Where To See U.S. Christmas Lights
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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 asterisks means info verified by me.
Always confirm any info yourself!
Check back often for new listings.

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Lights may not be on every night.

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Updated Thursday,
December 9, 2021
2:38pm 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.

How about a setting where the huge
snow globe holds a big cocoa cup
filled with sugary bears and a
sweet snowman? Add a life-size
gingerbread man and a tree made
of many macarons, fondant drizzled
over multiple scoops of ice cream,
and colorful confections dotting
the display.
This is what's waiting for visitors
to discover in the lobby of Aria
Resort and Casino.
Aria is at 3730 S. Las Vegas
Blvd. in Las Vegas, Nevada.

For twenty-five dollars you can
can fill a shoebox with small
items for an underprivileged child.

Wee Winter Wonderland at
The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures
arranges scaled-down holiday scenes
from around the world and from
other times, Nov. 23, 2021-Jan. 9, 2022.
The display is free for members or is
included in museum admission.
520-881-0606 for details.
The museum is at 4455 E. Camp
Lowell Dr. in Tucson, Arizona.

The Conservatory and Botanical
Garden at Bellagio in Las Vegas
unveils its holiday display on
Nov. 20, 2021.
As you approach the front desk,
the Conservatory will be to your
Display continues through the
first week of the New Year.
The Bellagio is located at
3600 Las Vegas Blvd in Las Vegas.
(The Garden Store is steps away, with
items to enhance your own garden.)

Taste of December Nights is
Dec. 3 through Dec. 5, 2021, 11am-10pm
at Inspiration Point Way in
Balboa Park in San Diego.
Event is drive-through style,
keeping in mind masks and
other Covid considerations.
(You can pick up food and
have a picnic on the park
Roughly 20 vendors will sell
foods, which may indluce
include funnel cakes, Filipino
specialties, hot wings, Cajun
dishes, quesadillas, freshly-made
ice cream with mix-in treats,
vegetarian egg rolls, macaroni and
cheese, onion rings, pizza,
deep-fried Twinkies, and
coffee specialty drinks.

Feeney's Garden Center
is a commercial establishment, but
it's also a holiday destination for
for Christmas greenery, decorations,
collections, lights, and gift ideas.
It's at 1134 Bustleton Pike in
Feastervile, Pennsylvania and
holiday hours are generally from
8:30am to 6pm Mon-Wed, from
8:30am to 8pm Thurs-Sat, and
9am-6pm on Sundays.
The plant nursery alone covers
about two acres and there are
many more spaces for shopping
or browsing. There's a link for shopping and
they'll ship items to you or you
can pick up if you're local.

Two's Company has a sale
coming up Dec. 8-11, 2021,
at 275 Clearbrook Road,
Elmsford, New York.
Shop household decorative items,
jewelry amd more.
Proceeds from the sale benefit
Volunteer New York and Feeding

Calico Rock is a historic town
town in Izard County, Arkansas.
Last year's Living Windows fun
had to be postponed, like so
many events, due to Covid.
Well, the fun is back for 2021.
Saturday evening, Dec. 11, the
local Museum and Visitors Center
sponsors the dressing of downtown
windows with lights and living
scenes representing Christmas
activities from Christmases
past. Up to two dozen windows
feature people depicting scenes
from classics such as ballet's
The Nutcracker, Little Women,
elves doing their work at the
North Pole, hobos from the town's
past connection to early railroad
history, and much more.
The scenes will be displayed from
5:30-6:30pm local time and then the
town continues the fun with their
lighted parade on Main Street at
6:45pm. For details, please call
870-297-8100 or 870-916-2239.

Check back often for more 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. 26-Dec. 31, 2021, 6-9pm) at City Park, 232 City Park Dr. in Arab (256-586-8128)

Christmas at the Falls (Nov. 25, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022, 4-9pm, Nov. 23 is Paws on the Falls and reservations may be needed then, closed Dec. 24-25) at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden (256-549-4663) (fee: timed tickets must be pre-purchased this year)

Galaxy of Lights (walking nights Nov. 11-25, 2021, driving nights Dec. 2-31, 2021, 5:30-9pm, plus Jan. 1-2, 2022, plus a 5K run and maybe other special events, best to call for details) at Huntsville Botanical Garden on Bob Wallace Ave. in Huntsville (256-830-4447) (fee)

Magic Christmas in Lights (Nov. 26, 2021-Jan. 5, 2022, 5-9pm, but last tickets may be sold at 8pm, closed Dec. 25 and Jan. 1) at Bellingrath Gardens in Mobile (251-973-2217) (fee: tickets may be sold at gate or ahead of time)

Christmas Nights of Lights (Nov. 12, 2021-Jan 7, 2022, 5:30-10pm) at Hank Aaron Stadium, 755 Bolling Bros. Blvd. (off McKay Dr.) in Mobile (251-572-2327) (fee)

Mardi Gras Park (Nov. 19, 2021 through the season, 5-8pm) at Government St. in Mobile (251-208-7540)

Christmas Lights Festival (Dec. 3-25, 2021, 5:30-9pm, cafe closes at 8pm, park closes at 9:30pm, animals will be away resting during lights) at Montgomery Zoo (and expanded to Mann Museum) on Coliseum Parkway in Montgomery (334-240-4900) (fee, free for zoo members)

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


Town Square Park (lights go on Nov. 27, 2021, with other accompanying events) at 544 W. Fifth Ave. in Anchorage (907-279-5650)

Zoo Lights (Nov. 26, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022, Fri-Sun 5-8pm until Dec. 12, then open nightly Dec. 17-Jan. 2, 5-8pm, plus possible Encore Zoo Lights in first quarter of 2022) at The Alaska Zoo on O'Malley Rd. in Anchorage (907-346-2133) (zoo fee)

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


Christmas on Orchid Lane (Nov. 27-Dec. 31, 2021, 6-9pm) at Ray Ranch Estates from 6320-6481 W. Orchid Ln. in Chandler(Donations for Toys For Tots)

West Upland Drive (Dec. 1, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022, usually 6-11pm) in Chandler

Christmas on Orchid Lane (Nov. 27-Dec. 2021, 6-9pm) from 6320-6481 W. Orchid Lane in Chandler (Donation: non-perishable food items)

Peanuts Airport (Nov. 28, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022, usually 5-10pm) at 1146 N. Quail Ln. in Gilbert

Christmas on Comstock (Begins Dec. 1, 2021, Sun-Thur 6-10pm, Fri-Sat 6:10:30pm, may be closed Dec. 7 for special event, enter at Eliot and Cole Drive if possible, a section of homes that have coordinated their displays, tune to 88.1 FM for music, use extreme patience as some park and walk the display, some say to use 3702 E. Comstock for GPS guidance) in Gilbert (Donations benefit Make-A-Wish)

Murphy Park Lights (Nov. 19, 2021-Jan. 9, 2022, 5-10pm) 58th and Glendale Ave. at Murphy Park in Glendale (623-930-2820)

World of Illumination (Nov. 14, 2021-Jan. 3, 2022) 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. 19. 2021-Jan. 2, 2022, 5:30-10pm, but Mon-Thur may have shortr hours, 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/veterans/First responders/seniors with ID)

Residence (at least through Dec. 25, 2021, usually lit until 11pm) at 1335 N. Papillon Circle in Mesa

Las Noches del las Luminarias (Dec. 7-Dec. 23, 2021, select nights may be 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 (Display maintenance seems to be in flux as the responsibility for the evemt has changed hands, so check locally before attending) at Desert Foothills Park on Chandler Blvd. between 24th St. & Desert Foothills Parkway in Phoenix (480-270-4365)

Zoo Lights (Nov. 24, 2021-Jan. 15, 2022, 5:30-10:30pm, last entry 9:30pm, some walk or cruise) at the Phoenix Zoo on Galvin Pkwy. in Phoenix (602-273-1341) (fee)

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

ReinDeer Valley Christmas (Nov. 28, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022, 6-10pm, except Dec. 24-25, 31 6-11pm, tune to 89.7 FM for music) at 3302 W. Adobe Dam Rd., Phoenix (donations benefit St. Mary's Food Bank)

Arizona's tallest tree of 80 feet (lighting is Nov. 20, 2021 at Outlets at Anthem in Phoenix

Roadrunner Estates residences (Nov. 25, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022, usually lit until 10pm, sometimes a bit later on weekends) from 4600-4800 E.Voltaire between Thunderbird and Tatum (plus homes on Sharon Dr. and 46th Place) in Phoenix

David Chuchla residence aka Winter Wonderland (Nov. 25-Dec. 29, 2021, Sun-Thur 6-10pm, Fri-Sat 6-11pm, he may also have inside displays on view) at 4237 W. State Ave. in Phoenix

Valley of Lights (Nov. 25-Dec. 30, 2021, Sun-Thur 6-9pm, Fri-Sat-holidays 6-10pm) in Fain Park at 2200 N. 5th St & Second in Prescott (928-772-8857) (donations welcome)

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

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. 26, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022, 6-9:30pm, timed entry, closed Dec. 24-25, 31) on Indian Bend Road in Scottsdale (480-312-2312) (fee: Tickets reserved for 6-7:30pm or 8-9:30pm, book in advance)

Holiday Lights at Salt River Fields (Nov. 19, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022, 5:45-10pm, music on FM available during tour) at 7555 N. Pima Rd. in Scottsdale (480-656-9940) (fee per car cash/cc, higher on holidays/weekends, best to buy ahead online)

Christmas Forever (Lights go on after Thanksgiving, may be closed Dec. 24) at 11330 N. Sundown Dr. in Scottsdale

World of Illumination (Nov. 14, 2021-Jan. 3, 2022) 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)

Winterhaven Festival of Lights (Dec. 11-26, 2021, 6-10pm) at Ft. Lowell, west of Country Club in Tucson (520-881-4483) (cash and food donations for food bank

Zoo Lights: Holiday Magic (Dec. 4-23, 2021, 6-8pms, with encore nights Dec. 26-30 without Santa, who will have returned to the North Pole) at Reid Park Zoo, 3400 E. Zoo Court, Tucson (520-791-3204) (fee: please pre-purchase tickets using website link)


Little River County Courthouse (Nov. 23, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022) at 310 N. 2nd St. in Ashdown (870-898-2758)

