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Be the first to enjoy our Holiday Night Lights display on Nov. 17 with a 5K or one-mile run! The Holiday Night Lights 5K will take you through the light display at Rotary Park just in time to see the lights before the holiday season kicks off! (Note: First portion of 5K will leave Rotary Park and enter Stonemoor Subdivision). This race is fun for the entire family. *Registration starts at 3 p.m.; race starts at 4:50 p.m. The first 100, 5K entrants will also receive a custom race shirt! To guarantee shirt size, please register by Oct. 17. *Registration for this program will open on Sept. 1. Complete the form here and send to or to Progress Park.

HNL_DT-01The annual Wentzville Holiday Night Lights display at Rotary Park opens on Friday, NOV 23 for the holiday season. Enjoy a one-mile light display that features large illuminated commercial scenes and tunnels of twinkling lights. This holiday display is a great way to experience the magic and joy of a winter wonderland close to home. Drive-thru admission is only $8 for vehicles holding up to six passengers; $1 per additional person after the sixth. On Saturday evenings (ONLY) at the Kolb Building, you can enjoy a visit with Santa and see beautifully decorated trees on display from various businesses and organizations.


Bingo with Santa!REVJoin Santa for lunch and bingo! Lunch will be pizza, salad, cookies and punch. Everyone is welcome to snap a photo with Santa after lunch, with bingo following immediately after. There will be gifts for every round won, and there will be several games of bingo played! Including four corners, diagonal, traditional and coverall! Save when you reserve a table of 10 for $110. Everyone attending must register.

Sleigh Hayrides-01Beginning Nov. 26, book a wintertime, tractor-pulled hayride through beautiful Rotary Park to tour the breathtaking Holiday Night Lights. *Rides are available on Mondays and Wednesdays at 6 p.m., 6:45 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 8:15P and 9 p.m.
(Except Monday, Dec. 3 and 24). Sleigh Hay Rides are perfect for scouts, church groups, picnics, company parties or family/neighborhood get-togethers. Sip hot chocolate, munch on cookies and listen to holiday music while sitting around the bonfire. The hayride will hold a maximum of 25 people, including lap children. Rides are scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis. You must register ahead of time. A two-week notice is required; no refunds will be given, unless the display is closed. *You can pay ahead of time for an additional lap around the park with your group for an extra $25.

Lock-In 2018Start the New Year right by joining your friends at Progress Park for an overnight New Year’s Eve Lock-In! Under adult supervision, participants can play in organized games, compete in contests, dance the night away and make memories of a lifetime. Scheduled events include Bubble Soccer, Nerf Gun battles and challenges, basketball and volleyball competitions, crafts to bring home, a chance to win raffle baskets, a countdown dance, and much more! Late-night food and breakfast will be provided. Lock-in participants can purchase items from the concession stand throughout the evening. The lock-in will run 7 p.m.-7 a.m. Participants must register in advance.



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