This holiday light drive-thru experience to be held at Joe Mack Campbell Park, starting in November
JONESBORO, Ark. (July 30, 2019) — A new holiday tradition, Christmas at the Park, is coming to Jonesboro this winter.
Christmas at the Park, which will be held at Joe Mack Campbell Park, will feature over a half-mile drive-through of holiday lights and displays, as well as opportunities for photos with Santa, concessions and a Red Wolf Howl scavenger hunt.
Sponsored by Ground Crew, St. Bernards Medical Group, the city of Jonesboro and Arkansas State University, Christmas at the Park will open to the public on Friday, Nov. 22 and will continue through Jan. 4, 2020. The drive-through light spectacular will be open Thursday through Sunday from 5 – 10 p.m.
“We are so excited to bring this new opportunity to our great city,” said Adam Sartin, owner of Ground Crew, the presenting sponsor of the event. “We want Christmas at the Park to be a long-standing tradition that residents across the Northeast Arkansas region will want to visit each year.”
The event will feature more than 35 holiday collections, comprised of over 350 different pieces, as well as a drive-through tunnel of lights and a Christmas tree visitors are encouraged to stop and enjoy. The plan is for more lights and displays to be added each year.
“I feel projects like Christmas at the Park benefit our city greatly,” said Dr. Matt Garner, president of St. Bernards Medical Group, the founding sponsor of the event. “We want people to create traditions here, bring their families here and basically enjoy the great community we have here in Jonesboro. As physicians practicing here, we are proud to support Christmas at the Park.”
The cost for entry into Christmas at the Park will be $10 per car. A concession stand will be open with all proceeds benefiting the City Stars program.
Several community events will be hosted during Christmas at the Park, including a special weekend where foster families enter the park for free and a toy and food drive for discounted admission. More events will be announced closer to the opening date.
Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information about Christmas at the Park, please visit christmasattheparknea.com or call Adam Sartin at 870.336.9950 or Lydia Parkey at 870.207.7307.
I really,like the,💡 of a Christmas park so close to Paragould..i can’t wait till you open
How can they legally charge people to drive on a public st “Cwl Dr”, just because they put lights on it and I’d like to know who payed for them?
Now do a news story on how these people managed to pay half a million dollars for $10,000 dollars worth of light displays and a prop chair. The lighting display is horrible. I tried to convince my wife beforehand that we didn’t need to do our usual trip to batesville because we have a local show now. After we went I apologized and we still went to Batesville. $10 is a waste of money for this. It felt like half the lights aren’t even Christmas related. Cactuses? Horseshoes? Red white and blue with stars? Did these people just publicly launder a half a million dollars? Someone should look into it.