2022 Holiday Lights

Our Longest Holiday Lights Season Ever

Holiday Lights Returns for the 2022 Season


Enjoy hundreds of thousands of spectacular, glimmering lights during our longest Holiday Lights season ever! It's just not the Holidays until you visit Holiday Lights at Lake Compounce! Visit as much as you'd like with a Season Pass.

Holiday Lights provides unique festive entertainment for all ages. Enjoy Connecticut's Tallest Christmas Tree, spectacular light shows around the park set to your favorite holiday music, decorate cookies, and write a letter to Santa.
Holiday Lights will run every Friday, Saturday and Sunday November 19 - December 24. We've added event more days to the calendar this year, join us Monday - Saturday, December 26-31 to say goodbye to the holiday season.



2022 Silver, Gold, and Platinum passes and 2023 Gold and Platinum passes include UNLIMITED admission to Holiday Lights.

Frosty Festivities

November 19:
Opening Night at Holiday Lights! It's the first weekend of the holiday season and we're getting into the spirit earlier than ever this year. Join us as we relight Connecticut's Tallest Christmas Tree.

November 25-27:
It's the season of giving, celebrate with us as we collect canned goods and nonperishable food items for local food banks.

December 2-4:
Show us your best ugly sweater! Nothing spreads holiday cheer quite like that sweater from your grandma's closet, bust out your best ugly sweaters, sip on hot cocoa, and get in the spirit of the season with us.

December 11:
Pawliday Lights returns for another season. Bring your furry BFF for photos with Santa, pup cups, and more. Plus meet and greet with adoptable dogs, learn more about local rescue organizations, and donate to a doggo in need.

December 16-17:
Don't miss Gingerbread Weekend! Indulge in delicious gingerbread themed food & beverage offerings - available during this weekend only. Plus, build your own gingerbread house and decorate gingerbread characters.

December 26 - December 30:
The Holidays aren't over yet. Join us for one final week of Holiday Lights as we close out the 2022 season.

December 31:
Kid's New Year's Eve returns to Lake Compounce! We're ringing in 2023 kids style with bubble dance party, juice box toast, and our final fireworks show of the 2022 season!

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Holiday Lights Admission Tickets



Get 2022 Holiday Lights admission for FREE with your purchase of a 2023 Season Pass starting at 6 payments of $25


Holiday Lights Admission

2022 ticket prices will be announced soon, check bac for updates.


Children 3 & Under FREE

Holiday Lights Activities

  • Ride the North Pole Railway
    Closed on 12/31 due to the Firework Spectacular
  • Select children's and family rides open (unless weather is prohibitive)
  • Special entertainment and shows
  • Nightly appearances by special costumed guests
  • Cookie decorating, snow globe making, plus many more fun seasonal activities for the whole family
  • Shops filled with holiday gifts perfect for everyone!
  • Themed foods and drinks for the entire family

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.


  • Boocifer's Haunted Holiday at Ghost Hunt
  • North Pole Express
    Closed on 12/31 due to the Firework Spectacular
  • Carousel
  • Twister
  • Bumper Cars
  • American Flyers
  • Zoomer’s Gas N’ Go
  • Drum Circus
  • Flying Elephants
  • Jolly Jester
  • Kiddie Coaster
  • Little Critters
  • Little Dare Devils
  • Rainbow Riders