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Christmas Wonderland

Wed, Dec 25 – Fri, Dec 27, 2024 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm

2116 College Ave., Rock Spring Park, Alton, IL 62002

Begin your holiday celebration when you experience the enchantment of Christmas at the "Christmas Wonderland" holiday light display! The "Grandpa Gang" has been at it again transforming Rock Spring Park in Alton, Illinois into a Winter Wonderland.

Visitors can drive through the park to view more than 4 million lights decorating the park! This year the popular Enchanted Forest where visitors vote on their favorite decorated tree returns to the park, as do visits with Santa Claus! Take your own free photos with Santa! There will be a walkthrough night November 28, 2022, for anyone who wants to brave the cold and get an up-close-and-personal view of the holiday light show.

Christmas Wonderland is open the day after Thanksgiving through late December. Visit the twinkling lights from 6 pm to 9 pm Monday - Friday or 5 pm to 9 pm on Saturday & Sunday. The suggested donation is $7 for cars and small vans or $1 per person for vehicles holding more than 10 people.

For more information about Christmas Wonderland, call (800) 258-6645. Reservations are not required.

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