Event Calendar

 

 

Oct
15
Sat
2022
Pick of the Patch Fall Festival @ Carlyle Lake Dam West
Oct 15 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Carlyle Street Fair is hosting the annual Pick of the Patch Fall Festival at the Dam West Main Beach area on beautiful Carlyle Lake.

A family friendly fall festival with crafts, art, vendors, food, the annual City Pumpkin Patch and more!

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Pumpkin Patch @ Carlyle Lake Dam West
Oct 15 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Pumpkin Patch will be held during the annual Pick of the Patch Fall Festival at Carlyle Lake Dam West – across from the Visitor’s Center.

Children are welcome to come and enjoy all of the fun activities at the Pumpkin Patch.

• Pick a Pumpkin

• Crafts

• Games

• Bounce Houses

• Petting Zoo provided by the Carlyle FFA – Available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

• Photo Opportunity provided by Traditions

Visit our Event Page for more details.

Picking Pumpkins

Oct
21
Fri
2022
Haunted Trail @ Little Prairie Nature Trail
Oct 21 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm

The Haunted Trail is a delightfully spooky place to visit during the Halloween season!

Brave souls embark on a hayride from Dam West Boat Ramp to the Little Prairie Nature Trail, located on U.S. Army Corps grounds near the Lake Spillway, where your hike on the Haunted Trail will begin with ghosts, goblins and ghouls awaiting you.

Admission to the trail is $10 per person; all proceeds will go to support the Fireworks Spectacular.

Food trucks will be located at the Dam West Boat Ramp.

The Haunted Trail is supported by groups who volunteer their time to set up spooky spots along the Little Prairie Nature Trail and haunt the visitors as they pass through. If you are interested in volunteering on the trail contact Peggy Hilmes at 618-594-4354.

Visit our Event Page for more details.

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Oct
22
Sat
2022
Haunted Trail @ Little Prairie Nature Trail
Oct 22 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm

The Haunted Trail is a delightfully spooky place to visit during the Halloween season!

Brave souls embark on a hayride from Dam West Boat Ramp to the Little Prairie Nature Trail, located on U.S. Army Corps grounds near the Lake Spillway, where your hike on the Haunted Trail will begin with ghosts, goblins and ghouls awaiting you.

Admission to the trail is $10 per person; all proceeds will go to support the Fireworks Spectacular.

Food trucks will be located at the Dam West Boat Ramp.

The Haunted Trail is supported by groups who volunteer their time to set up spooky spots along the Little Prairie Nature Trail and haunt the visitors as they pass through. If you are interested in volunteering on the trail contact Peggy Hilmes at 618-594-4354.

Visit our Event Page for more details.

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Oct
28
Fri
2022
Business Trick or Treat
Oct 28 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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Attention all ghouls & goblins! This Halloween be sure to stop by the local businesses of Carlyle for Business Trick or Treat.

Children 12 & under are invited to stop by the participating locations for some sweet treats.

Just look for the orange ghost in the window to let you know who has all the goodies. 

 

Oct
29
Sat
2022
Halloween Hustle 5K & Fun Run @ Carlyle Lake / Dam West Recreation Area
Oct 29 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am

Grab your friends, dress in spooktacular attire if desired, and partake in the Halloween Hustle 5k & Fun Run.
On Saturday, October 29, 2022, hustle atop beautiful Carlyle Lake in true Halloween fashion.

Register online at: https://runsignup.com/race/il/Carlyle/FriendsofCarlyleLakeHalloweenHustle

Proceeds will benefit the Friends of Carlyle Lake, an association, striving to foster an appreciation of natural, cultural, and recreational resources at Carlyle Lake. As a new association, we look forward to supporting unique projects and educational opportunities for our local community and visitors. Visit the Friends of Carlyle Lake Facebook page for more information on the organization.

2022 Halloween Hustle
Oct
31
Mon
2022
Trick Or Treat
Oct 31 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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Halloween is a night filled with fun!
Children ages 12 & under will love getting to dress up in their favorite costume and travel from house to house getting all kinds of yummy treats.

HAVE A SAFE & HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!

Nov
25
Fri
2022
Lighting of Christmas Lights @ Carlyle City Park
Nov 25 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Please join us as we kick off the Christmas Season by lighting up our City Park Christmas Lights.

The City Park will light up at dusk as our famous Christmas Lights start to shine bright.

The Christmas Lights will stay on in the Park for the entire Christmas Season until January 8th.
Be sure to take a drive through the City Park to view the lights!

You won’t want to miss this beautiful display!

