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Where To See Local Holiday Lights

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We love to tour our city to see all the amazing light displays! Plan your route using our list below, and then pack the kids in the car, turn on some holiday music, and get ready for some family fun. A few neighborhoods have some pretty incredible lights that are worth the stop and staying up past bedtime.

Light Shows With Music

Computerized display with a little over 11,000 lights!

DATES:: Early December to mid January

TIMES:: Every night from 6:00 pm-10:00 pm


DAY | TIME:: Every night 7 p.m.-10 p.m. 

Music played over speakers in the yard

{By: Mike and Rose Tamosaitis}

FM radio station synced with 24,000 lights!

A Bennett Christmas

DAY | TIME:: Sunday-Thursday 5:30-9:00 p.m., Friday & Saturday 5:00-11 p.m.

STATION:: Tune into 107.5 FM

{By: Timothy and Ashley Bennett}

DAY | TIME:: Sunday- Thursday 5:30 p.m.-10:00 p.m.; Friday- Saturday 5:30 p.m.-11:00 p.m.

STATION:: Tune to 101.9 FM

For additional info, click HERE!

{By Steve Endicott} 

A Candy Cane Christmas:: Collecting “Cans for Christmas”

DAY | TIME:: Nightly from 5:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. 

{By: Mark Ingles}


The Illumination Light show has converted to a WALK through Christmas light show and is not a drive through show this year. Themed areas such as Candy Land, Colorado Winter Land, the Nazarene Nativity and our 19ft high 75 ft Christmas tunnel sychronized to music playing on your radio.  Segments of light show are synchronized to music. Just walk and enjoy the Christmas lights. 

DATES | TIMES:: Open November 24th through January 6th, 2018 {Closed on Christmas Day}


  • Cash & Credit Cards acceptedNOTE:  Admission covers per person, Kids/Youth 3-17
    • $7 per person adult Early/Late season/ $5 Kids and $8 per person adult/$5 Kids Mid-season*
    • Group pricing for 10 or more Early/Late season $6 per person and $7 for Mid season*
    • Season Pass = $15 online or at the gate. Thinking of bringing back family or friends or giving the pass as a Gift.  For a great deal Order here and pick it up at the gate

    *Mid-season will be  Dec 15th – 24th

ABOUT:: Walk through our Christmas light park and enjoy the sights and sounds of Christmas.  We have 1/4 of a million lights while some lights are set to music.  Christmas favorites play on a round while you enjoy the lights.  Before or after the walk enjoy smores*, hot chocolate*, apple cider* and more while you sit with friends or family.  After you warm up, head out for a second lap if you like.   Santa Claus will be available on select nights from 530 until 715 pm.  Friday the 15th, Saturday the 16th, then on the 21st 22nd and 23rd.  Check Facebook for the latest updates or changes. (*Drinks snacks ornaments & Christmas trees available while supplies last for an additional fee)

For additional information, click HERE.

DAY | TIME:: Sunday- Thursday 5:30 p.m.- 9 p.m.; Friday-Saturday 5:30 p.m.-10 p.m.

STATION:: Tune to 107.7 FM to listen to the music

{By: Bob Oatman} 

DAY | TIME:: Every night 5:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

STATION:: Tune into 93.7 FM

{By Larry Hazeltine} 

 {Briargate and Chapel Hills Dr.}

DAY | TIME:: Every night 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. 

STATION:: Tune to 88.9 FM to listen to the music

Ensell Family Christmas

DAY | TIME:: Every night 6:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m.

STATION:: Tune to 88.5 FM to listen to the music

DAY | TIME:: Monday-Thursday 6:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.; Friday-Sunday 6:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.


INFO:: 32 Channel systems synchronizing lights to music with home made lawn characters including Peanuts, Grinch, Jack Skeleton, Sponge Bob, even Beavis and Butt-head. Large face on house singing along with the music!

Street of homes decked out with lights & synchronized to music! One of our favorites:)

Pickett Colorado Christmas

DAY | TIME:: Sunday-Thursday 5:30 pm -10:00 pm; Friday & Saturday 5:30 pm-11:00 pm

STATION:: Tune to  93.5 FM to listen to the music and fully enjoy our display!

LOCATION:: Springs First Church 

DATES | TIMES:: Drive thru times are December 9-11th  AND 16th-19th ; 6:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. each night

COST:: FREE- Donations accepted

ABOUT:: The Many Lights of Christmas is a unique drive-through display of over half-a-million lights! Includes Santa’s workshop, military display, Cinderella, Gingerbread house, “Frozen” scene, Nativity, and lights lights lights!

DAY | TIME:: Every night 4:30 p.m.-12:00 a.m.

STATION:: Tune to 93.5 FM to listen to the music

Garcia Christmas Lights 

DAY | TIME:: Every night 5:00 pm-10:00 pm


DAY | TIME:: Every night 5:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

STATION:: Tune to 89.1 FM to listen to the music

STATION:: Tune to 97.7 FM to listen {nativity sync’d to music}

LOCATION:: Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s Electric Safari 

DATES:: Open 20 nights!

Nightly, December 8 – 10
Nightly, December 15 – 23
Nightly, December 25 – January 1, 2018

(*Electric Safari is NOT open on Christmas Eve, December 24)

TIME:: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. (last admission sold at 7:30 p.m.)
EXCLUSIVE early entry for Zoo members and their guests ONLY: 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

ABOUT:: Lights, Animals and Holiday Spirit! There’s only one place in Colorado Springs that you can see over 85 one-of-a-kind light sculptures and 50 acres of lights and wild animals – Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s Electric Safari! Warming fires throughout the Zoo offer a reprieve from the chill, as do select indoor animal exhibits that remain open during the event. Top off this astounding display by gazing out at the city’s lights and watch all of Colorado Springs sparkle. Santa and Mrs. Claus are visiting Safari Lodge nightly until Saturday, December 23rd. 

For pricing and more details, click HERE.

DAY | TIME:: Weekends only! 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

DAY | TIME:: Monday-Thursday 5:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.; Friday-Sunday 5:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m.

STATION:: Tune to 88.5 FM to listen to the music

DAY | TIME:: Every night 5:30 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

STATION:: Tune into 99.3 FM to listen to the music

{By: David Pitts}

DAY | TIME:: Monday-Thursday 5:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m.; Friday-Sunday 5:00 p.m.- 11:00 p.m.

STATION:: Tune to 93.5 FM to listen to the music

DAY | TIME:: Sunday-Thursday 5:30 pm- 9:00 pm; Friday-Saturday 5:00 pm- 11:00 pm 

STATION:: Tune to 107.5 FM to listen to the music


5:30 PM

Computerized display of lights to music. Tune your FM radio to 93.1 to listen to the lights.

Computerized LED Display
90.3 FM
Show runs nightly until 10 pm

Red White and Blue Christmas

DATES|TIMES:: Every night from 5 pm-10 pm

STATION:: Tune into 107.3 FM 
{By: Steve Cooper}

Need to swing through to grab some coffee/hot chocolate for yourself and littles? We have you covered! Check out our blog posts with some of our very favorite spots!

If you have a favorite place to see holiday lights, please submit it below so we can include it!

Ultimate 2017 Guide to the Holidays in Colorado Springs

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