Dwight is the type of place where neighbors actually know and enjoy one another, gathering for community events like Dwight Harvest Days, the Christmas parade, summer farmers' market, and the always-humorous Basset Waddle. Creek Ridge is a picturesque community in Dwight, with winding streets, tidy yards, and professional on-site staff to keep things running smoothly.
About the Area
If you are looking for a tight-knit community full of historic charm, Dwight, Illinois is the place for you!
With under 5,000 residents, Dwight truly is a place where you will know and love all your neighbors. Year-round events bring the community together:
In fall, Dwight Harvest Days is a weekend-long festival with food vendors, carnival rides, kiddie parade, car show, and craft fest.
Dwight does the holiday season right with a fabulous Christmas Parade featuring lighted floats and bands.
Summer brings the weekly farmers' market and free movie screenings at Second Saturday Cinema.
Perhaps the most amusing event in Dwight is the Basset Waddle, when Basset Hound owners from across the Midwest gather to celebrate these quirky dogs. Basset Hounds running the 50-yard dash is truly a sight to behold!
For such a small town, Dwight is big in architectural history. Dwight has four buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places: The Dwight Railroad Depot; The John R. Oughton House; The Pioneer Gothic Church; and Ambler's Texaco Gas Station. Dwight is also home to a bank designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, and Renfrew Park, designed by noted landscape architect Ossian Cole Simonds.
Whatever your needs, Dwight is a fantastic place to call home!
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