Main Street Holiday Lights (Dec. 3-31, 2021, also parade and sing-along the opening night of Dec. 3) in downtown Batesville

Downtown Square (Nov. 20-Dec. 31, 2021) on South Main St. in Bentonville

Lights of the Delta (Nov. 22-Dec. 27, 2021, Sun-Thur 5:30-9pm, Fri-Sat 5:30-10pm, limited hayride booking available on website, limited nights for Santa photo opportunities) at Aeroplex, 1405 Airbase Hwy. in Blytheville (870-762-9788)(fee)

Downtown (Mid-November through the season) from Rogers Plaza to Simon Park area in Conway (501-327-7788)

Christmas in the Park (Nov. 27, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022, 5:30pm-midnight) at Wynn Park on US 67 West in Corning

Union County Courthouse (Nov. 18-Dec.31, 2021) on Main Street plus Downtown in El Dorado (888-921-2666)

Christmas Forest (Nov. 25-Dec. 25, 2021, 6-7pm) on East Lawn of Crescent Hotel, 75 Prospect Ave. in Eureka Springs (800-342-9766) (donations for local charities)

Lights of the Ozarks (Nov. 20, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022, 5pm-1am, plus evening food trucks on the square) at Downtown Square and Dickson Street in Fayetteville (479-521-5776)

Trail of Holiday Lights (Thanksgiving weelemd imto; emd of December, 2021, 5:30-9pm) at Bell Park (off Main St.) in Greenwood (479-996-6357)

Light Up the Park (lights go on Dec. 4, 2021) at Spring Park and the Courthouse in Heber Springs (501-362-2444 or 501-362-3635)

Holiday Lights (Nov. 20, 2021 throughout the season) at Garvan Woodland Gardens on Arkridge Rd. in Hot Springs (501-262-9300) (fee)

Festival of Lights (Nov. 26-Dec.31, 2021) at Courthouse Square on North Spring in Jasper (870-446-2455 or 870-446-2633)

Christmas at the Park (Nov. 24-Dec. 31, 2021 Sun-Thur 5:30-8:30pm, open Thanksgiving 5-8pm, Dec. 1, 8, 15 are Pay What You Can Nights, closed Dec. 24-30, fireworks Dec. 31, open one last night on Jan. 1, 2022) at Joe Mack Campbell Park, 600 Harry Dr. in Jonesboro (870-336-3883) (fee: cash)

Janssen Park (lights go on Dec. 4, 2021) in Mena (479-394-8355)

Mountain Harbor Lodge (lights go on Nov. 26, 2021) in Mount Ida

Courthouse, Town Square and Main Street (lights go on Dec. 4, 2021) in Mountain View

Courthouse Square (lights go on Nov. 27, 2021) in Paris (479-963-2244)

Enchanted Land of Lights and Legends (mid-Nov-Dec. 31, 2021, 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. 19-Dec. 30, 2021, 6-9:30pm) at Sherwood Sports Complex (new:access via 320 Dee Jay Hudson Dr. from Hwy. 107) in Sherwood (501-635-8909 or 501-833-0476) (donations of cash & non-perishable food)

Christmas at the Parks (Nov. 19, 2021 through the season) at Crawford County Courthouse & City Park in Van Buren (479-474-1511)

Christmas in the Park (Dec. 4-31, 2021, 7-10pm) at Stewart Park, 1010 NE 2nd St., Walnut Ridge (870-886-3232)

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


Christmas Tree Lane (Dec.3-31, 2021, 5:30-10pm) at the 3200 block of Thompson Ave. (between High St. & Fernside Blvd.) in Alameda

Christmas Tree Lane (lights should be on by mid-December, 2021, and these dedicated volunteers use tree-climbing skills when stringing lights) on Santa Rosa Avenue, between Woodbury Ave. & Altadena Dr. in Altadena (626-403-1123)

Lightscape (Nov. 12, 2021-Jan. 16, 2022, 5:30-10pm) at Los Angeles Arboretum, 301 N. Baldwin Ave. in Arcadia (626-821-3222) (fee: tickets can be purchased on website)

Christmas Town (Nov. 26, 2021 Jan. 1, 2022, Sun-Thur 5:30-9pm, Fri-Sat 5:30-10pm, drive-thru only on Dec. 24-25) at the Kern County Museum, 4001 Chester Ave. (Entrance off 40th St., by Sam Lynn Ball Park) In Bakersfield (661-345-1675) (fee: no reservations required)

CALM Holiday Lights (Nov. 27, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022, 5:30-9pm, gates close 8:30pm, closed Dec. 25) at California Living Museum, 10500 Alfred Harrell Hwy. in Bakersfield (fee: timed ticket entry)

Fourth Street (Nov. 20-Dec. 31, 2021, lights go on at dusk, Holiday Fantasy Parade is a reverse parade where you drive past, Dec. 3 & Dec. 11, 5-7pm) in Berkeley

Norton's Winter Wonderland (Usually opens the first weekend in December and runs until after Dec. 25, 6-9pm, a bit later on weekends, with carousel, railway, much more, check website for history and updates) at 513 N. Florence Street (you may try parking on Verdugo or Clark) in Burbank (donations)

Winter Snowland (Througout month of Dec., 2021) 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

Town Center Park (lighting is Nov. 18, 2021) 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. 5, 2021, 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, drive-thru only, NO walk only nights in 2021, due to Covid issues) on Van Ness Blvd. (between Shields & Shaw) in Fresno (559-225-3116) (donations)

Residence at 8495 Royall Oaks Dr. in Granite Bay

Enchanted Forest of Light (Nov. 21, 2021-Jan. 9, 2022, 5:30-10pm, enter at 5:30, 6:30, 7, 8 and 8:30pm, closed Nov. 25, Dec. 24-25) 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 (usually lit through Dec. 25, 2021, 5-9pm, some area homes are lit earlier in month) in vicinity of 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 (Nov. 19. 2021-Jan. 9, 2022. 6-10pm, closed Nov. 25, Dec. 24-25) at LA Zoo, 5333 Zoo Dr. in Los Angeles (323-644-4200) (fee: May be somewhat timed entry)

The Grove (through Dec. 25, 2021, with snowfalls, 100-ft. tall tree from Mount Shasta, lights and more) 189 The Grove Dr. in Los Angeles

Trees in the Bay (On a loving pause for 2021 due to the passing of Suzi Beck, beloved maker, mom and supporter) in Alamitos Bay (trees are lit in Alamitos Bay, Rainbow Lagoon, Belmont Park, El Dorado West Park duck pond, 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 (Thanksgiving weekend through end of Dec., 2021, 6-10pm, tune to 88.5 FM for music) on Bainbridge Circle (off Willows) in Murrieta

Oakland Hill Temple Gardens (Nov. 27-Dec. 31 2021, 5:30-9:30pm, visitor center closed, gates close early, but lights stay on later) at 4770 Lincoln Ave. in Oakland

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

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

Glowfari Lantern Festival (Select evenings from Nov. 12, 2021-Jan. 30, 2022, 5-10pm, closed Nov. 25, Dec. 24-25) at Oakland Zoo on Golf Links Rd. in Oakland (510-632-9525) (fee: tickets may be timed)

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

Christmas Tree Lane (Dec. 12-26, 2021, 6-10pm) at F & G Streets between 5th and Palm in Historic District of 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. 11-31, 2021, 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 (Most homes are lit until at least Dec. 25, 2021, 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. 3-5, 10-24, 2021, 5-11pm, pedestrians allowed Dec. 6-9, 5-11pm, not a city-sponsored event, but traffic is altered, so please respect routes) at residences on Thoroughbred St., Jennet St., Turquoise Ave. in Rancho Cucamonga (909-774-2006)

Redding Garden of Lights (Nov. 19-Dec. 31, 2021, Wed-Sun 5-9pm) at Turtle Bay Exploration Park, McConnell Botanical Gardens, 844 Sundial Bridge Dr. in Redding (fee: tickets)

Yolanda Lights (Thanksgiving weekend through the season) on the 7300 block of Yoland Ave. (south of Valerio) in Reseda (they have a Go Fund Me account)

Festival of Lights (Nov. 26-Dec. 31, 2021, best to exit at Market or 14th St. & come early to park, due to Covid precautions this year no carriage rides and probably no food vendors or live entertainment) at and around Mission Inn in Riverside (951-826-2391)

Pebble Creek Drive & Strand Rd. in Rocklin

Hillsford Court residences in Roseville

Theatre of Lights (Nov. 24-Dec. 24, 2021, usually Tues-Sun performances at 6pm and 7:30pm) at Front and K Streets in Sacramento (916-442-8575)

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 (late November-late December, 2021, 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. 2, 2021-Feb. 1, 2022) in Golden Gate Park's Peacock Meadow on John F. Kennedy Dr. in San Francisco

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)

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. 19-Dec. 26, 2021, Fri-Sun 5:30-9:30pm, open Thur-Sim om Dec., closed Dec. 25, food stands available, two walking nights Dec. 3-4 during craft sales, see site for more details) at the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds, 2601 E. Lake Ave in Watsonville (831-724-5671) (fee: see website for link purchase tickets)

Charlie Brown Christmas Tree Grove (Dec. 2-31, 2021, 200-plus decorated/lighted trees) 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)


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. 19, 2021-Jan. 8, 2022, 4:30-8:30pm, closed Nov. 26, Dec. 25) at Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St. in Denver (720-865-3500) (fee: timed tickets, limited per night)

Old Town Square (lighting is Nov. 5, 2021) and covers several blocks, including Collage Ave. and Oak Street Plaza in Fort Collins

Greeley Lights the Night (lights go on Nov. 27, 2021) at Lincoln Park, 10th Ave. & 8th Street, plus downtown 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. 26-Dec. 26, 2021, with Nov. 26-Dec. 12 being Fri-Sun, then daily Dec. 13-23, 5:30-8:30pm, last entry 8pm) 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. 26, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022, 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. 18-Dec. 31, 2021, 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. Buy tickets)


Lewe's Lights (Dec. 3-31, 2021, 5-10pm with all drive-through experience) at Hudson Fields on Hudson Rd. in Lewes with homes east of Rt. 1 being added this year and other properties in 19958 zip code (302-727-0221) (Unsure if fee: please see website for info on maps)

