pet toys.
Special Honors Thursday, December 5, vehicles carrying service men and women, whether active, retired, and/or reservists are welcome to enjoy the patriotic display and the rest of the event for FREE. Any proceeds from that evening will be donated to the Old Glory Honor Flight Organization, to help them fly veterans to view the war memorials in Washington, DC.
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