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Introducing the New Director for The Lights of Christmas

Warm Beach Camp & Conference Center, home of The Lights of Christmas, is excited to announce Kayla Castiglione as the new Director of The Lights of Christmas. The leadership team believes in Kayla and her vision for the future of the event. Kayla grew up volunteering at The Lights of Christmas with her mom and…

A Truly Blessed Season

The Lights of Christmas presents A Drive-Thru Christmas is officially in the 2020 books. Between the overwhelming positive response from the community and the overall success of the event, the staff here at Warm Beach Camp and Conference Center (WBC) feel accomplished and blessed.  During the summer, the leaders of The Lights of Christmas decided to transition to a drive-thru…

A Christmas Tradition

Let’s be honest, this year has been difficult. 2020 hit us all like a bag of bricks and most of us are probably more than ready to say goodbye! It’s been a year of grieving, instability, and fear. But through it all communities around the world have supported each other in healing, hope, and continued restoration. Through these difficult times, the staff here at The Lights…

Cortez Reporting on The Lights of Christmas

A big thank you to Cortez for writing this great review about his time at The Lights of Christmas! We appreciate his hard work and talented writing. **** “Are you bored and looking for something safe to do during the holidays? Are you frustrated with Covid? Then you might like going to see the lights…

The Hope of Christmas

Hope is the confident expectation of what God has promised. Our idea of hope is usually something simple like, “I hope this goes well,” or, “I hope you feel better,” but in 2020, there is an overwhelming need for hope!    We cling to hope that schools will fully open back up, that the economy bounces…

The Lights of Christmas, Memories of God’s Faithfulness

I have vivid memories of that very first day of The Lights of Christmas in 1997. It was a cloudy day, without rain and fairly warm for December. I remember standing in front of Cedar Lodge, when for the first time, everything came together. All 500,000 lights were on, the music of the Nativity played…

The Lights of Christmas, a Community Celebration

The Christmas season continues to inspire families and communities with joy, love, and hope. This season of connecting, giving, and creating memories draws the community together like no other. Joy creates strong bonds between people as is evidenced at concerts, sporting events, and theme parks. The Lights of Christmas elicits joy through the celebration of…

5 Tips for Getting the Most Out of A Drive-Thru Christmas

The Lights of Christmas presents… A Drive-Thru Christmas is a few nights into its 26-night elaborate celebration of Christmas. Because this new format was something never done before in the 24-year history of the event, nobody was one hundred percent sure how it would look. Now that the dazzling Holiday event is underway, we know…

An Outing for the Whole Family

Let’s be honest, this year has thrown us all for a loop. Here at The Lights of Christmas, the friendly staff want to provide you and your family with an opportunity to experience the joy of the Holidays. The festival may be a different format this year but the magical experience that highlights the hope…

The Lights of Christmas Reimagined

When the decision was made to adapt the format of The Lights of Christmas to A Drive-Thru Christmas this year due to Covid-19, this posed a big challenge to the decorating team. Not only did the team have to change the location of so many of the classic displays for easy viewing along the Drive-Thru…

The Treats and Trinkets of A Drive-Thru Christmas

At The Lights of Christmas there is always fun shopping and delicious treats to enjoy alongside the beautiful light displays. This year may operate differently, but there will still be tasty snacks and shopping to be had! The snacks and hot drinks area will also be in a drive-thru format, but you can still grab…
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A Drive-Thru Christmas Online Admission Process

One of my favorite Christmas traditions as a child was packing into our minivan with hot chocolate and homemade sugar cookies and driving through all the local light displays. We would listen to Christmas jingles and awe at the beautiful arrangements. Those fond memories with my parents and siblings are one reason why I am…

The Lights of Christmas Presents… A Drive-Thru Christmas

During this challenging year, The Lights of Christmas wants to bring the joy and wonder of Christmas while creating opportunities for families to get out and make memories together. After much deliberation, and consideration of all the details a socially distanced event would entail, it became clear having the walk-through festival with all the regular attractions wouldn’t…

5 Items to Bring for the Kids for The Lights of Christmas

The Lights of Christmas had an amazing opening weekend! The holiday spirit is definitely in the air here in the Pacific Northwest. If you have a family with smaller kiddos, The Lights of Christmas is sure to be a hit, but make sure you’re prepared before heading out the door, loading up the car, and…

5 Reasons to Come to The Lights of Christmas

If you’re on the fence about making the trip out to The Lights of Christmas this year, or if you just want to learn a little more about your favorite Christmas festival, then you’ve come to the right place. While there are many reasons to come to the festival, here are five that are at…

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