Tour of lights planned

Published 4:54 pm Sunday, November 19, 2017

Heritage Park of North Iowa is having its second annual community-sponsored Holiday Tour of Lights, according to a press release.

Through sponsor donations, Heritage Park has constructed brightly lit holiday displays throughout the park for people to drive through to see during the holiday season beginning Friday, and will run from 6 to 9 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays until Dec. 10.  It will be open every evening from 6 to 9 p.m. Dec.15-24.   

The event includes an “enchanted forest” of decorated Christmas trees to walk through and a warming house with Santa each night.  A special evening will be Dec. 16 with a candlelight church service at 6 p.m., followed by a soup supper at 7 p.m. in Beaver Creek Church, located on the park’s grounds. 

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Admission to the Holiday Tour of Lights is a free will donation.  All donations collected will be distributed among non-profit volunteer organizations and Heritage Park. 

It’s anticipated that families from a 100-mile radius will drive to Forest City over the holiday season to view the displays. 

Heritage Park of North Iowa is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is a 91-acre site located on the South edge of Forest City, Iowa. The Park is dedicated to the preservation of America’s rural heritage.

For more information, contact Dawn Arispe at 641-596-0527 or