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Twelfth Night Holiday Tree Bonfire

  • Recurrence: Recurring every January 6th
  • Location: RecPlex Wruck Beach Pavilion
  • Address: Park Dr, Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158
  • Time: 6:00 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! This event is free and open to the public.

At 6 p.m. there will be a brief welcome with the tree burning to commence shortly after. Hot chocolate will be available at the RecPlex Wruck Beach Pavilion.

The Village utilizes this historic ceremony to dispose of dried holiday trees. The preferred drop-off location to contribute a tree to the event is inside the fenced-in area along Park Drive, on Lake Andrea’s west side, near the beach. Village holiday tree drop-off sites will be open for Village residents from December 26th through January 6th

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 wear masks, maintain social distances, and 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. Guests may park in lots on either side of the Wruck Pavilion. 

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