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Christmas Parade & Fireworks @ Carlyle City Park
Nov 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Santa Claus is coming to town!! Join us as we kick off the Christmas in Carlyle season with our annual parade and fireworks show.

The Parade will begin at 11th and Fairfax Streets, and will head east until reaching 5th Street, where the Parade will turn north on its way to the City Park.

  • Anyone interested in participating in the Parade please call to register your entry.
    • Tess Jackson: 594-3666 or 409-9022
    • Debbie Cohoon: 920-6085

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After the Parade, the public is invited to join us at the City Park as we light up the sky with the Christmas Fireworks.

The Scott Masonic Lodge will have a food trailer on site and the Kettle Corn Stand will be set up.

Santa Claus will be available for photos courtesy of Traditions Portrait & Design.

For more details visit the Christmas in Carlyle Event Page

A fun family night of Christmas Cheer, Fireworks & Christmas Lights!

**Parade & Fireworks Rain Date: November 27, 2022**

Nov
26
Sat
2022
Christmas in Carlyle Lights @ Carlyle City Park
Nov 26 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Take a drive through our beautifully decorated City Park to enjoy our magical display of Christmas Lights as you get into the holiday spirit!
With thousands of lights, animated features, dancing trees and much, much more, your family will leave our park full of Christmas cheer!!!

Video Screenshot Entire Park

Be sure to tune your radio to 90.1 FM

Nov
27
Sun
2022
Christmas in Carlyle Lights @ Carlyle City Park
Nov 27 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Take a drive through our beautifully decorated City Park to enjoy our magical display of Christmas Lights as you get into the holiday spirit!
With thousands of lights, animated features, dancing trees and much, much more, your family will leave our park full of Christmas cheer!!!

Video Screenshot Entire Park

Be sure to tune your radio to 90.1 FM

Nov
28
Mon
2022
Christmas in Carlyle Lights @ Carlyle City Park
Nov 28 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Take a drive through our beautifully decorated City Park to enjoy our magical display of Christmas Lights as you get into the holiday spirit!
With thousands of lights, animated features, dancing trees and much, much more, your family will leave our park full of Christmas cheer!!!

Video Screenshot Entire Park

Be sure to tune your radio to 90.1 FM

Nov
29
Tue
2022
Christmas in Carlyle Lights @ Carlyle City Park
Nov 29 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Take a drive through our beautifully decorated City Park to enjoy our magical display of Christmas Lights as you get into the holiday spirit!
With thousands of lights, animated features, dancing trees and much, much more, your family will leave our park full of Christmas cheer!!!

Video Screenshot Entire Park

Be sure to tune your radio to 90.1 FM

Nov
30
Wed
2022
Christmas in Carlyle Lights @ Carlyle City Park
Nov 30 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Take a drive through our beautifully decorated City Park to enjoy our magical display of Christmas Lights as you get into the holiday spirit!
With thousands of lights, animated features, dancing trees and much, much more, your family will leave our park full of Christmas cheer!!!

Video Screenshot Entire Park

Be sure to tune your radio to 90.1 FM

Dec
1
Thu
2022
Festival of Trees @ Messiah Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall
Dec 1 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Wander through the Winter Wonderland Forest of fully decorated Christmas Trees and Wreaths at the Messiah Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall.

Forest Hours:
Thursday, December 1st from 4-8 p.m.
Friday, December 2nd from 4-8 p.m.

Saturday, December 3rd from 12-8 p.m.
Sunday, December 4th from 12-8 p.m.

Cast your vote for your favorites! Prizes will be awarded for top small tree, large tree and favorite wreath. (Not all decorated trees will be available to win.)

This is a free community event open to the public! All wreaths and donated trees will be ticket auctioned on Sunday night at Festival close. Any proceeds will benefit Messiah Lutheran Preschool and “In Christ’s Care” latchkey programs.

Contact Janet at (618) 531-3328 for more info or to claim a spot for your decorated tree or wreath.

Christmas in Carlyle Lights @ Carlyle City Park
Dec 1 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Take a drive through our beautifully decorated City Park to enjoy our magical display of Christmas Lights as you get into the holiday spirit!
With thousands of lights, animated features, dancing trees and much, much more, your family will leave our park full of Christmas cheer!!!

Video Screenshot Entire Park

Be sure to tune your radio to 90.1 FM

Dec
2
Fri
2022
Festival of Trees @ Messiah Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall
Dec 2 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Wander through the Winter Wonderland Forest of fully decorated Christmas Trees and Wreaths at the Messiah Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall.

