When : 5:30-10 p . m . every Friday , Saturday and Sunday in December , including holidays
Cost : $ 5 per vehicle for cash ; $ 6 per vehicle for debit / credit card payment
Information : friendsofmounds . org to bring more people to Mounds State Park and inform the public about opportunities available at the park , like educational programs for children and adults and nature hikes .
“ With the proceeds , after we get this thing going , we ’ ll just keep putting it back into the park to maintain it and build bigger and better programs throughout Mounds State Park ,” he adds .
Looking to the future of the park ’ s holiday events , Meyer mentions the goal of adding a walk-through “ Winter Wonderland ” at the Boy Scout campground , as well as syncing the festive lights to music .
The grounds include 68 campsites that can be decorated in lights . The goal is to have at least half of the sites lit up this year so that every other campsite can be decorated .
Nights of Lights will be open from 5:30 p . m . to 10 p . m . every Friday , Saturday and Sunday throughout December , including holidays . A carload , no matter the vehicle size or shape , costs $ 5 with an additional $ 1 charge for using a debit or credit card instead of cash .
Anyone can contribute a display with their own lights free of electricity fees . Campsites should be decorated by Nov . 29 . Sponsorship opportunities are available to businesses , organizations and individuals .
More information on the Nights of Lights , along with sponsorship information , decorator applications , instructions and examples can be found at friendsofmounds . org .