The Largest Christmas Festival in the Pacific Northwest!
2019 Dates: Nov. 29-Dec. 1, Dec. 5-8, 12-15, 18-23, 26-29
The Lights of christmas holiday festival Stanwood WA 2016

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At The Lights of Christmas we offer a variety of dining and snack options at affordable prices.

  • Menu is subject to change without notice.

Joyland Café (#1B on Event Map)

  • Sandwiches:
    Roast Beef and Provolone on Sourdough
    Turkey Breast & Swiss on Focaccia
    Vegan Chickpea Salad with Vegan Cheese on Focaccia
  • Soups (served in a cup or bread bowl):
    Broccoli & Cheddar Cheese
    Ivars Clam Chowder
    Roasted Red Peper & Gouda
  • Sides & Salad:
    White Cheddar Mac & Cheese with Bacon Crumble
    Vegetable Salad
  • Kids Meal: White Cheddar Mac & Cheese, Mandarin Orange Cup, Cookie
  • Cold Drinks (Soda, Water, Milk, Chocolate Milk)
  • Hot Drinks (Cocoa, Cider)

Joyland Area (#2 on Event Map)

Outdoor Food Vendors

  • Gyros! Gyros!
  • Absolutely Nuts

Tinhorn Town (#11 on Event Map)

Inside Food Vendors:

  • CaribBean Cuisine
  • BBQ by Stanwood Concessions

Outdoor Food Vendors (locted around Tinhorn Town loop)

  • Pat's Philly Steak Sandwiches
  • Pioneer Popcorn
  • Elephant Ears - elephant ears, funnel cakes, fries
  • Corndogs by Stanwood Concessions
  • Sundance - southwest quesadillas and sausages
  • Kolossus Food - fish 'n chips

Starry Night Coffee House (#4 on Event Map)

  • Espresso Drinks
  • Hot Chocolate
  • Bottled Water

Hot Fresh Mini-Donuts (#3 on Event Map)


  • S & T Espresso (next to Donut Hut, #3 on event map)
  • Starry Night Coffee House (#6 on event map)

Cash preferred at some food venues. ATM located in Cedar Lodge Lobby, Tinhorn Town lobby, and Welcome Center (main entrance)

Nightly activities

Nightly activities

Live music, story-telling, crafts, food, pony rides, a petting farm, and Polar Express Train rides. Learn More
Performance schedule

Performance schedule

A variety of choir, band, dance and drama performances, carolers, storytelling, acoustic sets. Learn More
Food & snacks

Food & snacks

Mini-Donuts, Joyland Café, Tinhorn Town, Coffee House, CaribBean Cuisine and other food vendors. Learn More
Driving directions & event map

Driving directions & event map

Only 1 hour North of Seattle! Learn More
Wheelchair accessibility

Wheelchair accessibility

The majority of the event area is either concrete, asphalt or a 'chip sealed' gravel which has a surface nearly Learn More


Share the hope and joy of the Christmas season as a volunteer. Each year, over 800 volunteers make The Lights Learn More
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Ticket typeStandard RateGroups of 20+
ADULT age 13-59 $18 $15
MILITARY age 13-59 $14 $11
SENIOR age 60+ $14 $11
YOUTH age 4-12 $13 $10
CHILD age 0-3 Free Free
Pay What You Can Nights Learn More 
Group Information Learn More 
Sorry, no dogs or alcohol allowed at event.

Buy Tickets Online, Sept. 11

What People are Saying

  • My daughter absolutely loves the train! Us adults just love all the beautiful lights and the manger scene is excellent!
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