2013 International Festival of Lights
November 23 - December 31
Downtown Battle Creek
The 2013 International Festival of Lights will again return in all its beauty with many light structures and a new light feature on the Battle Creek River along State Street. One of the most popular displays is the Twelve days of Christmas which is located on the back lawn of the W. K. Kellogg Foundation. Nightly, children romp through the structures singing and enjoying quality family time together. Enjoy the beauty of the lights in and around downtown Battle Creek.
In addition to a nightly stroll through the beautiful lights, the six-week event will include the following:
Residential Lighting Competition November 23 - December 15, 2013 Let's expand the beauty of the holiday season by residential lighting. Decorate your house and enter in the IFOL's Residential Lighting Competition. Receive a special award.
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Brass Band Holiday Concert December 7, 2012 7:30 p.m.
W.K. Kellogg Auditorium
Tickets available by calling 269.789.2222.
Live Nativity December 6, 7, 8 - 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Parking Lot of St. Thomas Episcopal Church. (16 Van Buren Street)
Shari Rarick IFOL Dance Celebration December 8 - 1:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Ann J. Kellogg School
Festival Follies December 21 - 4:00 p.m.
Ann J. Kellogg School Battle Creek truly has talent! Enjoy a warm evening of entertainment. $5/adults; 12 and under free. Tickets available at Door, at the AGW Conservatory of the Arts (410 West VanBuren Street) or by calling 269.420.4031
Light the Night December 14, 2013 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Downtown Battle Creek
Draft horse rides, family scavenger hunt, Santa, strolling, caroling, musical presentation
Holiday Nights at Binder Park Zoo December 20 - 23, December 26 - 30, 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7400 Division Drive
Computerized light and music show Mill Race Park This awe-inspiring show is a gift to the community and visitors by the W. K. Kellogg Foundation. This Show runs continuously every night.
Warming House Friday - Sunday 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m
64 West Michigan Avenue
To warm up, stop in the Warming House for a complimentary cup of hot cocoa and cookies while enjoying the IFOL Train, international trees and special activities.
If you are interested in being a part of the International Festival of Lights, contact the following:
Deborah G. Owens
Note: This site will be update periodically with additional information.
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