We filled our community with Christmas cheer when we launched Sparkle in the Park in December 2022. And what we thought would be a small event, turned into something so much more!!
Local businesses and organizations transformed the Cold Lake MD Campground into a winter wonderland of lights. All the community had to do was hop in their cars and enjoy the displays. And our community came out in large numbers to support this community initiative.
How it Went
Over 1800 cars spread over 4 nights ventured through the campground. Seeing the smiles on the kids faces and the joy that the lights brought to everyone was worth the freezing cold temperatures that our amazing volunteers had to deal with.
But it gets even better!! When our community comes out, they come out in full support. We took three truck loads of non-perishable items to the food bank, raised money for the Lakeland Humane Society and raised $16 000 for local mental health needs.
Our Volunteers Rock
This event was bigger than we had expected, and we could not have made it possible without our dedicated planning committee and the outstanding volunteers that showed up in the cold to make this event a memorable one.
Great Community Involvement
It warmed our hearts to see how many local businesses and organizations braved the elements to represent their organization and bring some holiday cheer to the Lakeland. Check out all our participants.
Want to be a part of making Sparkle in the Park grow? Connect with us today and see if joining our committee is right for you!!