Where To See U.S. Christmas Lights
lots of lights graphic
Christmas tree graphic 'Tis the season!
These are some of the best places in the U.S. to see Christmas lights & other seasonal displays.
No guarantees, but have a look!

Now adding and/or verifying displays for the
Christmas season of 2021.
Listings with red asterisk means info verified by me.
Always confirm any info yourself!
Check back often for new listings.

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Please respect private property.
Lights may not be on every night.

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Updated Friday,
February 19, 2021
9:01am PST

Pop-up Christmas Fun!

If you volunteer at a local shelter or food bank on Christmas, remember that these places often get a bit of overload on the actual holiday.
Consider helping out on other days, when people are also hungry.
To our celebrities and politicians, please consider opting for an "ordinary" day to show up and serve.

Omni Park Grove Inn in
Asheville, North Carolina.
is keeping things a bit safe
this year for its Gingerbread
House Competition.
While they choose this year's
winners, they invite everyone
to view last year's winnters.
Click on each photo for a
closer look.
(Event has passed.)

It's not exactly a Christmas
light listing, but if you are
in the Milwaukee, Wisconsin
area, you may have already seen
the lights of the Hoan Bridge.
They've been crowdfunding to
raise money for lighting and
you can still participate by
dedicating a bulb.
Visit Light the Hoan to get in on
the project.
(Event has passed.)

Houston, Texas is home to a
large bat colony. Every evening
around sunset you can see a good
quarter of a million Mexican
free-tailed bats emerge from the
Waugh Bridge (which runs on Waugh
between Memorial Drive and Allen
Before you check out the bats,
take a bit of daylight time to
catch the Dandelion Fountain (Gus
S. Wortham Memorial Fountain)
Montrose and Waugh.
(Event has passed.)

From Nov. 27 through Dec. 23, 2020
You can see it snow every 30 minutes
on Fridays & Saturdays from 6-8pm
at The Point shopping center, 850 S.
Pacific Coast Hwy. in El Segundo,
California. This area of the state is
not known for snow, but the magic of
the holidays changes all that for those
fortunate enough to visit.

BMO Harris Bank is sharing its
holiday window display again,
Nov. 30, 2020-Jan. 4, 2021, with
life-sized Steiff animals in
various scenes. It's free and
open to public viewing at
770-790 North Water Street
in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Kandy Korners will also be lit
up at night for easy viewing.
(Event has passed.)

If you are anywhere near the city
of New Orleans this season, grab
a look at the Roosevelt New
Orleans lobby, which has been
decked out for the holidays
with tall, snowy white branches,
sparkling glass baubles, and lots
of red bows for contrast and
This establishment is at 130
Roosevelt Way in New Orleans.
(Event has passed.)

Check back often for new pop-up fun!

If you find this page helpful,
please consider making a donation
to one or more of the following


Gary Sinise Foundation

The Salvation Army

Toys for Tots

World Central Kitchen


Christmas in the Park (Nov. 27-Dec. 21, 2020, 6-9pm) at City Park, 232 City Park Dr. in Arab (256-586-8128)

Wells Fargo Glow Wild (Nov. 18, 2020-Jan. 18, 2021, Select nights, timed entry 5-8pm) at Birmingham Zoo in Birmingham (205-879-0409)(fee: Tickets

Christmas at the Falls (Nov. 26-Dec. 23, 26-31, 2020-Jan. 2, 2021, 5-9pm weekdays, 3-9pm weekends) at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden (256-549-4663) (fee: timed tickets must be pre-purchased this year)

Galaxy of Lights (walking nights Nov. 13-25, 2020, driving nights Dec. 27-31, 2020, 5:30-9pm, plus Jan. 1-2, 2021, best to call) at Huntsville Botanical Garden on Bob Wallace Ave in Huntsville (256-830-4447) (fee)

Ten Nights of Santa (Dec. 13-23, 2020, 5-8p. Santa's Village, traditionally at the Depot on Church St., is expected to return in 2021) at EarlyWorks Children's Museum, 404 Madison St. in Huntsville (256-551-2230) (fee: timed entry only)

Magic Christmas in Lights (Nov. 27-Dec. 31, 2020, 5-9pm, closed Dec. 25) at Bellingrath Gardens in Mobile (251-973-2217) (fee)

Christmas Nights of Lights (Nov. 13, 2020-Jan 1, 2021, 5:30-10pm) at Hank Aaron Stadium, 755 Bolling Bros. Blvd. (off McKay Dr.) in Mobile (251-572-2327) (fee)

Mardi Gras Park (Nov. 20, 2020 through the season, 5-8pm) at Government St. in Mobile (251-208-7540)

Christmas Lights Festival (Dec. 3-25, 2020, 5:30-9:30pm, except opening night begins at 6pm) at Montgomery Zoo (and expanded to Mann Museum) on Coliseum Parkway in Montgomery (334-240-4900) (fee)

Zgouvas Residence at 7525 Mossy Oak Dr. (in Eastern Forest subdivision) in Montgomery


Town Square Park (lights go on Nov. 28, 2020, with other accompanying events) at 544 W. Fifth Ave. in Anchorage (907-279-5650)

Zoo Lights (Nov. 27, 2020-Jan. 3, 2020, Fri-Sun 5-8pm, last entry 7:30pm, then open nightly Dec. 18-Jan., 5-8pm) at The Alaska Zoo in Anchorage (907-346-2133) (zoo fee)

The giant hammer at the Hammer Museum, 108 Main Street in Haines (907-766-2374)

Christmas in Ice (Nov. 30, 2020-Jan. 6, 2021, please call to confirm!) at 101 St. Nicholas Dr. in North Pole (907-590-2522)


Christmas on Orchid Lane (Nov. 28-Dec. 31, 2020, 6-9pm) from 6320-6481 W. Orchid Ln. in Chandler(Donations: nonperishable food items

West Upland Drive (Dec. 1, 2020-Jan. 2, 2021, usually 6-11pm) in Chandler

Dillman House (Nov. 24-Dec. 31, 2020, 6-11pm) at 2106 Arrowhead in Chandler

Peanuts Airport (Dec. 1, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021, 5-10pm) at1146 N. Quail Ln. in Gilbert

Glendale Glitters (still monitoring, due to Covid restrictions, Nov. 25, 2020-Jan. 9, 2021, 5-10pm) in & around Murphy Park in Glendale (623-930-2820)

World of Illumination (Nov. 14, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021) There are two in AZ, one in Glendale and a second one in Tempe. See web site for best description) (fee: proceeds benefit Make a Wish Foundation)

Lights at the Farm (Nov. 14. 2020-Jan. 3, 2021, 5:30-10pm, closed Dec. 24-25) at Vertuccio Farms, 4011 S. Power Rd. in Mesa (480-719-6520) (fee: online or at gate, lower cost Wednesdays, discounts for military/seniors with ID)

West Natal Circle (Nov. 24, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021, 6-10pm) near Country Club/Guadalupe in Mesa

Residence (through Dec. 25, 2020) at 1335 N. Papillon Circle in Mesa

Mesa Christmas Lights (cancelled for 2020, due to renovations) at LDS Mesa Temple, 525 E. Main St. in Mesa (602-964-7164)

Las Noches del las Luminarias(Nov. 27-Dec. 31, 2020, select nights, 5:30-10pm, some nights members only, Dec. 21 is Silent Night with no music) at Desert Botanical Garden, 1201 N. Galvin Parkway in Phoenix (480-941-1225) (fee: timed entry, buy tickets online)

Festival of Lights (Nov. 23, 2020-early Jan. 2021, 6-11pm, closed Dec. 24-25, 31) at Desert Foothills Park on Chandler Blvd. between 24th St. & Desert Foothills Parkway in Phoenix (480-270-4365)

Zoo Lights (Nov. 4, 2020-Jan. 31, 2021, 5:30-10:30pm, last entry 9:30pm, walk or cruise) at the Phoenix Zoo on Galvin Pkwy. in Phoenix (602-273-1341) (fee)

Phoenix Winter Wonderland (Nov. 26-Dec. 29, 2020, 6-10pm) at 4237 W. State Ave. in Phoenix

Sepanek Residence (through Jan. 3, 2021, 6-10pm) at 4415 E. Calle Tuberia (near 44th St.) in Arcadia area of Phoenix

Arizona's tallest tree of 80 feet (lighting is Nov. 21, 2020, ceremony 4-8pm) at Outlets at Anthem in Phoenix

Valley of Lights (Nov. 26-Dec. 30, 2020, walk-through, 6-9pm, may run until 10pm on weekends) in Fain Park at 2200 N. 5th St & Second in Prescott (928-772-8857) (suggested donation)

Courthouse Plaza (lights go on Dec. 7, 2019) on Gurley St. in Prescott (928-445-2000)

Enchanted Christmas (Nov. 27-Dec. 30, 2020, Sun 12-6pm, Mon Closed, Tue-Wed-Thur 2-7pm, Fri-Sat 12-9pm) inside Gateway Mall, 3280 Gateway Ave. in Prescott (fee reduction for canned food donation)

Residence (Dec. 10-27, 6-10pm, please park on Granite Reef Rd.) at 8414 E. Valley Vista Dr. in Scottsdale (donations accepted)

Mccormick-Stillman Railroad Park Lights(Nov. 27, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021, timed entry, closed Dec. 24-25, 31) on Indian Bend Road in Scottsdale (480-312-2312) (fee: Tickets reserved for 6pm, 7:15pm or 8:30pm, book in advance)

Holiday Lights at Salt River Fields (Nov. 23-Dec. 31, 2020, 5:45-10pm, music on FM available during tour) at 7555 N. Pima Rd. in Scottsdale (480-656-9940) (fee per car, higher on holidays/weekends, best to buy ahead online)

Christmas Forever (Nov. 28-Dec. 31, 2020, closed Dec. 24, 7-10pm) at 11330 N. Sundown Dr. in Scottsdale

World of Illumination (Nov. 14, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021) There are two in AZ, one in Tempe amd a second in Glendale. See web site for best description. (fee: proceeds benefit Make a Wish Foundation)

Benson Family Residence (late Nov., 2020-Jan. 1, 2021) at 8535 S. Stanley Place in Tempe

Winterhaven Festival of Lights (Cancelled for 2020, hoping to return in 2021) at Ft. Lowell, west of Country Club in Tucson (520-881-4483)

Zoo Lights (Dec. 4-23, 2020, 5:30pm & 7:30pm entry times, with encore nights Dec. 26-30, but without Santa, who will have returned to the North Pole) at Reid Park Zoo in Tucson (520-791-3204) (fee: please pre-purchase tickets


Little River County Courthouse (Nov. 24, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021) at 310 N. 2nd St. in Ashdown (870-898-2758)

Main Street Holiday Lights (Nov. 23-Dec. 31, 2020) in downtown Batesville

Daniel Park (Nov. 27, 2020-through Jan., 2021) at 514 N. Main St. in Beebe (501-882-8117)

Downtown Square (Nov. 20-Dec. 31, 2020) on South Main St. in Bentonville

Lights of the Delta (Nov. 23-Dec. 27, 2020, Sun-Thur 5:30-9pm, Fri-Sat 5:30-10pm, add-on refreshments need to be purchased in advance, limited hayride booking available on website) at Aeroplex (formerly Eaker Air Force Base) 1405 Airbase Hwy. in Blytheville (870-762-9788)(fee)

Downtown (Nov. 28, 2020 through the season) from Rogers Plaza to Simon Park area in Conway (501-327-7788)

Christmas in the Park (Nov. 28, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021, 5:30pm-midnight) at Wynn Park on US 67 West in Corning

Union County Courthouse (Nov. 19-Dec.31, 2020) and Downtown in El Dorado (888-921-2666)

Christmas Tree Forest (Dec. 5, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021, 6-7pm) on East Lawn of Crescent Hotel in Eureka Springs (800-342-9766) (donations for local charities)

Lights of the Ozarks (Nov. 20, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021, 5pm-1am, plus evening food trucks on the square) at Downtown Square and Dickson Street in Fayetteville (479-521-5776)

Creekmore Park, River Park and Pendergraft Park (lit by Nov. 24, 2020, no train rides this year, one-way paths for walking in parks) in Fort Smith (479-784-2368)

Trail of Holiday Lights (Nov. 27-Dec. 26, 2020, 5:30-9pm) at Bell Park in Greenwood (479-996-6357)

Courthouse and Spring Park (lights go on Dec. 5, 2020) in Heber Springs (501-362-2444)

Holiday Lights (The Gardens are NOT open at night this year) at Garvan Woodland Gardens on Arkridge Rd. in Hot Springs (501-262-9300) (fee)

Brookhill Ranch (Dec. weekends, 2020, 6-10pm) at 431 Brooks Loop in Hot Springs (501-623-5983) (fee)

Lake Forest Christmas Lights (Dec. 1-31, 2020, Fri-Sat 5:30-10:30pm, Sun-Thur 3:30-10pm) at 22981 Belquest Dr. in Lake Forest

Festival of Lights (Dec. 3-31, 2020) at Courthouse Square on North Spring in Jasper (870-446-2455 or 870-446-2633)

Christmas at the Park (Nov. 25-Dec. 31, 2020 select nights, closed Dec. 24-25 & Dec. 28-30, read the FAQ) at Joe Mack Campbell Park, 600 Harry Dr. in Jonesboro (870-336-3883) (fee: cash)

Christmas Lights with Love (Dec. 13, 2020, 5pm) at Grace Lutheran Chruch, 5124 Hillcrest Ave. in Little Rock

Janssen Park (lights go on Dec. 5, 2020) in Mena (479-394-8355)

Mountain Harbor Lodge (lights go on Nov. 27, 2020 & remain lit until the New Year) in Mount Ida

Courthouse, Town Square and Main Street (lights go on Dec. 5, 2020) in Mountain View

Courthouse Square (lights go on Nov. 28, 2020) in Paris (479-963-2244)

Enchanted Land of Lights and Legends (Nov. 17-Dec. 31, 2020, 6-9pm) at Pine Bluff/Jefferson County Regional Park in Pine Bluff (800-536-7660) (donations accepted)

Berry Hill Park, Harding University and downtown Searcy

Enchanted Forest Trail of Lights (Nov. 20-Dec. 31, 2020, 6-9:30pm) at Sherwood Sports Complex, 511 Bear Paw Rd. in Sherwood (501-635-8909 or 501-833-0476) (donations of cash & non-perishable food)

Christmas at the Parks (Nov. 21, 2020-Jan. 2, 2021) at Crawford County Courthouse & City Park in Van Buren (479-474-1511)

Christmas in the Park (Dec. 4-31, 2020, 7-10pm) at Stewart Park, 1010 NE 2nd St., Walnut Ridge

Worthington Park (No lighting ceremony this year) at 109 N Worthington in West Memphis (870-732-7598)


Christmas Tree Lane (Dec.5-31, 2020, 5:30-10pm) at the 3200 block of Thompson Ave. (between High St. & Fernside Blvd.) in Alameda

Christmas Tree Lane (lights go on mid-December, 2020) on Santa Rosa Avenue, between Woodbury Ave. & Altadena Dr. in Altadena (626-403-1123)

Moonlight Forest (NO display in 2020, hoping to return in 2021) at Los Angeles Arboretum, 301 N. Baldwin Ave. in Arcadia (626-821-3222) (fee)

Residence (Nov. 28, 2019-Jan. 5, 2020, dusk-midnight, tune to 87.9 FM) at 3128 Fortune Street in Bakersfield.

