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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Performers in Joyland Concert Hall

The Joyland Concert Hall features a variety of choir, band, dance and drama performances. Performances at 5:45pm, 6:45, 7:45, and 8:45. Schedule subject to change.
11/29 Stanwood High School Choir and Jazz Band
11/30 Lakeview Music Studio and Harmony Northwest Chorus
12/1 Sequim High School Jazz Band and Choir
12/2 4 This Time Women's Chorus and Straighter Road
12/6 Kent Prairie Choir on Fire and Everett Norwegian Men's Chorus
12/7 Cascade High School Music Department
12/8 Monroe Concert Band and Voices Northwest Chorus
12/9 Arlington School of Dance and Sonus Boreal
12/13 The Sax Project and Mariner High Chamber Choir
12/14 Getchell High School and 10th Street Middle School Jazz Band
12/15 White River Show Choir and Seattle Flute Society Flute Choir
12/16 Reflections School of Dance and Nancy Erickson
12/19 Straighter Road and Uptown Lowdown Jazz Band
12/20 Sanoma and Uptown Lowdown Jazz Band
12/21 Called Out and Cascade Academy
12/22 North Cascades Concert Band
12/23 "A" Town Big Band
12/26 Preflight and Voices of the Village
12/27 David Harsh
12/28 Premiere Dance and CTK Skagit Choir
12/29 Dance Project Northwest

*Modified Performance schedule - see Joyland Concert Hall for performance times

Performers in Tinhorn Town

In Tinhorn Town, guests can take in live bluegrass and country music. Performances at 5:15pm, 6:15, 7:15, 8:15, and 9:15pm. Schedule subject to change.
11/29-30 Ranger and the Rearrangers
12/1-2 Canote Brothers
12/6 Cascade Creek Bluegrass Band
12/7 Roosevelt Road
12/8-9 Roosevelt Road
12/13-15 The Archtops
12/16 Roosevelt Road
12/19 Cascade Creek Bluegrass Band
12/20-21 Stilly River Band
12/22-23 Smilin' Scandinavians
12/26-29 Buck & Elizabeth

Performers in Starry Night Coffee House

Enjoy acoustic sets and spoken word performances at the Starry Night Coffeehouse (in Cedar Lodge). Performances at 6:00, 7:00, 8:00, and 9:00pm. Schedule subject to change.
11/29-12/1 Jangles Trio
12/2 Impressions
12/6-8 Brothers Keeper
12/9 Joe Fina Four
12/13 Mel Birch
12/14 The Coots
12/15-16 Erandolin Strings
12/19 Vivace Vocal Quartet
12/20 Maggie Laird
12/21 A Total Fiasco
12/22 Fourcast
12/23 Judi and Al
12/26 Seawall
12/27-28 Chloe Wilcox
12/29 Josh Snodgrass


Traditional 4-part harmony caroling performances. Approximately 20-minute sets at 5:45, 6:45, 7:45, 8:45, 9:45pm.

Storytellers in Deer Mountain Lodge lobby

One person drama vignettes performed at 6:00, 7:00, 8:00, and 9:00pm.

11/29 Bev Friedrich
11/30-12/1 Shawn Ritchey
12/2 Wendy Isaac
12/6 Bev Friedrich
12/7-8 Shawn Ritchey
12/9 Wendy Isaac
12/13 Bev Friedrich
12/14-16 Wendy Isaac
12/19-20 Wendy Isaac
12/21-22 Shawn Ritchey
12/23 Wendy Isaac
12/26-27 Shawn Ritchey
12/28-29 Wendy Isaac
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.

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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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