Events

Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway

Christmas Cruise 2020 in Lincoln

Historic Downtown Lincoln 101 N Chicago St., Lincoln

Come kick off the holidays this year in historic downtown Lincoln, IL with the “Christmas Cruise 2020”, a drive-thru only parade experience! This year’s theme will be “Brighten Up the Streets”. The event is December 3rd from 7-8:30pm. The “parade” will remain stationary on the East side of Kickapoo St. Cruisers (spectators) will travel down…

Christmas in Carlinville

Carlinville Christmas Market Foundation 112 North Side Square, Carlinville

Small Town Holiday Magic! Shopping on the historic Carlinville square, a large heated building with Vendors, Arts, Crafts, FREE sleigh rides, Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus, Street Performers, Carolers, Demonstrations, FREE parking, FREE Shuttle Bus. Two days of Family Holiday Fun! Friday Dec 4th - * Christmas Market doors open at 3 pm *…

Downtown Bloomington First Fridays

Downtown Bloomington Association 115 E Washington St, Bloomington

Top among DBA’s events is First Friday! Held on the first Friday of each month, this recurring local cultural and social event showcases the visual arts and artists for the purpose of art education, visibility and the opportunity to purchase and collect art. The self-guided event also features promotions at individual businesses who extend their…

Wild Lights at the Zoo!

Miller Park Zoo 1020 S Morris Ave, Bloomington

See the Zoo at Night… Wild Lights will be Two weekends this year - Dec., 4th & 5th – 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM & Dec., 11th & 12th – 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Miller Park Zoo in Bloomington is believed to be the only zoo still remaining on Route 66. This year Wild…

Lexington’s Christmas on the Prairie

Downtown Lexington 329 W Main St, Lexington

Experience Christmas on the Prairie in Lexington on Saturday, December 5th and also Sunday, December 6th!! This year's entire event will be held on Main Street in beautiful downtown Lexington. The vendor event, a visit with Santa's reindeer and a Santa Parade are just some of the events that are in the works! Stay tuned…

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