Forest Hours:
Thursday, December 1st from 4-8 p.m.
Friday, December 2nd from 4-8 p.m.

Saturday, December 3rd from 12-8 p.m.
Sunday, December 4th from 12-8 p.m.

Cast your vote for your favorites! Prizes will be awarded for top small tree, large tree and favorite wreath. (Not all decorated trees will be available to win.)

This is a free community event open to the public! All wreaths and donated trees will be ticket auctioned on Sunday night at Festival close. Any proceeds will benefit Messiah Lutheran Preschool and “In Christ’s Care” latchkey programs.

Contact Janet at (618) 531-3328 for more info or to claim a spot for your decorated tree or wreath.

Christmas in Carlyle Lights @ Carlyle City Park
Dec 2 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Take a drive through our beautifully decorated City Park to enjoy our magical display of Christmas Lights as you get into the holiday spirit!
With thousands of lights, animated features, dancing trees and much, much more, your family will leave our park full of Christmas cheer!!!

Video Screenshot Entire Park

Be sure to tune your radio to 90.1 FM

Dec
3
Sat
2022
Festival of Trees @ Messiah Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall
Dec 3 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Wander through the Winter Wonderland Forest of fully decorated Christmas Trees and Wreaths at the Messiah Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall.

Forest Hours:
Thursday, December 1st from 4-8 p.m.
Friday, December 2nd from 4-8 p.m.

Saturday, December 3rd from 12-8 p.m.
Sunday, December 4th from 12-8 p.m.

Cast your vote for your favorites! Prizes will be awarded for top small tree, large tree and favorite wreath. (Not all decorated trees will be available to win.)

This is a free community event open to the public! All wreaths and donated trees will be ticket auctioned on Sunday night at Festival close. Any proceeds will benefit Messiah Lutheran Preschool and “In Christ’s Care” latchkey programs.

Contact Janet at (618) 531-3328 for more info or to claim a spot for your decorated tree or wreath.

Christmas in Carlyle Lights @ Carlyle City Park
Dec 3 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Take a drive through our beautifully decorated City Park to enjoy our magical display of Christmas Lights as you get into the holiday spirit!
With thousands of lights, animated features, dancing trees and much, much more, your family will leave our park full of Christmas cheer!!!

Video Screenshot Entire Park

Be sure to tune your radio to 90.1 FM

Dec
4
Sun
2022
Festival of Trees @ Messiah Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall
Dec 4 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Wander through the Winter Wonderland Forest of fully decorated Christmas Trees and Wreaths at the Messiah Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall.

Forest Hours:
Thursday, December 1st from 4-8 p.m.
Friday, December 2nd from 4-8 p.m.

Saturday, December 3rd from 12-8 p.m.
Sunday, December 4th from 12-8 p.m.

Cast your vote for your favorites! Prizes will be awarded for top small tree, large tree and favorite wreath. (Not all decorated trees will be available to win.)

This is a free community event open to the public! All wreaths and donated trees will be ticket auctioned on Sunday night at Festival close. Any proceeds will benefit Messiah Lutheran Preschool and “In Christ’s Care” latchkey programs.

Contact Janet at (618) 531-3328 for more info or to claim a spot for your decorated tree or wreath.

Christmas in Carlyle Lights @ Carlyle City Park
Dec 4 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Take a drive through our beautifully decorated City Park to enjoy our magical display of Christmas Lights as you get into the holiday spirit!
With thousands of lights, animated features, dancing trees and much, much more, your family will leave our park full of Christmas cheer!!!

Video Screenshot Entire Park

Be sure to tune your radio to 90.1 FM

Dec
5
Mon
2022
Christmas in Carlyle Lights @ Carlyle City Park
Dec 5 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Take a drive through our beautifully decorated City Park to enjoy our magical display of Christmas Lights as you get into the holiday spirit!
With thousands of lights, animated features, dancing trees and much, much more, your family will leave our park full of Christmas cheer!!!

Video Screenshot Entire Park

Be sure to tune your radio to 90.1 FM

Dec
6
Tue
2022
Christmas in Carlyle Lights @ Carlyle City Park
Dec 6 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Take a drive through our beautifully decorated City Park to enjoy our magical display of Christmas Lights as you get into the holiday spirit!
With thousands of lights, animated features, dancing trees and much, much more, your family will leave our park full of Christmas cheer!!!

