Explore your holiday spirit through a dazzling world of over 500,000 lights. Journey at your own pace on a walking tour of displays celebrating nature, fantasy, adventure and Christmas traditions. Travel down our half-mile wooded path, and take in the sights and sounds of the season. #Illuminights #ExplorePark #CenterInTheSquare
While you're here, enjoy nightly marshmallow roasting or shop for artisan crafts at Explore Park's artisan Christmas market. Choose from additional family activities on select nights.
Illuminights is open on 26 select days this holiday season. Use the calendar shown here to help plan your visit. We'll be open from 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM each evening.
If you register in advance, you'll be asked to select an hourly arrival time (5pm, 6pm, 7pm, 8pm or 9pm). Please arrive with your full party at the entrance tent within the hour time window designated on your ticket. Once on the Illuminights trail, feel free to enjoy the experience at your own pace.
Tickets. Tickets may be purchased at the gate or in advance online. Save $2 through online booking. Buy your tickets now!
Be Advised: This is a rain or shine event. Tickets may not be refunded.
Parking. Spaces are limited at Explore Park, therefore carpooling is strongly encouraged if possible. Please watch for and follow the directions of our parking attendants.They are doing their best to get everyone parked safely and as quickly as possible.
Safety. Staying on the trail at all times is important. Many light displays have electrical chords and support wires, so please do not walk near them.
The Walk. Illuminights is a little less than a half-mile long. Visitors are encouraged to wear comfortable shoes and dress for the weather. Strollers and wheelchairs are welcome. The trail is a hard-packed stone dust surface with grades of 8% or less throughout.
Food and Beverages. Concessions will be available near the Visitor Center or at Twin Creeks Brewpub. Food trucks may be available on select nights.
Only service animals are permitted at Illuminights.