When I think about Christmas I think about tradition. Sleeping in Christmas morning, eating cinnamon toast, reading the birth story of Christ, enjoying a meal of appetizers the night before, and opening just one gift on Christmas Eve.
The Lights of Christmas is a fun-filled activity-packed event. There’s a variety of yummy food and beverages too! Let’s take a quick stroll around the event and check out all the holiday eats and more!
What makes The Lights of Christmas so special? Why is this Christmas festival different than other Christmas events? The answer is community. The event hails local talent, food vendors, and artisans amidst the dazzling lights; but more than that the event sparks community.
The Lights of Christmas is fun for kids but it’s also a blast for adults. There are a ton of great activities you can do at The Lights of Christmas Festival to make the holidays just a little brighter. Here are some favorites: #1 The Lights! There are over one million lights displayed throughout the event.
For all those moms who want to plan a great experience at The Lights of Christmas, here’s a list of my top ten activities you can do with your kids! The Lights First, and foremost, you have to see the beautiful light displays and watch the wonder on your kids’ faces.
This year’s Theatre production at The Lights of Christmas is directed by Victoria Ritchey. Ritchey got her start in theatre in sixth grade when she played the title role in, The Giggling Goblin. Later she received formal theatre training from Washington State University and worked for Taproot Theatre Company in Seattle.
The lights dim slowly as the audience sips on tea and coffee after eating a gourmet meal. The anticipation for the theatre production grows and eyes widen as actors come onto the stage. For many in attendance, Theatre at The Lights of Christmas is a tradition they are eager for every year.
Why cut your evening of fun and joy short when you can spend the night?! Each lodging option is decorated for the holiday, comes with a fun gift to enjoy, a hot breakfast the next morning, and festival admission is included. Pretty cool, huh?
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The Lights of Christmas welcomed 78,753 total attendees during the 2017 season. Out of all 21 years of this spectacular Christmas festival, this year saw the largest overall attendance.
November 30 for 22 select nights through December, The Lights of Christmas Festival welcomes an average of over 68,000 people annually. People from all walks of life enjoy over one million lights in dazzling displays, music, drama, children’s activities, and more.
This year’s Live Theatre production at The Lights of Christmas, Back Home on the Tumblin’ D, by Victoria Ritchey, was first performed in 2012 and a favorite of our Theatre attendees. A sequel to last year’s play, it brings back the Tumblin’ D characters with new adventures.
The Lights of Christmas brings both nostalgia and innovation together for a one-of-a-kind family Christmas experience you have to see to believe. Since The Lights of Christmas festival first opened in 1997, the event has doubled in size and scope, now with over one million lights,
Opening night is one of four “Pay What You Can” nights this year, also offered on December 8, 27 and 28. This offer gives the opportunity for guests who cannot afford regular ticket prices to pay what they can.
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