Festival of Lights Queen Pageant
The woman who will reign over the Festival of Lights will be crowned during the Festival of Lights Queen Pageant.
Breakfast and Photos with Santa
Kids can dine with Santa and make crafts at Breakfast and Photos with Santa. Be sure to bring your own camera for photos with Santa.
Christmas Splendor Contest
Deck the porch, windows and roof for the Christmas Splendor Exterior Decorating Contest!
Christmas in the Village at Peoria Riverfront Museum
This family event features local artisans, vendors, food trucks, family activities, live animals and a 40-foot tall Christmas tree, and appearances by Folepi, our festival soldier mascot.
Find Folepi Ornament Hunt
Area residents will have a chance to win a package of prizes donated by local businesses if they can Find Folepi.
Folepi's Gifts Galore Shop & Stroll
Find the perfect gift and take a horse-drawn carriage ride during the Folepi’s Gifts Galore Shop and Stroll in the Historic Four Corners District bounded by East Washington and McKinley streets.
FOLEPI Library Night
Meet Santa and Folepi for a night of holiday crafts, treats and more at Fondulac District Library.
Folepi Town, Track Down
Find a very specific location in East Peoria by looking at a picture, and you may win gift cards in this Festival of Lights event.
Historic Holiday Traditions
Take a look back at holiday celebrations of the 1800s in one of East Peoria's oldest homes.
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Andrew Lloyd Webber's smash Broadway musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is a Festival of Lights tradition, presented by Eastlight Theatre.
Special Parade TV Broadcast
A taped production of the Parade of Lights will be on TV. The show will be produced by East Side Community Media.
"Get Lit" New Year's Eve Celebration
Now in it's 18th year, Get Lit is a fun way to "run" in the new year! Open to men, women and children, this event is a non-competitive run/walk through the Folepi's Winter Wonderland drive-through display.