Holiday Lights

It’s not The Holidays until
you visit Holiday Lights!

The park will be covered in hundreds of thousands spectacular glimmering lights. The most magical light shows every half hour set to your favorite holiday music. Enjoy a selection of children's and family rides, variety of delicious foods, and don’t miss your chance to see Santa himself!

Download Holiday Lights Calendar PDF

Holiday Lights features a 100-foot-tall Christmas tree, the largest in Connecticut!

  • Tickets
  • Activities
  • Video & Photo Gallery

Holiday Lights Tickets Sale!

Adult $15.99 each
Child (4-10) $11.99 each
Senior (Ages 60 & older) $11.99 each
Children 3 & under FREE

Special Group Pricing Available. Please call 860-583-3300 x6906

Holiday lights is free with a 2017 or 2018 diamond or platinum
season pass

Don't have a season Pass?


Holiday Lights Activities:

  • Ride the North Pole Railway
  • Select childrens and family rides open
         (unless weather is prohibitive)
  • Caroling
  • Special entertainment
  • Nightly appearances by special costumed guests
  • Special fire pits for staying warm
  • Balloon animals
  • Ice carver making gorgeous creations
  • Story time with Mrs. Claus
  • Pictures with Santa. (will have a charge)
  • Cookie decorating, letters to Santa plus many more fun
       seasonal activities for the whole family*.
  • Shops filled with holiday gifts perfect for everyone!
  • Great food served hot from our unique
       food trucks!

Holiday Lights Attractions

The following rides will be open for Holiday Lights. Each ride will open and close with the park. Fridays are from 5:00pm to 9:00pm. Saturday and Sundays are from 4:00pm to 9:00pm. Each ride is weather dependent as some rides cannot operate in cold temperatures.

American Flyers  |  Bumper Cars   |  North Pole Express
Carousel   |  Twister  |  Zoomer’s Gas N’ Go  |  Caterpillar Train
Drop Zone  |  Drum Circus  |  Flying Elephants  |  Jolly Jester
Kiddie Coaster  |  Little Critters  |  Little Dare Devils  |  Rainbow Riders

Holiday Lights Food Trucks

Holiday Lights will welcome food trucks to Lake Compounce for its 6th season!

Food Trucks:
Spuds your Way | 744 Express | Deb's Café
The Whey Station | Nora Cupcake | Chompers
Low-N-Slow Catering | Sultan Kebab | Apple Fritters by Bakery on Brewer

Holiday Lights Pet Friendly Night

Bring your dog or cat to Lake Compounce on Sunday December 17th.
Bring a can of dog or cat food and save $5 off at gate adult admission.
Pet owners are encouraged to bring their well-behaved family dog or cat to enjoy the spectacular light displays, holiday themed entertainment, 100 foot tall Christmas Tree, and most importantly to have their picture taken with Santa. Pet owners must sign a release before entering Lake Compounce property.


Owners are solely responsible for the behavior and actions of their dogs at all times. 
Owners must supervise their dog(s) at all times.
Dogs must be leashed or constrained at all times, they cannot run loose.
Dog waste must be cleaned up by their owner IMMEDIATELY.
Dog handlers must be over 18 years old.
Aggressive dogs or dogs with dangerous propensities are prohibited.
No sick dogs or dogs in heat.

Super Savings Sunday

Every Sunday during Holiday Lights is one to smile about! Join us for Super Savings Sunday for our Buy one, Get one Free special when you donate to charity! We will be accepting specified donation items benefiting the specific Charites listed below. You MUST be donating the specified items to receive the Buy one, Get one Holiday Lights Admission special. (free admission would be ticket of lesser value)

December 3rd: Non-Perishable Food Donations (suggested total value of $15)
Charity: Ct Food Bank
Provide food and resources to a network of community-based food programs, such as soup kitchens, food pantries, shelters, residential programs and day programs serving adults and children.

December 10th: NEW Twin Size Blankets, bedspreads, sheets...
Charity: Sisters Place Ct
My Sisters’ Place provides a safe and nurturing environment for those who find themselves without a home through a unique combination of services and support.

December 17th: Animal Toys, Beds, Bags of Food etc.
Charity: PAWS ( Pet Animal Welfare Society)
PAWS rescues and re-homes more than 500 cats and dogs every year. They provide shelter, medical care, and love to animals in need.

Holiday Lights Video

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