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Whispering Christmas

Whispering Christmas
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Fort Saint Clair Park
135 Camden Road, Eaton, OH 45320 [map it]
FREE EVENT

Enjoy the spectacular display of 2 million Christmas lights at Whispering Christmas in Eaton, Ohio.

Whispering Christmas

A spectacular lights display with a donation request of at least $5 per vehicle

There is so much to see and enjoy at Whispering Christmas!  2020 marks our 34th Season of Whispering Christmas, featuring a spectacular drive-thru lights display with close to 2 million lights!  We are in the 3rd year of the fun competition of “Battle of the Areas” and celebrating our second year of the Jingle Jog Family Fun Run/Walk 5k (though this year is a virtual event). Don’t forget to vote for your favorite area after going through the park, and follow us on Facebook for special messages from Santa! 

Opening Times

Friday, November 27 (Friday after Thanksgiving) 6:00 – 10:00 pm thru December 31st

Drive thru only. Cabins will be closed this year. Attendees must remain in vehicle. No stopping, no parking.

Jingle Jog -Virtual

Sunday, November 22nd - Wednesday, November 25, between the hours of 4:30 - 7:30 p.m.  - JINGLE JOG VIRTUAL 5k participants only -  if you are interested in catching a first glimpse of the lights, registered joggers/walkers can follow the suggested route included in packet pickup during the dates and times listed.  - Register on Speedy feet $25 entry fee.  Go to speedy-feet.com click on "races"!

Visit with Santa Claus

Update for 2020 - SANTA CLAUS visits EVERY night starting Dec 1st through Dec 23rd (off Christmas Eve - because, let's face it...we all KNOW Santa is WAY too busy on Christmas Eve!) He will be waving to vehicles between the hours of 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. It will be important that attendees know that they can only wave to Santa from their vehicles. He will not be able to take pictures or come up to vehicles. Santa has to stay healthy for his big night! 

There will be a "Letters to Santa" drop box that attendees can use as they drive by. We will also be posting messages from Santa on our Facebook page - follow us on Facebook @FortStClairWhisperingChristmas

Refreshments

Local groups, churches & businesses will be handing out pre-packaged, store bought treats to attendees as they drive by between the hours of 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. 

Restrooms

Restrooms will not be available this year, as the event is drive thru only.

Parking

No parking available. Visitors must remain in their vehicle and continue to move through the park. No parking, stopping, or exiting vehicle. 

Admission

No admission fee; however, donations are greatly appreciated to help keep the lights on, purchase new displays and lighting supplies, and help to maintain the park grounds for future generations.  The entire set up and take down labor is provided by 100% VOLUNTEERS!  This amazing annual holiday tradition is brought to you strictly through donations. Please donate so that we can keep the lights on!

Location & Directions

Fort St. Clair Park is located at 135 Camden Rd., between St. Rt. 122W & St. Rt. 732S, at the West edge of the City of Eaton, Preble Co., Ohio.
From the North:  St. Rt. 127S to St. Rt. 35W to St. Rt. 122W to left on Camden Rd.
From the South:  St. Rt. 127N to St. Rt. 35W to St. Rt. 122W to left on Camden Rd.
From the East:  St. Rt. 35W to St. Rt. 122W to left on Camden Rd.
From the West:  St. Rt. 122E to right on Camden Rd.

The History of Whispering Christmas

It all started with a few Christmas-loving people and 800 lights back in 1987.  Today, there are nearly 2 million lights burning bright for your holiday enjoyment!  Drive the winding, paved road through the Park to enjoy the spectacular Christmas lights display.  Each year something new is added to this fabulous event.  This year, we are proud to say that almost all of our displays have been switched to LED bulbs—to save energy and provide a brighter presentation.  Fort St. Clair Park is an impressive landmark of approximately 77 acres with picnic areas, large grassy fields and woods.  The Park is open to the public April through October with access to the playground and the Cabins are available to rent for special occasions.  Walkers may enjoy the Park year-round.

Volunteer Opportunities

We are always looking for more volunteers to help with our magnificent event.   Please contact the Whispering Christmas Committee with any questions you may have.  Our email address is 1whisperingchristmas@gmail.com or visit us on Facebook.

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    Fort Saint Clair Park
    135 Camden Road
    Eaton, OH 45320
    City park established to preserve and commemorate the old fort.

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