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6th Annual Holiday Lights Hunger Run/Walk
Saturday, November 18, 2023

The Holiday Lights Hunger Run/Walk (5K run and 1-mile walk) in Evergreen Park is Sheboygan County Food Bank’s primary, annual fundraiser event. Staff and dedicated community members organize the event as a committee, while local businesses and organizations provide generous in-kind donations and sponsorship commitments. In the first five years of this event, about $230,000 has been raised!

Event Highlights

  • An exclusive, on-foot “sneak peek” of Making Spirits Bright’s iconic holiday lights displays before it’s open to the public for the season
  • Complimentary hot beverages and cookies
  • Photo op with Santa
  • Professional race timing on accurately measured course (5K runners only)
  • Award ceremony and after party at 3 Sheeps Brewing Company with a special band performance
Holiday Lights Hunger Run/Walk in Evergreen Park
November 18, 2023

Annual Holiday Lights Hunger Run/Walk

5K Run and 1-Mile Walk Benefitting Sheboygan County Food Bank

Event Details

Registration begins August 14, 2023. Please visit our event website page for registration and event details.

We’re grateful for our volunteers! Volunteers to help with packet pickup, registration, gear check, shuttle bus stops, water stations, the course, and clean up. Each volunteer will receive a Sartori BellaVitano wedge, Sargento Balanced Break, and one free 3 Sheeps Brewing Company beverage (redeemable on the evening of the event only) as a token of our appreciation. Thank you to Sargento, Sartori and 3 Sheeps! Sign up to volunteer here.

Sponsorship opportunities are available between $250 – $5,000 through Friday, August 11, 2023. In-kind support sponsorships are also available. Commitments are welcome after August 11, but benefits are subject to change. Learn more about our available sponsorship opportunities and please email Lauren at with any questions.

We’re grateful for the generous volunteer photographers who help us capture the event each year. Check out photos from past events.

If you’re not available to participate or volunteer at the event, learn more about other ways you can help Sheboygan County Food Bank.

“Fun event to kick off the holidays and for such a good cause!”

Angie, Participant

“Wonderful event! I have been wanting to do this with our kids for a while and share with the grandparents. It is a multi-generational family-fun event!”

Beth, Participant

“It was so much fun. It was nice to see the lights up close and not worry about a car behind you!” 

Karla, Participant

“Wonderful event for a great cause.”

Riley, Participant

“It was a great event, well-organized, and hopefully a tradition for years to come.”

Tina, Participant

“I love this idea and am happy to have it in our community!”

Rachel, Participant

Special Thanks to our Event Sponsor: