Nightly Activities

Nightly Activities

Each night of The Lights of Christmas is packed with fun-filled activities including live music, theater, crafts, food, pony rides, a petting farm, and Polar Express Train rides. The kids will love making their own toy in the Joyland Workshop, listening to carolers, and visiting with Santa Claus or Bruce the Spruce, the talking Christmas tree.

Nightly Activities for The Lights of Christmas

Activity Date and Time Location
Polar Express Train 6:00pm-10:00 nightly - unlimited rides near Tinhorn Town
Elfland Toy Shop 6:00pm-10:00 nightly - make a toy (extra fee: $1.50-$3) near Pony Rides
Pony rides 5:30pm-9:30 nightly - unlimited rides, kids under 4' tall only near Tinhorn Town
"Bruce the Spruce"
The Talking Christmas Tree Tweets by @BruceTSpruce
5:30pm-10:00 nightly near Trail's End
Santa Claus 5:30pm-10:00 nightly until Dec. 23 Joyland
Petting farm 5:00pm-10:00 nightly Frontier Camp
Make an Ornament 5:00pm-10:00 nightly (extra fee: $3-$5) Joyland Ornament Shop
Face painting 6:00pm-9:30 nightly (extra fee: $2-$4) Victorian Lighthouse Inn

Entertainment stages
Activity Date and Time Location
Victorian caroling performances each hour, 5:45pm-9:45 nightly near Nativity
Local music and drama performances times vary, nightly Joyland Concert Hall
Spoken word & acoustic sets
performances each hour, 6:00pm-9:00 nightly Starry Night Coffeehouse
Country and bluegrass music
performances each hour, 5:15pm-9:15 nightly Tinhorn Town
Story-teller performances each hour, 6:00pm-9:00 nightly Deer Mountain Lodge lobby

Download an event map of The Lights of Christmas


2014 General Admission Rates:

ADULT age 13-59  $15
MILITARY age 13-59  $12
SENIOR age 60+  $12
KIDS age 4-12  $10
KIDS age 0-3 Free
Pay What You Can Nights - Dec. 4, 11, 29, 30; 5-10pm
Cash is preferred at the event. ATM on-site
Sorry, no pets or alcohol.

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