Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun November 22, 2020
PHOTO BY: Andrea Bruner

City of Batesville landscaping department employees Donald McIllwain, left, and Timothy Duez work on a lighting display of elves at White River Wonderland. Lights go on the day before Thanksgiving. A new attraction this year is a 70-foot-tall LED Ferris wheel that is to be located near the amphitheater. Tickets to ride are $5 and must be purchased online.

White River Wonderland adds Ferris wheel

Andrea Bruner

Visitors to the White River Wonderland in Batesville will have an opportunity to see the city’s 1.5 million lights from a new perspective: They will have a view from above, on a Ferris wheel. The lights will go on Wednesday night before Thanksgiving and remain lit from 5 to midnight nightly through Jan. 3, said Johnathan Abbott, city of Batesville cemetery/landscaping supervisor, and just like every year, there are some new attractions... READ MORE

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