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LINCOLN, Neb. (COLOGNE) – There are several events that celebrate the holidays in Lincoln.

Starry Nights Christmas Tree Festival: Walk through the trees

Starry Nights 2022 will include 16 Christmas trees decorated by designers. Wander through their magical “forest” of creatively designed trees. Place a bid on the tree of your choice! They’re also bringing back their popular Christmas Market, which includes decorated Christmas trees, wreaths and door hangers, and gifts you can buy too. This event is at Gateway Mall.

Friday through Sunday during mall hours; free

More information: HERE

Turkey Chase Kart Races

You don’t want to miss the 16th LEC Turkey Chase! There will be karters, their families and friends competing against each other on a small dirt track. This is a great trip for all ages.

Saturday and Sunday; Ticket prices start at $13

More information: HERE

Glass snowflakes

Come on in and make holiday gifts for everyone on your list! There are several snowflake patterns to choose from, simple, elegant, and sophisticated. Build as many as you want in the allotted time! This event will be held at Architectural Glassarts.

Saturday 1-3:00; Snowflakes start at $5

More information: HERE

Christmas light display

Are you looking for a fun vacation, right in the heart of Lincoln? Bring your friends and family to Lincoln’s greatest Christmas lights experience! Their display features countless high-quality lights in vibrant colors, festive props and seasonal favorites. All the lights and effects are synchronized with the music that you can enjoy from the comfort of your comfortable car. This event is at Haymarket Park.

Saturdays through Jan. 3 from 5 p.m. to midnight; Car: $40, Limousine: $80

More information: HERE

Santa’s party and tree lighting

Enjoy an evening filled with the magic of Santa. There will be lights, refreshments, treats and of course Santa. He makes his grand entrance at 6:30 p.m., followed by the lighting of the tree. Take photos with Santa at the Santa Station after the tree is lit! This event is at SouthPointe Pavilions

Saturday 18:00; free

More information: HERE

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