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Light Display Open
Friday, December 10 through

Saturday, December 25
5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Drive through 55 acres of beautiful Manners Park and view over
100 illuminated displays!

For more information

Please contact Bailey at 217-824-5878 or Lisa at 217-824-3110

At the Park Dining Hall
Thursday, December 9 - Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Events are subject to change due to COVID-19 Guidelines


December 12, 15, 16, 20, and 21    6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.


December 9, 12, 15, and 16      5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, December 9

Jingle Bell Walk. Closed to cars beginning at 6:00 p.m. Families will have a unique chance to walk through the park and look at the displays.  Hot Chocolate, glow sticks and cookies will be available.  Registration required, $10 per family or $5 for individuals, non-refundable.. Dining Hall opens at 5:15 p.m.

Jingle Bell Walk Entry Form

Friday, December 10
Opening night and Supper with Santa!  Richard Landry and his magic rabbit Snowball will perform at 6:45 p.m.  Visit with Santa and enjoy dinner from 6:00-8:00 p.m.  Registration requied meals for the first 100 children only.

Saturday, December 11

Little Mister and Miss Snowflake Competition.  Competition begins at 6:00 p.m.  Doors open at 5:15 p,m.

Sunday, December 12

Christmas Bake Off.  Bring your baked goods from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  Cookies, Fudge, Non-Yeast Bread, Divinity & Candy.  Judging at 1 p.m. Cash Prizes!!!

Monday, December 13
Soup with Santa & Mrs. Claus.  Sit and enjoy dinner while listening to Christmas music being played by students of Taylorville Music Lessons.  Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus and enjoy face painting and balloon sculpting.  5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, December 14
There is no better way to get into the Christmas spirit than having pictures taken during Kids-N-Kritters pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  This is your chance to capture a special moment in your pets and/or child's life.  A donation of $5 or bring an item (food, blankets, toys and more) for the local animal shelter to help with their Christmas party for the animals.  

Friday, December 17

Enjoy looking at the beautiful lights while indulging in milk and cookies!  Goodies will be handed out to the first 350 people to drive through the park.  Stay in your car and stop at the Dining Hall and be served.

Saturday, December 18
Paint Party!  Participants will be given instruction on how to paint a Christmas decoration for their home.  Pre-Registration recommended/50 people total.  $15 per person, beginnning at 6:00 p.m.  Snacks and drinks provided.

Sunday, December 19

Kids Cookie Decorating and Craft Night.  Help your child put together lots of festive crafts, decorate sugar cookies and visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus.  5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

The Taylorville Park District would like to thank everyone who volunteered, sponsored or put a display up in

Christmas In the Park 2021


Advanced Title Group Inc.

Ahlstrom Filtration

Battery Specialist & Golf Cars

Blakley Heating, Cooling & Plumbing

Bob Ridings

Central Commodity FS

Cleeton's Sanitation Service

CNB Bank & Trust

Craggs Realtors

Dinner Seasoned with Love

Ethridge Animal Hospital

First Mid-Illinois Bank & Trust

First Natinal Bank in Taylorville

Little Luxuries


Miller Media Group

Morrison Electric Inc.

Page's Body Shop

P.S. Printing

Refreshment Services Pepsi

Ron's Produce

Sheridan & Arlene Pulley

Taylorville Memorial Hospital

Taylorville Monogram

Taylorville Township


Wareham's Security

Wrights Furniture

Discount Cards

(Taylorville Locations Only)

Lakeshore Golf Course

Happy Baked Goods

CrossFit Adversis

Amenities on Main

FS Fuel 24


Karma Salon

Pawsitively Pampered

Down to Earth Sustainability

Manners Park Pool

Volunteering for Donation Booth

C.C. Farm Bureau Young Ag Leaders

Red Bland Little League

BSA Unit 68

Northside Veterinary Service

C.C. Prevention Coalition

C.C. Youth Volleyball

C.C. Animal Control

Hickory Estates

First Mid Bank & Trust

Blakley Heating, Cooling & Plumbing

Taylorville Memorial Hospital

Misty Marucco & Family

Kiwanis Club


Down to Earth Sustainability

The Kent Family

The Shanks Family

Thank you for all of your support

Merry Christmas