2023 Lucia Nights (Festival of Lights) begins in Bishop Hill, IL with the Lighting of the Park Christmas tree at 6 p.m. on Friday, December 8. The public is invited to bring edible ornaments to hang on the tree. Music will be provided by the Galva High School Choir. The Christmas Tree Lighting is organized by the Bishop Hill State Historic Site.
Lucia Nights is sponsored by the Bishop Hill Arts Council, Bishop Hill Heritage Association, Bishop Hill State Historic Site, VASA National Archives, Bishop Hill Old Settlers’ Association, Bishop Hill Volunteer Fire Department, and numerous local businesses. This event is also partly funded by the Illinois Arts Council Agency. Barbro Osher Pro Suecia Foundation, and American Rescue Plan Funds from Henry County, approved by the Henry County Board.
For more details, call 309-927-3899 or email bhha@mymctc.net.