Maytag Park Holiday Lights

Holiday Light DisplayFor the fourth consecutive year Clemon-Maki Insurance will be the presenting sponsor of Newton's Holiday Lights, a FREE drive-through holiday display! Thousands of holiday lights will once again bring the holidays to Maytag Park in Newton. 

This collaborative community event, hosted by City of Newton Parks and Friends of Newton Parks, will take place at Maytag Park (301 South 11th Ave W; Newton, Iowa 50208). 

The light display will open the evening of Wednesday, Nov. 24, and remain open through Jan. 1, 2021. A grand opening celebration is planned for Saturday, Nov. 27. 

Details about the Grand Opening on November 27

 After a year in a different location due to the derecho, the beloved display is returning to Maytag Park for its fourth year. For the Grand Opening on November 27, the lights and displays will turn on promptly at 6 p.m. 

Visitors can drive the park beginning at 6 p.m. and are asked to turn their lights on low as to enjoy the show, remain in their car, watch for those directing traffic. Santa will be on site from 6 - 8 p.m. waving at children and handing out candy canes while they last. Those attending are encouraged to bring a new, unwrapped toy for a boy or a girl in Jasper County. The toys will be distributed to help area Newton and Jasper County children in need this holiday season. Also volunteers will be on site handing out information about area holiday events, a poster about the holiday lights and accepting donations for the lights. 

The grand opening event will wrap up at 8 p.m. Vehicles will be able to continue to drive through the event until the park closes at 10 p.m. 

More Information

Click here to learn more about Friends of Newton Parks.

Click here for directions to Maytag Park (using Google Maps).

Below is a list of all the sponsors of this FREE event:

  • Clemon-Maki Insurance
  • City of Newton
  • Friends of Newton Parks
  • FNNB Bank
  • Dodd's Trash & Recycling
  • Walker, Billingsley & Bair
  • In Memory of Bob Van Arkel
  • In Memory of Carey Jordan
  • Great Southern Bank
  • Gregg Young Auto Center
  • Kinetic Edge Physical Therapy
  • Hawkeye Mutual
  • Jim & Linda Christenson & Family (from Aunt Jeanne)
  • TruBank
  • In Memory of Bob Antle
  • Edward Jones
  • Newton American Legion Riders Post 111
  • Park Centre - A WesleyLife Community
  • Goldie's Ice Cream Shoppe LLC/Magg Family Catering, LLC
  • The Dental Practice
  • Eye Care Center of Newton
  • Bisom Truck Line, Inc.
  • The Tiffany Family
  • Charlie, Nora, Bruce & Bev Curtis Family
  • Dough & Lori Korte Family
  • MercyOne
  • Todd & Val Brown
  • Jasper County Democrats
  • The Newton YMCA
  • Erik Vokes & Jessica Lowe Vokes
  • The Terry Family - Brad & Nicole
  • Black Hills Energy
  • Thombert
  • Smith's Quality Rental