Annual Holiday Lights Fair – Du Quoin, Illinois

Annual Holiday Lights Fair – Du Quoin, Illinois The day after Thanksgiving through the month of December the display at the State Fairgrounds of lights on display is worth seeing.

The event features a 1 1/2 mile drive through of over $250,000 worth of lighted displays as well as decorated trees, entertainment, food, crafts, and visits with Santa in the Expo Hall. The light trail opens nightly from 5:30pm – 9:30pm, and the Expo Hall will be open on the second and third weekends in December from 5:30pm to 9:30pm. The Expo Hall features Santa’s train ride, and Santa’s Workshop.

Information call the Du Quoin Tourism Commission at 800-455-9570.

From the east or west, take I-64 to Rt. 127 and go south on 127 to Pinckneyville at Rt. 154. Take 154 east to US Rt. 51 and take 51 south through Duquoin. The fairgrounds are just south of Duquoin.

From the north or south, take I-57 to Rt. 14 and go west to Rt. 51. Go north on 51 and the fairground is located on 51 just south of Duquoin.