Illuminate Conway

Illuminate Conway takes place on Small Business Saturday downtown

Conway Institute of Music

The newest Christmas tradition is Illuminate Conway and it takes place in downtown Conway on Saturday, November 30. The 2019 version features Chick-fil-a as a title sponsor and a contest by Sissy’s Log Cabin along with other attractions such as Santa Claus, music hosted by Preston Palmer Music Company, crafts and games, a children’st train ride, and the Ferris wheels.

At 6:00, Mayor Bart Castleberry will light the tall Christmas tree illuminating downtown Conway.

The event starts at 3 pm on Saturday, November 30th and continues through the end of December. Additional attractions include the Horse Drawn Carriage Rides and the Brothers’ Engine No. 1 Miniature Train Rides.

Illuminate Conway
Illuminate Conway

Illuminate Schedule of Events
November 30 from 3-8 p.m.

3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. | Smile with Santa, sponsored by Delta Dental
3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. |  Live music from Palmer Music Company
3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. | Interactive family-friendly crafts and games
Hot Chocolate and Hot Apple Cider Booths
Children’s Train Rides — $3
100′ Ferris Wheel and Mini Ferris Wheel — $5/$3
Horse Drawn Carriage Rides — $5/person – $20 minimum
Christmas Tree Lighting with Mayor Bart Castleberry (6:00 p.m.)

Preston Palmer Company Music Schedule

2:00-2:30 Kathy Linder and friends (at the tree)
2:30-3:00 VOCA (at the tree)
3:00-3:45 Cookie Lee and Rule Number 1 (on stage)
4:00-4:30 Bree Ogden
4:45-6:00 Townsend
6:00- tree lighting City Boyz to follow tree lighting (headliner)

Holiday Season Events

This is the ongoing schedule for the rest of the season, weather permitting.

The activity schedule for Holiday Season: 
Ferris Wheel and Mini Ferris Wheel Rides – $5/$3
Monday – Thursday | 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Friday & Saturday | 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Closed Sundays | Closed December 24, 25, & 26
Last Day is December 28

Horse Drawn Carriage Rides – $5/person with a $20 minimum
Sunday – Thursday | 4:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Friday & Saturday | 4:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Last Day is December 31

Brothers’ Engine No. 1 Miniature Train Rides – $3
Friday & Saturday | 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Last Day is December 28

Learn more and keep up with updates at the Illuminate Conway Facebook page.


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