Fantasy of Lights Illuminates Franke Park

Get in the holiday spirit by visiting the 17th Annual Fantasy of Lights display this year at Franke Park. Experience the tranquility of this beautiful display from the comfort of your vehicle and become one of the more than 50,000 people visit this 1.5 mile route of displays!

Cost is $5 per passenger car, making this event a budget-friendly option for families or even for date night. This year more than 75 holiday light displays are on site at this near northside park. This year’s event runs through Saturday, December 31.

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Displays include the nativity, Santa Claus, an animated rocking horse and more! All proceeds from this event benefit the Anthony Wayne Services Foundation, a non-profit organization which supports programs for children and adults with disabilities.

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Limousines and passenger vans are $10 per vehicle, and a bus or trolley is $25 for entry. For recorded information call 260.456.2971, ext. 5874. The Fantasy of Lights is located in Franke Park, adjacent to the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo, at 3411 Sherman Blvd.


Previously a news reporter at daily newspapers in Indiana and Ohio, Holly Hammersmith now enjoys the lighter side of writing through freelance work. In her spare time, Holly can be found running or practicing yoga. She also enjoys visiting local coffee shops and day-tripping. Holly lives with her husband, dog Lulu and half a dozen houseplants. Find Holly on Twitter @HFHammers and at

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