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45th Festival of the Gnomes

201 W Jefferson Street Joliet , IL 60432
(815) 724-3761
Dates: Now
Times: 2PM - 3:30PM
Location: Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park & Theatre, 201 W Jefferson Street, Joliet , IL 60432

We warmly welcome you to the 45th Festival of the Gnomes - a tradition with each generation! Festival held indoors.

SHOWS Saturday, December, 4, 2021 at 2:00 pm Sunday, December 5, 2021 at 2:00 pm Lobby opens at 1:00 pm. Show is about 90 minutes. No intermission.

TICKETS $5 all ages, general admission seating. Tickets are available online through Ticket Tailor (no additional fees): https://www.tickettailor.com/.../billielimacherbicentenni... Tickets are also available in the office or at the door.

LIVE STAGE PRODUCTION Follow the wee folk on their adventures doing good works for man and nature. Find out how they outsmart the trolls and even the dreaded Snotgurgle.

GIFT SHOP Visit the lobby filled with unique, gnome-made treasures for a wee price. Get your own gnome cap. Even personalize a pin for your cap.

GNOME CAPS Audience members can be gnomes, too! Get your own gnome cap in Gift Shop for $3. First year to the fest? Buy your own gnome cap to start a new tradition. On your second year to the fest, you'll get your first tassel.

FREE CAP TASSELS Did you buy a cap BEFORE this year? You get a free tassel sewn on this year! Visit the Gnome Sewers gathered around the fireplace.

GNOME DOLL RAFFLE No two dolls are alike! Don't miss a chance to win a Sally Susner soft-sculpted, plush gnome doll. One boy and one girl doll will be raffled off at the close of Sunday's show. Winner need not be present. If you cannot attend the fest but would like to be in the raffle, contact the park (bipark@joliet.gov).

COOKIE FACTORY Choose your favorite cookie variety plate (just $1) and hot cocoa.

TAVERN ON THE BRICKS Swing by for soft drinks, also beer and wine (for gnommies 21+).

MUSIC The lobby fills with live, sweet holiday music to lift your spirits! Saturday - Flute Instructor Cindy Butler & students Sunday - Guitar Instructor Tamara Orosco-Martinez & students

MASKS While indoors, masks are required.

PARKING Free in and around the park theatre. Large lot is available south of Jefferson Street (turn right at the base of the Jefferson Street bridge).

CONSTRUCTION ON JEFFERSON ST. Even though there is construction on Jefferson Street, you may still use it to get to the Park's main entrance.

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