With more than 4,000,000 lights illuminating La Crosse’s Riverside Park, this is truly a must see! Christmas in the La Crosse area certainly wouldn't be the same without them. 
Among the illuminated marvels is a 140- foot Christmas tree and animated light displays throughout the park. There are also live Nativity presentations on weekends until Christmas and an opportunity to meet Santa until Christmas Eve. Also available are times for skating and carriage rides! 
Nearly 300,000 visitors per year enjoy this holiday tradition while driving, walking or taking a carriage ride through Riverside Park. 
This event is a fundraiser for local food shelves and asks for food or monetary donations with attendance. 

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  • Starting Friday, November 24th, 2017, repeats every day until Sunday, December 31, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm


Riverside Park

100 State St
La Crosse, WI 54601

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