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Mark Your Calendar for the Valley’s Favorite Holiday Event

It will soon be time to check out annual Irvine Park holiday light display

Gazing with amazement at the annual Irvine Park Christmas Village in Chippewa Falls.
Gazing with amazement at the annual Irvine Park Christmas Village in Chippewa Falls.

Deck the streets of Chippewa Falls with a dazzling light display. The Chippewa Valley festive tradition – Christmas Village at Chippewa Falls’ Irvine Park – is gearing up for its 34th year. The season begins on Thanksgiving, when the Christmas Village will be ablaze from 5-9:30pm. From then on, the Christmas Village will be open from 7am-9:30pm daily through Jan. 1, except on Christmas Eve, which visitors are welcome from 7am to midnight. Whether you’re walking or riding in your own sleigh (vehicle), put some extra jolly into your holiday by coming to the Christmas Village! Visiting the village is free, though donations are appreciated.

Be sure to also check out the 9th annual “Run for the Lights” 5K walk/run on Nov. 27. Registration begins at 2:45pm at the Marshall Park Warming Shelter with the race beginning at 4pm. Sign up at tinyurl.com/ymbr5run for $25 through Nov. 11 and then $30 through Nov. 27.


This was made by

Andrea Paulseth  photographer

Andrea Paulseth has been the part-time staff photographer with Volume One since 2008, trying her best to draw in the reader with off camera lighting skill and editorial style photography.