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One of the largest free outdoor drive-through holiday light displays in Northern Illinois, the Aurora Festival of Lights, returns for its twelfth year in 2018 with even more dazzling displays that will delight both adults and children.

Presented in partnership between the Rotary Club of Aurora and the City of Aurora, this signature winter event is a drive through of more than a mile of 400 festive holiday light displays. Enjoy Santa’s Toy Factory, Old Man Winter, elves and reindeer, holiday trains, gigantic snowflakes, beautiful lighted swags on the fence line surrounding the zoo and other seasonal favorites.

Staged at Aurora's gem, Phillips Park, the festival will be open from 5-9pm Sun-Thurs & 5-10pm Fri-Sat, from the day after Thanksgiving to the day after Christmas. Santa will be at the Visitors Center on selected dates and times. Free: donations encouraged.

Event Details

Nov 24 to Dec 26, 2018
5:00pm - 10:00pm

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