Christmas Town (Nov. 27, 2020 Jan. 3, 2021, Sun-Thur 5:30-9pm, Fri-Sat 5:30-10pm, no hayrides this year) at the Kern County Museum, 4001 Chester Ave. (Entrance off 40th St.) In Bakersfield (661-345-1675) (fee: no reservations required)

CALM Holiday Lights (Nov. 28, 2020-Jan. 2, 2021, 5:30-9pm, gates close 8:30pm, closed Dec. 25) at California Living Museum, 10500 Alfred Harrell Hwy. in Bakersfield (fee: buy online tickets)

Fourth Street (plus possible holiday parades Nov. 28 & Dec. 12, 2020, 5-7pm) in Berkeley

Norton's Winter Wonderland (December 5-27, 2020, 6-9pm, maybe a bit later on weekends) at 513 N. Florence Street in Burbank (donations)

Winter Snowland (Dec. 1-26, 2020) at 529 N. Florence Street in Burbank

Residence (Dec. 8-31, 2019, park and walk to get snowed on, try to find Elf on the Shelf) at 7607 Romeria St. in Carlsbad (food drive donations accepted)

Residences (through Dec. 25, 2020, 5-10pm) on Whitney St. and Mankato Circle area in Chula Vista

Clairemont Christmas Park (Dec. 5-25, usually lighted 5-9pm) on Lana Drive and Jamar (off Abernathy Ave.) in Clairemont

Winter Wonderland (Nov. 26-Dec. 31, 2020, 5-9pm, Santa available on Select Nights) on the Garden Patio at Hotel del Coronado, 1500 Orange Ave. in Coronado (800-468-3533)

Town Center Park (lighting is Nov. 19, 2020, 6:30-7:30pm) at Westin South Coast Plaza on Anton Blvd. in Costa Mesa (714-435-2000)

Holidays in your Car (Dec. 5, 2020-Jan. 2, 2021, closed Dec. 25 & Jan. 1) at Fairgrounds on Jimmy Durante Blvd. in Del Mar (fee: tickets available from Eventbrite

Jingle Bell Hill off Pepper Drive via Rockview Dr. or Lindenwood Dr. in El Cajon

Residence (through Dec., 2020) at 1838 El Pico Dr. (off Hacienda) in El Cajon

Residence (Nov. 26-late Dec., 2020, 6-10pm, tune to 88.3 FM for music) at 2132 Calder Pl. in Fairfield

America's tallest living Christmas tree (lighting is Dec. 6, 2020 with virtual ceremony online, 5:30pm) on Main Street in Ferndale (707-786-4477)

Residences on Ledgemont Court in Folsom (donations for food bank)

Folsom Hills Luminaries (Evening of Dec. 24, 2020 only) on Randall Dr., Livermore Dr. and other streets in Folsom

Chick fil-A (through the holidays, tune to 96.7 FM in the drive-thru for music) at 2679 E. Bidwell St. in Folsom

Christmas Tree Lane (Dec. 1-25, 2020, Sun-Thur 6-10pm, Fri-Sat 6-11pm, Dec. 25 6-10pm, NO walk only nights in 2020) on Van Ness Blvd. (between Shields & Shaw) in Fresno (559-225-3116) (donations)

Granite Bay Lights (Nov. 26-Dec. 31, 2020, 6-9pm, reserve a drive-thru) at Bayside Church of Granite Bay, 8191 College Blvd. in Granite Bay (915-781-1244) (fee: none, but reservation required, donations accepted)

Gilroy Gardens Gardens at Night (Due to Covid, NO display in 2020, hopes are to return in 2021) at 3050 Hecker Pass Rd. in Gilroy (408-840-7100) (fee)

Residence at 8495 Royall Oaks Dr. in Granite Bay

Enchanted Forest of Light (NO display in 2020, plans are to return in 2021) at Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Dr. in La Canada-Flintridge (818-949-4200) (fee)

Eider Court in the Kite Hill neighborhood of Laguna Niguel

Tinsel Town (Dec. 12-25, 2020, 5-9pm, some area homes are lit earlier in month) at 10248 Paseo Palmas Dr. (off SR 67) in Lakeside

Residence (Nov. 28-Dec. 29, 2020, 5-10pm, music at 107.9 FM, limited accessibility this year) at 467 Knottingham Circle in Livermore

LA Zoo Lights (Will NOT run Christmas 2020) at LA Zoo, 5333 Zoo Dr. in Los Angeles (323-644-4200) (fee)

A Winter Wonderland (NO display in 2020, hoping to return in 2021) at The Grove, 189 The Grove Dr. in Los Angeles

Trees in the Bay (Usually Thanksgiving weekend through the season) in Alamitos Bay (trees are lit in Alamitos Bay, Rainbow Lagoon, Belmont Park, El Dorado West Park duck pong, other areas) in Long Beach

Fantasy of Lights (Already sold out, unfortunately) at Vasona Lake County Park in Los Gatos (408-355-2201) (fee: prepaid tickets required)

Via Amistoso near Jeronimo Road in Mission Viejo

Bainbridge Falls (Nov. 27-Dec. 31, 2020, 6-10pm, tune to 88.5 FM for music) on Bainbridge Circle (off Willows) in Murrieta

Oakland Hill Temple Gardens (Nov. 27, 2020-early Jan., 2021, 5:30-9:30pm, visitor center closed, gates close early, but lights on later) at 4770 Lincold Ave. in Oakland

Residences on Picardy Dr. (between Seminary & 55th) in Mills College neighborhood in Oakland

Holiday Circle of Lights (Probably NO display for 2020) at Mountain View Cemetery, 5000 Piedmont Ave. in Oakland (510-658-2588)

Glowfari (Select evenings from Nov. 20, 2020-Jan. 17, 2021, closed Nov. 26, Dec. 24-255:30-10pm, in Jan. open Thur-Sun only, timed ticket reservation) at Oakland Zoo on Golf Links Rd. in Oakland (fee: tickets 510-632-9525)

Avenue of Lights (Dec. 16-20, 2020, 5:30-9pm, some concessions available) at Glenn County Fairgrounds in Orland (530-865-9663)

A Season of Hope (Dec. 11, 2020-early Jan., 2021, 5-10pm) at Plaza Park on C St. in Oxnard (805-980-0717)

Christmas Tree Lane (Dec. until Dec. 25, 2020, 6-10pm, but NO Holly Trolley this year) at F & G Streets between 5th and Palm in Oxnard (800-269-6273)

Candy Cane Lane (Lights are on through most of Dec., 2020, no park activities this year) on Beaumont/Olmsted Ave/Morse Drive in Pacific Grove

Christmas Tree Lane (Dec. 12-31, 2020, 5-10pm, use 1705 Fulton as destination, if you walk you must use a one-way route) at 1700-1800 blocks of Fulton off Embarcadero Rd. in Palo Alto

Wild Lights (some nights are sold out, Dec. 18-24, 26-27, 2020, 6-9pm, last entry at 8:30) at The Living Desert, 47900 Portola Dr. in Palm Desert (760-346-5694) (fee: pre-purchased tickets)

Residence (until Dec. 31, 2020, 5-9:30pm, tune to 95.1 FM for music) at 2975 Five Mile Rd. in Placerville

Widmer-World (NO real display this year, but they are prepping for a return in 2021) at 3671 Chelsea Court in Pleasanton (donations welcome)

Residence (Dec. 1, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021, weekdays 5-10:30pm, weekends 5:30-11pm) at 12631 Stoutwood St. (off Twin Peaks Rd., near Brookstone) in Poway

Candy Cane Lane (Until Dec. 25, 2020, 6-9pm, some leave lights up a bit longer) at Hickory St., Hickory Court, Twin Peaks Rd., Silverset St., Butterwood Ct., Rockrose Court in Poway

Thoroughbred Lights (Drive-thru only, Dec. 4-24, 5-11pm) at residences near Thoroughbred, & Jennet in Rancho Cucamonga (909-774-2006)

Redding Garden of Lights (Nov. 17-Dec. 27, 2020) at Turtle Bay Exploration Park, McConnell Botanical Gardens, 844 Sundial Bridge Dr. in Redding (fee: tickets)

Yolanda Lights tunnels of light on the 7300 block of Yoland Ave. (south of Valerio) in Reseda (they have a Go Fund Me account)

Mission Inn (Nov. 27-Dec. 31, 2020, best to exit at Market or 14th St. & come early to park, limited access this year due to Covid cautions, no carriage rides) in Riverside (951-826-2391)

Pebble Creek Drive & Strand Rd. in Rocklin

Hillsford Court residences in Roseville

Macy's Theatre of Lights (No display in 2020, they hope to return in 2021) at Front and K Streets in Sacramento

Fab 40s Residences (until early Jan., 2021) along 40th-49th streets between J & Folsom in Sacramento

1900 block area of Eucalyptus Lane (Dec. 1-25, 2020) in San Carlos

Residences (most of December, 2020) on Lana Drive and Jamar (off Mt. Abernathy) in Clairemont area of San Diego

Forward House (Nov. 29-Dec. 31, 2020, 5-10pm) at 108 Ivy St. (at 1st) in Bankers Hill neighborhood in San Diego

Christmas Card Lane (Through December, 2020, dusk-10pm)at Oviedo Street/Twin Trails Drive/Carmel Mtn. Road area (off Black Mountain Rd. in Rancho Penasquitos) in San Diego

Entwined (Dec. 10, 2020-Feb. 29, 2021) in Golden Gate Park's Peacock Meadow on John F. Kennedy Dr. in San Francisco

Christmas In The Park (Nov. 27, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021) at a new drive-through location in History Park in San Jose (more info coming soon) (fee)

Snowman Lane on Walnut Court (especially 115) off Sonoma Ave. near Doyle Park in Santa Rosa

Residence (until Dec. 26, 2020. usually 5:30-9:30pm) at 1851 Cherry Avenue (at Robsheal Dr) in San Jose (donations benefit Make-A-Wish)

Residences on Tomel Court (Dec. 1-31, 2020, usually lighted 5:30-10pm) plus Starlight Circle & W. Glendon in Santee

Residences on Homestead Place (off Paragaon) near Copper Hill Drive in Saugus

Lights on Display (NO display in 2020, they hope to return in 2021) at 3901 Longview Valley Rd. in Sherman Oaks

Belardo Lights (Nov. 28-Dec. 27, 2020, 6-10pm, weather permitting, listen at 106.1FM) at 5306 Belardo in Tierrasanta (donations benefit Stein Edu. Center)

Sleepy Hollow Christmas Lights (NO display this year, hoping to return in 2021) on Calle Mayor/Robert Road area (off Pacific Coast Highway) in Torrance

Residence (6-8pm, unless heavy rain) at 15 Phillips Court in Tracy (donations benefit McHenry House)

Holidays in Your Car (Nov. 22, 2020-Jan. 2, 2021, date/timed entry) at Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W. Harbor Blvd. in Ventura (fee: advance online tickets

Jingle Terrace Park (Dec. 5-28, 2020, 6-10pm, closed Dec. 24-25, drive-thru loop) in Brengle Terrace Park in Vista (760-724-2110)

Holiday Lights (Nov. 27-Dec. 27, Fri-Sun 5:30-9:30pm, closed Dec. 25, food stands available) at the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds, 2601 E. Lake Ave in Watsonville (831-724-5671) (fee: Use Eventbrite to purchase tickets)

Charlie Brown's Christmas Tree Gove (Dec. 1-31, 2020, 200 decorated/lighted trees, even after area wildfire devastation) on the Town Green in Windsor

Candy Cane Lane (Cancelled for 2020 because of Covid, hope to return 2021) at Lubao Ave. & Oxnard St. area in Woodland Hills (818-347-4737)


Seven Falls Winter Lights (NO display this year, they hope to return in 2021) at 6 Lake Ave. (park at 1045 Lower Gold Camp Rd. & take shuttle) in Colorado Springs (719-632-0752) (fee)

Electric Safari (Dec. 4-6, 11-23, 25-31, 2020, plus Jan. 1, 2021, 5:30-8:30pm with last ticket at 7:30pm) at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado Springs (719-633-9925) (fee)

Blossoms of Light (Nov. 20, 2020-Jan. 16, 2021, 4:30-5-9pm, last entry 8:30pm, closed Nov. 26, Dec. 25) at Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St. in Denver (720-865-3500) (fee, tickets limited per night)

Garden of Lights (Dec. 4-30, 2020, 4:15-9pm) at The Gardens on Spring Creek on Centre Avenue in Fort Collins (970-416-2486) (fee: prepurchase timed tickets on website)

Lights for Habitat (Nov. 26, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021, Mon-Thur 5:30-8:30pm, Fri-Sun 5:30-10pm, Christmas week 5:30-10pm, except Dec. 24 show ends at midnight, tune to 89.1FM) at Blenders residence, 321 & 325 Albion Way in Fort Collins (donations for Habitat for Humanity)

Lincoln Park (lights go on Nov. 20, 2020 with no lighting ceremony this year) at 10th Ave. & 8th Street, plus downtown lights in Greeley (970-356-6775)

Chapungu Sculpture Park (5-9pm through Jan. 1, 2021, light shows every half hour) off US Hwy. 34 in Loveland

ElectriCritters (Nov. 27-Dec. 28, 2020, select nights, 5:30-8:30pm) at Pueblo Zoo in Pueblo (719-561-1452 ext. 106) (fee: timed entry, see website for details on purchasing tickets)


Holiday Light Fantasia (Nov. 26, 2020-Jan. 4, 2021, Thur-Sat 5-10pm) at Goodwin Park, 1130 Maple Ave. in Hartford (fee supports Channel 3 Kids Camp)

Festival of Silver Lights (Nov. 21, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021, 5pm-midnight) at Hubbard Park, (exit 4 off 601) 1000 W. Main Street in Meriden (203-630-4259)

That House in Milford (late Nov., 2020-Jan.1, 2021, Sun-Thur 5-9pm, Fri-Sat 5-10pm, Dec. 24-25, 31 5-10pm) at 75 Meadows End Rd. in Milford (food bank donations accepted)

Fantasy of Lights (Nov. 20-Dec. 31, 2020, Sun-Thur 5-9pm, Fri-Sat 5-10pm) at Lighthouse Point Park on Lighthouse Road (off Townsend) in New Haven (203-777-2000) (fee benefits Goodwill)


Light Spectacular (Nov. 20-Dec. 31, 2020, 5-10pm with all drive-through experience) at Hudson Fields on Hudson Rd. in Lewes (302-727-0221) (fee)

Faucher residence (lights usually go on about 5:30pm in evenings) at 1054 Red Lion Rd. in New Castle (donations)

Rehoboth Avenue Bandstand/Boardwalk and Dewey Beach (lights from late Nov. through the season, 2020) in Rehoboth Beach (800-441-1329)

Smiths Christmas Lights at Top of the Hill (lights usually stay on until 11pm) at 1900 Prior Rd (at Silverside) in Wilmington


Plaza Fountain (Nov. 26, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021, shows at 6pm, 7pm, 8pm & 9pm) at 274 Cranes Roost Blvd. in Altamonte Springs (407-571-8180)

Holiday Fantasy of Lights (Nov. 20, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021, 6-10pm) at Tradewinds Park at 3600 W. Sample Road in Coconut Creek (945-923-6556) (fee, portion supports Gilda's Club South Florida)

Christmas Reflections (Nov. 27-Dec. 31, 2020, 5-9pm) at Chipley Park and shores of Lake DeFuniak (enter at Live Oak Ave. off Hwy. 331 S.) in DeFuniak Springs (850-892-3950) (fee)

Santa Over the Rainbow (NO display this year) at Rainbow Springs State Park on US 41 in Dunnellon (352-465-8555) (park fee)

Lister residence (Sun-Thur 6-9:30pm, Fri-Sat 6:30-11pm, until Jan. 1, 2021) at 1542 Sunburst Way in Kissimmee

Light up the Beach (lights go on Nov. 26, 2019) at A1A & Las Olas Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale

Lights in the Garden (NO display this year, they hope to return in 2021) at Florida Botanical Gardens on Ulmerton Rd. in Largo (727-582-2117) (suggested donation)

Space Coast Lightfest (Nov. 13, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021, 6:30-10pm, walk-through only Dec. 4-6, 5K run Dec. 15) at Wickham Park in Melbourne (321-433-4470) (fee-bring new, unwrapped toy for Toys for Kids for discount)

Donnelly Park and Sunset Park area (Lights go on late Nov., 2021) in Mount Dora (352-383-2165)

Night Lights in the Garden (Nov. 27-Dec. 23, 26-30, 2020 & Jan. 1-3, 2021, 6-9pm/6-10pm select evenings, timed entry) at Naples Botanical Garden, 4820 Bayshore Dr. in Naples (239-643-7275) (fee: purchase tickets in advance)

South Palafox Street& Seville Square (lights go on Nov. 27, 2020, with Winterfest's Cajun Christmas Experience on the trolley and the train's Polar Express requireing tickets and held on Nov. 27-28, Dec. 5, 12, & 18-24) in downtown Pensacola (850-583-1365) (fee: timed entry tickets)

Oakdale Christmas House (Nov. 27, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021, 6-10pm, walk-through) at 2719 Oakdale Street South St. Petersburg (727-822-5562)

Nights of Lights (Nov. 14, 2020-Jan. 31, 2021, best to walk after parking in Historic Parking Facility off Castillo Dr.) along the bayfront and historic downtown in St. Augustine (800-653-2489 or 904-829-1711)

