1. Folepi’s Winter Wonderland, a drive-thru electric park opened Thanksgiving night and will remain open through Dec. 31. It is also open Christmas Eve, Christmas night and New Year’s Eve.
2. The almost 2-mile drive-through electric park is the Festival of Lights’ signature event! Folepi’s Winter Wonderland features the majority of the Parade of Lights floats and many other lighted displays. And for 2012, the popular downhill skiers are enhanced!
3. Drive under arches while lighted reindeer leap over your car, and later through a tunnel of blue arches. And see many favorite displays, including a lighted waving Folepi.
— Information from cityofeastpeoria.com
Why you should attend
Folepi’s Winter Wonderland is two miles of oohs and aahs and it’s an East Peoria tradition.
About the event
WHEN 5-9 p.m. Sunday-Thursday; 5-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday
TICKETS Cars and family vans - $10 nightly (cash and debit cards accepted)
Limousines, extended vans, mini- or party-buses and RVs - $20
Full-size buses - $150
ADDRESS: 123 Par 3 Lane, East Peoria, IL 61611 (in VFW Post 2078 Park off Springfield Road)
ATTENTION GPS USERS: INPUT ADDRESS 801 SPRINGFIELD ROAD, WHICH IS LINCOLN SCHOOL. THE ENTRANCE TO WINTER WONDERLAND IS ABOUT ONE BLOCK PAST THE SCHOOL.