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


Holiday Fountain Show at Plaza Fountain (Nov. 25, 2021-Jan. 23, 2022, shows at 6pm, 7pm, 8pm & 9pm, no shows during Holiday Movie Nights on Dec. 9, 16) at 274 Cranes Roost Blvd. in Altamonte Springs (407-571-8180)

Holiday Fantasy of Lights (Nov. 19, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022, 6-10pm, no 5K run or Bike Night this year) at Tradewinds Park, 3600 W. Sample Road in Coconut Creek (945-923-6556) (fee, portion supports Gilda's Club South Florida)

∗> Christmas Reflections (Nov. 26-Dec. 31, 2021, Sun-Thur 5:30-9pm withlast entry at 9pm and lights out at 9:30pm, Fri-Sat 5:30-9:30pm with last entry at 9pm and lights out at 10pm) 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 (Event seems to be suspended indefinitely) 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. 23, 2021) at A1A & Las Olas Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale

Lights in the Garden (Nov. 26, 2021-Jan. 3, 2022, 5:30-9pm with a million lights, model trains, concessions, local entertainment) at Florida Botanical Gardens on Ulmerton Rd. in Largo (727-582-2117) (suggested donation)

Space Coast Lightfest (Nov. 19, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022, 6:30-10pm, walk-through only Dec. 3-5) at Wickham Park in Melbourne (321-433-4470) (fee: bring new, unwrapped toy for Toys for Kids for a discount)

Donnelly Park and Sunset Park area (Lights go on Nov. 26, 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)

First City Lights Festival (Lights go on Nov. 26, 2021) at South Palafox Street & Seville Square downtown Pensacola (850-583-1365)

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. 20, 2021-Jan. 30, 2022, 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. 3-24, 2021, 5:30-8:30pm, with interactive scenes, model trains, vendors, marshmallows by the bonfire) 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 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. 13, 2021-Jan. 15, 2022) at Atlanta Botanical Gardens at 1345 Piedmont Ave. in Atlanta (404-876-5859) (fee, see Botanical Gardens website for info)

Margaritaville's Lakeside Lights Spectacular (Nov. 24, 2021-Jan. 5, 2022, 5-10pm) 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 (Nov.25-Dec. 30, 2021, Tue-Sun 6-9pm, Fri-Sat 6-10pm, Sun 6-9pm, drive-thru or hayride, bring a small blanket and fee for the hayride, some Santa appearances, reindeer, refreshmens) at 337 Cassville Road in Cartersville (fee)

Downtown and Newton County Courthouse (lights go on Nov. 18, 2021) on Clark Street in Covington (770-385-2077)

Christmas Lights at A. H. Stephens (Nov. 26-28-Dec. 3-5, 10-12, 17-19, 24-25. 2021, 6-10pm, plus refreshments, a movie, a campfire if weather permit) at A. H. Stephens State park, 456 Alexander St. NW in Crawfordville (706-456-2602) (fee to park)

Lights of the South (Nov. 19-Dec 30, 2021, 6-10pm, closed Dec. 25) at 633 Louisville Rd. in Grovetown (706-556-6623) (fee: 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. 26, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022 on select nights) departing from Mosaic (Jekyll Island Museum) at 100 Stable Rd. in Jekyll Island (912-635-4036)

Rock City's Enchanted Garden of Lights (Nov. 19-20, Dec. 1-23, Dec. 25-31, 2021, Jan. 1-2, 2022, 4-9pm, 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. 12, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022, 6-10pm, online reservations required) at Six Flaggs White Water in Marietta (fee: tickets)

Lights of Life (Nov. 25-Dec. 31, 2021, 6-10pm, train rides, petting zoo, concessions) at Life University, 1269 Barclay Circle in Marietta (770-426-2884) (fee)

Fantasy in Lights (Nov. 19, 2021-Jan. 3, 2022) at Callaway Resort & Gardens, 17800 US Hwy. 27 in Pine Mountain (844-612-3826)(fee: purchase tickets online. Prices vary according to night)

Holiday Lights (Nov. 26-27, Dec. 3-4, 10-11, 17-24, 2021, 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: cash, cc)

200 Village Green Circle (Lighting of the tree is Nov. 30, 2021) in Smyrna (770-434-8800

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)


Honolulu City Hall (Dec. 5, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022) in Honolulu

Residences (locally called Christmas Lane) along 45-355 to 45-395 Namoku St., Kaneohe

Residence at 45-229 Nakuluai St., Kaneohe

Festival of Lights (Nov. 25, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022, 6-11pm) near County Building, 4398 Rice Street in Lihue, Kauai (808-828-0014)

Banyan Tree Park (Dec. 1, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022) at Front & Dickenson in Lahaina (808-667-9194 or 888-310-1117)

Mililani Holiday Lights (Mid Nov. through the season, 2021) at 94-315 Neleau Place (off Mahinahou St. in Mililani

Waikele Christmas Lights 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 (Nov. 19, 2021-Jam. 9, 2022, 6-10pm) (take Exit 28 off I-84, then go right on Blaine, opening weekend there are extras for Fri-Sun, nightly lights are on 6-9pm, food trucks may be available) 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. 20, 2021 through first week in Jan., 2022, 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. 26, 2021) 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. 26-Dec. 27, 2021, 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. 26, 2021 through the season) on Eastman Street at Arlington Hts. Rd. (at N. Evergreen Ave.) in Arlington Heights (847-577-3000)

Aurora Festival of Lights (Nov. 26-Dec. 26, 2021, Mon-Thur 5-9pm, Fri-Sat 5-10pm, Sun 5-9pm, usually half-an-hour wait time) at Phillips Park, 1000 Ray Moses Dr. (enter at Smith Blvd. & 5th Ave.) in Aurora (630-978-4774) (Donations welcome, free advance tickets reqired, available on website)

Way of Lights (Nov. 19-Dec. 31, 2021, 5-9pm. closed Nov. 25, Dec. 24-25, discounts for extras on Tue. nights, LEGO blocks city displayed at Visitor Center, refreshments, live animals, gift shop open late during lights) at Our Lady of the Snows, 442 S. DeMazenod Dr. (State Hwy. 15 E.) in Belleville (618-397-6700) (donations)

Christmas Village (Nov. 27-28, Dec. 4-5, 11-12, 18-19, 2021 with activities and lights may be on past those dates, drive or walk a half-mile path) through Central Park and 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. 19, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022, 4-9pm, free admission Mondays/Tuesdays, closed Nov. 25 Dec. 24-25 limited capacity) at the Lincoln Park Zoo on Lakeshore Dr. in Chicago (312-742-2000) (fee: buy tickets at EventBrite)

Illumination (Nov. 20, 2021-Jan 2, 2022, Sun-Thur 4:30pm-10pm, Fri-Sat 4:30-11pm, last entry 9:15pm, a one-mile paved walking path) 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)

Wonderlight Christmas (Nov. 12, 2021-Jan. 9, 2022, Mon-Thur 5-10pm, Fri-Sat 5-11pm, tune to 89.5FM for music) at World Wide Technology Raceway, 1905 Collinsville Rd. in Fairmont City (fee: Buy tickets online)

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)

Lightworks (Nov. 19-Dec. 26, 2021, Sun-Thur 5-9pm, Fri-Sat 5-10pm, tune to 88.5 for music) at Peterson Park, 500 Broadway Ave. in Mattoon (217-258-6286) (volunteers/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)

City Park (Nov. 26-Dec. 31, 2021, 5-9pm) on Route 130 (White Squirrel Circle) in Olney (618-395-7302) (donations)

Festival of Lights (Nov. 26-Dec. 31, 2021, Fri-Sun, 5-11pm, hours may 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. 19, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022, Sun-Thur 5:-9pm, Fri-Sat 5-10pm) at Forest Park off 9th St. in Shelbyville (217-259-2361 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. 26-Dec. 19, 2021, Fri-Sun, plus Dec. 21-22, 5:30-9pm, some visits with Santa, ASL tours on Dec. 10 and 18 at 6pm, 7pm, 8pm, call for info) at Connor Prairie, 13400 Allisonville Rd. in Fishers (317-776-6000 or 800-966-1836) (advance ticket may be required

Fantasy of Lights (Nov. 16-Dec. 31, 2021, Sun-Thur 5:30-9pm, Fri-Sat 5:30-10pm, a local Humane volunteer may offer your pet a free treat) at Franke Park, 3411 Sherman Blvd. in Fort Wayne (260-744-1900) (fee)

Holiday Festival of Lights (Nov. 27, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022, 5-11pm) at TPA Park, 1 Adrian Marks Dr. in Frankfort (765-659-3422)

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 (Nov. 26-Dec. 31, 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. 20-Dec. 31, 2021, 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. 26-2021-Jan. 2, 2021, 5:30-10pm, closed Dec. 24-25,31) at 3300 Adventureland Drive in Altoona (fee benefits Make-A-Wish, see website for ticket info)

Festival of Lights (Nov. 26-Dec. 25, 2021, 5-9pm) at Swan Lake State Park in Carroll (712-792-1335) (donations)

Schrad Christmas Light Show (tune to 89.1 FM) at 16752 180th St. (off Hawthorne) 4 miles west of Carroll (712-792-4975)

Symphony of Lights (Nov. 25-Dec. 30, 2021, Mon-Fri 6-9pm, Sat-Sun 5-9pm, no 5K run in 2021) at Eagle Point Park off Hwy. 67 in Clinton (563-243-3442) (fee)

Reflections in the Park (Nov. 25, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022, 5-10pm) at Louis Murphy Park on S. Grandview Ave. in Dubuque (563-583-7357) (fee benefits local charities)

Festival of Lights (Nov. 26-28, Dec. 3-5, 10-12, 17-19, 2021, 5:30-8pm) at Foster Park in Iowa Falls (fee: Please try to have small bills for exact change to minimize contact with workers)

Jasper County Courthouse (lighting is Nov. 26, 2021, with extra activities both inside and outside Courthouse that opening evening) and downtown businesses in Newton

Winter Wonderland (Nov. 19, 2021-Jan. 9, 2022, 5pm-midnight, tune to 97.7 for music) at Falls Park, 900 N. Phillips Ave. in Sioux Falls (605-373-2030)

