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The Lights 2022

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2600 Richview Rd., Mount Vernon, IL 62864

Exhibition of over 1 million holiday lights designed to highlight the best of the Cedarhurst campus.

Just over the river and through the woods, over one-million lights will transform the museum campus into a winter wonderland with 10 dazzling light features installed along a three-quarter mile walking loop designed to highlight the best of the Cedarhurst campus. From distinct building architecture to the beautiful sculpture park; including open lawns, wooded trails, water features, and thoughtful artworks. There is no better setting to experience the magic of the holidays.

Immerse yourself in the Fifty-foot Tunnel of Illumination that guides visitors into the wooded walking trails. Feel the festivity emulate from the Fluer de Lights, a floating light installation on the Cedarhurst pond. Capture the memories at fun photo stations placed along the walking route - just don't eat the Gingerbread men! Roast some s'mores at the fire pits or stay warm with a hot cocoa as you take in the twinkle. AdmissionAdults $15 per person (Cedarhurst Members $10, Children age 2-10 $5, Children under 2 Free.

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Cedarhurst members, $10; Non-members $15; Children ages 2-10, $5; under 2 free.

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