Festival of Lights kicks off tonight at Sinnissippi Park in Rockford and it'll be bigger than ever.

Our friend Ted O'Donnell tells us there will be 20 new displays, and an extra special display to honor Rockford's Mr. Fourth of July, Joe Marino, who started Festival of Lights and Rockford's 4th of July fireworks display. Joe past away last year.

And, yes, Santa will still be accepting your children's letters in person but in a new spot. Santa will hunker down in the center of Sinnissippi Park from 7-9 pm.


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