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Twelfth Night Holiday Tree Bonfire

  • Recurrence: Recurring every January 6th
  • Location: RecPlex Wruck Beach Pavilion
  • Address: 9999 Park Dr., Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158
  • Time: 5:30 PM
  • Price: Free


We are proud to present this historic Village tradition, right on the shores of Lake Andrea along with the Village of Pleasant Prairie and the Pleasant Prairie Historical Society!

The Twelfth Night after Christmas (January 6th) is the traditional night to take down decorations and officially end the holiday season. What better way to celebrate than over the burning of pine while singing your holiday favorites!

Meet us at the Wruck Beach Pavilion where hot chocolate and cookies are provided inside. This event is free and open to the public to arrive at 5:30 p.m. At 6 p.m. there will be a brief welcome with the tree burning to commence shortly after.

Attendees may park in lots on either side of the RecPlex Wruck Beach Pavilion. 

The Village utilizes this historic ceremony to dispose of bare, dried holiday trees. The preferred drop-off location to contribute a tree to the event is Prairie Springs Park at the designated area along the west side Park Drive by Lake Andrea Beach. Village holiday tree drop-off sites will be open for Village residents beginning December 26th

Public safety at the event is a top priority. The bonfire area will be at least 100 square feet and is subject to the Fire Chief and onsite Public Safety Personnel judgment. Community members are encouraged to follow COVID-19 recommendations. Parking along Park Drive will be reserved for Fire and Rescue to keep safety trucks and equipment closest to the fire.

Donations at the Twelfth Night event are welcomed and will support the Pleasant Prairie Historical Society. Be sure to check out the Pleasant Prairie History Museum located in the renovated historic Dublin School.