Festival of Lights (Dec. 4-24, 2020, select nights, 5-9pm, entry limited to 130 cars, drive-through with some parking to take photographs, interiors not open this year) at Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park (on Lillian Saunders Drive) in White Springs (386-397-2733) (fee: strongly recommended that you purchase a ticket ahead)

Bivona Christmas Light Show (Dec. 1, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021, 5:45-11pm) at 1601 North Wind Ct. in Winter Springs


Light up the Holidays (Manor House walking tour with lights Nov. 29, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021 & resort has package deals) at Barnsley Resort, 597 Barnsley Garden Rd. in Adairsville (770-773-7480) (fee)

Light the Station (Nov. 21-Dec. 31, 2020, much is virtual this year) at Atlanta Station in Atlanta (404-733-1221)

Garden Lights, Holiday Nights (Nov. 17, 2020-Jan. 16, 2021, please call for hours) at Atlanta Botanical Gardens at 1345 Piedmont Ave. in Atlanta (404-876-5859) (fee, limited number of tickets, purchase online this year)

Margaritaville's Lakeside Lights Spectacular (Nov. 20, 2020-Jan. 5, 2021, 5-10pm, then weekends only until Feb. 21, 2021) at 7650 Lanier Islands Parkway in Buford north of Atlanta (470-323-3440) (fee)

Festival of Lights (Dec. 3, 2020-Jan. 18, 2021, 6-11pm, drive-thru) at Pinnacle Lot, 241 20th St. in Atlanta (fee)

Pettit Creek Farms (late Nov.1-Dec. 30, 2020, drive-thru or hayride) at 337 Cassville Road in Cartersville (fee)

Downtown and Newton County Courthouse (lights go on Nov. 19, 2020) on Clark Street in Covington (770-385-2077)

Christmas Lights at A. H. Stephens (Nov. 27-Dec. 25, 2020, Fri-Sun 6-10pm, plus refreshments & a movie) at A. H. Stephens State park, 456 Alexander St. NW in Crawfordville (706-456-2602) (fee to park)

Lights of the South (Nov. 20-Dec 30, 2020, 6-10pm, closed Dec. 25) at 633 Louisville Rd. in Grovetown (706-556-6623) (fee: < ahref="https://whollyticket.com/paymentpage/payment.php?event_id=82648"> Tickets)

Mountain Country Christmas (Nov. 26-Dec. 26, 2020, Thur-Sat. 6-9pm, plus outdoor market, closed Dec. 24-25, fireworks on Dec. 31) at Georgia Mountain Fairgounds in Hiawassee (706-896-4191) (fee: under age 12 admitted free)

Holly Jolly Light Tours(Nov. 27, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021 on select nights) departing from Mosaic (Jekyll Island Museum) at 100 Stable Rd. in Jekyll Island (912-635-4036)

>Enchanted Garden of Lights (Nov. 20, 2020-Jan. 2, 2021, 6-9pm, closed Dec. 24) at Rock City Gardens in Lookout Mountain (706-820-2531) (fee: timed entry, portion benefits Ronald McDonald House Charities)

World of Illumination's Candy Rush (Nov. 30, 2020-Jan. 2021, 6-10pm, onlne reservations required) at Six Flaggs White Water in Marietta (fee)

Lights of Life (Nov. 26-Dec. 31, 2020, 6-10pm) at Life University, 1269 Barclay Circle in Marietta (770-426-2884) (fee)

Fantasy in Lights (Nov. 20, 2020-Jan. 4, 2021) at Callaway Resort & Gardens, 17800 US Hwy. 27 in Pine Mountain (844-612-3826)(fee: purchase tickets online. Prices vary according to night, masks required if you choose to view by trolley.)

December Nights & Holiday Lights (Nov. 27-29, Dec. 3-6, 10-24, 2020, 6-9pm, no pets in gardens) at Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens at 2 Canebrake Rd. (Enter through Hwy. 17 Gate) in Savannah (912-921-5460) (fee)

200 Village Green Circle (Lighting of the tree is Dec. 1, 2020) in Smyrna (770-434-8800

Country Christmas in Lights (NO display this year, they hope to return in 2021) at Rock Ranch, 5020 Barnesville Highway/Hwy 36, 7 miles east of Thomaston, The Rock (706-647-6374) (fee)

Holiday Lights of Hope (Dec. 3-23, 2020, Sun-Thur 6-9pm, Fri-Sat 6-10pm) at Hobgood Park at 6688 Bells Ferry Rd. in Woodstock (678-504-6388) (fee: Benefits Anna Crawford Children's Center, 13 & younger free)


Festival of Lights (Nov. 26, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021, 6-11pm) near County Building 4398 Rice Street in Lihue, Kauai (808-828-0014)

Banyan Tree Park (Dec. 5-26, 2020) at Front & Dickenson in Lahaina (808-667-9194 or 888-310-1117)

Mililani Holiday Lights (begins Nov. 18, 2020) at 94-315 Neleau Place off Mahinahou St. in Mililani

Waikele Christmas Lights (No display this year, they hope to return in 2021) at several residences on Anapau in Waipahu


Winter Garden aGlow (Nov. 26-Dec. 27, 2020, Wed-Sun 6-9:30pm) at Idaho Botanical Garden in Boise (208-343-8649 Mon-Fri 9am-5pm) (fee: pre-purchase, no tickets at gate this year)

Indian Creek Park and Downtown (begins Nov. 20, 2020 with no lighting ceremony this year, 6-10pm) (take Exit 28 off I-84, then go right on Blaine, can possibly park & shuttle from events center on Blaine) in Caldwell (208-455-3000)

Holiday Light Show (Nov. 27, 2020-Jan 1, 2021, no fireworks ceremony this year) on Lake Coeur d'Alene (resort) in Coeur D'Alene (800-688-5253) (fee: resort packages & lake cruises)

Owens Family Lights "The Light of Christmas" (Nov. 29-Dec. 31, 2019, 5-10pm, tune to 88.5 FM) at 385 Lowell Dr. in Idaho Falls

Winter Spirit (Nov. 21, 2020-January 2, 2021, Mon-Tues 4:30-10pm, Wed-Sun 4:30pm-midnight, plus 5-7am each morning) at Locomotive Park in Lewiston (208-743-3531 or 800-473-3543) (donations accepted)

Rupert Square downtown (lights go on Nov. 25, 2020) in Rupert (208-436-9600 or 208-679-4793).

Candy Cane Lane (late Nov.-Dec. 31, 2020, 6-10pm) at Main Street/E. Clark Street/Lincoln) in West Frankfurt (618-932-3213)


Christmas Wonderland (Nov. 27-Dec. 27, 2020, Mon-Fri 6-9pm, Sat-Sun 5-9pm, tune to 87.9 FM for music) at Rock Spring Park, 2100 College Avenue in Alton (800-258-6645) (suggested donation)

North School Park (Nov. 24, 2020-early Jan., 2021) on Eastman Street at Arlington Hts. Rd. (at N. Evergreen Ave.) in Arlington Heights (847-577-3000)

Aurora Festival of Lights (Nov. 27-Dec. 27, 2020, Mon-Thur 5-9pm, Fri-Sat 5-10pm, Sun 5-9pm) at Phillips Park, 1000 Ray Moses Dr. (enter at Smith Blvd. & 5th Ave.) in Aurora (630-978-4774) (Donations welcome)

Way of Lights (Nov. 20-Dec. 31, 2020, 5-9pm. closed Nov. 26, Dec. 24-25) at Our Lady of the Snows, 442 S. DeMazennod Dr. (State Hwy. 15 E.) in Belleville (618-397-6700) (donations)

Christmas Village (Nov. 27, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021, 5-9pm, drive or walk a half-mile path) at the Arboretum on E. Central St. in Bethalto (618-377-8051)

Holiday Magic (Nov. 27-29, Dec. 2-6, 9-13, 16-20, 26-31 2020, 3-9pm, outdoor concessions available) at Brookfield Zoo in Brookfield (708-485-0263) (fee: advance tickets)

City Park (Nov. 27, 2020-Jan 3, 2021, 5-11pm, tune to 90.1 FM for music) in Carlyle (618-594-2468)

Fantasy of Lights (Nov. 25-Dec. 31, 2020, 5-9:30pm) at Foundation Park (entrance next to South Central Transit on McCord) in Centralia (618-532-3214)

ZooLights (Nov. 21-23, 25, 27-30, Dec. 2, 4-8, 11-16, 18-20, 22-23, 26-28, 30-31, 2020 & Jan. 1-3, 2021, 4:30-9pm, some free dates, reservations required, limited capacity) at the Lincoln Park Zoo on Lakeshore Dr. in Chicago (312-742-2000) (fee: buy tickets at EventBrite)

Illumination (Nov. 20, 2020-Jan 3, 2021, Sun-Thur 4:30pm-10pm, Fri-Sat 4:30-11pm, last entry 9:15pm) at Morton Arboretum in Lisle (630-968-0074) (fee: tickets have timed entry)

Holiday Lights Fair (Nov. 26-Dec. 30, 2020, 5:30-9:30pm) at State Fairgrounds on Hwy 51 S. (655 Executive Dr.) in DuQuoin (800-455-4697) (fee)

Winter Wonderland (Nov. 26, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021, Sun-Thur 5-9pm with shorter lines, Fri-Sat 5-11pm, Dec. 24, 5-9pm, Dec. 25 5-9pm, Dec. 31 5-9pm) at 123 Par 3 Lane (off Springfield Rd.) in East Peoria (309-698-4715) (fee)

Wonderland in Lights (Nov. 26, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021, Sun-Thur 5-9pm, Fri-Sat 5-10pm, tune to 90.7 for music) at Community Park on E. Temple Ave. in Effingham (217-342-5310) (donations)

American Farm Heritage Museum (Nov. 27-Dec. 31, 2020, 5-9pm) at 1392 Museum Rd. in Greenville (618-664-2050) (donations accepted)

Lebanon's Winter Wonderland (Nov. 20-Dec. 31, 2020, Sun-Thur 5-9pm, Fri-Sat 5-10pm) at Homer Recreational Park, 11113 Widicus Rd. in Lebanon (donations accepted)

Bright Nights (Nov. 28-Dec. 25, 2020) on State Street, at Courthouse, and in Dolan Park in Jerseyville (618-791-4462)

Wonderlight Christmas (Nov. 20, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021) at Worldwide Technology Raceway, 700 Raceway Blvd. in Madison (fee: can reserve tickets online)

Lightworks (Nov. 20-Dec. 27, 2020, Sun-Thur 5-9pm, Fri-Sat 5-10pm) at Peterson Park, 500 Broadway Ave. in Mattoon (217-258-6286) (donations welcome)

Holiday in Lights (Nov. 27-Dec. 31, 2020, 5-9pm) at Mooseheart School on Route 31 (north of I-88) in Mooseheart (fee benefits school)

Let It Shine Show (Nov. 15, 2020-Jan. 9, 2021, weekdays 4:30-10pm, weekends 4:30-11pm, reserved ticket-holders only, closed Nov. 26, Dec. 25) at 1515 Lake Cook Rd. in Northbrook (847-763-0011) (fee)

City park (Nov. 26-Dec. 31, 2020, 5-9pm) on Route 130 (White Squirrel Circle) in Olney (618-395-7302) (donations)

Festival of Lights (Nov. 27-Dec. 31, 2020, Fri-Sun, 5-11pm, hours vary during Christmas week and on Dec. 31, open 5pm-midnight) at Sinnissippi Park on N. 2nd in Rockford (815-494-2569) (donations accepted)

All Aglow (Nov. 28. 2020-Jan. 10, 2021, Tue-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat-Sun 10am-3pm) at Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens at 1354 N. 2nd St. in Rockford (815-987-8858) (fee)

Festival of Lights (Nov. 20-Dec. 27, 2020, Sun-Thur 5:30-9pm, Fri-Sat 5:30-10pm) at Forest Park off 9th St. in Shelbyville (217-774-2244 or 800-874-3529) (donations accepted)

Winterland Holiday Zoo Lights (NO display this year, they hope to return in 2021) at Henson Robinson Zoo on E. Lake Dr. in Springfield (((fee)

Candy Cane Lane (Nov. 29-Dec. 31, 2019, 6-10pm, owner was ill & nearby students helped set up!) at Main St./E. Clark St/Lincoln) in West Frankfort (618-932-3213)


Winterland Light Show (Nov. 26-Dec. 27, 2020, Sun-Thur 6-9pm, Fri-Sat 6-10pm, closed Dec. 25) at Ellis Park on E. Main St. in Danville (317-745-0670) (fee)

Merry Prairie (Nov. 27-Dec. 20, 2020, Fri-Sun, plus Dec. 22-23, 5:30-9pm) at 13400 Allisonville Rd. in Fishers (317-776-6000 or 800-966-1836) (advance ticket required, none sold at gate)

Fantasy of Lights (Nov. 13-Dec. 31, 2020, Sun-Thur 6-9pm, Fri-Sat 6-10pm, walk/run registrants only Nov. 2021, bikes only Nov. 22) at Franke Park, 3411 Sherman Blvd. in Fort Wayne (260-744-1900) (fee)

Holiday Festival of Lights (Nov. 26, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021, 5-11pm) at TPA Park, 1 Adrian Marks Dr. in Frankfort (815-469-9400)

Christmas Lights in the Park (Nov. 25-Dec. 31, 2020, 6-10pm) at City Park (Beaner Linn Park) 718 S. Broadway in Gas City

Circle of Lights (all events virtual this year, hope to return in 2021) at Monument Circle in Indianapolis (317-237-2222)

Winterlights (Nov. 21, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021) at Newfields, 4000 Michigan Rd. in Indianapolis (fee: buy advance tickets online

We Care Park (Nov. 26-Dec. 25, 2020, dusk-9:30pm, probably final year) at corner of Gano and Lafountain Street in Kokomo (donations requested)

Walkway of Lights (Nov. 21-Dec. 31, 2020, 6-10pm) at Matter Park along the Riverwalk in Marion (765-668-4453 or 800-662-9474) (fee)

Festival of Holiday Lights (Dec. 5, 2020-Jan. 4, 2021, 3-8pm) at Washington Park on Lakeshore Dr. in Michigan City (219-873-1506) (donations)

Festival of Lights (Nov. 23-Dec. 21. 2020, 7-10pm) at Prairie West Park on W. 93rd Ave. (at W. Oakridge) in St. John (219-365-6043 or 219-365-6236)

Christmas in the Park (Dec. 1-31, 2020, 3:30-10pm) at Deming Park at Fruitridge Ave. & Ohio Blvd. in Terre Haute (812-232-2727)

Winter Lights (Nov. 28-Dec. 31, 2020, 6-9pm) at Sunset Hill Farm County Park in Valparaiso (219-465-3586) (donations)

Central Park (Dec. 1-31, 2020, no concessions sold) in Warsaw (574-269-6090) (donations)


Jolly Holiday Lights (Nov. 27-Dec. 30, 2020, 5:30-10pm, closed Dec. 24-25) at 3300 Adventureland Drive in Altoona (fee benefits Make-A-Wish, see website for ticket info)

Festival of Lights (Nov. 27-Dec. 25, 2020, 5-9pm) at Swan Lake State Park in Carroll (712-792-1335) (donations)

Schrad Christmas Light Show (Nov. 26-Dec. 31, 2020, 5:30-10:30pm, tune to 89.1 FM) at 16752 180th St. (off Hawthorne) 4 miles west of Carroll (712-792-4975)

Symphony of Lights (Nov. 26-Dec. 30, 2020, Mon-Fri 6-9pm, Sat-Sun 5-9pm, no 5K run in 2020) at Eagle Point Park off Hwy. 67 in Clinton (563-243-3442) (fee)

Reflections in the Park (Nov. 26, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021, 5-10pm) at Louis Murphy Park on S. Grandview Ave. in Dubuque (563-583-7357) (fee benefits local charities)

Festival of Lights (Nov. 27-30, Dec. 4-6, 11-13, 18-20, 2020, 5:30-8pm) at Foster Park in Iowa Falls (fee)

Jasper County Courthouse (lighting is late Nov., 2020, lights on 5-8pm) in Newton

Winter Wonderland (Nov. 20, 2020-Jan. 19, 2021, 5pm-midnight, tune to 97.7 for music) at Falls Park, 900 N. Phillips Ave. in Sioux Falls (605-373-2030)

Courthouse Square (lights go on late Nov., 2020) at 73 Jefferson St. in Winterset


