Light the Lights Festival

Glencoe's Annual Light the Lights Festival Light the Lights Logo
Friday, November 24 from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Downtown Glencoe | Lighting Ceremony at Wyman Green at 5 p.m. 

Click here for the official event map!

THANK YOU TO OUR Presenting Sponsor: North Shore Community Bank & Trust


This year’s enhanced Light the Lights event will include:

  •  Lighting Ceremony on Wyman Green (5 p.m.) - light up the park including a new six foot, 3D light up display of Glencoe’s zip code (60022) - don't miss this unique photo opportunity, only on display November 23-26! 
  • Live music: Rosie and the Rivets in Wyman Green (bring your lawn chairs and blankets, and enjoy the show!)
  • Winter Village (on Tudor Court and Writers Theatre) featuring photos with the characters of Frozen (including Sven!) and photos with Santa at Writers Theatre
  • Trackless train rides through the downtown
  • Free hot chocolate and bite sized pastries from 5-6 p.m. at Hometown Coffee and Juice 
  • Holiday shopping
  • New! - Igloo photobooth
  • Tunnel of lights connecting Park Avenue and Tudor Ct.
  • New! - Craft at the Glencoe Public Library
  • New! - Food and beverage vendors including Ravinia Brewing Company, Lincoln Land Kettle Corn, Wally's Waffles, Sweet Ride food truck, and Writers Theatre's Bar
  • Sponsor booths and giveaways
  • Cookies from the Glencoe Community Holiday Drive - donations benefit families in need!

Where to Park for the Event:

  • Temple Court parking lot 
  • Metra commuter lots
  • Part of the Village Court parking lot will available for parking
  • Any available parking space throughout the downtown not closed for the event

Road Closures:
Village Court and Tudor Court will be closed for parking beginning at 12 p.m. and then closed entirely to traffic for event set-up beginning at 2:30 p.m. through the end of the event. 

Thank you to supporting sponsors, Savin Dental, Valentina of Glencoe, and Hometown Coffee!
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Tell us about your experience at the 2023 Light the Lights Festival! Take our post-event survey here.