Kickoff the Holidays at the Tree Lighting at Wilder Park – Elmhurst Toyota Dealer

November 17th, 2021 by

It’s nearly time for the annual Tree Lighting at Wilder Park. This year’s festivities take place on Thursday, Dec. 2, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Bring the family and participate in this Elmhurst holiday tradition. Everyone is guaranteed to have a great time. We at Elmhurst Toyota look forward to the Tree Lighting each year. We hope you can attend this fantastic family event!

Tree Lighting in Wilder ParkSanta has taken time out of his busy schedule to visit Elmhurst before Christmas Eve, so look for him at the Tree Lighting. The Grinch will also make an appearance this year. Look for him at the Kelly Stetler Real Estate Sponsor tent. Everyone who attends can take part in the holiday games and family photo opportunities. If you’d like a bite to eat, Sugar Mama’s Mini Donuts will be selling hot cocoa and delicious treats. There will be plenty of holiday music on hand to keep the spirit going.

The Tree Lighting at Wilder Park is a popular annual event. We expect to see hundreds of Elmhurst residents taking part in this cherished holiday tradition. The impressive Wilder Mansion serves as the backdrop, as everyone will count down the seconds before the lights are switched on. Sixty more holiday trees will be lit, each one decorated by different local organizations and individuals. Save the date because you won’t want to miss this exciting event!

This year’s sponsors are Kelly Stetler Real Estate, Edward-Elmhurst Health, Suburban Bank & Trust, and Advanced Orthopedic Specialists. Dress warmly for this outdoor event, which will be held rain or shine. Then head to Wilder Park to experience a special night of family fun!

Date and Time:
Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Wilder Park
175 S. Prospect Avenue
Elmhurst, IL 60126

Admission is free.

For More Information:
Contact the Elmhurst Park District at 630-993-8900 or visit

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