Christmas Tree Lane (Dec. 1, 2020-Jan. 4, 2021) at Buckeye Ave. & 3rd St. in Abilene (785-263-2231)

Santa's Express in Lights (Dec. 4-5, 11-12, 2020, 5:30-9pm) at National Agriculture Center and Hall of Fame, 630 N. 126th St. in Bonner springs (913-721-1075) (fee: suggested donation, cash/check)

Christmas in the Park (lights go on Nov. 30, 2020) at Cornerstone Park, 215 North Center in Gardner

Trail of Lights (Nov. 28-Dec. 31, 2020, 5:30-11pm) at Lafayette Park, Jack Kilby Square, Brit Spaugh Park, Veteran's Park & Courthouse Square in Great Bend (620-792-2836)

Hyde Park Luminaria (Dec. 19, 2020 ONLY, 6-10pm) at Hyde Park, Main to Monroe, 18th to 23rd in Hutchinson (620-662-1517)

Holiday Reflections Walk-Thru Village (opens Nov. 21, 2020, ride-on train only available with paid ticket to Holiday Reflections) at Union Station, 30 W. Pershing Rd. in Kansas City (816-460-2020) (fee)

Energy Plaza Lights )Nov. 26, 2020-Jan. 10, 2021, usually lit until midnight) at Country Club Plaza (47th & Broadway) in Kansas City (816-753-0100)

Sea of Lights (Nov. 27, 2020-Jan. 20, 2021, 10am-5pm) at Kansas City Aquarium on South Side of Crown Center, 2475 Grand Blvd. in Kansas City (816-471-4386) (fee)

City Park (Nov. 23-Dec. 23, 2020) in Meade (620-873-2359)

Sar Ko Aglow (Dec. 4, 2020-Jan. 10, 2021, free parking at Indian Trails Aquatic Center) at Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park, 14907 W. 87th St. Pkwy. at Lackman Rd. in Lenexa

Christmas Card Lane (Nov. 28, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021) north of 151st around Ridgeview and Frontier (Mission Ridge subdivision) in Olathe (913-764-2913)

Paulie's Penguin Playground (Nov. 28-Dec. 25, 2020) at 16617 Indian Creek Parkway in Olathe (913-768-8800) (donations for cancer research)

Candy Cane Lane residences (lighting is Nov. 28, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021) on the 7900 block of Outlook Lane in Prairie Village

Lemon Park Lights (Nov. 21, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021, 7-11pm) at Lemon Park (S. Pine St. & Santa Fe Rd.) in Pratt (620-672-5611)

The Twelve Days of Christmas lights (Nov. 21, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021, 7-11pm) at Sixth Street Park in Pratt

Williams residence (NO display this year, they hope to return in 2021) at 6321 Millbrook Ave. in Shawnee (donations benefit Shelter KC)

Winter Wonderland (Nov. 25-Dec 31, 2020, 6-10pm, no walk-through this year) at Lake Shawnee Campgrounds, 3435 SE East Edge Rd. in Topeka (785-267-1156 or 785-232-0597) (fee/suggested donation: benefits TARC)

Courthouse Square area (Nov. 28, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021) in Wakeeney (877-962-7248)

Illuminations (Nov. 14, 2020-Jan. 9, 2021 walk-thru, Nov. 14, 2020-Jan. 20, 2021 drive-thru, closed Nov. 26, Dec. 24-25) at Botanica, 701 Amidon St. in Wichita (fee: advance ticket)

The Arc Lights (Nov. 26-late Dec., 2020, Sun-Thur 5:30-9pm, Fri-Sat 5:30-10pmpm, open 10pm on Dec. 19, 22 & 23, Dec. 24 open until 11pm) at intersection of Douglas & St. Paul in Wichita (316-943-1191) (donations appreciated Sun-Thur, fee Fri-Sat)

Isle of Lights (Nov. 27-Dec. 27, 2020, 6-10pm) at Island Park on N. Hwy. 77 in Winfield (620-221-2418)


Winter Wonderland of Lights (Nov. 16, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021, Sun-Thur dusk-10pm, Fri-Sat dusk-11pm) at Central Park and Downtown Ashland (606-327-2946 or 800-377-6249)

Wendy's Twinkle at the Track (Nov. 27, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021, Mon-Thur 5-9pm, last car 8:45pm, Fri-Sun 5-10pm, last car 8:45pm) at NCM Motorsports Park, Exit 28 off I-65 in Bowling Green (fee)

Cherry Family Residence (Dec. 1-31, 2019, 5-9pm, plus a backyard walk-thru on Fri-Sat nights, refreshments) at 818 Vance Ln. in Bowling Green (donations accepted for local charity)

Ritzy's Fantasy of Lights (Nov. 26, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021, Sun-Thur 5-9pm, Fri-Sat 6-10pm, Open Dec. 24-25 5-10pm) at Garvin Park on N. Main in Evansville (812-437-2627) (fee benefits Easter Seals Rehab Center)

Light Up La Grange (Dec. 5, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021) at Oldham County Courthouse area in La Grange (502-269-0126)

Southern Lights (Nov. 22-Dec. 31, 2020, 5:30-10pm drive-thru only) at Kentucky Horse Park on Iron Works Parkway/Pike (don't use Lisle Rd.) in Lexington (859-255-5727) (fee: cash, cc, or purchase tickets online at etix)

Lights Under Louisville (Nov. 13, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021, Mon-Fri 6-10pm, Sat-Sun 5-10pm) at Louisville MEGA Cavern, 1841 Taylor Ave. in Louisville (877-614-6342) (fee)

Holiday Lights on Farmstead Lane (Nov. 26, 2020-Jan. 7, 2021, 5-11pm, music at 90.5 FM at Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead, 13800 Switzer in Overland Park (913-897-2560)

Christmas at Panther Creek (Nov. 27, 2020-Jan. 2, 2021, 6-9pm) at Panther Creek Park. 5160 Wayne Bridge Rd.) in Owensboro (270-685-6142) (fee)

Holiday in the Park (Nov. 25, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021) at Legion Park at Byers Avenue and JR Miller Road in Owensboro (270-687-8700)

Christmas in the Park (Nov. 25-Dec. 31, 2020, Sun-Thurs 6-9pm, Fri-Sat 6-10pm) in Noble Park at 2915 Park Ave. in Paducah (270-575-4000)(food/cash donations)


Christmas in the Park (Nov. 22-25, 30, Dec. 2, 7-9, 14-25, 2020, drive-thru 6-7pm, walk-thru 7-9pm) at Cassodu Park in Bogalusa (fee)

Candy Cane Lane (Nov. 13, 2020-Jan. 2, 2021, 6-10pm, no vehicles longer than 30 ft. without checking first) at 170 Hwy. 151 North, Calhoun (fee: cash only)

City Hall and Jambalaya Park (lights on through Dec, 2020) in Gonzales (225-647-2841)

Bayou Blue Dancing Lights House (until Jan. 1, 2020, dusk-10pm, tune to 107.9 FM) at 145 Gabriel St. in Houma

Zemurray Park in Hammond (985-277-5600)

Celebration in the Oaks (Nov. 28, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021, Sun-Thur 6-10pm, Fri-Sat. 5-11pm, timed entry drive-thru only this year, closed Dec. 24, 31, enter at 2 Friederichs Ave. & exit on Dreyfous Ave.) at City Park in New Orleans (504-483-9415) (fee: buy timed tickets)

Christmas in Roseland (Nov. 27-29, Dec. 4-6, 11-13, 18-23, 2020, 5:30-10pm, last car entry at 9:30pm, check out the oil well transformed into an Eiffel Tower) at American Rose Center on Jefferson Paige Road (Exit 8 off I-20) in Shreveport (318-938-5402) (fee: may need timed tickets)


Gardens Aglow (Nov. 25, 2020-Jan. 2, 20211, except closed Nov. 26 & Dec. 25, drive-thru only event this year) at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, 132 Botanical Gardens Dr. in Boothbay Harbor (207-633-8000) (fee: No tickets at gate, purchase in advance)

Monument Square (lighting on Nov. 27, 2020) at 53 Brown Street in Portland

Cape Neddick Lighthouse (the Nubble) (Nov. 29, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021, dusk-midnight) viewed from Sohier Park on Nubble Rd. in York Beach(207-363-1040)


Lights On The Bay (Nov. 20, 2020-Jan. 2, 2021, 5-10pm, Nov. 13-14 are nights for leashed pets) Sandy Point State Park along Chesapeake bay (off Rt. 50 on College Parkway) in Annapolis (410-481-3161) (fee benefits local SPCA)

Christmas Street (Nov. 30-Dec. 31, 2019, 6-11pm, all night on Dec. 24-25) on the 700 block area of 34th Street in Hampden neighborhood of Baltimore

Merriweather Symphony of Lights (Nov. 25, 2020-Jan. 2, 2021, Mon-Fri 6-10pm, Sat-Sun 5-10pm, walk-through nights Festive Families Nov. 29, 5:30-7:30pm, Tail Lights Dec. 7, 5:30-7:30pm, Midnight Dec. 31, 5-9pm, call for details, tune to 105.5 FM for music) at 10475 Little Patuxent Parkway in Columbia (410-740-7840) (fee partly benefits Howard County General Hospital)

Winter Lights (Nov. 29-Dec. 31, 2019, Sun-Thur 6-9pm, Sat-Sun 6-10pm, closed Dec. 25) at Seneca Creek State Park on Clopper Rd. in Gaithersburg (301-258-5350) (fee higher on weekends)

Christmas Light Show (Nov. 25, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021) at the Community Center, 14 N. 8th St. in Oakland

Winterfest of Lights (Nov. 19, 2020-Jan. 2, 2021, Wed-Sun 5:30-9:30pm) at Morthside Park in Ocean City 410-289-2800) (fee)

Winter Festival of Lights (Nov. 29, 2019-Jan. 1, 2020, 5-9:30pm) at Watkins Park on Rt. 193 in Upper Marlboro (301-699-2456) (fee, except free on Dec. 25, please bring canned food donations)

Garden in Lights (Nov. 27, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021, 5-9pm, closed Nov. 30, Dec. 1, 7-8, 24-25) at Annemarie Garden, 13470 Dowell Rd. in Solomons Island (410-326-4640) (fee: advance tickets required)

Winter Festival of Lights (Nov. 27, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021, 5-9:30pm) at Watkins Park on Rt. 193 in Upper Marlboro (301-699-2456) (TTY: 301-699-2544) (fee, except free on Nov. 30 and Dec. 25. Please bring canned food donations)

Garden of Lights (NO display in 2020, hoping to return in 2021) at Brookside Gardens, 1800 Glenallan Ave. in Wheaton (301-962-1400) (fee)


Festival of Lights (Nov. 26, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021, 5-9pm and do get in line by 4:40pm on weekends) at La Salette Shrine at 947 Park Ave. in Attleboro (508-222-5410) (donations welcome)

Blink! (Dec 3, 2019-Jan. 1, 2020, 4:30-10pm shows) at Faneuil Hall Marketplace in Boston

Edaville Festival of Lights (NO display in 2020, hope to be back in 2021) at Edaville USA, 5 Pine St. in Carver (877-EDAVILLE) (fee)

North Shore Holiday Light Show (Nov. 19-22, 26-29, Dec. 3-6, 10-13, 17-30, 2020, 5-9:30pm) at Crescent Farms, 1058 Boston Rd. in Haverhill (978-540-5644) (fee: cash, cc, some mobile payments)

Gardens Aglow (Nov. 27-29, Dec. 3-6, 10-13, 17-20, 22-23, 26-27, 2020, 4:30-8:30pm, timed entry, limited attendance) at Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove St. In Sandwich (508-888-3300) (fee)

Zoolights (Nov. 27, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021, 4-9:30pm, closed Dec. 25) at Stone Zoo, 149 Pond St. in Stoneham (617-541-5466) (fee)

Residence (dusk-9:30pm, 10pm on weekends, area very congested due to the home winning a lighting competition) at 12R Concord St. (Just off I-93) In Wilmington


Heritage Park (Early Dec., 2020-Jan. 3, 2021, dusk-10pm) at 3221 N. Adrian Highway in Adrian (517-264-4872 or 517-254-4976) (donations)

Our Dancing Lights (The house is decorated, but light show is cancelled due to local authority pushback, donations still accepted) at 3111 Paramount Ln., Auburn Hills (donations benefit The Raimbow Connection)

Nite Lights (Nov. 29-Dec. 31, 2019, Sun-Thur 5:30-9pm, Fri-Sat 5:30-10pm) New location at Michigan International Speedway (enter from US-12)in Brooklyn (517-937-6426) (fee)

Crossroads Village (lights go on Nov. 29, 2019, 4-9pm) at 6140 Bray Rd. in Flint (800-648-7275 or 810-736-7100) (fee)

Bronson Park (lighting is Nov. 26, 2020, also lights on Michigan Ave. & Kalamazoo Mall, downtown) at 200 S. Rose St. in Kalamazoo

Wonderland of Lights (Nov. 21-Dec. 27, 2020, Thur-Sun, 5-8pm, except closed on Nov. 26. Dec. 24-25) at Potter Park Zoo, 1301 S. Pennsylvania in Lansing (517-342-2710) (fee)

Big Bright Light Show (Nov. 24, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021, 5pm-midnight, then lit Fri-Sun through Fire &' Ice Festival in Jan.) on Main in Rochester (248-656-0060)


Bentleyville Tour of Lights (Nov. 21-Dec. 27, 2020, Sun-Thur 5-9pm, Fri-Sat 5-10pm) at Bayfront Festival Park on Railroad Street in Duluth (218-740-3535) (fee, food/unwrapped toy donations requested)

Holidazzle (Moving online for 2020) at Loring Park in Minneapolis (612-376-SNOW)

Plummer Building (Nov. 28, 2020-Jam. 1, 2021, 4:30pm-8am) at Mayo Clinic, south wall facing Second St. in Rochester

Rice Park (Nov. 20, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021) at 109 W. 4th St. in St. Paul (651-265-4900)

Schultz Family Lights (Nov. 27-Dec. 31, 2020, 5-10pm, tune to 91.5 FM, other homes also lighted) at 1526 York Ave. in St. Paul (donations benefit Merrick Food Shelf)

Celebrate the Light (Nov. 26, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021, 5-10pm) at Robbins Island Regional Park on Hwy. 71 N. between Foot Lake & Willmar Lake in Willmar (donations benefit Salvation Army)


Courthouse Square (lights go on Nov. 27, 2020) in Canton (601-859-1307)

Southern Lights (Nov. 26-Dec. 30, 2020, 6-10pm, Closed Dec. 25, music available from FM during tour) at Central Park in Southaven (662-890-2489) (fee)

Christmas in the Park (Nov. 25-Dec. 31, 2020, 6-8:30pm, weather permitting) at Holmes Water Park, 65 Old Hwy 98 East in Tylertown (601-876-2680) (fee)


Light the Park (Nov. 27-Dec. 30, 2020, 6-9pm) at Dunnegan Memorial Park in Bolivar (417-326-4118) (donations)

Warm Springs Ranch (Nov. 27-Dec. 30, 2020, Thurs-Sun, 6-8pm, drive-thru only this year, reserve time on website) on Missouri 98 in Boonville

Main Square and Main Street (Nov. 7-Dec. 31, 2020) of Silver Dollar City in Branson (800-475-9370)

Trail of Lights (Nov. 2-Dec. 31, 2020, Sun-Thur dusk-10pm, Fri-Sat dusk-11pm) at Shepherd of the Hills Expressway in Branson (Tickets: 800-653-6288) (fee: cash, cc)

Way of Salvation Driving Lights (Nov. 26-Dec. 31, 2020, 6-10pm) at CRM Complex, 1900 S. Grand Ave. (at Fairview) in Carthage (417-359-8181) (donations accepted)

Residence (Nov. 29, 2019 through the season, schedule varies depending on day, tune to 90.1 FM) at 13118 Diamond Ridge Ct. in Des Pere

Santa’s Magical Kingdom (Nov. 20, 2020-Jan. 10, 2021, Sun-Thur 5:30-10:30pm, Fri-Sat 5:30-11pm, drive-thru (may be some wagon rides but call to check) at Jellystone Park Resort, 5300 Fox Creek Rd, in Eureka (636-938-5925) (fee: cash)

Crown Center Square (tree lighting Nov. 27, 2020) on Grand Blvd. in Kansas City (816-274-8444)

Northern Lights at Zona Rosa (lights go on Nov. 21, 2020, 6pm) at I-29 & Barry Rd. in Kansas City (816-587-8180)

