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Select Evenings November 24 – December 31
Make Your Season Sparkle at Lake Compounce’s Holiday Lights! Bring your family and celebrate the return of New England’s Favorite Holiday Tradition. Take a stroll among hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights, and marvel at the tallest Christmas tree in the state. Meet Santa himself, make your own Snow Globe and Stuff-A-Bear! That’s not all: enjoy a variety of your favorite rides and games, including a ride aboard the North Pole Railway.
Enjoy spectacular, glimmering lights this holiday season.
Whether you want summer visits, year-round admission, access to other area parks - we've got a pass for you!
*Perks included with select levels
Bring the entire family out plus the pup December 8 - 10. Enjoy photos with Santa, pup cups and meet the Meriden Humane Society to learn about adoptable dogs, donate to pups in need, and more! For all donation needs, click here.
🎅 Bring your pup to take photos with Santa
🐶 Meet adoptable dogs from the Meriden Humane Society Dec 9
🐾 Grab a pup cup at Ellie's Tavern
💌 Spread holiday cheer with a pet supplies donation to the Meriden Humane Society in exchange for free parking
Enjoy Connecticut's Tallest Christmas Tree & Light Show, Santa's Workshop, Special Events, a Season of Giving, Festive Delights, and Holiday Rides. Make Holiday Lights a tradition for your family!
Immerse yourself in holiday magic with Connecticut's tallest Christmas tree! Delight in nightly Light Shows at the Main Gate for unforgettable memories. Dance the night away with Kyle the Crocodile and Friends at the Circus World Stage, And don't miss special appearances by Penguin Pidi, Ellie Peppermint, and many more throughout Holiday Lights!
Opening Tree Lighting Ceremony & Santa's Arrival: Join us on November 24th, as we relight CT's Tallest Christmas Tree and Santa arrives for the season, hosted by special guest Jenny Boom Boom from Hot 93.7 at 5:00pm.
Embark on a magical journey to meet Santa at the Starlight Theater, create cherished memories, and take home a keepsake photo. Plus, write a letter to Santa in the ballroom for a chance to receive a response before the holidays end!
Santa Hours: Fridays 6:00PM to 8:30PM | Saturdays/Sundays 4:00PM to 6:30PM
Enjoy even more holiday fun with our cheerful elves! Meet on Main Street to craft your own Snow Globe and Stuff-A-Bear at Chuckle’s, or create Personalized Ornaments at Santa’s Workshop in the Starlight Theater.
Experience it all this Holiday Lights season with a 2024 Season Pass!
Opening Tree Lighting Ceremony & Santa’s Arrival: Join us November 24th at 5:00pm as we light CT's Tallest Christmas Tree and Santa arrives for the season, hosted by special guest Jenny Boom Boom from Hot 93.7.
Passholder Perk Days: Enjoy magical passholder perks on select days of Holiday Lights, like Bring-A-Friend free, free hot cocoa refills, 50% off select merchandise, and a Sweet Shoppe surprise!
CommUnity Weekend: Join us December 1 - 3 and embrace the joy of togetherness as we come together to celebrate and enjoy a weekend filled with festivities and community spirit.
Pawliday Lights: Bring the entire family out plus the pup December 8 - 10. Enjoy photos with Santa, pup cups and meet the Meriden Humane Society to learn about adoptable dogs, donate to pups in need, and more! For all donation needs, click here.
Kids New Year's Eve Bash: Ring in the New Year Early with our Kid's New Year's Eve Bash on December 31. Join us for bubble dance party with a DJ, a juicebox toast, and our final fireworks show of the season.
Embrace the spirit of giving with Lake Compounce's Season of Giving, offering unique opportunities for guests to spread holiday cheer to local organizations this holiday season.
Giving Tuesday: Nov 28. In honor of Giving Tuesday Lake Compounce has committed to donate one 2024 Single Day Ticket for every Season Pass sold to the Boys & Girls Club of Bristol.
CommUnity Weekend: Dec 1 - 3. Free parking in exchange for winter gear for the Bristol Boys & Girls Club.
Pawliday Lights: Dec 8 - 10. Free parking in exchange for a pet donation to the Meriden Humane Society. For all donation needs, click here.
Give A Gift, Get a Gift: Dec 15 - 17. Free parking in exchange for non-perishable goods & essential personal care items donated to Bread For Life.
Indulge in festive flavors at Holiday Lights! Enjoy holiday treats like velvety hot chocolate, build your own s'mores, festive fried dough, cookie decorating, and Sweet Shoppe delights.
Oh what fun it is to ride! Enjoy family friendly rides and attractions at Holiday Lights.
Boocifer's Haunted Holiday at Ghost Hunt
Little Dare Devils
North Pole Express*
Zoomer’s Gas N’ Go
Each ride is weather permitting.
Passholders get even more holiday cheer! FREE hot cocoa refills every day with the purchase of souvenir mug, holiday gift savings and surprises make the merriest season ever. Plus, share the joy with (1) Free ticket each Bring-A-Friend day.
Not a Season Passholder yet? Get Holiday Lights FREE when you buy a Season Passes now!
Nov 24 – 26 & Dec 1 - 3: 50% off select merchandise *exclusions apply
Nov 24 – 26 & Dec 1 - 3, 8: Bring-A-Friend Any Day
Dec 8–10, 15-17, 22-23, 28-31: Stop by the Sweet Shoppe for a Holiday Surprise!
Dec 31: Ring in the New Year Early with our Kid's New Year's Eve Bash. Join us for a bubble dance party with a DJ, a juicebox toast, and our final fireworks show of the season.