Holiday Lights

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

The park will be covered in lights, thousands of bulbs and spectacular light shows every half hour set to music. A selection of children's and family rides will be open.

November 25, 2016 through December 18, 2016
Fridays 5:00pm to 9:00pm
Saturdays & Sundays 4:00pm to 9:00pm

Holiday Lights features a 100-foot-tall Christmas tree, the largest in Connecticut!
And, there will be a nightly tree ceremony featuring special guests at opening each night.

  • Tickets
  • Activities
  • Video & Photo Gallery

Holiday Lights Tickets Sale!

Adult $12.99 each ONLINE!
$15.99 each AT GATE
Child (10 & younger) $10.99 each
Senior (Ages 60 & older) $10.99 each
Children 3 & under FREE


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Platinum or Diamond Season Pass!

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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 the following food trucks to Lake Compounce for its 5th season!
Don’t forget to purchase a reusable, unlimited refill souvenir mug to pair our delicious hot cocoa with any of the food offerings from these trucks!

744 Express  |  Poutine  |  The Whey Station  |  NoRA Cupcake Company
Spuds Your Way  |  Chunky Tomato  |  Chompers  |  Deb’s Cafe | Sultan Kebab

Special Guests for Tree Lighting Ceremonies

Please note, the Tallest Christmas Tree in Connecticut is lit right when the park opens.

11/25 – A Special Family!
11/26 – Connecticut Bloggers
11/27 – Gina J

12/2 – Ugly Christmas Sweater Participants
12/3 – American Red Cross Special Guest
12/4 – Jenny Boom Boom

12/9 – Christmas Wish Special Guest
12/10 – Michael Buckley
12/11 – Make a Wish special guest and Miss CT teen!

12/16 – Santa and Kyle
12/17 – Santa and Kyle
12/18 – Kiss 95.7’s Perez from the Perez show!

Holiday Lights Video

Photo Gallery


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