Plaza Lights (Nov. 26, 2020-Jan. 10, 2021, 5pm-3am) at Country Club Plaza (47th & Central) in Kansas City (816-753-0100)

Winter Magic (Nov. 2, 2020-Jan. 2, 2021, 5-11pm, timed entry) at 7332 Oakwood Rd. in Kansas City (816-470-0398) (fee: tickets on website)

Festival of Lights: Enchantment (Nov. 13, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021, Thur-Sun 4-10pm, closed Nov. 26, Dec. 24-25, Dec. 31-Jan. 1) at Powell Gardens, 1609 NW US Hwy. 50, Kingsville (816-697-2600) (fee)

Winter Wonderland (Nov. 20, 2020-Jan. 2, 2021, 5:30-9pm, NO walk nights this year, may be closed Dec. 24) at Tilles Park at 9551 Litzinger Rd. (use McKnight Rd. entrance) in Ladue (314-615-4386 M-F 9am-4pm) (fees vary)

>Enchanted Village of Lights (Nov. 19, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021, Sun-Thur 5-9pm, Fri-Sat-holidays 5-10pm) at the Fairgrounds at 269 Fairgrounds Dr. in Laurie (573-374-8776) (donations)

Festival of Lights (Dec. 28, 2019-Jan. 1, 2020, 5-10pm) at National Shrine of Mary at 176 Marion Dr. in Laurie

Christmas in the Park (Nov. 25, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021, Sun-Thur 5:30-10pm, Fri-Sat 5:30-11pm) at Frank White Softball Complex at 3901 SW Longview Rd. in Lee's Summit (816-503-4800) (donations benefit 30-plus area charities)

Festival of Lights (Nov.25, 2020-Jan. 4, 2021, dusk-about 11pm) at City South Park (intersection of Hwys. 37 & 60) in Monett (417-235-7919) (donations)

Never Enough Lights (tune to 102.1 FM for music) at 607 Calamar Ct. (off Old Dominion) in O'Fallon (donations benefit Hope Ministries Food Pantry)

Holiday Lights in the Park (Nov. 28-Dec. 31, 2020. 5-9pm at City Park, 950 Hatchery Rd. in Osage Beach (573-302-7460)

Christmas Lights of Ozark (Nov. 13, 2020-Jan. 2, 2021, Sun-Thur 5-10pm, Fri-Sat 5-11pm) at Finley River Park, 891 N. Riverside Rd. in Ozark (417-581-7002 ext 2005)

Lot of Lights (Nov. 27, 2020-Jan. 2, 2021, 5:30-10pm, drive-through, closed Dec. 7 for a private event) at Family Arena, 2002 Arena Pkwy. In St. Charles (fee: timed tickets from Ticketmaster)

Holiday Park and South Pole (Nov. 27, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021, 6-10pm) at Krug Park && Hyde Park in St. Joseph (816-271-5500) (donations accepted)

Candy Cane Lane (Until Jan. 1, 2021) on 6500 block of Murdoch Ave. near Francis Park in St. Louis (donations accepted for charity)

Annheuser-Busch Brewery (Nov. 27, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021, Thur-Sun 5pm-midnight, closed Dec. 24-25, 31 at 1200 Lynch St. (enter off Arsenal St.) in St. Louis (314-577-2626 or 314-577-2000)

Holiday Fun Drive-Thru (Nov. 27-Dec. 31, 2020, closed Dec. 24-25, reservations required) at Grant's Farm, 10501 Gravois Rd. in St. Louis (314-577-2626) (fee)

Wild Lights at the Zoo (Select nights from Nov. 27, 2020-Jan. 3. 2021, 5-8:30pm, timed entry, Dec. 8 is a private event) at the St. Louis Zoo, 1 Government Dr. in St. Louis (314-781-0900) (fee: timed tickets)

Candy Cane Lane (Dec. 4-20, 2020, Fri-Sun 5-8pm) at Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park, 3825 W. Farm Rd in Springfield

Unity Circle of Lights (Nov. 26, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021, 5pm-midnight) in City Park (Hwy. 5 & Hwy. 52) in Versailles (573-378-4634)

Holiday Lights (Nov. 27-Dec. 30, 2020, 5:30-9:30pm, 5K run Dec. 6, walk-thru Dec. 14, closed Dec. 25, carriage rides must be pre-scheduled) at Rotary Park in Wentzville (636-332-9236) (fee)


ZooLights (Dec. 5, 11-12, 18-24, 2020, 6-9pm, Dec. 4 is for members only) at Zoo Montana, 2100 Shiloh Rd. in Billings (406-652-8100) (fee)


Courthouse Square (Lighted until Jan. 1, 2021) in Minden (308-832-1811)

Holiday Lights Festival (Nov. 20, 2020-Jan. 4, 2021, plus a fireworks event nearby on Dec. 31) at Midtown Crossing (31st and Farnam) in Omaha (donations)

Vanek Christmas (late Nov.-Dec. 31, 2020, 5:30-10:30pm, tune to 91.9 FM) at 15055 Meredith Ave. (at 150th Ave.) in Omaha

Season of Lights (Nov. 20, 2020-Feb. 14, 2021) in Turner Park at 31st Ave. & Farnam in Omaha


Holiday Lights (Open until Jan., 2020, but booked solid), 5-10pm) at Botanical Garden, Ethel M Factory. 2 Cactus Garden Drive in Henderson (toy/food/monetary donations)

Magical Forest (NO display this year, they look forward to returning in 2021) at Opportunity Village (6300 Oakey) in Las Vegas (702-225-9627) (fee)

Glittering Lights (Nov. 13, 2020-Jan. 10, 2021, Nov. Sun-Thur 5:30-9pm, Fri-Sat-Holidays 5:30-10pm, then during Dec. opens at 5pm, Jan. dates 5-9pm) at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas (702-451-1641) (fee higher on weekends, portion benefits Speedway Children's Charities)

New Hampshire

Shrine of Our Lady of La Salette (Nov. 30, then 5-9pm until Dec. 31, 2019) at 410 Rt. 4A in Enfield

* Santa's Village (NOT running in 2020) at 520 Presidential Hwy in Jefferson (603-586-4445)

*Gift of Lights (Nov. 26, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021, Sun-Thur 4:30-9pm, Fri-Sat 4:30-10pm) at New Hampshire Motor Speedway at 1122 Rt. 106 in Loudon (855-$NH-RACE) (fee: portion benefits Speedway Children's Charities)

*Brewery Lights (Nov. 17-Dec. 30, 2020, 11am-8pm, Sun 11am-6pm, closed Nov. 26, Dec. 24-25) in Merrimack (603-595-1202)

New Jersey

Skylands Stadium (Nov. 20, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021) at 94 Championship Place Place in Augusta (973-383-7644) (fee, cash)

Residence (5:30-10pm, sometimes later if it's busy) at 30 Tioga Ave. in Bayville (Food donations benefit St. Barnabas Church)

Residence at 225 Plainfield Ave. in Edison

American Express Platinum Winter Lights (Dec. 11-13, 18-20, 2020, 5:30-10pm, drive-thru, including drive-thru snow globe) at Moorland Farms, 100 Liberty Corner Rd. in Far Hills (fee: reserved tickets, proceeds benefit American Ballet Theatre & Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS charities)

Martel's Christmas House (Nov. 27, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021) at 21 Phillips Avenue in Hamilton

Christmas Fantasy with Lights (Nov. 14-15, 21-22, 28-29, Dec. 5-6, 12-14, 19-20, 2020, 2-9pm) at Storybook Land, 6415 Black Horse Pike in Egg Harbor Township (609-646-0103) (fee)

Residence (Do use walkway but please do not cross ropes or Santa might see, 5-10pm) at 3 Bauer Ave. in Hazlet

The Cook's Christmas Lights (Nov. 29, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021, Sun-Thur 6-10pm, Fri-Sat 6-11pm) at 1 Carlson Court in Jackson (donations benefit National Multiple Sclerosis Society)

Winter Walk in Milburn (Nov. 21, 2020-Jan. 31, 2021) at Taylor Park, 100 Main St. in Milburn

Crazy Christmas Lights (Dec. 1, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021, 5-10pm) at residence, 55 Valley Vale Dr. in Old Bridge (please bring new, unwrapped toys for Toys for Tots)

Hagerty Residence at 133 North Ave. in Pitman

Crouch Residence (tune to 105.5 FM) at 119 Wild Oaks Dr. in Salem

Holiday Light Show (Nov. 26, 2020-Jan. 6, 2021, dusk-8:30pm), at Lake Meone, Galloway Twnship, Smithville (609-748-8999)

Nietzer Residence (Dec. 1, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021, 5-9:30pm, a bit later on weekends, tune to 89.3 FM for music) at 201 Hamilton Blvd. in South Plainfield (donations benefit Mission and Outreach Fund of First Baptist Church)

New Mexico

River of Lights (As of mid-November the park was under temporary closure due to Coved. Please call for updated info and check out the new animal photos) at ABQ BioPark (2601 Central Ave. NW) in Albuquerque (505-764-6280) (fee)

New York

Glow (Nov. 27, 2020-Jan. 9, 2021, call for best info) at Bronx River Pkwy & Fordham in Bronx (718-817-8700) (fee, reservations)

Holiday Train Show at New York Botanical Garden (Nov. 23, 2019-Jan. 26, 2020, most days open 10am-6pm/7pm, closed several Mondays plus Nov. 28 and Dec. 25, some early closings, call for best info) at Bronx River Pkwy and Fordham in Bronx (718-817-8700) (fee, reservations highly recommended)

Raggi Light Show (Nov. 26-Dec. 31, 2020, 91.1 FM for music, 4:30-11pm, multi-family display) beginning at 6221 Buckskin Dr. in Farmington (donations benefit John F. Russo Jr. Memorial Foundation)

1600 blck of Clovertrail Dr. in Farmington

Residences off Lyell Road, including Dawson & Winter Hazel Ct. in Gates

Festival of Lights (Dec. 1-31, 2020, 5-9pm, closed Dec. 24-25) at the fairgrounds in Hamburg (716-649-3900) (fee: must buy ticket ahead, see website)

Lamberton Conservatory (Dec. 4, 2020-Jan. 10, 2021, open daily, lighted evenings Fri-Sun, limited occupancy this year) in Highland Park (585-753-7270)

Residences on Endicar Drive (off Titus, access from Hwy. 590 or Route 104) in Irondequoit

Festival of Lights (Nov. 21, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021, 5-9pm) at Fatima Shrine, 1023 Swann Road in Lewiston (716-754-7481)

Lights on the Lake (Nov. 16, 2020-Jan. 10, 2021, timed ticket entry) at Onondaga Lake Park in Liverpool (315-471-9597) (fee)

Montauk Lighthouse (Probably NO display in 2020) in Montauk (donations needed to continue lighting)(631-668-2544)

Holiday Lights in Bloom (Nov. 27-Dec. 27, 2020, Fri-Sun 5-8pm, may be closed Dec. 24-25) at Orange County Arboretum in Thomas Bull Memorial Park on State Rte. 416 in Montgomery (845-615-3828)

Lincoln Square/Dante Park area (lights go on Dec. 2, 2020, 5:30-9pm, mood more somber this year, but reflecting hope) at Broadway and 63rd in New York (212-581-3774)

*Rockefeller Center (tree lighting is Dec. 1, 2021) 50th Street and 5th Avenue in New York (212-332-6868)

Madison Square Park (Park grounds are open 10am-4pm daily, but scheduled events, including holiday lights, are on hold for 2020 & they hope to resume next year) in New York (212-520-7600)

Tiffany New York Christmas store window vignettes on Fifth Avenue in New York (800-843-3269)

Dyker Heights, roughly 83rd to 86th Streets between 11th-14th Avenues in Brooklyn borough of New York (very congested: you can take 3rd-party guided tours with extra info, fee)

D'Amico Residence (late Nov., 2020-Jan. 1, 2021, dusk-10pm, later on Fri-Sat) at 90 Mill St. in Nunda

Residence (Dec. 1, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021, 5:30-9pm, please drive the loop instead of using driveways to turn around) at 20 Santa Dr. in Pittsford

Residence (lights on until Jan. 6, 2021) at 1706 Chili Ave. (near Lettington Ave.) in Rochester

*Clearview Drive residences in Spencerport

Pete's Christmas Lights (late Mov., 2020-Jan. 1, 2021, 5-9:30pm, last house on road, tune to 97.3 FM) at 1028 Bay Rd. in Webster

North Carolina

Festival of Lights by the Lake (Drive-through only this year, Dec. 1-23, 2020, 6-9pm) at Julian Park, 406 Overlook Road Extension in Arden (828-684-0378) (fee: Tickets must be purchased ahead, portion benefits Special Olympics)

Winter Lights (Nov. 20, 2020-Jan. 10, 2021, 5:30-10:30pm, tickets are date/time specific) at North Carolina Arboretum, 100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way in Asheville (828-665-2492) (fee)

Meadow Lights (NO display in 2020, they hope to return in 2021) 7 miles south of Benson off Hwy 96 on 4546 Godwin Lake Rd. (919 894-4370)

Island of Lights (Displays are lighted but no other event activities are available this year, Nov. 28-Dec. 31, 2020) at Beach Lake Park along Hwy 421 & Atlanta Ave. in Carolina Beach (910-458-5507)

Festival of Lights (Nov. 13, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021, 6-11pm, except closes Dec. 31 at 10pm) at Tanglewood Park (Exit 184 off I-40) in Clemmons (336-778-6300) (fee)

Lights on the Neuse (Nov. 27-28 6-9pm, Dec. 5-7 6-9pm, Dec. 4-5 6-9pm, Dec. 6, 6-8pm, 11-13 6-9pm, 18-24 6-9pm, 2020, no Santa on Dec. 24 because he's very busy that night) at 1620 Loop Road in Clayton (919-553-0016) (fee: timed tickets recommended)

Denton Farm Park (Nov. 27-29, Dec. 4-6, 10-12, 13, 18-23, 26-27, 2020) at 4259 Handy Rd. in Denton

Festival of Lights and Luminaries (Dec. 6-7 and 13-14, 2019, 5-9pm) with 2500 luminaries in downtown Dillsboro (800-962-1911)

Hometown Holidays (Dec.4-20, 2020, 6:30-10pm in downtown) on Main Street & at Chimney Rock Park in Forest City (free, other activities may have fee)

Christmastown USA (Scaled back this year for safety, Dec. 1-26, 2020, Mon-Fri 5:30-9:30pm, Sat-Sun 5:30-11pm, Christmas Town Lake will not be lighted) in Mcadenville (704-824-3551)

Nights of Lights (Dec. 16-31, 2020, 5:30-11pm, discount late Dec., First Night tickets for Dec. 30-31, closed Dec. 25, no parking car during tour drive) at Dorothea Dix Park, 75 Hunt Dr. in Raleigh (919-996-6688) (fee: Advance ticket required, call 900-514-3849)

Fieldstream Farm Lights (Nov. 21-Dec. 31, 2020, Mon-Thur 6:30-9:45pm, Fri-Sat 5:30-10:45pm, Sun 5:30-9:45pm) at 8008 Old Stage Rd. in Raleigh (timed tickets from ETIX 800-514-3849)

Residence (Sun-Mon noon-midnight, 5:30-10pm) at 609 Ashland Road (off 158) in Ruffin (336-939-2221)

Trail of Lights (Nov. 22-Dec. 24, 2020, 6-9pm, call to be sure) at Waldensian Trail of Faith, 401 N. Church Street in Valdese (828-874-1893 or 888-VAL-DESE) (donations welcome)

Piper Lights (Nov. 27, 2020-Jan. 6, 2021, 5:30-10pm, drive through 7 acres) at 5725 Fixit Shop Rd. in Wake Forest (donations accepted)

Lake Myra Christmas (Nov. 25-Dec. 31, 2020, Sun-Thur 5:30-10pm, Fri-Sat. 5:30-11pm, not a drive-through, intended as a show from your car) at 10 S. Cypress St. (at W. 3rd) in Wendell (919-339-2073) (donations accepted)

Festival of Lights at Hill Ridge Farms (Nov. 26-Dec. 27, 2020, 5:30-10pm, drive-through experience, no reservations) at 703 Tarboro Rd. in Youngsville (919-556-1771) (fee: cash, debit, cc)

