Holiday Events in Springfield, Illinois

Posted: 11/14/2018
Author: Visit Springfield

Holiday Events in Springfield, Illinois

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The “Most Wonderful Time of the Year” is almost here and Springfield has so many things to do!


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11/16 - 1/6/: Holidays at the White House: A Presidential Christmas at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum

11/16 – 11/17: Hobnob Holiday Market at the Illinois State Fairgrounds

11/16 - 11/18: Holiday Market at Lincoln Memorial Garden

11/17 - 11/25: Memorial Festival of Trees: Holidays Through Our History at the Orr Building on the Illinois State Fairgrounds

11/23: Frost Fun Friday at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library

11/23 - 12/22: Annual Light up the Park in Chatham Community Park

11/23 - 11/25: The Polar Express Pajama Party at the Legacy Theatre

11/24 - 12/22: Old Capitol Holiday Walks in Downtown Springfield

11/24 - 12/22: Holidays at the Old State Capitol

11/28 - 12/19: Christmas at the Dana-Thomas House

11/30 - 12/2: Franciscan Nativity Festival at the Chiara Center

11/30 - 12/30: Winterland Holiday Zoo Lights at the Henson Robinson Zoo

11/30 – 12/1: It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year at the Hoogland Center for the Arts

11/30- 12/2: A Christmas Carol, The Musical at the Hoogland Center for the Arts

12/1: Clayville Christmas at Clayville Historical Site

12/1: Super Saturday: Illinois Holiday History at the Illinois State Musuem

12/1: A Message at Midnight at the Lincoln Home 

12/1: Civil War Santa & Christmas Carols at the Edwards Place

12/1- 12/20: Annual Winter Holiday Floral Show at the Washington Park Botanical Gardens

12/1: Capitol City Improv presents: The Ha-Ha Holiday Show at the Hoogland Center for the Arts

12/2: First Sunday Midwest Christmas Bazaar at the Illinois State Museum 

12/3: The Alley Cat Christmas Show at the Hoogland Center for the Arts

12/4: An Unforgettable Nat King Cole Christmas at the Legacy Theatre

12/6 - 1/4/2019: Christmas with the Lincolns at Lincoln Home

12/7: Candlelight Holiday Tour at the Elijah Iles House

12/7 – 12/9: A Christmas Carol – A Musical at the Hoogland Center for the Arts

12/8 - 12/9: The Nutcracker – A Great Holiday Tradition at the UIS PAC - Sangamon Auditorium

12/8: Santa Spectacular at SCHEELS

12/8: Victorian Christmas Tea at Edwards Place

12/8: Civil War Saturday: Soldiers Chirstmas Box at the Old State Capitol

12/8: Holiday Tours of the Sanctuary at First Presbyterian Church - Lincoln Pew

12/8: Christmas at the Front at the Illinois State Military Museum

12/8: 1850s Carol Sing at Lincoln Pew (First Presbyterian Church)

12/8: Christmas Parade of Lights in Downtown Springfield

12/9: Caroling at the Carillon at Thomas Rees Carillon

12/9: Holiday Extravaganza at the Illinois State Fairgrounds - Orr Building

12/12: A Charlie Brown Christmas Live on Stage at UIS PAC - Sangamon Auditorium

12/13: Music at the Musuem: Curtis & Loretta Holiday Concert at the Illinois State Museum

12/13: Candlelight Tours at Lincoln Home

12/15: Holiday Tours of the Sanctuary at First Presbyterian Church - Lincoln Pew

12/15: Historic Christmas Open House at the Elijah Iles House

12/15: Holiday Pops in the Heartland with the IL Symphony Orchestra at the UIS PAC - Sangamon Auditorium

12/16: Classic Nashville Christmas at the Hoogland Center for the Arts

12/16: Luminaria Sunday at the Dana-Thomas House - A Frank Lloyd Wright House

12/20: Celtic Women: The Best of Christmas Tour at the UIS PAC - Sangamon Auditorium

12/20: Tales from the Vault Program: Marshall Field's Christmas at the Illinois State Museum

12/21: Christmas Classic on the Grand Screen - It's A Wonderful Life at the Legacy Theatre

12/21 – 12/23: The Dual Piano Show at Hoogland Center for the Arts

12/22: Christmas Classic on the Grand Screen - White Christmas at the Legacy Theatre

12/23: Classic Christmas on the Grand Screen: Love Actually at the Legacy Theatre

12/31: First Night Springfield in various locations in Downtown Springfield


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