Video Screenshot Entire Park

Be sure to tune your radio to 90.1 FM

Dec
7
Wed
2022
Christmas in Carlyle Lights @ Carlyle City Park
Dec 7 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Take a drive through our beautifully decorated City Park to enjoy our magical display of Christmas Lights as you get into the holiday spirit!
With thousands of lights, animated features, dancing trees and much, much more, your family will leave our park full of Christmas cheer!!!

Video Screenshot Entire Park

Be sure to tune your radio to 90.1 FM

Dec
8
Thu
2022
Christmas in Carlyle Lights @ Carlyle City Park
Dec 8 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Take a drive through our beautifully decorated City Park to enjoy our magical display of Christmas Lights as you get into the holiday spirit!
With thousands of lights, animated features, dancing trees and much, much more, your family will leave our park full of Christmas cheer!!!

Video Screenshot Entire Park

Be sure to tune your radio to 90.1 FM

Dec
9
Fri
2022
Christmas in Carlyle Lights @ Carlyle City Park
Dec 9 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Take a drive through our beautifully decorated City Park to enjoy our magical display of Christmas Lights as you get into the holiday spirit!
With thousands of lights, animated features, dancing trees and much, much more, your family will leave our park full of Christmas cheer!!!

Video Screenshot Entire Park

Be sure to tune your radio to 90.1 FM

Dec
10
Sat
2022
Christmas in Carlyle Lights @ Carlyle City Park
Dec 10 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Take a drive through our beautifully decorated City Park to enjoy our magical display of Christmas Lights as you get into the holiday spirit!
With thousands of lights, animated features, dancing trees and much, much more, your family will leave our park full of Christmas cheer!!!

Video Screenshot Entire Park

Be sure to tune your radio to 90.1 FM

Dec
11
Sun
2022
Christmas in Carlyle Lights @ Carlyle City Park
Dec 11 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Take a drive through our beautifully decorated City Park to enjoy our magical display of Christmas Lights as you get into the holiday spirit!
With thousands of lights, animated features, dancing trees and much, much more, your family will leave our park full of Christmas cheer!!!

Video Screenshot Entire Park

Be sure to tune your radio to 90.1 FM

Dec
12
Mon
2022
Christmas in Carlyle Lights @ Carlyle City Park
Dec 12 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Take a drive through our beautifully decorated City Park to enjoy our magical display of Christmas Lights as you get into the holiday spirit!
With thousands of lights, animated features, dancing trees and much, much more, your family will leave our park full of Christmas cheer!!!

Video Screenshot Entire Park

Be sure to tune your radio to 90.1 FM

Dec
13
Tue
2022
Christmas in Carlyle Lights @ Carlyle City Park
Dec 13 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Take a drive through our beautifully decorated City Park to enjoy our magical display of Christmas Lights as you get into the holiday spirit!
With thousands of lights, animated features, dancing trees and much, much more, your family will leave our park full of Christmas cheer!!!

Video Screenshot Entire Park

Be sure to tune your radio to 90.1 FM

Dec
14
Wed
2022
Christmas in Carlyle Lights @ Carlyle City Park
Dec 14 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Take a drive through our beautifully decorated City Park to enjoy our magical display of Christmas Lights as you get into the holiday spirit!
With thousands of lights, animated features, dancing trees and much, much more, your family will leave our park full of Christmas cheer!!!

Video Screenshot Entire Park

Be sure to tune your radio to 90.1 FM

Dec
15
Thu
2022
Christmas in Carlyle Lights @ Carlyle City Park
Dec 15 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Take a drive through our beautifully decorated City Park to enjoy our magical display of Christmas Lights as you get into the holiday spirit!
With thousands of lights, animated features, dancing trees and much, much more, your family will leave our park full of Christmas cheer!!!

Video Screenshot Entire Park

Be sure to tune your radio to 90.1 FM

Dec
16
Fri
2022
Christmas in Carlyle Lights @ Carlyle City Park
Dec 16 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Take a drive through our beautifully decorated City Park to enjoy our magical display of Christmas Lights as you get into the holiday spirit!
With thousands of lights, animated features, dancing trees and much, much more, your family will leave our park full of Christmas cheer!!!

Video Screenshot Entire Park

Be sure to tune your radio to 90.1 FM

Dec
17
Sat
2022
Christmas in Carlyle Lights @ Carlyle City Park
Dec 17 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Take a drive through our beautifully decorated City Park to enjoy our magical display of Christmas Lights as you get into the holiday spirit!
With thousands of lights, animated features, dancing trees and much, much more, your family will leave our park full of Christmas cheer!!!

Video Screenshot Entire Park

Be sure to tune your radio to 90.1 FM