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East Peoria Festival of Lights 2019

One of the biggest and brightest holiday events in Illinois

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The East Peoria Festival of Lights is a fantastic drive-thru, featuring floats shaped entirely from lights. Visitors will see Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, a chopper motorcycle float, a 70-foot long Clydesdale horse pulling a delivery wagon, Frosty the Snowman, a 95-foot-long Chinese dragon, and more.

East Peoria Festival of Lights in Midwest - Best Season 2019

East Peoria Festival of Lights has been a local tradition since the 1980s. It is kicked off with the Parade of Lights in mid-November with lots of live entertainment and fun activities.

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The Festival has a mascot, a wooden soldier named Folepi, whose name means Festival of Lights.