Nestled along the Illinois and Fox Rivers is a picturesque town with snow covered trees and hundreds of sparkling Christmas lights, Ottawa, Illinois.

  • Rusty Halo Snowman Express – Nov 11 & 12
  • Festival of Lights Parade – Nov 25
  • Merry Everything Holiday Home Tour – Dec 4
  • Chris Kringle Market – Nov 25, 26, 27; Dec 9, 10, 11; Dec 16, 17, 18

Spend a day wandering through the charming downtown with store fronts beckoning you to come inside.  Déjà vu and Heartland by Hand offer colorful décor and unique gifts, while Jeremiah Joe’s will warm you with a delicious hot cocoa.  Enjoy the murals and art interspersed throughout downtown, as you make your way to The Beach House for dinner. We look forward to seeing you!

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