A midwestern getaway, Effingham, IL USA Mom and baby meeting Olaf at the Walking Through Wonderland event Astrid Johana Photography

Special Event Information

Applicant must submit application, and all necessary attachments, including the Certificate of Insurance, to the Tourism Director’s Office located inside City Hall at 201 E. Jefferson Ave, Effingham, IL 62401, Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. or by email at jthoele@effinghamil.com at least forty-five (45) calendar days prior to the date of the special event. Click on the link below to download the permit application. If you have questions, please call: 217.342.5310 Ext 5305.

For a list of the routes, including the route description & maps, please contact Jodi Thoele, Director of Tourism or click here.