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An Amazing Season in 2021

Thank you to everyone who participated in, and helped with, The Lights of Christmas 2021 Drive-Thru event. It was a wonderful season! 22,000 cars came through the event. Lots of vehicles were festively decorated, or the people inside were dressed in Christmas swag laughing and singing out the windows. The amount of joy shown from…

A Wonderful Season

The Lights of Christmas 2021 season is in the books! Even though the event was a drive-thru due to staffing shortages and Covid precautions, many families packed into their car and had a wonderful experience at the event. We were blessed to serve so many this holiday season, lavishly celebrating Christmas.  Here’s a few highlights…

Get Your Snack On 

There’s nothing quite like holiday food! It truly brings people together. From holiday ham to homemade cookies, holiday food grows connection and often our waistlines too. Here are some favorite holiday snacks from the staff at The Lights of Christmas.  Italian Christmas Cookies– “My favorites are Italian Christmas Cookies and ‘Reindeer Chow’ which is a sweet Chex-mix.” Kayla…

10 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Drive-Thru Experience

Getting ready for your trip to The Light of Christmas this year? Here are ten tips to help you get the most out of your drive-thru experience.   1) Order your ticket in advance online at www.TheLightsofChristmas.com  Tickets are only available online. Select your date and time at purchase and arrive during the hour selected. Tickets range between $25-30 per 1-12 passenger vehicle depending on…

A Christmas Night Out

The Lights of Christmas presents… A Drive-Thru Christmas is off and running! While the event happens at night, why not make a day out of it? There are lots of fun things to do in Stanwood, WA. Check out these cool local spots!  1) Eat some delicious food.  Get a bite to eat at a local restaurant. There…

Decorating for the Holidays

It’s that time of year! Time to decorate! While some of the staff at The Lights of Christmas have already decorated their homes for Christmas, many people around the world will start their decorating festivities after Thanksgiving.   Here are some fun ways to spruce up your holiday decorating this year!  1) Check out Pinterest  Pinterest is home…

Highlights from The Lights of Christmas Drive-Thru 

2020 was a difficult year for the community and the world. We were honored to bring the hope of Christmas through a modified drive-thru event last year.   Thanks to our hard-working staff and supportive community we can provide a Drive-Thru Christmas event for the community this year. Sure, it is different than the festival event, yet due to staffing shortages and continued COVID guidelines, leadership of The Lights of…

Top 5 Staff Favorite Displays 

The Lights of Christmas staff work hard every year to share the message and joy of Christmas with the community. Through this work, they too have been positively impacted by the annual event! Not only by the displays but by the families and individuals they serve during the holidays.   Here is the inside scoop on the top 5…

The Lights of Christmas 2021

The Lights of Christmas presents… A Drive-Thru Christmas www.TheLightsofChristmas.com For Immediate Release October 15, 2021 Contact: Carl Kulper, Communications Specialist Warm Beach Camp & Conference Center Home of The Lights of Christmas ckulper@warmbeach.com / 360-312-3557 www.TheLightsofChristmas.com | Facebook.com/TheLightsOfChristmasFestival/ The Lights of Christmas presents… A Drive-Thru Christmas October 2021, Stanwood, WA – There is something special…

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…

"What festival goers are saying"

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

–Julia, Stanwood, WA

“We LOVED the lights! We thought the whole layout of the "Lights of Christmas" was astounding! I got to see my granddaughter experience her very first pony ride.....that was cool!!”

–Luke, Everett, WA

“Thank you for providing such an outstanding Christmas event! We are thrilled to call The Lights of Christmas a family tradition.”

–Taneka, Seattle, WA