North Dakota

Holiday Lights (Nov. 26-Dec. 31, 2020, 5:30-10pm) in Lindenwood Park on 17th S. in Fargo (701-282-3653) (portion of fee benefits local charities, also requests canned food donations)

Sertoma's Christmas in the Park (Nov. 27-Dec. 31, 2020, 6-10pm) in Oak Park at 1300 4th Avenue NW in Minot (fee benefits Sertoma services to community, cash preferred)

Holiday Lights Drive (Nov. 28-Dec. 31, 2020, 5:30-9:30pm, tune to 107.1 FM for holiday music) at Spring Lake Park in Williston (701-774-9041) (fee: books of passes are available at 212 Airport Rd.. Proceeds benefit local parks)


Holiday Nights (Nov. 22-Dec. 23, 2020, Fri-Sat. 5-9pm, then Dec. 26-30, 2020, Wed-Sat 5-9pm) at Beech Creek Botanical Gardens & Nature Preserve, 11929 Beech St. NE, Alliance (701-774-9041) (fee see website)

Festival of Lights (Nov. 27, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021, 6-8:30pm, may include some stationary floats on display since there is no parade this year) at Ruihley Park on Williams St. in Archbold (419-445-2222)

Lights on the Lake (Nov. 27-Dec. 27, 2020, 6-9pm, except Dec. 24-25, 6-8pm) at Lakeshore Park, 1700 E. 1st St., Ashtabula (440-993-1051 Mon-Fri 8am-5pm) (fee)

Residences (through Dec., 2020, 5:30-11pm) on Stroup Rd. in Atwater

Residence (lighted through early January, 2020, 5-10:30pm) at 194 Fay Ave. in Avon Lake

Residence (Nov. 26, 2020 through about second week of Jan., 2021) at 194 Fay Ave. in Avon Lake

Lake Anna Park (Nov. 25, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021, Sun-Thur 5-9pm, Fri-Sat-holidays 5-10pm) in Barberton (330-861-7118)

Downtown Square in Bedford

Wachtel's Christmas Light Display (Nov. 26-Dec. 31, 2020, 5-11pm) at 13079 Township Rd. 503, Big Prairie (donations accepted)

Bristol Park Township Square (late Nov-End of Dec., 2020, no lighting ceremony this year) at SR 45 & SR 88 in Bristolville (donations)

Residence (lighted through Dec., 2020, Sun-Thur dusk 10pm, Fri-Sat dusk-11pm) at 4819 Aldersyde Cir. in Brunswick

Residence (Nov. 27, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021, 5:30-11pm) at 369 Crestway Oval in Brunswick

Guernsey County Courthouse (Nov. 1, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021, 5:30-9pm with some extended hours on select nights, can buy wristbands, etc. that sync to music) at 801 Wheeling Ave. (tune to 102.7FM for music) in Cambridge (800-933-5480) (donations benefit maintenance of lights/show)

Canfield Christmas Lights (Nov. 27-Dec. 31, 2020, 5:30-10:30pm) at 333 Fairview Ave. in Canfield

Garden Center at Stadium Park (NO display for 2020, hoping to return in 2021) on Fulton Rd. in Canton (330-456-4521)

Triangle Park (lights go on late Nov., 2020) in Chagrin Falls

Bethlehem Hills Christmas Light Park (Nov. 27, 2020-Jan. 4, 2021, 5-10pm, closed Dec. 24-25) at Berkshire Hills Golf Course, 9760 Mayfield Rd. in Chesterland

Holiday in Lights (Nov. 21, 2020-Jan. 2, 2021, Sun-Thur 6-9pm, Fri-Sat 5:30-10pm) at Sharon Woods on Lebanon Rd. in Cincinnati (513-769-0393) (fee: portion benefits A Child's Hope International)

PNC Festival of Lights (Nov. 21, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021, Sun-Thur 5-9pm, Fri-Sat 5-10, closed Nov. 26, Dec. 24-25) at Cincinnati Zoo (3400 Vine Street) in Cincinnati (800-944-4778) (fee included with zoo admission, reservations required for non-zoo members, phone for best info)

Public Square (lights go on Nov. 28, 2020) in Cleveland (216-736-7799)

Clifton Mill (Nov. 27-Dec. 30, 2020, 6-9pm, except 6-8pm Dec. 24-25, 31, gates open 5pm, no inside restrooms, no inside dining) at 75 Water Street at Hwys. 72 & 343 in Clifton (937-767-5501) (fee: age 3 & younger free)

Joy of Christmas (Nov. 19-Dec. 27, 2020, select nights, 6-9pm) at Firestone Park, 338 E. Park Ave., Columbiana (330-482-2282) (fee)

Wildlights (Nov. 20, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021, Sun-Thur 5-9pm, Fri-Sat 5-10pm, closed Nov. 26, Dec. 24-25) at Columbus Zoo in Columbus (614-645-3400) (zoo fee, Dec. 8 is Stuff the Truck with discount for food donations, call for details)

Residence (lights go on day after Thanksgiving, 2020) at 3352 Symphony St. in Cuyahoga Falls

Butch Bando's Fantasy of Lights (Nov. 20, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021, Sun-Thur 5:30-9:30pm, Fri-Sat 5:30-10:30pm, longer lines Fri-Sat, ticket booths close 30 min. before closings) at Alum Creek State Park Campgrounds at 2911 S. Old State Rd. in Delaware (614-412-3499) (fee)

Residences (through Dec., 2020) at Grandvale Ave. NE off Broadway between Rt. 30 & Georgetown in East Canton

Nela Park (Dec. 4, 2020-Jan. 4, 2021) at 1975 Noble Rd. (south of Euclid) in East Cleveland

Holiday Lights (Dec. 1-23, 2020, 6-9pm) at Finwood Estate, 799 N. Abbe Rd. in Elyria (440-326-1500) (please bring canned food items)

Residence (Dec. 1, 2020-Jan. 1, 2020, 5:30-10pm) at 9759 E. River Rd, Carlisle Township just outside Elyria

Festival of Lights (Dec. 5-31, 2020, 6-9pm) at Ely Square in Elyria

Park of Lights (Nov. 28-Dec.30, 2020, 6-9pm weather permitting) at Twin Bridges State Park on Hwy. 137 South in Fairland (918-542-6969) (donations)

Seabury Avenue & Fairview Park (Nov. 27-Dec. 31, 2020, 6pm-midnight) and W. 14th St. area in Fairview Park (donations benefit Fairview Park Hunger Center)

Creekside District (Gone virtual for safety in 2020) on Mill Street in Gahanna (614-418-9114)

Residence as Gingerbread House (throughout Dec., 2020) on Wareham Circle in Green

Borealis Lights on the Hill (Nov. 20, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021, Mon-Thur 6-9pm, Fri-Sun 6-10pm) at Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park on Hamilton-Cleves Rd. in Hamilton (513-868-8336) (fee, higher on weekends)

Hudson Holiday House (Dec. 1-30, 2020, Sun-Thur 5-10pm, Fri-Sat 5-11pm) at 2852 Saint George in Hudson (donations for Vincent Baran Memorial Fund at Seton Catholic School)

Wonderland on Westport (Nov. 27, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021) at 520 Westport Blvd. in Huron

Town Square (lights go on Dec. 5) in Independence

Toad Manor (Nov. 26, 2020-first week in Jan., 2021, 5-10pm) at 64 W. Jefferson St. in Jefferson

Country Lights at Lake Metroparks Farmpark (Dec. 1-22, 2020, timed entry, event may sell out) at 8800 Euclid Chardon Rd. in Kirtland (440-358-7275) (fee: pre-purchased tickets online)

Residence (Nov. 26-Dec. 31, 2020, 5:15-10:30pm) at 6550 Roger Avenue NW (off Celina), Jackson Twp, Massillon

Holiday Lights Drive Thru (Nov. 27-29, Dec. 4-6, 11-13, 18-20, Fri-Sat 6-10pm, Sun-Thur 6-9pm) at County Fairgrounds, 710 W. Smith Rd. (enter at Fair Rd.) in Medina (fee)

Kingsborough Holiday Light Display (Nov. 26, 2020-Jan. 5, 2021, 5-11pm) at 2085 Kingsborough Dr. (near Ridgebury Dr.) in Painesville

Holiday Lights (Nov. 27-Dec. 27, 2020, dusk-1opm, closed Dec. 25) at Carlisle Visitor Center at 12881 Diagonal Rd. in LaGrange (food bank canned food donations)

Lights on the Lake (Nov. 27-Dec. 27, 2020, dusk-10pm, drive-through only) at Lakeview Park, 1800 Erie Ave. in Lorain

Christmas By Candlelight (Nov. 27-29, Dec. 3-6, then nightly Dec. 19-25, 2020, 6-10pm) at Marion County Fairgrounds in Marion (740-382-2558) (fee)

Residence (Nov. 26-Dec. 31, 2020, 5:15-10:30pm) at 6550 Roger Avenue NW, Jackson Twp, Massillon

Holiday Lights Drive Thru (Nov. 29-30, Dec. 1, 6-9, 13-15, 20-29, 2019, Fri-Sat 6-10pm, Sun-Thur 6-9pm) at County Fairgrounds, 710 W. Smith Rd.(enter at Fair Rd.) in Medina (fee: cash/check)

Magic of Lights (Nov. 25, 2020-Jan. 2, 2021, 6-10pm) at Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds on Bagley Rd. in Middleburg Heights (fee)

Light Up Middletown (Nov. 25-Dec. 30, 2020, 6-10pm) at Smith Park on Tytus Ave. (at Verity Pkwy) in Middletown (513-423-1877) (appreciates donations)

Residence (Nov. 25, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021, Sun-Thur 5:30-10pm, Fri-Sat 5:30-11pm, notice Wise Men closing in on nativity as December passes) at 8636 Brandywine Rd. in Northfield

Residence (Nov. 26-Dec. 31, 2020, Sun-Thur 5:15-10pm, Fri-Sat 5:15-11pm, may be lighted later on Dec. 24-25, 31) at 34907 Cambridge Dr. (Wildwood Estates area) of North Ridgeville

Kingsborough Holiday Light Display (Nov. 29, 2019-Jan. 5, 2020, 5-11pm) at 2085 Kingsborough Dr. (near Ridgebury Dr.) in Painesville

Heisley Park neighborhood (throughout December, 2020, 6-9pm, projector show weekends 6-9pm) including Elizabeth Blvd., W. Jackson St., Ashwood Ln. in Painesville

Lights From the Heart (Nov. 25-Dec. 31, 2020, 5:30-10pm) along shores of Purcell Lake (Chandler Rd. and Hwy. 39) in Purcell (donations)

Residence (through Dec., 2020, Fri-Sat 5:30-11:30pm, Sun-Mon 5:30-10:30pm, tune to 90.5FM for music) at 4121 Porter Rd. in Rootstown

Residence (Nov. 26-Dec. 31, 2020) at 1790 Quaker Lane in Salem

Lights Before Christmas (Nov. 20-Dec. 31, 2020, Sun-Thur 3-8pm, Fri-Sat 3-9pm) at Toledo Zoo on Anthony Wayne Trail in Toledo (419-385-5721) (fee)

Upper's Winter Fantasy of Lights (Dec. 1-30, 2020, Mon-Thur 6-9:30pm, Fri-Sun 6-10pm) at Harrison Smith Park on E. Wyandot in Upper Sandusky (419-294-3556) (donations benefit food pantry)

Festival of Lights (NO display this year, they hope to return in 2021) on Crown Point Parkway in Strongsville

Residence (Nov. 30, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021, 6-11pm, also other homes in area lighted) at 809 Bentley Place Blvd. in Tallmadge (donations for local Animal shelter or a Cancer Foundation of your choice)

Residence (Dec. 1, 2020-Jan. 5, 2021, Mon-Thur 5:45-1opm, Fri-Sun 5:45-11pm, tune to 87.9 FM for music) at 9872 Burton Dr. in Twinsburg (donations for local food bank)

Holiday Lights at the Fair (Nov. 27-Dec. 27, 2020, 6-9pm) at County Fairgrounds at 1055 S. Washington in Van Wert (877-989-2282) (fee: proceeds benefit area 4-H)

Christmas in the Park (Nov. 27, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021, dusk-10pm) at Garrette Park on Fellows Avenue in West Jefferson (614-879-9036)

Crocker Park (lights go on Nov. 20, 2020 at 6pm) in Westlake

Wes Point Park (Nov 26-Dec. 31, 2020) on Euclid Ave. in Willoughby


Festival of Lights (Nov. 21-Dec. 30, 2020, Sun-Thur 6-10pm, Fri-Sat 6-11pm) at Regional Park in Ardmore (580-223-7765) (donations)

Fantasyland of Lights (Nov. 20-Dec. 30, 2020, 6-10pm) at Johnstone Park in Bartlesville (918-914-1530)

Woolaroc Wonderland of Lights (Nov. 27-Dec. 20, 2020, Fri-Sun. 5-9pm, drive-through) at Woolaroc Wildlife Preserve, 1925 Woolaroc Ranch Road in Bartlesville (918-336-0307) (fee: pay at entrance, no pre-pay required)

Rhema Christmas Lights (Nov. 2, 2020 Jan. 1, 2021, 5:30-11:30pm) at Rhema Bible Church on W. Kenosha in Broken Arrow (918-258-1588 ext 2314) (donations for Broken Arrow Neighbors)

Festival of Light (Nov 21-Dec. 31, 2020, Sun-Thur 6-10pm, Fri-Sat 6-11pm) at Shannon Springs Park, 2400 S. 9th St. in Chickasha (405-261-9505) (donations)

*Christmas in the Park (Nov. 27-31, 2020, 6-11pm) at Ackley Park on Rt. 66 (417 Ackley Park Rd. in Elk City (580-225-00906 or 800-280-0207)

Twin Bridges Park of Lights (Nov. 28-Dec. 30, 2020, 6-9pm) at Twin Bridges State Park on Hwy. 137 South in Fairland (918-542-6969)(donations)

Winter Wonderland Christmas Light Tour (Nov. 26, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021, 5-10pm) at Pine Lodge Resort on S. 4505 Rd. in Ketchum (918-782-1400)

Kingfisher Winter Nights (Nov. 28-Dec. 27, 2020, Sun-Thur 6-9pm, Fri-Sat 6-10pm) in City Park in Kingfisher (405-375-3705) (donations accepted)

Holiday in the Park (Nov. 25-Dec. 31, 2020, dusk to dawn, live nativity presented by Central Baptst Church Dec. 18-20 from 6-8pm) at Elmer Thomas Park in Lawton (580-581-3470)

Holiday Lights Spectacular (NO display in 2020, hoping to return in 2021) at Joe B. Barnes Regional Park in Midwest City (405-739-1293) (donations)

Garden of Lights (Nov. 26, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021, Sun-Thur 5:30-10pm, Fri-Sat 5:30-11pm, gift shop closes earlier) at Honor Heights Park in Muskogee (918-684-6302) (fee)

Downs Family residence (Nov. 26, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021) at 2900 72nd Ave SE in Norman (donations accepted for Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma)

OG&E Merry & Bright (Nov. 24, 2020-Jan. 4, 2021, Wed-Sun, 6-9pm, closed Nov. 26, Dec. 24-25) at Crystal Bridge Topical Conservatory, Myriad Botanical Gardens in Oklahoma City (405-297-3995)

Festival of Angels (Nov. 25-Dec. 30, 2020, 6-10pm) at Pioneer Woman statue, Lake Ponca Park and Memorial Gardens in Ponca City (580-362-6744 or 580-304-3210)

Lights From the Heart (Nov. 25-Dec. 31, 2020, 5:30-10pm) at Purcell Lake in Purcell (405-527-4351) (donations)

Paragon Industries (unsure of dates) at 3378 W. Hwy. 117 in Sapulpa (918-291-4459)

Lights on the Hill (Nov. 27-Dec. 31, 2020, 6-9pm) at Chandler Park in Tulsa (918-406-6313 or 918-629-8605) (donations)

Garden of Lights (Nov. 27, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021, Thur-Sun 5-9pm, may be closed Dec. 24-25 & Jan. 1, food truck on most nights) at the Botanic Garden in Tulsa (918-289-0330) (fee: timed, tickets)

Philbrook Festival (Nov. 22-Dec. 26, 2020) at Philbrook Museum of Art, 2727 S. Rockford Rd. in Tulsa (918-749-7941) (fee)

Lights on the Island (Nov. 13-Dec. 25, 2020, 5-9pm) at Lake Wister State Park on Hwy. 270 in Wister/Poteau (918-655-7756) (donations)

