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  • Lights of the Northwoods Extended Viewing at Hodag Park

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    Name: Lights of the Northwoods Extended Viewing at Hodag Park
    Date: December 14, 2021
    Time: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM CST
    Event Description:
    Friday, December 3, 2021 – Saturday January 1, 2022, 5 pm – 9 pm, Hodag Park

    Celebrate the holiday season with a festive display of lights at Hodag Park. Lights will be on nightly from 5 pm – 9 pm starting Friday, December 3rd through Saturday January 1st. Enjoy the lights with newly added holiday music and warming bonfires along our lakeside walking path, or choose to view the displays in the comfort of your vehicle by taking the lighted driving path through the impressive tunnel of lights.

    Collections of food and/or monetary donations will be at the end of the driving path and other locations at the park. Your donations support area food pantries and improve the event success for years to come. Portable restrooms are available for guest use throughout the park.


    Weekend Activities & Events

    Friday, December 10 – Saturday, December 11
    Friday, December 17
     – Saturday, December 18
    5 pm – 8 pm
    Hodag Park Pavilion

    For two weekends in December, enjoy additional activities in the pavilion including a visit with Santa and photos by Jack Flint* plus concessions like hot beverages, snacks, sweets, etc. Outside the pavilion, enjoy musical performances and a warming bonfire.

    *Santa will be available for visits and photos all four evenings of December 10, 11, 17, and 18 from 5 pm – 8 pm.

    New Years Day Fireworks Display

    Saturday, January 1, 2022
    7 pm
    Hodag Park

    Arrive early for a good parking spot!

    Start the New Year with a BANG! Fireworks will launch from the center of the park at 7 pm sharp. Please arrive early to allow time for parking and follow the event parking staff instructions. The light display, including the driving path and the walking path, will be shortened during this time to accommodate the fireworks site area.

    *Please note the fireworks are scheduled for the evening of New Year’s Day (Saturday, January 1) not New Year’s Eve.

    See Map Here - https://lightsofthenorthwoods.org/schedule/
    509 Hodag Park
    Rhinelander, WI 54501
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    Lights of the Northwoods
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