2023 Theme: "The Grinch" #

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Sponsor A Tree

Sponsor a lighted Christmas tree in and around the Mineral Springs Park or downtown Pekin at the Courthouse! Last year's sponsors will receive a form in the mail and be first in line for sponsorship.

Tree Form
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Enter Parade

Come and show off your business, organization or group for holiday spectators while you meet community members, schools, and businesses during this holiday tradition.

Parade Entry Form
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Business/Corporate Sponsorship

We would like to ask that your business continue being a part of Pekin Winter Wonderland by sponsoring a tree for the holiday season.

Sponsorship Form
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Holiday Art Program: Painting The Grinch

Join us for a festive and fun-filled art class that celebrates the holidays by bringing the beloved Grinch to life on canvas! This special painting class is designed for children of all ages, even those with little or no prior art experience. Under the expert guidance of our talented instructor, your child will explore their creative side, learn valuable painting techniques, and produce a high-quality painting that's perfect for the holiday season.


Date: Saturday, December 2, 2023
Times: 9:30am – 11:30am |or| 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Location: IRVRSA Rec. Center in Mineral Springs Park
Ages: 6 through 17
Cost: $15 per participant
20 max per session
Deadline to register Nov. 22

Registration will be handled through the Pekin Park District Recreation Office or online using the link below:

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Register Here

# Winter Wonderland Celebration Schedule of Events

Sunday, November 26, 2023 

2:00pm Free Mule Wagon Rides and Hand-led Pony Rides on  Ball Diamond #1 in Mineral Springs Park by Blazin' A Trail Riding and Boarding, Inc.
3:30pm Parade Starts Broadway Street starting at 10th Street and ending at the Pavilion in Mineral Springs Park After the Parade.
Balloon Creations inside the Pavilion till 6:00pm.
Visit Santa after the parade in the Pavilion till 6:00pm.
5:15pm Christmas Carol Sing-a-long on Pavilion porch facing Lagoon
5:30pm Fireworks across the Lagoon

Saturday, December 2, 2023 
HOLIDAY ART PROGRAM - (registration required, link above)

9:30am - 11:30am Painting The Grinch: Session 1
1:00pm - 3:00pm Painting The Grinch: Session 2

# Our Proud Corporate Sponsors

List of Sponsors