Options for taking the kids out to look at cool holiday light displays is growing everyday. The latest features a giant 40-foot steel reindeer.

The World's Largest Reindeer Attraction is in Illinois

Just a short drive from Rockford to Naperville, Illinois to experience Reindeer Events drive-thru light display.

Do you remember the LARGEST reindeer of all?

This attraction is worthy of a little re-writing of the classic Christmas song

"You know Dasher and Dancer and Prancer and Vixen

Comet and Cupid and Donner and Blitzen

But do you recall

The most massive reindeer of all?


Rudolph the Giant Steel Naperville Reindeer...

Has a very shiny nose..."

One of the things that really helped the holiday season feel a little like normal, were all the places you could take your family to see beautiful and elaborate light displays.

In Rockford, The Festival of Lights at Sinnissippi Park and All-Aglow at Nicholas Conservatory were visited more than once by my family. This year, there a new new light display at the world famous Anderson Japanese Gardens, called Lightscape.

Heading toward Chicago is no different, there are tons of choices for jaw-dropping light displays. The city of Naperville is one of the newest and most unique displays in Illinois

Reindeer Road Drive-Thru Christmas Light Display and Event


Here's the important stuff you need to know:

The first vehicle will be admitted at 6:30 p.m., last vehicle will be admitted at 9:30 p.m.

Admission is only $10 per carload, not per person, so carpooling with family and friends is encouraged.

The drive-thru experience takes about 5 minutes, but allow extra time for traffic, especially on weekends.

The attraction is generally open Wednesdays through Sundays in December. Weather permitting.

Normal drive-thru schedule:

  • Wednesday, December 1, 2021 through Sunday, December 5, 2021
  • Wednesday, December 8, 2021 through Sunday, December 12, 2021
  • Wednesday, December 15, 2021 through Sunday, December 19, 2021
  • Christmas Week: Monday, December 20, 2021 through Thursday, December 23, 2021
  • Christmas Eve and Christmas Day:  Hours TBD
Photo by Pro Church Media on Unsplash
Photo by Pro Church Media on Unsplash

Plus, get FREE hot chocolate and candy canes at check-in (while supplies last).

For more details and to pick up tickets, visit ReindeerRoad.com.

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