The Haunted Graveyard is open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights through October 29th starting at 5pm! Admission tickets are sold online until 4pm the day of the event but can still be purchased at the park that evening. Wild Cat coaster will be closed.

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 24, 2017 through December 30, 2017
Times TBA

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

  • Tickets
  • Activities
  • Video & Photo Gallery

Holiday Lights Tickets Sale!

Adult - Pre-Cheer Sale!
Buy before 11/25 and save $5!
$10.99 each
Adult $15.99 each
Child (10 & younger) $11.99 each
Senior (Ages 60 & older) $11.99 each
Children 3 & under FREE


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!
Check back for a complete list.

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.

Holiday Lights Video

Photo Gallery


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