The Largest Holiday Festival in the Pacific Northwest
2017 Dates: Nov 30-Dec 3, 7-10, 14-17, 19-23, 26-30, 2017; 5-10pm
The Lights of christmas holiday festival Stanwood WA 2016

Enchanting, Magical & Unbelievable!

Nov. 30-Dec. 3, 7-10, 14-17, 19-23, 26-30, 2017; 5-10pm

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Festival Admission

Festival admission tickets allow you access to all of the shows and rides except separately ticketed theatre performances and paid nightly activities.

Ticket type Price per person
ADULT age 13-59  $16
MILITARY age 13-59
Show military ID card at the front gate
 $13
SENIOR age 60+  $13
YOUTH age 4-12  $12
CHILD age 0-3  FREE
Ticket Sales begin Sept. 5

Group discounts are availableAAA discounts available at the front gate only, not available online.

Note: Tickets are non-refundable & cannot be exchanged.

Pay What You Can Nights (Nov. 30, Dec. 7, 27, 28)

Can’t afford the full price of admission? On Pay What You Can Night, do just that. On November 30, December 7, 27 and 28, 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.

Season Pass (Unlimited Admission)
Ticket type Price per person
ADULT age 13+ $45
YOUTH age 4-12 $28
Purchase at front gate or call Registration, 800.228.6724

Festival Admission is open 22 nights in 2017: Nov. 30-Dec. 3, 7-10, 14-17, 19-23, 26-30. Hours: 5:00pm-10:00pm. Purchase tickets at the front gate or online.

Tickets are non-refundable & cannot be exchanged.

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
Volunteering

Volunteering

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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Overnight Getaways

LodgingPrice per room
Bayside Inn $196 | $218 (Fri, Sat)
Mt Baker Rooms $214 | $238 (Fri, Sat)
Deer Mountain Lodge $134 | $149 (Fri, Sat)
Nutcracker Suite $589 | $654 (Fri, Sat)
Trail's End, Ever After
$499 | $554 (Fri, Sat)
Kringle Kottage $385 | $428 (Fri, Sat)
No pets or alcohol allowed.
Festival admission is included

Registration Opens June 1

Dinner Theatre

Reservation typePrice per person
INDIVIDUAL seating $59
GROUPS of 8+ (standard) $55
View Seating Chart
Sorry, no infants or children under 8.
No pets or alcohol allowed.
For ages 8+ | Festival admission is included

Registration Opens June 1

Tour Operators: Contact the Registration Department today to book your group: 360-652-7575, or toll-free 800-228-6724.

Dessert Matinee

Reservation typePrice per person
INDIVIDUAL seating $38
GROUPS of 8+ (standard) $32
View Seating Chart
Sorry, no infants or children under 8.
No pets or alcohol allowed.
For ages 8+ | Festival admission is included

Registration Opens June 1

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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