Winterset Lights (lights go on Nov. 26, 2021 with an opening celebration that evening, also on Dec. 10 is Christmas around the World with downtown decorated windows all around the square as shopper browse 5-7pm) at 73 Jefferson St. in Winterset (515-462-1185)


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. 27-Dec. 31, 2021, 5:30-11pm) at Lafayette Park, Jack Kilby Square, Brit Spaugh Park, Veteran's Park & Courthouse Square in Great Bend (620-792-2836) (Donations welcome)

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 (Nov. 26-Dec. 27, 2021, 10am-8pm) at Union Station, 30 W. Pershing Rd. in Kansas City (816-460-2020) (fee)

Sea of Lights (Nov. 27, 2021-Jan. 10, 2022, 10am-5pm) at Kansas City Aquarium on South Side of Crown Center, 2475 Grand Blvd. in Kansas City (816-471-4386) (fee included with aquarium admission)

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 (Nov. 26, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022, 5-10:30pm) residences on the 7900 block of Outlook Lane (off 79th St.) in Prairie Village

Lemon Park Lights at Lemon Park (S. Pine St. & Santa Fe Rd.) in Pratt (620-672-5611)

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. 24-Dec 31, 2021, 6-10pm) 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 (Nov. 27, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022) at Main St. and Russell Ave. area in Wakeeney (877-962-7248)

Illuminations (Nov. 18, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022, closed Nov. 25-26, Dec. 24-25) at Botanica, 701 Amidon St. in Wichita (fee: advance tickets only)

The Lights at Ability Point (formerly The Arc Lights) (Nov. 25-late Dec., 2021, Sun-Thur 5:30-9pm, Fri-Sat 5:30-10pm, may be open a bit later on Dec. 24, same great display with more acknowledgment toward Ability Point) at intersection of Douglas & St. Paul in Wichita (316-943-1191) (donations appreciated Sun-Thur, may be a fee Fri-Sat)

Isle of Lights (Nov. 21-Dec. 30, 2021, 6-10pm) in Island Park on North Main (N. Hwy. 77) in Winfield (620-221-2418)


Winter Wonderland of Lights (Nov. 15, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022, 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. 25, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022, Mon-Thur 5-9pm, last car 8:45pm, Fri-Sun 5-10pm, last car 9:45pm) at NCM Motorsports Park, Exit 28 off I-65 in Bowling Green (270-467-8809) (fee: buy tickets on website)

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. 25, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022, 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. 26-Dec. 31, 2021, 5:30-10pm drive-thru only, closed Dec. 24) at Kentucky Horse Park on Iron Works Parkway/Pike (don't use Lisle Rd.) in Lexington (859-255-5727) (fee)

Lights Under Louisville (Nov. 12, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022, Mon-Fri 6-10pm, Sat-Sun 5-10pm) at Louisville MEGA Cavern, 1841 Taylor Ave. in Louisville (877-614-6342) (fee depends on vehicle)

Holiday Lights on Farmstead Lane (Nov. 25, 2021-Jan. 7, 2022, 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. 26, 2021-Jan. 2, 2023, 6-9pm, you can download a scavenger hunt map) at Panther Creek Park. 5160 Wayne Bridge Rd. (near Hwy. 81) in Owensboro (270-685-6142) (fee benefits local non-profits)

Holiday in the Park (Nov. 24, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022) at Legion Park at Byers Avenue and JR Miller Road in Owensboro (270-687-8700)

Christmas in the Park (Nov. 24-Dec. 31, 2021, Sun-Thurs 6-9pm, Fri-Sat 6-10pm) in Noble Park at 2915 Park Ave. in Paducah (270-575-4000)(food/cash donations welcome)


Christmas in the Park (Nov. 25-Dec. 26, 2021) at Cassidy Park, 129 Ben Miller Dr. in Bogalusa (fee)

Candy Cane Lane (Nov. 12, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022, 6-10pm, no vehicles longer than 30 ft. without checking first) at 170 Hwy. 151 North, Calhoun (318-801-0670) (fee: cash only at gate, can prepurchase tickets on website)

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)

Lafreniere Park (Dec. 3-30, 2021, Sun-Thur 5:30-9pm, Fri-Sat 5:30-10pm, food trucks on some nights, local entertainment) in Jefferson Parish (fee purchase tickets from EventBrite)

Celebration in the Oaks (Nov. 25, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022, 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. 26-Dec. 19, 2021, 5:30-10pm, last car entry at 9:30pm, candlelight sing-along on Dec. 23, marshmallow roasting with extra charge, Santa photos with extra charge) at American Rose Center on Jefferson Paige Road (Exit 8 off I-20) in Shreveport (318-938-5402) (fee: may require timed tickets)


Gardens Aglow (Nov. 20, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022, 4:30=9:30pm Thur-Sun, drive-thru only, open Wed. Nov. 24 and Dec. 22, and open nightly Dec. 25-Jan. 1, closed Nov. 25 & Dec. 24) 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. 21, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022, 5-10pm) at Sandy Point State Park along Chesapeake Bay (off Rt. 50 on College Parkway) in Annapolis (410-481-3161) (fee benefits local SPCA, but tickets at EventBrite)

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, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022, Mon-Fri 6-10pm, Sat-Sun 5-10pm, walk-through nights Nov. 28, Dec. 8, 31, 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. 26-Dec. 23, 2021) at the Community Center, 14 N. 8th St. in Oakland

Winterfest of Lights (Nov. 18, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022, Wed-Sun 5:30-9:30pm) at Northside Park in Ocean City 410-289-2800) (fee)

Winter Festival of Lights (Nov. 18, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022, 5-9:30pm, pets may be allowed on Wed. nights, gift shop, cocoa, Santa visits) at Watkins Park on Rt. 193 in Upper Marlboro (301-699-2456) (fee, please bring canned food donations)

Garden in Lights (Nov. 26, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022, 5-9pm, closed Nov. 29-30, Dec. 6-7, 24-25) at Annemarie Garden, 13470 Dowell Rd. in Solomons Island (410-326-4640) (fee: advance tickets, sold on website)

Winter Festival of Lights (Nov. 28, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022, 5-9:30pm) at Watkins Park on Rt. 193 (please enter at Largo Rd. along Rt. 202) 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 (Nov. 19, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022, closed Nov. 22-25 and Dec. 24-25) at Brookside Gardens, 1800 Glenallan Ave. in Wheaton (301-962-1400) (fee, buy tickets at EventBrite)


Festival of Lights (Nov. 25, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022, 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 (Select dates from Nov. 18-Dec. 30, 2021, 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)

Bright Lights (Nov. 24, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022, closed Nov. 29-30) at Forest Park, 300 Summer Ave. in Springfield (413-733-3800) (fee: tickets link at website, must be purchased in advance)

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)

Nite Lights (Nov. 29-Dec. 31, 2021, Sun-Thur 5:30-9pm, Fri-Sat 5:30-10pm) 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. 20-21, 26-28, Dec. 2-5, 9-12, 16-19, 23, 26, 2021, 5-8pm, Dec. 4 is a special toy drive for Toys for Tots) at Potter Park Zoo, 1301 S. Pennsylvania in Lansing (517-342-2710) (fee, recommended to reserve online)

Big Bright Light Show (Nov. 23, 2021-Jan. 3, 2022, 5pm-midnight) on Main in Rochester (248-656-0060)


Bentleyville Tour of Lights (Open Nov. 20, 2021, Sun-Thur 5-9pm, Fri-Sat 5-10pm, walk-thru event free to walk, pay to park, very busy on Fri-Sat nights) at Bayfront Festival Park on Railroad Street in Duluth (218-740-3535) (Non-perishable food/unwrapped toy donations requested for Salvation Army)

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.19, 202-Jan. 1, 2022) 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)


Light the Park (Nov. 26-Dec. 31, 2021, 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, 2021-Jan. 3, 2022) at Shepherd of the Hills, 5586 State Hwy 376, Branson (417-334-4191) (fee: buy tickets on website)

Way of Salvation Driving Lights (Nov. 25-Dec. 31, 2021, 6-10pm, Please Note: A fire on Nov. 24 destroyed the manger section of the display and workers are trying to use an older manger scene as a backup, display is open, so please show your support for this popular display) 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. 19, 2022-Jan. 9, 2022, Sun-Thur 5:30-10:30pm, Fri-Sat 5:30-11pm, drive-thru) at Jellystone Park Resort, 5300 Fox Creek Rd, in Eureka (636-938-5925) (fee: cash)

Crown Center Square (tree lighting is Thanksgiving weekend) on Grand Blvd. in Kansas City (816-274-8444)

Northern Lights at Zona Rosa (lights go on Nov. 20, 2021) at I-29 & Barry Rd. in Kansas City (816-587-8180)

Evergy Plaza Lights (Nov. 25, 2021 through the season, usually lit until midnight) at Country Club Plaza (47th & Central) in Kansas City (816-753-0100)

Winter Magic (Nov. 2, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022, 5-11pm, timed entry) at 7332 Oakwood Dr.. in Kansas City (816-470-0398) (fee: tickets on website)

Festival of Lights: Enchantment (Nov. 11-Dec. 30, 2021, Wed-Sun 4-10pm, closed Nov. 26, Dec. 24-25) at Powell Gardens, 1609 NW US Hwy. 50, Kingsville (816-697-2600) (fee: may need to purchase tickets in advance)

Winter Wonderland (Nov. 24, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022, 5:30-9pm, some walk nights, 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, purchase tickets at link on wensite)

Enchanted Village of Lights (Nov. 20, 2021-Jan. 3, 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. 24-Dec. 31, 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. 29-Dec. 31, 2021, 5-9pm at City Park, 950 Hatchery Rd. in Osage Beach (573-302-7460)

Christmas Lights of Ozark (Nov. 19, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022, 5pm-1am) at Finley River Park, 891 N. Riverside Rd. in Ozark (417-581-7002 ext 2005)

Holiday Park and South Pole (Nov. 26, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022, 6-10pm) at Krug Park (on St. Joseph Ave.) & Hyde Park (on Grand Ave.) 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 (weekends from Thanksgiving-end of December, 2021, probably closed Dec. 24-25, 31, usual hours have event closing at 10pm at night, more lights this year, meet and greet with photo ops with Clydesdale for extra fee, zone for the kids, shopping) at 1200 Lynch St. (enter off Arsenal St.) in St. Louis (314-577-2626 or 314-577-2000) (fee)

