Bright Nights at Forest Park appreciation breakfast thanks sponsors, supporters, and staff

Bright Nights at Forest Park celebrated another successful season this winter, but it took the efforts of many people to make it happen. Some 200,000 people pass through the gates at Forest Park during the holidays every year to catch a glimpse of the beautiful displays that make up Bright Nights. It takes a lot of work to put together the holiday lighting experience which has been a Springfield tradition since 1995. “I mean, from the Sheriff’s Department to the police to the DPW, to so many people that are behind the scenes. It is a huge effort. It does take a village for this event.” Judy Matt, President, Spirit of Springfield

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