Christmas Glow launched in 2017. The attraction offers a Christmas Village workshop for kids crafts, photographs with Santa Claus, a petting zoo, games, rides, food, drinks, live entertainment and more.
This year, Land of Illusion also has added 500,000 lights to a holiday lights drive-through, giving it 3.5 million LED and twinkle lights. It also added more rides and games.
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12 Days of Christmas
Land of Illusion launched a “12 days of Christmas” event last year during its Christmas Glow attraction. Scheduled to run through Dec. 24, the “12 days” event will involve students from local schools singing Christmas carols and food donations.
The effort is all a part of Land of Illusion Adventure Park working to help out as much as it can while giving area residents a familiar place to enjoy the holiday season.
In summer 2018, Land of Illusion launched Aqua Adventures, a water park attraction featuring an on-the-water inflatable obstacle course and a beach with 800 chairs, plus private cabanas, a restaurant and bar.
The attraction, which runs from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day, more than doubled its attendance this year after adding a new 43-foot inflatable water slide, which McKnight said is the largest in the nation.
Other attractions include Sandy Cove & Aqua Lounge, Wibit Adventure Zone, Paddle Bay and Game Works.
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In the works
Land of Illusion has plans for several primitive camp set-ups and RV hookup spots, as well, which will see it using about 60 of the 180 acres it has.
Land of Illusion also is hoping to broaden its appeal by making greater use of concert venue Oakley Pavilion, which has hosted national acts, he said.
The park also is working on two new multimillion-dollar attractions, both of which should be ready within the next year or two, officials said. Land of Illusion could not offer any hints as to the nature of either attraction.
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