The Largest Christmas Festival in the Pacific Northwest!
The Lights of christmas holiday festival Stanwood WA 2016

Enchanting, Magical & Unbelievable!

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Festival Admission

2018 Dates: Nov. 29-Dec. 2, 6-9, 13-16, 19-23, 26-29.

Event Hours: 5:00pm-10:00pm.

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
Purchase Tickets Online*
or at the front gate

*At least one ADULT ticket is required with every online purchase or purchase your tickets at the gate.

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

Group Rates and AAA discounts are available at the front gate only, not available online.

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

Pay What You Can Nights

November 29, December 6, 27, 28

Can’t afford the full price of admission? On Pay What You Can Night, do just that. On November 29, December 6, 27 and 28, 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 Passes

Ticket type Price per person
ADULT age 13+ $46
YOUTH age 4-12 $28
Purchase at the Welcome Center

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
Deer Mountain Lodge $159
Bayside Inn $228
Mt Baker Rooms $248
Kringle Kottage $428 
Nutcracker Suite $728
Trail's End, Ever After
$874
No pets or alcohol allowed.
Festival admission is included

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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

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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

Register Now

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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