Holiday Lights Drive-Thru Experience (Nov. 19, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022, closed Dec. 24-25, reservations required, limited) at Grant's Farm, 10501 Gravois Rd. in St. Louis (314-577-2626) (fee)

Wild Lights at the Zoo (Select nights from Nov. 26-Dec. 30, 2021, 5-8:30pm, timed entry) at the St. Louis Zoo, 1 Government Dr. in St. Louis (314-781-0900) (fee: timed tickets link is on website)

Candy Cane Lane (Dec. 3-5, 10-12, 12-17, 2021, 5-8pm) at Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park, Farm Rd 146 (enter at Farm Rd. 123, due to construction) in Springfield (417-837-5949)

Unity Circle of Lights (Nov. 26, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022, 5pm-midnight) at City Park (Hwy. 5 & Hwy. 52) in Versailles (573-378-4634)

Holiday Night Lights (Nov. 26-Dec. 30, 2021, 5:30-9:30pm, a 5K run Dec. 5 delays opening, Dec. 13 walk-thru, closed Dec. 25, carriage rides must be pre-scheduled) at Rotary Park in Wentzville (636-332-9236) (fee: tickets)


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, 2022) 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 (Nov. 5, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022, 5-10pm) at Botanical Garden, Ethel M Factory. 2 Cactus Garden Drive in Henderson (toy/food/monetary donations)

Magical Forest (Nov. 26, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022, opens at 5:30pm, may b closed Dec. 25) at Opportunity Village (6300 Oakey) in Las Vegas (702-225-9627) (fee)

Glittering Lights (Nov. 11, 2021-Jan. 9, 2022, 5:30-9pm) at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas (702-451-1641) (fee may be higher on weekends, portion benefits Speedway Children's Charities)

Mystic Falls Winter Wonderland (Nov. 24, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022, lighted tree, laser show hourly from 2-10pm) at Sam's Town Hotel and Gambling Hall, 5111 Boulder Hwy., in Las Vegas (702-456-7777)

New Hampshire

LaBelle Lights (Nov. 18, 2021-Feb. 28, 2022, 4:30-9pm, with Crazy Christmas Hat Night on Dec. 3, Pajama Night on Dec. 19, Ugly Sweater Night on Dec. 17, refreshments for sale on grounds) at 14 Route 111 in Derry

(603-672-9898) (fee: At door, or buy online, if coming before Dec. 15, please bring a new, unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots)

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. 25, 2021-Jan. 2, 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)

New Jersey

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

279 Woodhaven Blvd. SW in Bayville (food donations welcome to 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, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022) at 21 Phillips Avenue (near White Horse Circle) 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)

Johnny's Holiday Lights (begins Dec. 1, 2021, lights on about 4:50-10pm, park on side streets, because road is very small, please do not cross onto lawn, with increasing interest comes a need for more caution and courtesy) at 3 Bauer Ave. in Hazlet

The Cook's Christmas Lights (Nov. 27, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022, Sun-Thur 6-10pm, Fri-Sat 6-11pm. tune to 100.9 FM for music) at 1 Carlson Court in Jackson (donations benefit National Multiple Sclerosis Society)

Holiday Lights in Milburn (Nov. 21, 2021-Feb. 1, 20221, 5-10pm) at Taylor Park, 100 Main St. in Milburn

Crazy Christmas Lights (Dec. 1, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022, 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

Christmas at the Nietzers (Nov. 28, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022, 5-9pm, until 10pm 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 (Nov. 27-Dec. 30, 2021, closed Dec. 24-25) at ABQ BioPark (2601 Central Ave. NW) in Albuquerque (505-764-6280) (fee: Limited tickets due to continued Covid precautions, please call for info)

New York

Glow (Select dates from Nov. 24, 2021-Jan. 22, 2022, 5-10pm, 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. 20, 2021-Jan. 23, 2022, most days open 5-10pm, call for best info) at Bronx River Pkwy and Fordham in Bronx (718-817-8700) (fee, reservations highly recommended, tickets online)

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. 20, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022, 5-9pm) at Fatima Shrine, 1023 Swann Road in Lewiston (716-754-7481)

Lights on the Lake (Nov. 15, 2021-Jan. 14, 2022, timed ticket entry) at Onondaga Lake Park in Liverpool (315-471-7275 or 315-435-6712) (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)

East Harlem Holiday Tree (Virtual events ONLY in 2020) at Franklin Square (3rd Ave. & E, 106th St.) in New York (917-453-5391) (donations)

* Tiffany New York Christmas store window vignettes (may be on pause in 2021 while the flagship store is in the midst of a new design process, with the Blue Box Cafe set to reopen next year, so enjoy pop-up stores and other locations this holiday season, or make an appointment to shop with an assistant to shop on their website 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

North Carolina

Festival of Lights by the Lake (Dec. 1-23, 2021, 6-9pm, tune to local 100.3 FM for music) at Julian Park, 406 Overlook Road Extension in Arden (828-684-0378) (fee: please purchase tickets online, portion benefits county Special Olympics)

Winter Lights (Nov. 19, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022, 6-10pm, 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)

*Festival of Lights (Nov. 26, 2021-Jan. 20, 2022, dush-10pm) at Chetola Lake, Chetola Resort, 185 Chetola Lake Dr. in BLowing Rock (800-243-8652)

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. 12, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022, 6-11pm, except closes Dec. 31 at 10pm) at Tanglewood Park (Exit 184 off I-40) in Clemmons (336-778-6300 or 336-703-6482) (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, 2021) at 8008 Old Stage Rd. in Raleigh (timed ticket entry)

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

Trail of Lights (Nov. 23-Dec. 24, 2021, 6-9pm, call to be sure they are open) 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. 23-Dec. 31, 2021, 5:30-10pm, either walk or bring a chair and watch the show) 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)


Silver Park (Dec. 4 through at least Dec. 25, 2021) at 2930 S. Union Ave. in Alliance

Nature's-A-Glow (Nov. 26-Dec. 19, 2021, Fri-Sat-Sun 5-9pm, then Dec. 26-29, 2021, select nights 5-9pm, limited capacity) at Beech Creek Botanical Gardens & Nature Preserve, 11929 Beech St. NE, Alliance (701-774-9041) (fee)

Festival of Lights (Nov. 25, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022) at Ruihley Park on Williams St. in Archbold (419-445-2222)

Ashtabula County's Lights on the Lake (Nov. 26-Dec. 31, 2021, Fri-Sun 6-9pm, except Dec. 24-25, 31 6-8pm) at Lakeshore Park, 1700 E. 1st St., Ashtabula (440-993-1051 Mon-Fri 8am-5pm) (fee, donations)

Dillonville Light Display (through Dec., 2021, 5:30-11pm) at up to a dozen homes on Stroup Rd. in Atwater

Residence (lights begin Nov. 25, 2021 and continue through early January, 2022, 5-10:30pm) at 194 Fay Ave. in Avon Lake

Lake Anna Park (Nov. 26, 2021-Jan. 3, 2022, Sun-Thur 5-9pm, Fri-Sat-holidays 5-10pm) in Barberton (330-861-7118)

Downtown Square in Bedford

Wachtel's Christmas Light Display (Nov. 25-Dec. 31, 2021, usually 5-11pm) at 13079 Township Rd. 503 in Big Prairie (donations accepted)

Winter Wonderland Light Display (Dec. 5, 2021-Jan. 8, 2022) at Boardman Park, 375 Boardman-Poland Rd. in Boardman

Bristol Park Township Square (Nov 28-end of Dec., 2021) at corner of SR 45 & SR 88 in Bristolville (donations)

The Gingerbread House at 423 Cardington Ln. in Burbank

Bethlehem Hills Christmas Light Park (Nov. 26, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022, 5-10pm, closed Dec. 24-25) at (new location) Geauga County Fairgrounds. 14373 N. Cheshire St. in Burton

Guernsey County Courthouse (Nov. 1-6, 6:30-9pm, Nov. 7-31. 2021 and Jan. 1, 2022, 5:30-9pm with some extended hours on select nights, can buy wristbands 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. 26-Dec. 31, 2021, most lights on 5:30-10:30pm) at 333 Fairview Ave. in Canfield

Stadium Park (Nov. 18, 2021-Jan. 9, 2022, 5-11pm) at 1200-2500 Stadium Park Dr. in Canton (330-456-4521)

Hale Family Display at Triangle Park (lights go on Nov. 26, 2021) in Chagrin Falls

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. 19, 2021-Jan. 9, 2022, closed Nov. 25, Dec. 24-25, food available for purchase throughout grounds) at Cincinnati Zoo (3400 Vine Street) in Cincinnati (800-944-4778) (fee included with zoo admission, reservations may be required for non-zoo members, phone for best info)

Public Square (lights go on Nov. 27, 2021) in Cleveland (216-736-7799)

Clifton Mill (Nov. 26-Dec. 30, 2021, 6-9pm, except 6-8pm Dec. 24-25, 31, gates open 5pm, every night except Dec. 25 and 31 there are food and beverages for sale, please no pets) at 75 Water Street at Hwys. 72 & 343 in Clifton (937-767-5501) (fee: age 3 & younger free)

Joy of Christmas (Nov. 18-Dec. 26, 2021, Thur-Sun, 6-9pm, Dec. 7 is a 5K run, Santa night Dec. 8 by appointment, model Railroad train display, gingerbread house display) at Firestone Park, 338 E. Park Ave. (enter at 298 E. Park Ave. in Columbiana (330-482-2282) (suggested donation)

Wildlights (Nov. 19, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022, Sun-Thur 5-9pm, Fri-Sat 5-10pm, closed Nov. 25, Dec. 24-25) at Columbus Zoo in Columbus (614-645-3400) (Can pre-purchase tickets on zoo website)

Sleigh Ride display at 7219 Rosedale Dr. in Concord

Residence (Through the season,Sun-Thur 5-10pm, Fri-Sat 5-11pm) at 3352 Symphony St. in Cuyahoga Falls

Butch Bando's Fantasy of Lights (Nov. 19, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022, Sun-Thur 5:30-9:30pm, Fri-Sat 5:30-10:30pm, usually longer lines Fri-Sat, ticket booths close 30 min. before closing) at Alum Creek State Park Campgrounds at 2911 S. Old State Rd. in Delaware (614-412-3499) (fee, can pre-purchase tickets at TicketBud)

