A spectacular drive-through holiday light experience!
November 23, 2010 – New Year’s Day
Phalen Park, St. Paul (1615 Phalen Dr. E., St. Paul, MN 55106)
5:30 – 10:00 pm nightly
$10 per vehicle/ $8 value nights (Sun. – Thurs., except holidays)
All volunteer event, all for charity.
St. Paul’s Phalen Park is transformed into a fantasy of lights and color. More than 50 larger-than-life holiday sculptures and animated displays bring the season to life.
New displays blended with some favorites of the past, including our largest display yet–a 60′ animated pirate ship. Shiver me timbers . . . it’s time to celebrate the holidays!
All net proceeds donated to the following charities focused on fundamental community needs such as food, shelter, education, and the environment.
Second Harvest Heartland is the region’s largest hunger-relief organization, delivering nearly 60 million pounds of food annually to 1,000 member agencies, including food shelves, soup kitchens and other programs. For each $50 donated, Second Harvest Heartland can distribute more than 180 meals to those in need.
Union Gospel Mission Working to meet the physical, emotional, spiritual, and educational needs of the economically disadvantaged men, women and children of the Twin Cities, through a variety of life-changing programs and services.
St. Paul Parks Conservancy Securing resources to enhance parks and recreational opportunities throughout Saint Paul.
UnderConstruction Teaching youth what it takes to be an employable worker. Introducing high school students to the construction trades to explore the possibilities of a construction career.
Holiday CD and Concert
The finest artists on the Twin Cities music scene have come together to create a fresh holiday CD to celebrate the season and to raise funds for IBEW Holiday Lights in the Park.
Home for the Holidays~A Minnesota Christmas CD Vol. 2
On sale Nov. 9, 2010 at all metro Target stores, new release end-caps, $9.99 (with a complimentary $10 vehicle pass to the light tour at Phalen Park enclosed!) CD also available at Phalen Park light tour. Featuring:
T. Mychael Rambo~Holiday Soul
The Blenders~ Hark the Herald Angels Sing!
GB Leighton~ Santa Claus is Coming to Town
Jennifer Grimm~ Cool Yule
Rockie Lynne~ Footprints
Tim Mahoney~Christmas in the Fall
Cate Fierro~It’s Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)
Mick Sterling~Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Wild Colonial Bhoys~Santa, See You Tonight
Mandy Maietta~A Minnesota Christmas
Dean Weisser Band~In a Christmas Way
Robert Robinson~O Come, O Come Emmanuel
Phil Thompson~Magic of Christmas Eve
Connie Kunkle~The Christmas Song
Patty Peterson~Silent America
Home for the Holidays~A Minnesota Christmas Concert, Dec. 12
Pantages Theatre, Minneapolis, December 12, 2010 6:00 pm
tickets $22.50-$29.50 at www.hennepintheatretrust.org
Concert will feature acoustic performances from Minnesota’s Musical A-List as they all come together to share the stage for this incredible one night engagement. All artists performing will feature selections from the the benefit album “Home for the Holidays: A Minnesota Christmas Vol. 2″.
CD Release party and Concert, Nov. 27
Join us at the Mall of America CD Release Party and Concert! Artists from the CD will be performing all day/give-aways/fun! November 27, 8:00 am -5:00 pm, Best Buy Main Rotunda. Visit www.mallofamerica.com for artists perfroming.
Volunteer and Donation information!
Sign Up for Holiday Lights in the Park!
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IBEW Holiday Lights in the Park event received the distinguished “Friend of the Mission” award from the Union Gospel Mission at their annual Celebration of Hope dinner.
IBEW Holiday Lights in the ParkI
Phalen Park, St. Paul
November 24 – December 31, 2009
5:30 pm to 10:00 pm nightly
$10 per vehicle
$8 VALUE nights Sunday – Thursday (excluding holidays)
(limos/ passenger vans/ mini buses are $15)( motorcoaches $45)
IBEW Holiday Lights in the Park is a spectacular drive through holiday light experience that allows the community to come together, volunteer together, spread goodwill and cheer, and extend a hand to those in need during the holiday season. All net proceeds of the event are donated to Second Harvest Heartland, Union Gospel Mission, St. Paul Parks Conservancy and UnderConstruction—organizations focused on fundamental community needs such as food, shelter, education, and the environment.
“Home for the Holidays: A Minnesota Christmas” Concert, December 10
The finest artists on the Twin Cities music scene have come together to create a fresh holiday CD to celebrate the season and to raise funds for IBEW Holiday Lights in the Park. This is the music community’s strong commitment to our exciting event and our charity partners. IBEW Holiday Lights in the Park and the Hennepin Theatre Trust have partnered to present a top notch holiday concert experience at the historic Pantages Theatre in downtown Minneapolis–December 10, 2009. For tickets go to http://www.hennepintheatretrust.org/events/
“Home for the Holidays: A Minnesota Christmas” CD, available November 10
Home for the Holidays-A Minnesota Christmas CD: Sold at all Twin Cities Target Stores on the new release end caps!
Second Harvest Heartland: Ending hunger by distributing more than 48 million pounds of food and grocery products annually to hungry children, family and seniors through more than 1,000 member agencies and programs in Minnesota and Western Wisconsin. www.2harvest.org
Union Gospel Mission:Working to meet the physical, emotional, spiritual, and educational needs of the economically disadvantaged men, women and children of the Twin Cities. Programs include Naomi Family Residence, Bethel Hotel (men’s shelter), and Asian Ministries. www.ugmtc.org