Yorkville Holiday Celebration Weekend

Due to recent changes in the Illinois State Guidelines, updates have been made to the Yorkville Holiday Celebration.  Please read below for complete details on how you can safely kick off this holiday season with the Yorkville Holiday Celebration!


Friday, November 20

Drive-By Visits with Santa

4-6:30pm
Riverfront Park (131 E Hydraulic Ave, Yorkville)

Looking to see Santa Claus this winter? Santa is setting up his workshop in Riverfront Park (131 E Hydraulic Ave, Yorkville) and is inviting YOU for a visit! Families will have the opportunity to share their wish lists with Santa!  Please have your wish lists written out and posted in the passenger-side window, and an elf will be happy to read it to Santa!  Please note, due to new State Guidelines, families must stay within their vehicles at all times.

Santa's Workshop will be placed in the parking lot located in the far East end of Riverfront Park.  Please access Hydraulic Ave by Mill Road and exit the event using Heustis Street.  View the map for more details on how to access Santa.  Please be prepared for the possibility of long lines as you wait to visit with Santa.  

Thank you to Heritage Woods for sponsoring the Holiday Celebration and helping bring Santa to Yorkville!

Drive-In Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

7:15pm
Drive down to Riverfront Park (131 E Hydraulic Ave, Yorkville) and turn your radio station to 88.1 as you watch Mayor Purcell light the beautiful 22-foot tree from the safety of your vehicle! The Christmas Tree Light Ceremony will begin at 7:15pm with parking starting at 6:45pm. Please note, vehicles will be parked on a first come, first serve basis. See the Viewing Area Map for parking locations.

A virtual option is also available!  This longtime Yorkville Tradition will also be streamed LIVE on the Yorkville Parks and Recreation Department's Facebook Page to view from your home!

Thank you to Waubonsee Community College for sponsoring the Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony and helping continue this Yorkville tradition!


Saturday, November 21

Drive-By Visits with Santa

3pm-6pm
Riverfront Park
If you missed Santa on Friday, no worries, he's back in Riverfront Park (131 E Hydraulic Ave, Yorkville) and is excited to see YOU and hear your wish lists!  Please have your wish lists written out and posted in the passenger-side window, and an elf will be happy to read it to Santa!  Please note, due to new State Guidelines, families must stay within their vehicles at all times.

Santa's Workshop will be placed in the parking lot located in the far East end of Riverfront Park.  Please access Hydraulic Ave by Mill Road and exit the event using Heustis Street.  View the map for more details on how to access Santa.  Please be prepared for the possibility of long lines as you wait to visit with Santa.  

Fireworks Show

6:30pm 
Route 47 & Countryside Parkway
Start the Holiday Season with a BANG and join the United City of Yorkville for the annual Fireworks Show!  The fireworks will be shot off at the corner of Countryside Pkwy and Route 47.  Please note, a portion of Countryside Pkwy will be closed due to the fireworks.  View the map for details.

Thank you to Heritage Woods for sponsoring the Holiday Celebration and helping us bring some holiday cheer to the Yorkville Community!

EVENT SPONSOR

HW Yorkville 2020 website

TREE SPONSOR

Waubonsee