Join us for our 2nd annual Santa's Shining Lights in Central Park of Charles City, IA, from Nov 26 to Dec 31, 2022!
A special kickoff event will take place Saturday, November 16 with the lighting of the displays along with food trucks, music, and more! Food Trucks will start at 5pm with lighting of the lights at 5:30pm.
The Charles City Rotary Clubs in conjunction with other local non-profits, businesses & private individuals are creating community-based events in the Central Park area of Charles City, Iowa, for the benefit of all that choose to attend.
Businesses & Organizations - Let's show our collective Holiday Spirit and light up Central Park!
You can now rent spaces in Central Park in Charles City to showcase your business with Christmas or Holiday Light Displays. Businesses will be responsible for putting up and taking down their decorations. By clicking this link you will be able to see the spaces available on a first-come-first-served basis. You can rent up to three spaces per business. Prizes for the best lighting display will be awarded.
Other events planned include:

The Lighted "Memory Lane" along Riverside Drive from the suspension bridge towards Main Street organized by the Schweinfurth family.

Santa sleigh rides by the Main Street Charles City and Charles City Chamber Organizations.

Santa house visits by the Main Street Charles City and Charles City Chamber Organizations and Santa House Sponsors.

** There will be other events during the holidays, so watch for more info on our Facebook pages & local media!  **