A Holiday Lights Festival at HODAG PARK

Celebrate the season and give back to your community at the 5th Annual Holiday Lights Festival! Enjoy this event for the entire holiday season with nightly light displays and cozy fires, special weekend activities including a visit from Santa, and end the celebration by starting the New Year with a bang at a must-see fireworks show on New Year’s Day!

December 3, 2021 – January 1, 2022
5 – 9 pm nightly
Hodag Park, Rhinelander

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A Holiday Lights Festival at HODAG PARK

Celebrate the season and give back to your community at the 5th Annual Holiday Lights Festival! Enjoy this event for the entire holiday season with nightly light displays and cozy fires, special weekend activities including a visit from Santa, and end the celebration by starting the New Year with a bang at a must-see fireworks show on New Year’s Day!

December 3, 2021 – January 1, 2022
5 – 9 pm nightly
Hodag Park, Rhinelander

View a Schedule of Events >

A Holiday Lights Festival at HODAG PARK

Celebrate the season and give back to your community at the 5th Annual Holiday Lights Festival! Enjoy this event for the entire holiday season with nightly light displays and cozy fires, special weekend activities including a visit from Santa, and end the celebration by starting the New Year with a bang at a must-see fireworks show on New Year’s Day!

December 3, 2021 – January 1, 2022
5 – 9 pm nightly
Hodag Park, Rhinelander

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

Membership & Board Meetings

  • Days: 2nd Thursday each month
    Days: 4th Thursday each month available for smaller sub-group meetings
  • Time: 5:30 PM
  • Location: VFW Hall – Rhinelander

SCHEDULE

  • Lights will be on nightly from 5 pm – 9 pm starting Friday, December 3rd through Saturday January 1st.
  • Enjoy additional activities offered for two weekends, Friday and Saturday, December 10-11 and 17-18 from 5 pm – 8 pm.

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PROGRAM PARTNERING

The Lights of the Northwoods is celebrating our 5th year of operation by once again lighting up the Northwoods to benefit area food pantries and our community. 

Food Pantry and Donations

This is a free event where food and monetary donations will be collected on-site for local food pantries, participating non-profit groups, and to assist with maintenance and expansion of the light displays and the year-round use of Hodag Park.

LBS OF FOOD DONATIONS RAISED in 2020

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RAISED in 2020 Shared across community organizations!

YEARS STRONG

WHO WE ARE

We are a non-profit organization with a 501(c)(3) status for charitable contributions

MISSION

  • To provide a community holiday festival of lights.
  • To feed the hungry of the Northwoods.
  • To enhance the health and quality of life for our locals and visitors of all ages.
  • To benefit area businesses and fellow nonprofit organizations through partnership and collaboration.
  • To improve Rhinelander area parks and programs for year-round use.

RETURNING FOR 2021 EVENT – FIREWORKS!

Join us at Hodag Park for a spectacular fireworks show!

As the fireworks were such a success we are planning on bringing back that part of the event for 2021. If you are interested in making this year a success, you can donate online, become a sponsor, or volunteer.

Saturday, January 1, 2022 at 7PM at Hodag Park

Volunteers Welcomed

Without the help of our community volunteers and donations, we would not be able to make this event a success year after year.