Downtown Abilene comes alive with lights during the Illumination Celebration, Tuesday, March 8th. The whole family is invited to experience the magic.

Enjoy the company of family and friends during the downtown illumination. Cypress and Cedar streets will be completely lit up along with crafts, food, performances and much, much more.



  • Illumination Celebration

Date & Time:

  • Tuesday, March 8th
  • 6 - 8:30 pm



  • FREE

More Info:

  • Storybook sculptures and Cedar and Cypress streets lit up, courtesy of AEP
  • Food trucks
  • Costumed characters
  • GooseChase mobile app scavenger hunt with prizes
  • AISD school group performances
  • Crafting
  • Event recorded for 'Voices in America' PBS special