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

Nela Park Holiday Lights (Dec. 3, 2021-Jan. 4, 2022) at 1975 Noble Rd. (south of Euclid) in East Cleveland

Holiday Lights at Finwood (Dec. 1-22, 2021, 6-9pm) at Finwood Estate, 799 N. Abbe Rd. in Elyria (440-326-1500) (Donations: please bring canned food items)

Pokorny Family Lights (Through Dec., 2021, 5:30-10pm) at 10164 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. 25-Dec.30, 2021, 6-9pm weather permitting, occasional refreshments, occasional visits from Santa) at Twin Bridges State Park on Hwy. 137 South in Fairland (918-542-6969) (donations)

Seabury Avenue & Fairview Park (Nov. 26-Dec. 31, 2021, most homes light 6pm-midnight, many more homes in area have joined the fun) 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)

Gingerbread Christmas (Thanksgovomg. 2021 through Jan. 6, 2022) on Wareham Circle in Green

Borealis Lights on the Hill (Nov. 19, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022, Mon-Thur 6-9pm, Fri-Sun 6-10pm) at Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park on Hamilton-Cleves Rd. in Hamilton (513-868-8336) (fee, cash, cc, may be 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 (Nov. 30-Dec. 22, 2021, 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 (Dec. 10-26, 2021, Fri-Sat 6-10pm, Sun-Thur 6-9pm) at County Fairgrounds, 710 W. Smith Rd. (enter at Fair Rd.) in Medina (fee: cash, check)

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

Drive-Thru Holiday Lights (Nov. 26-28, Dec. 3-5, 10-26, 2021) at County Fairgrounds, 710 W. Smith Rd.(enter at Fair Rd.) in Medina (fee)

Magic of Lights (Nov. 24, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022, 5:30-10pmpm) at Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds on Bagley Rd. in Middleburg Heights (fee, entry may be purchased ahead online)

Light Up Middletown (Nov. 25-Dec. 31, 2021, 6-10pm) at Smith Park on Tytus Ave. (at Verity Pkwy) in Middletown (513-423-1877) (donations appreciated)

Rambacher Family Christmas Display (Nov. 24, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022, Sun-Thur 5:30-10pm, Fri-Sat 5:30-11pm, notice Wise Men closing in on nativity as December days pass) at 8636 Brandywine Rd. in Sagamore Hills/Northfield (this year donations benefit St. Jude, you can also donate using link on Don Rambacher's Facebook page)

Bob Mangan's Winter Wonderland (Nov. 23-Dec. 31, 2021, Sun-Thur 5:15-10pm, Fri-Sat 5:15-11pm, may be lighted later on Dec. 24-25, 31, watch for Santa figure on bench for pictures) at 34907 Cambridge Dr. (Wildwood Estates area) of North Ridgeville

Heisley Park neighborhood (throughout December, 2021, usually 6-9pm) including Elizabeth Blvd., W. Jackson St., N. Ashwood Ln. in Painesville

Keystone Road Christmas Lights (tune to 91.7FM for music) along Keystone Road (off Broadview) in Parma

Lights From the Heart (Nov. 25-Dec. 31, 2021, 5:30-10pm) along shores of Purcell Lake (Chandler Rd. and Hwy. 39) in Purcell (donations)

Residence (Through Dec., 2021, Fri-Sat 5:30-11:30pm, Sun-Mon 5:30-10:30pm, tune to 90.5FM for music) at 4121 Porter Rd. in Rootstown

Sebo's Christmas Display (Nov. 25-Dec. 31, 2021) at 1790 Quaker Lane in Salem

Festival of Lights on Crown Point Parkway in Strongsville

Lights Before Christmas (Nov. 19-Dec. 31, 2021, Sun-Thur 3-8pm, Fri-Sat 3-9pm, also open on holidays) 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, 2021) all along Main St. in Westlake (440-835-9343)

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


Festival of Lights (Nov. 20-Dec. 30, 2021, Sun-Thur 6-10pm, Fri-Sat 6-11pm) at Regional Park in Ardmore (580-223-7765) (donations)

Fantasyland of Lights (Nov. 20-Dec. 30, 2021, 6-10pm) at Johnstone Park in Bartlesville (918-914-1530) (donations welcome, proceeds benefit Rotary scholarships for students)

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. 25 2021 Jan. 2, 2022, 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, 2021, 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. 20-Dec. 31, 2021, dusk to dawn, Dec. 4, Stories with Santa at 2pm, Dec. 4 and 11 Christmas Movie Night, petting zoo on select Dec. dates, concerts, living nativity Nov. 18, food trucks select nights) at Elmer Thomas Park in Lawton (580-355-3541)

Holiday Lights Spectacular (Dec. 1-25, 2021, Sun=Thur 6-10pm, Fri-Sat 6-11pm, Dec. 24-25 6-11pm, can viw lights by walking only on Dec. 1 for a fundraiser) 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)

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)

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)

Lights on the Island (Nov. 12-Dec. 25, 2021, 5-9pm) at Lake Wister State Park on Hwy. 270 in Wister/Poteau (918-655-7756) (donations, also volunteers needed)

Crystal Christmas (Nov. 20-Dec. 31, 2021, 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. 20-Dec. 31, 2021, 6-11pm, with train station full of treats you can purchase, plus an ice rink) at City Park, Freedom Trail & Chisholm Trail Park in Yukon (405-350-8937) (donations welcome)


Nature's Coastal Holiday (Nov. 26-Dec. 26, 2021, 5-9pm, Safe Santa visits Nov. 26-27, Dec. 3-4, 17-18, 23-24 from 6-8pm) at Azalea City Park in Brookings (541-661-7437) (fee/donations)

Holiday Lights (Display will NOT be lit in 2021, they hope to return in 2022) 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 Nov. 26, 2021) 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. 19, 2021-Jan. 9, 2022, please call for info) at Oregon Zoo, 4001 SW Canyon Rd. in Portland (503-226-1561) (fee: prepurchase tickets)


Holiday Lights On The Lake (Nov. 12, 2021-Jan. 9, 2022, 6-10pm, Santa visits Nov. 20-Dec. 23) 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. 6, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022, hours vary, may require timed passes) at Christmas Village Rd. in Bernville (610-488-1110) (fee: Schedule and links to tickets on website)

Christmas Candy Lane (Select dates from Nov. 12, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022, please call for specific dates/times) at Hershey Park in Hershey (800-437-7439) (fee)

Overly's Country Christmas (Nov. 18-Dec. 30, 2021, Thur-Sun 5:30-10pm, also open Dec. 20-23, 27-29, closed Nov. 25, closed Dec. 24-25, military and first responder free nights are Nov. 21, 28, Dec. 8, 20, 22, best to arrive 30 min. early) at Westmoreland Fairgrounds in Greensburg (724-423-1400) (fee: cash, please, car/walk)

Longwood Christmas (Nov. 19, 2021-Jan. 9, 2022) at Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square (800-737-5500) (fee: timed tickets purchased ahead)

Peddlers Village (Nov. 19, 2021-Jan. 10, 2022) at 2400 Street Rd. in Lahaska (215-794-4000)

Bright Lights (Nov. 30, 2021-Jan. 3, 2022) along Rt. 501 as you come to Brethren Village, 3001 Lititz Pike in Lititz (717-581-4300)

Festival of Lights (Dec. 3, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022, 5-10pm, well-behaved pets on leashes are welcome, a Delco Vendor Village is also held in the park Dec. 3-4, 10-11, 17-18) at Rose Tree Park, 1671 N. Providence Rd. in Media (610-891-4456)

Holiday Light Show (Nov. 20, 2021-Jan. 6, Jan.14-15, 21, 28-30, 2022, timed tickets) at Shady Brook Farm, 931 Stony Hill Rd. in Morrisville (Yardley) (215-968-1670) (fee)

Wild Lights Nov. 19-Dec. 30, 2021 on Select dates, 5-9pm) at Elmwood Park Zoo, 1661 Harding Blvd. in Norristown (800-652-4143) (fee)

Herr's Snack Factory (Nov. 24, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022, dusk to 7am, drive-thru only, please) at 271 Old Baltimore Pike in Nottingham (800-344-3777)

Macy's Holiday Light Show (Dec. 1-24, 2021 show at 10:30am, then Dec. 26-31, 2021 show at 11:30am, but double check those times, backdrop is fully lit most of the shopping day, annual Christmas in the Grand Tradition Concert with Peter Richard Conte is Sun., Dec. 12, 6:45pm) at 1300 Market St. in Philadelphia (215-241-9000)

Comcast Holiday Spectacular (Nov. 25, 2021-Jan. 1, 2020) 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

Holiday Garden Railway (Nov. 27-28, Dec. 4-5, 10-12, 17-19, 26, 2021, ticketed event even though rail displays are open daily) at Morris Arboretum, 100 E. Northwestern Ave. in Philadelphia (215-247-5777) (aboretum fee, plus check on website for night viewing 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. 27, 2021-Jan. 3, 2022, Sun-Thur 5-10pm, Fri-Dat 5-11pm, may be timed entry only) at 3601 S. Broad St. in Philadelphia (215-389-9500) (fee: timed tickets, midweek may be discounted)

Bear Creek Holiday Light Spectacular (Nov. 26-Dec. 31, 2021, Kris Kringle Village with food, crafts, gifts) at County Fairgrounds in Schuylkill Haven (717-269-9788) (fee)

Holiday Light Spectacular (Nov. 25 2021-Jan. 2, 2022, 5-10pm) at Nay Aug Park on Mulberry St. in Scranton (570-348-4186) (donations welcome)

Marywood University campus (Dec. 1, 2021 through the season) on Adams Ave. in Scranton

Festival of Light (Nov. 19-Dec. 31, 2021, 5-9pm, heated pavilion nearby with refreshments) at Stone Hedge Golf Course, 55 Stonehedge Dr. in Tunkhannock (570-936-5108) (fee: higher on weekends)

West Chester Griswolds (Nov. 25, 2021 through at least Jan. 1, 20222 and weeknights are best times for viewing, due to traffic) at 304 Dutton Mill Rd. in West Chester

