Lincoln Christmas Express

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Downtown Lincoln 

Held the last weekend of November 


Christmas Express is an annual event that kicks off the holiday season.  


  • Winter Wonderland Tree Lighting - Local residents and businesses sponsor and decorate a Christmas tree. The trees are displayed on the Courthouse Lawn the month of December.
  • Small Business Saturday - The Saturday after Thanksgiving. Come shop small businesses and enjoy more festivites in Downtown Lincoln.
  • Free Carriage Rides - Come take a ride in a carriage around the Courthouse Square. It is offered each weekend in December. (See the Events Page for more details)
  • Christmas Parade - Usually the first Thursday of December. It takes place in the evening to enjoy the lit up floats. Then stay for a meet and greet with Santa and have cookies after the parade at the Logan County Tourism Office/Historic Train Depot


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101 North Chicago Street
Lincoln, IL 62656

Normal Hours
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. - Mon.-Fri.
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Sat. also
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. - Mon.-Fri.

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