Crystal Christmas (Nov. 21-Dec. 31, 2020, Mon-Thur 6-9pm, Fri-Sat 6-10pm) at Crystal Beach Park in Woodward (580-256-7411 or 800-364-5352)

Christmas in the Park (Nov. 21-Dec. 31, 2020, 6-11pm) at City Park, Freedom Trail & Chisholm Trail Park in Yukon (405-350-8937) (donations)


Nature's Coastal Holiday (NO park display, but there will be displays along Hwy. 101, they hope to return in 2021) at Azalea City Park in Brookings (541-661-7437) (fee/donations)

Holiday Lights (Display will NOT be lit in 2020, they hope to return in 2021) at Shore Acres State Park on Cape Arago Hwy. in Charleston (541-888-3732 or 541-756-2428)

Celebration of Lights (NO display this year, they hope to return in 2021) at 24232 S. Upper Highland Rd. in Colton (503-636-5318) (food bank barrel donations)

Miracle of Christmas (Dec. 4-26, 2020) begins at Lockhaven Drive NE and 14th Ave. area in Keizer (503-856-3404) (food bank donations at tent on Mistwood Dr on drive route, please use a cell phone to donate)

Pioneer Courthouse Square (lights go on late Nov., 2020) in Portland

Winter Wonderland (Currently sold out every night through Dec. 24, limited tickets for nights beyond that, no bike/dog/walking nights in 2020) at Portland International Raceway, 1940 N. Victory Blvd in Portland (503-232-3000) (fee, also cash only food bank donations)

Festival of Lights at The Grotto (grounds closed through Dec. 16 & it's best to check with office to see if they are around) at Sandy Boulevard and NE 85th Avenue in Portland (503-241-2400) (fee)

ZooLights (Nov. 22, 2020-Jan. 10, 2021, please call for info) at Oregon Zoo, 4001 SW Canyon Rd. in Portland (503-226-1561) (fee)


Lights in the Parkway (Sold out for 2020!) on Lehigh Parkway in Allentown (fee)

Holiday Lights On The Lake (Nov. 13, 2020-Jan. 2, 2021, 6-10pm, tune to 88.5 FM) at Lakemont Park (from I-99 take Frankstown Road exit) in Altoona (814-949-7275 or 800-434-8006) (fee)

Koziar's Christmas Village (Nov. 7, 2020-Jan. 2, 2021, hours vary, may require timed passes) at Christmas Village Rd. in Bernville (610-488-1110) (fee)

Hershey Sweet Lights (Select dates from Nov. 13, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021, call for specific times) at Hershey Park in Hershey (800-437-7439) (fee)

Overly's Country Christmas (Nov. 19-Dec. 30, 2020, Thur-Sun 5:30-10pm, closed Nov. 26, closed Dec. 24-25) at Westmoreland Fairgrounds in Greensburg (724-423-1400) (fee: cash, residential vehicles only)

Longwood Christmas (Nov. 20, 2020-Jan. 10, 2021) at Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square (800-737-5500) (fee: timed tickets purchased ahead)

Peddlers Village (Nov. 19, 2020-Jan. 10, 2021) at 2400 Street Rd. in Lahaska (215-794-4000)

A Very Furry Christmas at Sesame Place (Nov. 21, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021, reservations required) at 100 Sesame Rd. n Langhome (215-702-ELMO) (fee)

Holiday Light Show (Nov. 21, 2020-Jan. 10, 2021, timed tickets) at Shady Brook Farm, 931 Stony Hill Rd. in Morrisville (Yardley) (215-968-1670) (fee)

Cascade of Lights (I believe they lost funding, but try calling) at Cascade Park, 1928 E. Washington St. in New Castle (724-656-3510) (fee)

Wild Lights Nov. 20-Dec. 30, 2020 on Select dates, 5-9pm) at Elmwood Park Zoo at 1661 Harding Blvd. in Norristown (800-652-4143) (fee)

Herr's Snack Factory (Nov. 25, 2020-Jan. 2, 2021, dusk to dawn) at 271 Old Baltimore Pike in Nottingham (800-344-3777)

Macy's Holiday Light Show (Nov. 27-Dec. 24, 2020, going virtual for 2020) at 1300 Market St. in Philadelphia (215-241-9000)

Comcast Holiday Spectacular (NO display planned for 2020, may return in 2021) at Comcast Center, 1701 JFK Blvd. in Philadelphia (215-286-1700)

Miracle on South 13th Street (Nov. 29, 2019-Jan. 1, 2020, 5pm-midnight) at residences on 13th between Tasker & Morris in Philadelphia

Christmas Village (Nov. 21-22, Nov. 27-Dec. 24, 2020) at Love Park in Philadelphia

Holiday Garden Railway (Nov. 27-Dec. 31, 2020, 10am-4pm, railroad daily but lights on weekends, plus some ticketed night viewings, may be closed Dec. 24-25) at Morris Arboretum, 100 E. Northwestern Ave. in Philadelphia (215-247-5777) (aboretum fee)

Boathouse Row (progressive lightings for Chanukah, Christmas, Kwanzaa) parallel with Kelly Drive along the Schuylkill River west of Museum of Art (and viewable from Hwy. 176) in Philadelphia (215-685-3936)

Winter on Broad Street (Nov. 28, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021, Sun-Thur 5-10pm, Fri-Dat 5-11pm, timed entry only) at 3601 S. Broad St. in Philadelphia (215-389-9500) (fee: timed tickets)

Holiday Light Spectacular (Nov. 20, 2020-Jan. 7, 2021, 5-9pm) at Nay Aug Park on Mulberry St. in Scranton (570-348-4186) (donations welcome)

West Chester Griswolds (Nov. 26, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021) at 304 Dutton Mill Rd. in West Chester

Rhode Island

Winter Wonderland (Dec. 5-13, 2020, 4-8pm) in Slater Memorial Park at Armistice Blvd. in Pawtucket (401-726-3185) (donations)

South Carolina

Christmas in Hopelands (Dec. 1-23, 26-27, 2020, 6-9:30pm) at Hopelands Gardens (shuttle from Citizens Park, 1060 Banks Mill Rd., 5:45-9pm, no pets allowed) in Aiken (888-AIKENSC or 803-642-7631) (donations)

Anderson Christmas Lights (Nov. 26-Dec. 25, 2020, 5:30-10pm, weather permitting) at Civic Center on Martin Luther King Blvd. in Anderson (864-933-2547) (fee)

Lights of Cayce (Dec. 3-31, 2020) at City Hall Complex in Cayce

Holiday Festival of Lights (Nov. 13-Dec. 31, 2020, 5:30-10pm, drive-up concessions available) at St. James Island County Park on Riverland Drive in Charleston (843-795-7275) (fee: cash, cc, bring canned human/pet food Mon-Thur for reduced fee)

Marion Square (lights go on Dec. 6, 2020) in Charleston (843-724-7305)

Holiday Lights on the River (Nov. 25-Dec. 31, 2020, 6-10pm, food trucks nearby) at Saluda Shoals Park (enter on Andrews Rd. & then go left between Wendy's & aldi to park's East entrace) in Columbia (803-772-1228) (fee)

Lights Before Christmas (Nov. 21-Dec. 30, 2020, 5-9pm, closed Nov. 26, Dec. 24-25, timed entry) at Riverbanks Zoo on Greystone Blvd. in Columbia (803-779-8717) (fee: online tickets)

Holiday Lights on the River (Nov. 21-Dec. 31, 2018, 6-10pm) at Saluda Shoals Park on Bush River Rd. in Columbia (803-772-1228) (fee)

Carolina Lights (Dec. 4-27, 2020, Sun-Thur 6-9pm, Fri-Sat 6-10pm, you can get a pass to drive through again on same nights, closed Dec. 25) at State Fairgrounds (enter at Gate 6 on Rogers Blvd. in Columbia (803-799-3387) (fee: cash, cc)

Lights Before Christmas (Nov. 17-Dec. 30, 2018, 5-9pm, closed Nov. 22, Dec. 24-25) at Riverbanks Zoo on Greystone Boulevard in Columbia (803-779-8717) (fee)

Elgin Lights (Dec 15-24, 2020, 6-9pm, drive-thru only, no hayrides, live music or open buildings this year) at 2433 Charlie Horse Circle in Elgin (803-408-0131) (donations for Camp Kemo)

Hite Light Show (Nov. 26, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021, Sun-Thur 6-10pm, Fri-Sat 6-11pm) at 200 Dupre Mill Rd. In Lexington (donations benefit Make-A-Wish)

Edisto Memorial Gardens (Nov. 22, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021, 5-10pm, drive-thru, Kids' Walk 5-9pm) at 218 Riverside Dr. NW (one-way traffic) in Orangeburg (803-533-6020)

Fantasy of Lights (Dec. 1-31, 2020, Sun-Thur 5-9pm. Fri-Sat 5-10pm) at Swan Lake Iris Gardens on W. Liberty in Sumter (803-436-2640)

Holiday Lights Safari Benefit (Nov. 20, 2020-Jan. 2, 2021, 6-9pm with some extended nights) at Hollywild Animal Park at 2325 Hampton Road in Wellford (864-472-2038) (fee: separate fee for Enchanted Deer Forest with animal snacks)

South Dakota

Winter Wonderland (Nov. 20, 2020-Jan. 10, 2021, 5pm-midnight) at Falls Park (on Phillips Ave.) in Sioux Falls (605-336-1620)


Speedway in Lights (Nov. 13, 2020-Jan. 2, 2021, 6-10pm) at Bristol Motor Speedway (enter at dragway entrance on Hwy. 394) in Bristol (423-989-6901) (fee higher on Fri-Sat)

Christmas on the Cumberland (Nov. 24, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021, Mon-Thur 5-10pm, Fri-Sat 5-11pm) along the Riverwalk at McGregor Park (640 N. Riverside Dr.) in Clarksville (931-645-7476)

Bradley Lights (Nov. 27, 2020 throughout the season, turn to 96.9 FM for synchronized music) at 3738 Blue Springs Rd. in Cleveland

Chad's Winter Wonderland (Nov. 26-Dec. 31, 2020, Mon-Fri 6-10pm, Fri-Sat 5-10pm, tune to 88.3 FM for music) at 791 E. Old Laguarda Rd. in Lebanon (615-758-8200) (fee, casj only, he uses some proceeds to help kids get bikes)

Graceland (Nov. 19, 2020 through the season) on Elvis Presley Blvd. in Memphis (901-332-3322)

Zoo Lights (Nov. 20, 2020-Jan. 3. 2021, 6-9:30pm, limited tickets) at Memphis Zoo in Memphis (901-333-6764) (fee: tickets)

A Country Christmas (Nov. 13, 2020-Jan. 4, 2021) at Gaylord Opryland Resort, 2800 Opryland Drive in Nashville (Tickets/Info 615-889-1000)

Winterfest (Nov. 13, 2020-Feb. 15, 2021) at Patriot Park in Pigeon Forge (800-738-4378)

Shadrack's Christmas Wonderland Light Show (Nov. 13, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021, dusk-10pm) at Tennessee Smokies Baseball Stadium, 3540 Line Drive in Sevierville (888-321-7547) (fee: cc, cash long waits on weekends)


Vitruvian Park (Nov. 27, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021, 5-11pm) at 3966 Vitruvian Way in Addison

Residence (First wk. in Dec. through the season, 2020, with giant nutcrackers near front door) 1116 Waterford Way (near Creekway Dr.) in Allen (donations benefit ACO & Allen Food Bank)

Town Hall and Civic Plaza in Allen

Christmas in the Gardens (Nov. 28-Dec. 20, 2020, Thur-Fri 6-8:30pm, Sat 6-9pm) at Amarillo Botanical Gardens, 1400 Streit Drive in Amarillo (806-352-6513) (fee: tickets on website)

Andrews Christmas Light Show (late Nov. 23 through Dec., 2020, back yard not open this year) at corner of NW D Ave. & 3rd St. in Andrews (donations accepted)

Holiday in the Park (Nov. 21, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021, varied hours) at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington (817-530-6000)(fee)

Interlochen Lights (Dec. 18-25, 2020, 7-11pm) at Randol Mil Rd. at Westwood Drive in Arlington

Viridian Lights (Nov. 27, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021, 6-11pm) along Viridian Park Lane in Arlington

Land of Lights (Nov. 10, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021, 6-10pm) at 1500 NW Loop 7 between Hwy. 175 and Hwy (avoid south end of Loop to enter) 31W in Athens (903-675-7469) (fee)

Trail of Lights (Nov. 28, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021) at Zilker Park in Austin (fee:tickets on website)

Mozart's Coffee Roasters Covid Cautious Christmas Light Show (Nov. 11, 2020-Jan. 6, 2021, 6-11pm, reservations only this year, closed Dec. 25) at 3825 Lake Austin Blvd. in Austin (512-477-2900)

River of Lights (Nov. 27, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021, 6-10pm) from Fisherman's Park on Willow St. to Ferry Park in Bastrop (512-303-0558)

Glenbrook Christmas (Nov. 29-Dec. 31, 2020, 6-10pm) in Brookside Dr. area of Bedford

Residence (lighted until Jan. 3, 2021, 6-10pm) at 4332 Switchgrass St. In Celina

Residence (tune to 100.7 FM for music) at 3425 Austin St. in Corpus Christi

Nature in Lights (Nov. 15, 2020-Jan. 5, 2021, 5:30-11pm) at Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area on Cottage Rd. in Belton/Fort Hood (254-287-2523) (fee)

Trail of Lights (Dec. 5-6, 10-13, 17-20, 2020, 6-10pm, drive-thru only) at Stagecoach Park, 880 Main St. in Buda (512-523-1081) (food bank donations)

Heritage Oak Park (Dec. 6, 2020 through the season, 6:30-9pm, one stately tree) on Quest Parkway in Cedar Park (512-401-5500)

Whistle Stop Christmas (Nov. 23-Dec. 31, 2020) at Hulen Park on W. Westhill Dr. in Cleburne (817-645-2455)

Holiday Lights in the Park (Dec. 5, 31, 2020) at Andrew Brown Park East, 260 Parkway Blvd. in Coppell

Candy Cane Lane (begins mid-Dec., 2020) in Schanen Estates neighborhood, on McAlpine/Wooldridge/Killamet in Corpus Christi

Candy Cane Lane (Select dates from Nov. 27-Dec. 26, 2020) at American Airlines Center Silver Parking Garage Lot E in Dallas (fee: buy from Ticketmaster)

Candy Cane Lane by iHeart Radio & Germania Insurance (Select dates through Dec. 26) at American Airlines Center silver parking garage (check in at Lot E) in Dallas (fee: tickets)

The 12 Days of Christmas & Christmas Village (Nov. 11-25. 2020, Wed-Sun. 6-9pm, Nov. 27-Dec 30, 2020 Wed-Sun 6-9pm, Thur-Sat 6-10pm) at Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden on Garland Rd. in Dallas (214-515-6615) (fee)

Highland Park area homes (Armstrong Parkway, Beverly Drive and nearby streets) in Dallas

Reliant Lights Your Holidays (Dec. 4-Dec. 20, 2020, 5:30-10pm) at AT&T Performing Arts Center, Sammons Park, Wyly Theatre & Winspear Opera House in Dallas (214-954-9925 or 214-880-0202)

Holiday Lights (Nov. 27-Dec. 27, 2019, 5:30-10pm) at Loy Lake Park (Exit 67 off I-75) in Denison (903-463-2487) (donations)

Festival of Lights (NO display in 2020, due to Covid, they hope to return around Thanksgiving of 2021) free to park & shuttle from Dickinson Plaza Shopping Center) at Paul Hopkins Park (Exit 19 off I-45) in Dickinson (281-508-3729 general, 281-337-2795 for groups)

Farmersville Lights (Dec. 1-31, 2020) on Farmersville Parkway and Main St. in Farmersville

Gift of Lights (Nov. 26, 2020-Jan. 2, 2021, First Responders free with ID on Dec. 2, some food truck nights) at Texas Motor Speedway, 3545 Lone Star Circle in Fort Worth (817-215-8500) (fee: tickets on website)

Christmas in the Square (Nov. 27, 2020-Jan. 14, 2021, tune to 107.3 FM for music) at Frisco Square in Frisco

Residence at 5913 Myrtle Ln. (off Paloverde Ln.) in Frisco

Festival of Lights (Nov. 21, 2020-Jan. 2, 2021, open 10am-10pm) at Moody Gardens in Galveston (800-582-4673) (fee)

