More than one million Christmas lights will be displayed during 21 nights in December, a spectacle spread over 15 acres at Warm Beach Camp in Stanwood, Washington. The Lights of Christmas is the largest holiday light display in the Pacific Northwest that combines live entertainment, children's activities, food, holiday shopping and more. In addition, reservations can be made for Overnight accommodations in holiday-themed lodges and for Dinner Theatre and Sunday Dessert Matinee.

Dates for 2019: Nov. 29-Dec. 1, 5-8, 12-15, 18-23, 26-29
Gates open at 5pm. Event closes at 10pm.

NEW in 2019 - we're open the weekend after Thanksgiving!
Friday Nov. 29 through Sunday Dec. 1.

Pay What You Can Nights (Dec. 5, 12, 29, 2019)

Can’t afford the full price of admission? On Pay What You Can Night, do just that. On Dec. 5, 12 and 29, general festival admission is open for any price depending on what you feel you can afford. When you go to buy tickets, your bill will be tallied at the regular price; however, you pay only as much as you can. No minimum payment required. We don’t want anyone to be left out of a “holiday dream-come-true” this Christmas season.

Sorry, no online purchases for Pay What You Can general admission.

Festival Features:

Light Displays

5 Entertainment Stages

Pony Rides

Warm Beach Express Train

Santa (through Dec. 23)

Food & Snacks


Stunning Nativity

Bruce the Spruce

Petting Farm

Toy Shop & Ornament Shop

Holiday Shopping


The Lights of Christmas has been selected by tourism professionals as one of the American Bus Association's Top 100 Events in North America for 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2016!

Cash is preferred at food venues. ATM available on-site. Sorry, no dogs/pets or alcohol allowed.

Tickets are available at the front gate or on-line.
Group rates available.
Season passes, gift certificates, and food dollars also available.


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