Valley of Lights, (Nov. 25-28, Dec. 2-5, 9-12, 16-19, 23,26, 30, 6-9pm, 2021, closed Dec. 31, 2021, then open again Jan. 1-2, 2022) at Little Mexico Campground, 1640 Little Mexico Rd., Winfield (570-374-9742)

Rhode Island

Winter Wonderland (Dec. 5-13, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022, 4-8pm) in Slater Memorial Park (enter at Newport Ave.) on Armistice Blvd. in Pawtucket (401-726-3185) (donations)

Holiday Lights Spectacular (Nov. 26, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022, 5-9:30pm) at Roger Williams Zoo in Providence (401-783-3310) (fee: timed tickets for purchase on the website)

South Carolina

Christmas in Hopelands (Dec. 11-23, 2021, 6-9:30pm, marshmallow packets have extra fee) at Hopelands Gardens at 135 Dupree Pl. (shuttle from Citizens Park, 1060 Banks Mill Rd., 5:45-8:45pm, no pets allowed on shuttles) in Aiken (888-AIKENSC or 803-642-7631) (donations accepted)

Anderson Christmas Lights (Nov. 25-Dec. 25, 2021, 5:30-10pm, may be open later on weekends, candy corner, general store) at corner on Martin Luther King Blvd. and Woodcrest Dr. (behind the mall) in Anderson (864-933-2547) (fee, some proceeds benefit local charities)

Lights of Cayce (Dec. 2-31, 2021, plus opening night Santa visits and canned goods are collected for Cayce Cares) at City Hall Complex, 1900 12th Ave. in Cayce

Holiday Festival of Lights (Nov. 12-Dec. 31, 2021, 5:30-10pm, includes rebuilt Cooper Bridge display, Santa visits Nov. 19-23) at St. James Island County Park on Riverland Drive in Charleston (843-795-7275) (fee: varies: cash, cc, bring canned human/pet food Mon-Thur for reduced fee, can buy some tickets online)

Marion Square (lights go on Dec. 2, 2021) in Charleston (843-724-7305)

Lights Before Christmas (Nov. 20-21, 24, 26-28, Dec. 1-5, 8-12, 15-23, 26-30, 2021, 5-9pm, timed entry) at Riverbanks Zoo on Greystone Blvd. in Columbia (803-779-8717) (fee: online tickets)

Holiday Lights on the River (Nov. 26-Dec.-Dec. 31, 2021, 6-10pm, extra activities included with admission may be train rides and laser light show, some concessions available for purchase) at Saluda Shoals Park (enter on Andrews and go left between Wendy's amd Aldi to the park's East entrance) in Columbia (803-772-1228) (fee)

Carolina Lights (Dec. 4-26, 2020, Sun-Thur 6-9pm, Fri-Sat 6-10pm, you can get a pass to drive through again on same nights, closed Dec. 25) in the Lexington Medical Center Fair Park at State Fairgrounds (enter at Gate 6 on George Rogers Blvd. in Columbia (803-799-3387) (fee: cash, cc, passes online or at gate)

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. 21, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022, 5-10pm, drive-thru along Riverside Drive, Kids' Walk 5-9pm) at 218 Riverside Dr. NW (one-way traffic) in Orangeburg (803-533-6020)

Fantasy of Lights (Dec. 1-31, 2021, 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. 19, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022, 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. 19, 2021-Jan. 9, 2022, 5pm-midnight) at 131 East Falls Park Drive in Sioux Falls (605-336-1620 or 605-275-6060)


The Pinnacle Speedway in Lights (Nov. 12, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022, 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. 23, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022, Sun-Thur 5-10pm, Fri-Sat 5-11pm, Santa visits opening night and also Dec. 11, 18) along the Riverwalk at McGregor Park (640 N. Riverside Dr.) in Clarksville (931-645-7476)

Bradley Lights (Nov. 25, 2021 through the season, turn to 96.9 FM for synchronized music) at 3738 Blue Springs Rd. in Cleveland

Chad's Winter Wonderland (Nov. 25-Dec. 31, 2021, 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, cash only, he uses some proceeds to help kids get bikes)

Graceland (Nov. 18, 2021 through the season) on Elvis Presley Blvd. in Memphis (901-332-3322)

Zoo Lights (Nov. 12, 2021-Jan. 1. 2022, Select nights 6-9:30pm, limited tickets, closed Dec. 24-25) at Memphis Zoo in Memphis (901-333-6764) (fee: tickets online)

A Country Christmas (Nov. 12, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022) at Gaylord Opryland Resort, 2800 Opryland Drive in Nashville (Tickets/Info 615-889-1000)

Smoky Mountain Winterfest (Nov. 12, 2021-Feb. 13, 2022) at Patriot Park in Pigeon Forge (800-738-4378)

Shadrack's Christmas Wonderland (Nov. 5, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022, 6-10pm, sometimes later) at Tennessee Smokies Baseball Stadium (other locations listed, see main website), 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. 27-Dec. 23, 2021, Thur-Fri 6-8:30pm, Sat 6-9pm) at Amarillo Botanical Gardens, 1400 Streit Drive in Amarillo (806-352-6513) (fee: tickets on website)

Holiday in the Park (Nov. 18, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022, varied hours) at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington (817-530-6000)(fee)

Christmas Park (Nov. 10, 2021-Jan. 3, 2022, 6-10pm, Santa visits before Christmas, snack shack available) at 1500 NW Loop 7 between Hwy. 175 and Hwy (avoid south end of Loop to enter) 31W in Athens (903-675-7469) (fee)

Luminations (Dec. 2, 2021-Jan. 30, 2022, Thursday members only, Fri-Sun 6-9pm open to public, reservations recommended) at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave. in Austin (512-232-0100) (fee)

Trail of Lights (Nov. 27=Dec.31, 2021, except closed Dec. 5, 24-25, may be extra passes available for certain times) at Zilker Park, 2100 Barton Springs Rd. in Austin (fee:tickets on website)

Domain Northside Tree Lightshow (Nov. 28-Dec. 25, 2021) near The Lawn (across from Apple), 11821 Rock Rose Ave. in Austin (512-768-7937)

37th Street (Dec. 10, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022) at Guadalupe in Austin

River of Lights (Nov. 27, 2021-Jan. 1, 20222, 6-10pm) from Fisherman's Park on Farm St. to Ferry Park in Bastrop (512-303-0558)

Glenbrook Christmas (Nov. 28-Dec. 31, 2021, 6-10pm) in Brookside Dr. (off Cummings Dr.) area of Bedford

Trail of Lights (Dec. 9-12, 16-19, 2021, 6-10pm, drive-thru only) at Stagecoach Park, 880 Main St. in Buda (512-523-1081) (food bank donations) Courthouse Square for Burnet County (Dec. 1, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022) plus Wallace Riddell Park at Texas 29 and Rhomberg and at Hamilton Creek Park on US 281 at Jackson St. in Burnet

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

Giant Christmas tree at 623 Carmel Parkway in Corpus Christi

Nature in Lights (Nov. 12, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022, 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. 22-Dec. 31, 2021) at Hulen Park on W. Westhill Dr. in Cleburne (817-645-2455)

Candy Cane Lane (many homes, so throughout Dec., 2021, one of the original founders of the idea, Elain Barnes, passed away earlier this year and will be greatly missed) in Schanen Estates neighborhood, on McAlpine/Wooldridge/Donegal/Killamet in Corpus Christi

The 12 Days of Christmas & Christmas Village (Nov. 10-Dec. 31. 2021, please see website for times) 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

Holiday Lights (Nov. 26-Dec. 31, 2021, 5:30-10pm) at Loy Lake Park (Exit 67 off I-75) in Denison (903-463-2487) (donations accepted)

Festival of Lights (Nov. 27-Dec. 30, 2021, free to park & shuttle from Dickinson Plaza Shopping Center, also in the park are concessions, cookie decorating for fees) at Paul Hopkins Park (Exit 19 off I-45) in Dickinson (281-508-3729 general, 281-337-2795 for groups)

Gift of Lights (Nov. 25, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022, First Responders free with ID on Dec. 9, some food truck nights, other themed nights) at Texas Motor Speedway, 3545 Lone Star Circle in Fort Worth (817-215-8500) (fee: tickets on website)

Christmas in the Square (Nov. 19, 2021-Jan. 3, 2022, 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. 22, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022, open 10am-10pm) at Moody Gardens in Galveston (800-582-4673) (fee)

Downtown Square (Nov. 26, 2021-until at least Jan. 1, 2022) in Georgetown (512-930-3545)

Woodland Hills Drive in Berry Creek area of Georgetown

107 Shady Oak Drive (Late Nov. through the season, 2021, 5:45-11pm, tune to 95.3 FM) in Georgetown

Prairie Lights (Late Nov. to Dec. 31, 2021, Sun-Thur 6-9pm, Fri-Sat 6-10pm, longer wait times Dec. 13-25, walk-thru forest, carnival rides, photos with Santa on some nights) at Lynn Creek Park on Joe Pool Lake in Grand Prairie (972-237-GLOW) (fee)

Christmas by the Highway (Dec. 3, 2021-Jan. 3, 2022, 5-11:30pm plus week mornings from 8-7:30am, so kids can enjoy lights going to school) at the corner of Barnett Dr. and RR 1431 in Granite Shoals (donations welcome)

Main Street (until at least Jan. 1, 2022) in Grapevine

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

Houston Zoo Lights (Nov. 15, 2021-Jan. , 2022, 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 on website)

City Lights Spectacular (Nov. 26, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022, free to view, but get there before sundown to find parking) at Courthouse and surrounding area, 101 E. Pecan (off Main Street) in Johnson City (830-868-7684)

Light up the Island (Nov. 20, 2021-early January, 2022, a growing light display with plans to cover as many trees with lights as possible in Louise Hays Park and The River Trail) in Kerrville

Magic of Lights (Nov. 20, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022, 6-10pm, Dec. 4 a walk-through only night and free, display closed Dec. 31) at Little Elm Park, 600 Main St. in Little Elm (fee: tickets on website)

Carmela's SantaLand (Nov. 5, 2921-Jan. 5, 2022, Sun-Thur 5:30-10pm, Fri-Sat 5:30-11pm, show is back up and running after major injury to operator) at 6085 Hwy. 259 and Judson Rd. in Longview

