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      • What

        Opening Ceremonies
        Animated Lights
        Santa with Live Reindeer
        Tribute to the Troops
        Non-Profit Trees
        Heated Restrooms

      • When

        Friday, November 28th
        Wednesday, December 31st

Quick Details

Join us for the Opening Parade, presented by the Greater Mankato Young Professionals, THIS FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 28 at 6 p.m.!  For safety reasons, the park will not open to vehicle traffic until 8 p.m. on Opening Night.

Kiwanis Holiday Lights will be held Nov. 28-Dec. 31.   There is no charge to visit the event, but non-perishable food items are accepted by area food shelves each night, and cash donations are also accepted to help support area non-profits.

Sunday-Thursday Nights:  5-9 pm

Friday-Saturday Nights: 5-10 pm

Kiwanis Holiday Lights Mission:

Create a celebration of Holiday Lights for the Greater Mankato Area that builds on past traditions and promotes the communities we serve, while raising non-perishable food donations for those in need.

Kiwanis Holiday Lights is a program of Mankato Downtown Kiwanis.  To learn more about our service club visit 

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