Due to COVID-19, The Lights of Christmas 2020 is preparing for a modified event; more information will be available in September. There will be no theatre or overnight lodging available for 2020.

A Magical Christmas Experience!

The Lights of Christmas is a family-friendly festival that brings excitement and joy to people of all ages with more than ONE MILLION lights in dazzling displays, live entertainment, children’s activities, food, shopping, and more.

2020 Dates: Nov 27-29, Dec 3-6, 10-13, 17-23, 26-29


Stroll through this Christmas wonderland filled with over one million lights in various creative displays. The six different themed areas each have unique “must see” features:

  • Joyland: Light Tunnel, Santa & Reindeer
  • Nativity: Larger-than-life Nativity, Angels “Gloria” display
  • Starlight: Christmas Reflections, NEW Canopy of Lights
  • Baylight: Glad Tidings Barkentine Ship, NEW Bayside Wharf Facade
  • Tinhorn Town: Mountain Grandeur
  • Wonderland: Echo Pond


Each night, The Lights of Christmas is packed with fun-filled activities for you to enjoy with your kids or grandkids. They are also fun for adults who are kids at heart! There’s the Warm Beach Express Train Ride, Santa Claus, Bruce the Spruce, the talking Christmas tree, and more!


Live entertainment including bluegrass, country music, acoustic sets, spoken word, jazz, community bands, choirs, dance groups, carolers, and live storytelling! Enjoy a full evening of entertainment with 5 stages located throughout the festival.

Food & Snacks

Enjoy a warm beverage, snack, or meal at The Lights of Christmas! Try the famous hot-fresh-mini donuts, check out the new Mrs. Claus' Bakeshop, or enjoy yummy items for sale from one of the many incredible food vendors. Indoor food vendors and seating available in the Tinhorn Town food court.


Find the perfect Christmas gifts for loved ones! Items for sale include handmade jewelry, cards, candles, painting, lighted festival items, and more! Support local artisans as you shop from a selection of one-of-kind items.

"What festival goers are saying"

"This has become an annual event for us!"

–Danielle, Kingston, WA

"We had a blast!! Thank you!!"

–Christine, Federal Way, WA

"(This was) 0ur first time and we'll be back with friends."

–Bob, University Place, WA