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Aurora Festival of Lights @ Phillips Park

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1000 Ray Moses Drive, Aurora, IL 60505

A mile of sparking lights, a month of magical nights: Drive through one of the largest free light shows in Northern Illinois this holiday season.

The Aurora Festival of Lights – the largest free outdoor drive-thru holiday light display in the region - returns for its 17th year with dazzling displays that will delight children and adults alike.

The Aurora Festival of Lights opens on Saturday, November 25, and runs through Monday, December 25, each night from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Philips Park, 1000 Ray Moses Drive.

Admission is free, but visitors must register for an entry ticket at www.aurora-il.org/FestivalofLights.

Visitors will enjoy a mile of spectacular lighted displays from the comfort of the car while listening to holiday songs on a closed-circuit radio station.

This popular free holiday drive-thru features crowd-favorite displays like jumping reindeer, ice skating bears, old man winter, howling wolves, the holiday golfer, Santa’s toy factory, and fields of gigantic snowflakes, along with new displays.

Gather the family, bundle up, jump in the car and make holiday memories.

More than 50,000 vehicles visited the festival last year, and voluntary, free-will donations at the conclusion of the event provided support to dozens of non-profit and youth organizations in Aurora.

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