Tree Lighting in Wilder Park

Thu, Dec 05 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Join the Elmhurst Park District as we kick off the holiday season with the annual Tree Lighting in Wilder Park!

Meet with Santa or head into Wilder Mansion to write him a letter. Sit down for a winter tale courtesy of Elmhurst Public Library. Plus, enjoy holiday entertainment and participate in children's activities, including face painting, cookie decorating and visits with Anna and Elsa. See are full schedule of events below!

Get into the holiday spirit by bringing together your family, friends or organization to decorate one of the 60 holiday trees around the park. Take part in an Elmhurst tradition and pick your tree at the Wagner Community Center! ($60R/$68NR Per Tree)


Schedule of Events

5:30 pm Holiday Sing-a-long  
5:45 pm Santa Claus Arrives and Tree Lighting  
6-7:30 pm Outside in Wilder Park Inside Wilder Mansion
  Meet & Greet with Santa Letters to Santa sponsored by Timothy Christian Schools
  Character Appearance by Elsa and Anna Story time and bookmark craft courtesy of Elmhurst Public Library
  Face painting Holiday craft with Edward-Elmhurst Health
  Holiday games and activities Cookie decorating courtesy of Whole Foods Elmhurst
  Family photo opportunities  
  Free Starbucks (while supplies last)  
6:15 pm Hawthorne Children’s Choir Performance on stage  
7:30 pm Event concludes  




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