Magical Winter Lights (Nov. 19 2021-Jan. 2, 2922) at Gulf Greyhound Park in La Marque (substantial fee, but large facility, tickets on website)

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 early December) 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. 19, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022, 6-10pm) at Lakeside Park on Buena Vista in Marble Falls (800-759-8178 or 830-693-4449) (donations welcome)

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

Residence (Late Nov through the season) at 1408 Bristlewood Dr. in McKinney

City Hall area at 206 N. Murphy Rd. in Murphy

Village of El Dorado (unsure of dates for 2021) including 2600 Carriage Trail, Club Lake Trail, Colonial Circle, and Wind Ridge in McKinney

Santa's Ranch (Nov. 5, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022, Sun-Thur 6-10pm, Fri-Sat 6-11pm) just south of San Marcos in New Braunfels (830-743-1293) (fee)

Starbright Village (Dec. 2, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022, 6-11pm) in McKinney Park, 625 W. Pool Rd. in Odessa (432-368-3548) (donations welcome)

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)

Deerfield Neighborhood (Dec. 1-31, 2021, 7-10pm weeknights, 7-11pm weekends, if you decide to walk, please park in north section of Deerfield, such as on Quincy Rd. and don't park near the clubhouse) good to enter on Legacy Dr. at Colonnade (use 4534 Hallmark Dr. for GPS) in Plano

Riverwalk (Nov. 12, 2021-Jan. 9, 2022, dusk-dawn) in San Antonio

https://www.elfacres.com/"> Elf Acres (Nov. 19, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022, Sun-Thur 6-10pm, Fri-Sat 6-11pm, gift shop, Santa photos, concessions) at 1475 Grosenbacher Rd. in San Antonio (210-643-8662) (fee: tickets available on wensite)

Sugar Land Holiday Lights (Nov. 19, 2021-Jan. 9, 2022, Sun-Thur 6-9pm, Fri-Sat 6-10pm, food, shopping, some movie nights) at Constellation Field (exit Imperial Blvd. off Hwy. 6) in Sugar Land (281-240-4487) (fee: Military discount w/ID, senior discount)

Christmas Spectacular Light Show (Dec. 4, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022, Sun-Thur 5:30-10:30pm, Fri-Sat 5:30-10:50pm) at West Central Fire Station, 4900 Blair Oaks Dr. in The Colony

Santaland (Nov. 13, 2021-Jan. 4, 2022, 6-10pm) north of Tyler (Exit 557 on I-20) (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

Luminaria (Nov.18, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022, 5-8:30pm) at Ashton Gardens on N. Garden Dr. in Lehi (801-768-2300) (fee/timed ticket)

Pond Town Christmas (Nov. 26, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022, 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. 11, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022, 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: ticket info)

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

Celebration in Lights (Nov. 25, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022. 5:30-10pm) at Newport News Park, 13560 Jefferson Ave. (at Fort Eustis Blvd.) in Newport News (757-926-1400) (fee. can also purchase tickets at park's visitor center, caseh/checks to city/cc accepted at gate)

Winterfest on the Wisconsin (Nov. 11, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022, Wed-Sun 5-9pm, Fri-Sat 5-10pm, Sun 5-9pm, a one-way walk on deck, plus events below deck, active duty and veterans visit free) on the Battleship Wisconsin at One Waterside Dr. in Norfolk (757-664-1000) (fee: recommendation is timed entry ticket purchased on the website)

Dominion GardenFest of Lights (Nov. 22, 2021-Jan. 9. 2022, 4-10pm, closed Nov. 25, Dec. 24-25) at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden on Lakeside Ave. in Richmond (804-262-9887) (fee: tickets must be pre-purchased on website, FLEX tickets available)

Celebration of Holiday Lights (Nov. 23, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022, 5-11pm) at Gypsy Hill Park in Staunton (540-332-3945)

Meadowlark Winter Walk of Lights (Nov. 11, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022, Nov. 11 thru Dec. 9 hours are 5:30-10pm, then 5-10Spm and prime tickets require for these prime nights, sold online) at Meadowlark Botanical Gardens in Vienna (703-255-3631) (fee: see website)

Bayport Credit Union Holiday Lights at the Beach (Nov. 19, 2021-Jan. 3, 2022, Sun-Thur 5:30-10pm, Fri-Sat 5:30-11pm) at the Boardwalk and 2nd Street in Virginia Beach (757-385-7873) (fee: timed tickets at Ticketspice)


Garden D'Lights (Nov. 27-Dec. 31, 2022, 4:30-9:30pm) at Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St. in Bellevue (425-452-2750) (fee. tickets online)

Snowflake Lane (Nov. 26-Dec. 24, 2020, 5-9pm, random intermittent snowfall) at Bellevue Way Northeast (between NE 8th and NE 4th) in Bellevue

Downtown (Nov. 27 through the season, 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 (Dec. 10-12, 17-23, 26-31, 2021, 5-10pm, last entry 9:30pm, timed entry) at the State Fairgrounds, 110 9th Ave. SW in Puyallop

Redmond Lights (Dec. 7, 2021-Jan. 5, 2022, 5-11pm) at Downtown Park, 16144 Cleveland St. in Redmond

Renton Holiday Lights (Dec. 3. 2021-Jan. 1, 2022, 5-9pm) at Gene Coulon Park, 1201 Washington Blvd. N (with additional display at Piazza Park) 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. 26, 2021-Jan. 9, 2022) 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. 26, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022, 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: tickets may need to be purchased ahead of time)

Holiday Lights (Dec. 10-16 walk-thru 6:30-8:30pm, Dec. 17-19, 2021, drive-through, 6:30-8:30pm) at Manito Park in Spokane (509-625-6692)

The Lights of Christmas (Nov. 26-28, Dec. 1-5, 8-12, 15-23, 26-30, 2021 plus Jan. 2-8, 2022, 5-10pm, drive-thru only, concessions available to purchase) at Warm Beach Camp, 20800 Marine Dr. in Stanwood (800-228-6724 or 360-652-7575) (fee: prepurchase tickets on the website)

Zoolights (Nov. 26, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022, 4:30-10pm, closed Dec. 24-25, Jan. 1) at Point Defiance Zoo on Pearl Street in Tacoma (253-404-3637) (fee: buy timed tickets online)

Washington, D.C.

Capitol Christmas Tree (lighting ceremony Dec. 2, 2021, lit each evening until 11pm through Jan. 1, 2022) on the U.S. Capitol West Lawn

Zoolights (Event will NOT be held in 2021 due to Covid concerns for animals and humans, hoping to return in 2022) at the National Zoo (202-633-4800)

West Virginia

Holiday of Lights Festival (Nov. 25, 2021-Jan. 2, 2021, Sun-Thur 6-9pm, Fri-Sat 6-10pm, please drive-thru only) in Lotito City Park on Stadium Dr. in Bluefield (304-327-2448 or 304-327-2401) (donations welcome)

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. 26-28-Dec. 1-5, 7-12, 14-23, 26-28, 2021, drive-through with selected walking nights) at Morris Park in Fairmont (304-282-0808) (fee/suggested donation: cash, cc, debit card)

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 (Grand Openings Nov. 20-21, 2021, open 5-11pm that Sat, then open Nov. 27, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022, Sun-Thur 5-9pm, Fri-Sat 5-10pm. closed Dec. 25) at Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp Resort, 8425 WI-38 in Caledonia (262-835-2565) (fee, prepaid tickets online, can buy from website)

Christmas Village (Opening Night Nov. 25 from 5-9:30pm, then open Nov. 26, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022, 7am-9:30pm, open Christmas Eve until midnight 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. 26-Dec. 23, 26-30, 2021 plus Jan. 1, 2022 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)

Annual Atwater Christmas Light Show (Lights on until 10:30pm, tune to 96.5 FM) at 456 Crestview Rd. in Kaukauna (donations for St. Jude)

Rotary Lights (Nov. 2-Dec. 31, 2021, 5-10pm, except 5-9pm on Dec. 24-25 and 5pm-1am on Dec. 31, All Abilities Night is Nov. 29, marshmallows toasting and other activities on many nights) in Riverside Park (enter from 410 Veteran Memorial Drive) in La Crosse (608-784-9993 or 800-658-9424) (food and cash donations)

Fantasy in Lights (Nov. 13, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022, dusk-dawn) at Olin Park on Olin-Turville Ct. in Madison (608-239-7888)

Lights in Lincoln Park (Nov. 26-Dec. 11, Thur-Sun 5-8pm, then nightly from Dec. 16-29, 2021, 5-8pm, Family Night Fun Walk Nov. 23 and Dec. 20) at Lincoln Park, 1215 N. Eighth St. in Manitowoc (suggested donation)

Holiday Lights Festival (Nov. 18,2021-Jan. 1, 2022) at Pere Marquette Park, Cathedral Square Park and Zeidler Union Square in Milwaukee

Brody's Christmas Lights for Charity (Lights go on Nov. 24, 2021 and run through the season, tune to 88.3 FM for music, an old hand at designing and building his displays and he's approaching his teen years) at 1874 Westbreeze Dr. in Oshkosh (donations go to Oshkosh Kids Foundation)

Celebration of Lights (Nov. 26, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022, 5:30-9pm) at Menominee Park on W. 20th Ave. in Oshkosh (877-303-9200) (fee reduced w/sealed, new hygiene items such as toothpaste/shampoo, please no food donations this year)

Country Christmas (Walking nights Nov. 19-21, 5-0pm, Drive nights Nov. 26-Dec. 1, Dec. 3-31, 2021 plus Jan. 1, 2022, 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)

Wonderland of LIghts (Nov. 19, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022, 6-9pm, closed Nov. 25, Dec. 24-25, 31 and Jan. 1) at Racine Zoo in Racine (262-636-0189) (fee: cash at the gate)

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. 21-Dec. 31, 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. 25-Dec. 24, 2021, 5-9pm, firepit with marshmallows on weekends, some Santa visits) at Regner Park, 800 N. Main in West Bend (suggested donation by cash/check, also please donate packaged/canned foods, no glass containers, please)


Holiday Square (Nov. 21, 2021-Jan. 1, 2022) at Healing Park in Casper (307-235-8400)

Festival of Lights (Nov. 20, 2021-Jan. 3, 2022) at Cam-Plex Park on Doubletree Lane in Gillette (307-682-8527) (donations accepted)

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