Its almost the "Most Wonderful Time of the Year!"
Since we have have so many things to do, we've put together your "Go To List" for all the fun things to do in
Springfield this Christmas Season.
Sites Decorated for Christmas with ongoing special events or tours
Christmas at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum: November 15 – December 31 at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum
Holiday Walk Evening Tours of the Dana-Thomas House: November 30 – December 18 at the Dana-Thomas House - A Frank Lloyd Wright Design
Christmas at the Old State Capitol: November 30 – December 21 at the Old State Capitol
Holiday Tours of the Sanctuary: December 7 & 14 at the First Presbyterian Church -Lincoln Pew
Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis: November 17 at UIS Performing Arts Center
Hobnob Hoopla Market: November 22 -23 at the Illinois State Fairgrounds - Expo Building
Memorial Festival of Trees: Jingle Bells & Seashells: November 23 – December 1 at the Illinois State Fairgrounds - Orr Building
Holiday Market: November 23 - 24 at Lincoln Memorial Garden
Annual Fun Frosty Friday: November 29 at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
The Polar Express Pajama Party: November 29 – December 1 at The Legacy Theatre
Old Capitol Holiday Walks: November 30 – December 21 in Downtown Springfield
13th Annual Franciscan Nativity Festival: December 6 – 8 at the Chiara Center
Clayville Christmas with Santa: December 7 at Clayville Historic Site
Annual Winter Holiday Floral Show: December 7 – 22 at Washington Park Botanical Garden
Christmas Candlelight Open House: December 7 & 14 at the Elijah Iles House
Christmas Open House & Art Exhibit: December 7 at the Springfield & Central Illinois African American History Museum
Edwards Place Holiday Walk: December 7 at Edwards Place
Christmas at the Front: December 7 at the Illinois State Military Museum
Springfield Jaycees Holiday Lights Parade: December 7 in Downtown Springfield
Annual Caroling at the Carillon: December 8 at Thomas Rees Memorial Carillon
First Sunday Midwest Bazaar: December 8 at the Illinois State Fairgrounds Orr Building
Candlelight Tour of Lincoln Home: December 11 & 13 at Lincoln Home National Historic Site
Christmas Times a Holiday Tea: December 14 at Edwards Place
The Nutcracker - A Great Holiday Tradition: December 14 – 15 at UIS Performing Arts Center
1850s Carol Sing: December 14 at First Presbyterian Church - Lincoln Pew
Candlelight Christmas: December 14 at Clayville Historic Site
Luminaria Sunday: December 15 at the Dana-Thomas House - A Frank Lloyd Wright Design
A Message at Midnight: December 18 & 21 at Lincoln Home National Historic Site
Christmas Classic on the Grand Screen - It's A Wonderful Life: December 20 at The Legacy Theatre
Holiday Pops in the Heartland with the IL Symphony Orchestra: December 21 at UIS PAC - Sangamon Auditorium
Check out our event calendar for a full listing of Springfield Events.
Christmas Light Shows
Winterland Holiday Zoo Lights: November 29 - December 29 at the Henson Robinson Zoo
Annual Light Up the Park: November 29 – December 22 in Chatham Community Park
Stop in one of our amazing Specialty Shops and find that a one of a kind Christmas gift for your special someone.
If you visiting Springfield on Thanksgiving Day, check out the Crowne Plaza's "Thanksgiving Brunch" from 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Looking for a place to stay while visiting Springfield this Christmas Season??
Check out one of our amazing Hotels.
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