Come visit the East Peoria Festival of Lights in Illinois, the 2020 CHAMPION of the Heavyweights Division of ABC’s The Great Christmas Light Fight!
Welcome to the 39th annual East Peoria Festival of Lights, happening Friday, November 24, 2023 through Monday, January 1, 2024! The Parade of Lights will occur at 6 p.m. Saturday, November 18, 2023.
Marking 39 years of holiday cheer, the festival begins with the Parade of Lights and continues through the month of December with the Folepi’s Winter Wonderland drive-through display.
The Festival’s mascot is the wooden soldier Folepi, whose name serves as an acronym for "Festival of Lights, East Peoria, Illinois."
The drive-through display opens Friday night, November 24 and will be open every night through Monday, January 1, 2024.
Learn more about Folepi’s Winter Wonderland drive-through display.
Admission is paid at the entrance booth. We accept cash, credit cards and debit cards. We do not sell online admission tickets.