Downtown Square (Nov. 29, 2019-Jan. 1, 2020) in Georgetown (512-930-3545)

Woodland Hills Drive in Berry Creek area of Georgetown

107 Shady Oak Drive (Nov. 29 through the season, 2019, 5:45-11pm, tune to 95.3 FM) in Georgetown

Lights of Tejas (Fully booked for 2020) at Camp Tejas in Giddings (979-366-2422) (portion of fee benefits local youth)

Prairie Lights (Nov. 30-Dec. 31, 2020, Sun-Thur 6-9pm, Fri-Sat 6-10pm, longer wait times Dec. 13-25) at Lynn Creek Park on Lake Ridge Pkwy. in Grand Prairie (972-237-GLOW) (fee)

Main Street (until Jan. 10, 2021) in Grapevine

Festival of Lights (Dec. 1-31, 2019, other events surround so call for best info) in Hidalgo (956-843-2286) (fee)

Zoo Lights (Nov. 14, 2020-Jan. 10, 2021, 5:30-10:30pm, last entry 9:30pm) at the Houston Zoo, 6200 Hermann Park Drive in Houston (877-334-5959) (fee: pre-purchase tickets)

Blanco County Courthouse (Nov. 27, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021) at 101 E. Pecan (off Main Street) in Johnson City (830-868-7684)

Lights Spectacular Hill Country Style(Nov. 27, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021, 5:30pm-12am) at 1685 N. Hwy. 281 north of Johnson City (830-868-0844) (donations)

Trail of Lights (Nov. 20, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021, 6pm-midnight, groups limited to less than 10, service dogs welcome) at Activity Center, 105 Cross Creek in Lakeway (512-314-7532)

Magic of Lights (Nov. 20, 2020-Jan. 2, 2021, 6-10pm, Dec. 5 a walk-through only night and free, closed Dec. 31) at Little Elm Park, 600 Main St. in Little Elm (fee: tickets

Magical Winter Lights (NO display in 2020, hope to return in 2021) at Gulf Greyhound Park, FM 2004 (enter through FM 1764) in La Marque (substantial fee, but large facility)

Christmas Lane of Lights (NO event this year, they hope to return in 2021) beginning at Hwy. 290 between Giddings and Brenham (done as a hayride) in Ledbetter (979-249-2175) (fee benefits local volunteer fire dept)

Santaland (Nov. 1, 2019-Jan. 4, 2020, 6-10pm) North of Tyler on I-20 (Exit 557) in Lindale (fee)

Starry Starry Nights (Nov. 27-Dec. 31, 2020, 6-9pm) at Badu Park in Llano (325-247-5354)

Gregg County Courthouse (lights go on 12-7-19) in Longview (903-236-4000)

Carmela's Santa Land (early Nov.-Jan. 3, 2021, Sun-Thur 5:30-10pm, Fri-Sat 5:30-11pm) at 6085 Hwy 259, half a mile south of US 259 & Judson Rd. in Longview

Walkway of Lights (Nov. 22, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021, 6-10pm) at Lakeside Park on Buena Vista in Marble Falls (800-759-8178) (donations)

Wonderland of Lights (Virtual lighting ceremony Nov. 25, 2020, many events scaled back this year) at Harrison County Courthouse and Town Square in Marshall (903-702-7777) (generally a fee for trolley/train/carousel)

Tucker Hill neighborhood (until Jan. 1, 2021) off Hwy. 380, between N. Custer Rd. and Lake Forest Rd. in McKinney

Residence (late Nov, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021) at 1408 Bristlewood Dr. in McKinney

Starbright Village (Dec. 3, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021, 6-11pm) in McKinney Park (on Pool Rd.) in Odessa (432-368-3548)

Santa's Ranch (Nov. 6, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021, Sun-Thur 6-10pm, Fri-Sat 6-11pm) just south of San Marcos in New Braunfels (830-743-1293) (fee)

Journey of Lights (Dec. 11-19, 2020, 30-minute time slots between 6pm-9pm) at St. Andrew United Methodist Church in Plano (fee: tickets

Deerfield Neighborhood (Nov. 27-Dec. 31, 2020, 6-11pm, please only park on south sides of road in direction of traffic flow) entering at Legacy Dr. (use 4534 Hallmark Dr. for GPS) in Plano

Riverwalk (Nov. 9, 2020-Jan. 4, 2021, dusk-dawn) in San Antonio

Sugar Land Holiday Lights (Nov. 20, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021, Sun-Thur 6-9pm, Fri-Dat 6-10pm) at Constellation Field (exit Imperial Blvd. off Hwy. 6) in Sugar Land (281-240-4487) (fee: Military discount w/ID, senor discount)

Liberty Tax Light Show (Dec. 5, 2020-Jan. 4, 2021, Sun-Thur 5:30-10:30pm, Fri-Sat 5:30-10:50pm) at Central Fire Station, 4900 Blair Oaks Dr. in The Colony

Santaland (Nov. 6-7, 13-31, 2020-Jan. 4, 2021, 6-10pm) (Exit 557 on I-20) North of Tyler (fee)

ElecriCritters (Scaled back this year) at River Bend Nature Center in Wichita Falls (940-767-0843) (fee)


Christmas Lane (Nov. 27-Dec. 31, 2020, dusk-10pm) at 400 E. 1250 N, behind Cedar City Motor Co. at the Golf Course (Canyon Ridge area) of Cedar City

The Lights Before Christmas(Nov. 23-Dec. 31, 2020, dusk-11pm) at Layton Commons Park on Wasatch Dr. in Layton (801-335-3900)

Luminaria (Nov.20, 2020-Jan. 4, 2021, 5-8:30pm, last entry 9pm) at Thanksgiving Point Electric Park on N. Thanksgiving Way in Lehi (801-768-2300) (fee/timed ticket)

Pond Town Christmas (Nov. 27, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021, 5:30-11pm) at Knoll Park, 300 W. Main in Salem City (801-423-2770)

ZooLights (By special ticket only this year and the ticket times are SOLD OUT) at Hogle Zoo in Salt Lake City (fee)

Festival of Lights (Nov. 26, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021, 6-10pm) at Canyon View Park on Powerhouse Rd. in Spanish Fork (801-804-4500) (fee:cc preferred)

Fantasy at the Bay (Nov. 27-Dec. 30, 2020, 5-10pm, closed Dec. 25) at Cottonwood Campground, Willard Bay State Park (off I-15, Exit 357)in Willard (435-734-9494) (fee higher on weekends & during Christmas week)


Church Street Marketplace (lighting is late Nov., 2020) in Burlington (802-863-1648)


Bull Run Festival of Lights (Nov. 6, 2020-Jan. 10, 2021, Mon-Thur 5:30-9:30pm, Fri-Sun 5:30-10pm) at Bull Run Regional Park on Lee Highway in Centreville (703-631-0550) (fee)

Residences at Dawnridge Court (Nov. 28-Dec. 31, 2020) in Walton Park area of Midlothian

Celebration in Lights (Nov. 26, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021. 5:30-10pm) at Newport News Park, 13560 Jefferson Ave. in Newport News (757-926-1400) (fee)

Winterfest on the Wisconsin (Nov. 21-Dec. 31, 2020, until 10pm, one way walking path) on the Battleship Wisconsin at One Waterside Dr. in Norfolk (757-664-1000) (fee: recommendation is timed entry ticket purchased online for slots 4-9pm on the hour)

Dominion GardenFest of Lights (Nov. 23, 2020-Jan. 10. 2021, 4-10pm, closed Nov. 26, Dec. 24-25, may already be sold out through Dec. 28!) at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden on Lakeside Ave. in Richmond (804-262-9887) (fee: tickets must be pre-purchased)

Celebration of Holiday Lights (Nov. 23, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021, 5-11pm) at Gypsy Hill Park in Staunton (540-332-3945)

Meadowlark Winter Walk of Lights (Nov. 11, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021, 5:30-9:30pm, timed entry, food trucks some nights) at Meadowlark Botanical Gardens in Vienna (703-255-3631) (fee)

Bayport Credit Union Holiday Lights at the Beach (Nov. 13, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021, Sun-Thur 5:30-10pm, Fri-Sat 5:30-11pm) at the Boardwalk and 2nd Street in Virginia Beach (757-385-7873) (fee: order tickets ahead online at Eventbrite)


Garden D'Lights (display NOT lit in 2020, they hope to return in 2021) at Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St. in Bellevue (425-452-2750)

Snowflake Lane (Nov. 27-Dec. 24, 2020, 5-9pm, random intermittent snowfall) at Bellevue Way Northeast (between NE 8th and NE 4th) in Bellevue

Downtown (Nov. 26, 20202-Feb. 14, 2021) Leavenworth

Civic Circle Park (lights go on Dec. 1, 2020) in downtown Longview

Maple Valley Lights (Nov. 26-Dec. 31, 2020, Sun-Thur 5-10pm, Fri-Sat 5-11pm, Dec. 24, 25 & amp; 31, 5-midnight, music at 101.9 FM) at 22629 SE 263rd Pl. in Maple Valley (food donation for Maple Valley Food Bank, cash donations for Food Bank & Vine Maple Place)

Holiday Magic at the State Fairgrounds (Note; Event has SOLD OUT! Dec. 4, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021, 5-10pm, timed entry) in Puyallop

Redmond Lights (Dec. 4, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021) at Downtown Park, 16101 Redmond Way in Redmond

Renton Holiday Lights (Nov. 28, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021, 4-8pm) at Gene Coulon Park, 1201 Washington Blvd. N) in Renton (425-430-6400)

Candy Cane Lane (through end of Dec., 2020) at NE Park Rd (at Ravenna) in Seattle (donations: cash or nonperishable food

Westlake Center and Westlake Park (Nov. 27, 2020-Jan. 9, 2021, food trucks usually available) at 400-401 Pine Street in Seattle

Menashe Family Lights (display lovingly reduced this year for safety) at 5605 Beach Dr. SW in Seattle

Fantasy Lights (Nov. 21, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021, 5:30-9pm, tune to 95.3 FM for music) at Spanaway Park, 14905 Bresemann Blvd. S. off Military Rd. (152nd St.) in Spanaway (253-798-3330) (fee)

Gaiser Conservatory (Dec. 11-20, 2020, drive-through event still being finalized, adjusted for this year) at Manito Park in Spokane (509-625-6692)

The Lights of Christmas (Nov. 27-29, Dec. 2-6, 9-13, 16-23, 26-29, 2020, 5-10pm, drive-thru only, concessions available to purchase) at Warm Beach Camp, 20800 Marine Dr. in Stanwood (800-228-5724) (fee: prepurchase tickets on the website)

Zoolights (Nov. 27, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021, 5-9pm, closed Dec. 24-25) at Point Defiance Zoo on Pearl Street in Tacoma (253-404-3637) (fee: buy timed online

Washington, D.C.

Capitol Christmas Tree (lighting ceremony Wed., Dec. 2, 2020, lit each evening until 11pm through Jan. 1, 2021) on the U.S. Capitol West Lawn

Zoolights (Event will NOT be held in 2020, hoping to return in 2021) at the National Zoo (202-633-4800)

West Virginia

Holiday of Lights Festival (Nov. 26-Dec. 31, 2020, Sun-Thur 6-9pm, Fri-Sat 6-10pm) in Lotito City Park on Stadium Dr. in Bluefield (304-327-2448 or 304-327-2401) (donations)

Holiday Lights (NO display this year, they hope to return in 2021) at Coonskin Park in Charleston (304-341-8000) (donations)

Celebration of Lights (Nov. 27-Dec. 27, 2020, drive-through with selected walking nights) at Morris Park in Fairmont (304-282-0808) (fee/suggested donation)

Christmas in the Park (through Dec. 31, 2020) at Chief Logan State Park (enter at WV 10)in Logan (304-792-7125)

Holiday in the Park (Nov. 21-Dec. 30, 2020, 6-9pm, closed Dec. 24-25) at City Park & Southwood Park in Parkersburg (304-905-7342) (donations appreciated)

Holiday Light Show (Dec. 4-13, 2020, 6-9pm) at West Virginia State Farm Museum across from County Fairgrounds in Point Pleasant (304-675-5737) (donations)

St. Albans Festival of Lights (Nov. 27-Dec. 23, 26, 2020, 6-9pm, closed Dec. 24-25, no hayrides this year) at City Park in St. Albans (304-722-4625)

Winter Festival of Lights (Nov. 5, 2020-Jan. 10, 2021, Sun-Thur dusk-10pm, Fri-Sat dusk-11pm) at Oglebay Resort in Wheeling (800-624-6988) (suggested donation $25 per vehicle, ask about Sleigh Bans glasses)


Christmas Carnival of Lights (Nov. 21-Dec. 31, 2020, Sun-Thur 5-9pm, Fri-Sat 5-10pm. closed Mov. 23-27, closed Dec. 25) at Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp Resort, 8425 WI-38 in Caledonia (262-835-2565) (fee)

Christmas Village (Nov. 26, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021, 7am-9:30pm, except 5-9:30pm opening night, open Christmas Eve until midnight, and please note that there will bo on horse draw wagon rides or 5K run/walk for 2020) in Irvine Park at Bridgewater Ave. & Hwy. 124 in Chippewa Falls (715-723-0051) (donations)

Lakeside Light Show (Nov. 26, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021, 5-11pm, tune to 87.9 FM for music) at Lakeside Park (North Main St. and Park Ave.) (tune to 87.9FM) in Fond Du Lac (920-322-3430) (Donations accepted)

WPS Garden of Lights (Nov. 27-29, Dec. , 2-5, 10-13, 17-20, 26-30, 2020 plus Jan. 1-2, 2021 4:30pm-9pm, timed entry, last entry 8:30pm) at Green Bay Botanical Gardens, 2600 Larsen Rd. in Green Bay (920-490-9457) (fee: timed tickets purchased in advance)

Winter Wonders (Preview weekend Nov. 13-15, 2020, then Nov. 20, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021, 5-9pm, with line opening at4:30pm) at Boener Botanical Gardens in Hales Corner (866-888-2555) (fee)

Rotary Lights (Nov. 27-Dec. 31, 2020, 5-10pm, except 5-9pm Dec. 24-25, 5pm-1am Dec. 31) in Riverside Park (enter from 410 Veteran Memorial Drive) in La Crosse (608-784-9993 or 800-658-9424) (food and cash donations)

Christmas in the Country Grand Illumination (Due to Covid, 2020 display is limited to resort guests) at Grand Geneva Resort in Lake Geneva (800-558-3417)

Fantasy in Lights (Nov. 8, 2020-Jan. 3, 2021, dusk-dawn) at Olin Park in Madison (608-239-7888)

Lights in Lincoln Park (Nov. 27-Dec. 12, Thur-Sun 5-8pm, then nightly from Dec. 17-30, 2020, 5-8pm)at Lincoln Park, 1215 N. Eighth St. in Manitowoc (suggested donation)

Pere Marquette Park, Cathedral Square Park and Zeidler Union Square (Nov. 19, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021) in Milwaukee

Celebration of Lights (Nov. 27, 2020-Jan. 2, 2021, 5:30-9pm) at Menominee Park on W. 20th Ave. in Oshkosh (877-303-9200) (fee reduced w/canned food donation)

Country Christmas (Nov. 27, 2020-Jan. 2, 2021, Sun-Thur 5-9pm, Fri-Sat/Holidays 5-10pm) at Country Springs Hotel property (Ingleside Hotel) 2810 Golf Rd. in Pewaukee (800-547-6640) (fee)

Holiday Lights (Dec. 4, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021, dusk to dawn) at Bosshard Park at 215 East Ave. in Sparta (608-269-4123) (donations)

Rotary in Lights (Nov. 22, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021, 5-9pm) in Village Park (at Main and Division) in Waunakee (608-220-1588) (donations: cash, phone scan, proceeds benefit Rotary projects)

Candy Cane Lane (Nov. 29-Dec. 28, 2019, Sun 5-9pm, Mon-Thur 6-9pm, Fri 6-10pm, Sat 6-10pm) from Oklahoma to Montana Avenues and 92nd to 96th Streets in West Allis (donations benefit MACC Fund)

Enchantment in the Park (Nov. 27-Dec. 24, 2020, 5-9pm) at Regner Park, 800 N. Main in West Bend (suggested donation, also please donate packaged/canned foods)


Pioneer Square Park (lighting is Nov. 27, 2020, usually lit 5-9pm) at Big Horn Ave. and N. 10th, in Worland (307-347-3226).

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