Candy canes are planned as this year’s honorarium/memorial display for Christmas in the Park, Tylertown’s long-running holiday attraction at Holmes Water Park.
The honorarium/memorial display gives friends and families a way to recognize their loved ones through the purchase of a display.
The memorial/honorarium displays are available by contacting Alisa Leggett at Tylertown Insurance. The display is $75 for each of the candy canes. You can order your display by sending a check for $75 to Alisa Leggett, Christmas in the Park, 115 Ball Avenue, Tylertown, MS 39667.
The park is closed to vehicular traffic from now until its special preview opening in conjunction with a Holiday Craft Show and Bazaar, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 17-18, from 3-9 p.m. Special trailer rides take place both nights beginning at 6 p.m. The rides are $5 per person.
A one-night walking tour of the park takes place the next week beginning at 6 p.m. Enter via the Hwy. 48 gate. Admission is $5 per person, open to individuals and families who wish to stroll the park. The walking tour gives a whole new experience to the holiday lights.
The official opening of the annual driving tours through the park begins Thanksgiving night, Nov. 23, at dusk. Enter using the Old Hwy.98 park entrance at the Magee’s Creek Bridge. Admission for the nightly driving tours is $5 for passenger vehicles, $10 for commercial vans and $20 for buses.
Information about the 26th annual Christmas in the Park is available at http://www.walthallchamber.com or call 601-876-2680.