2017 Christmas Light Displays Around Washington County
“It’s the most wonderful time of the year!”
Are you ready for Christmas lights? We’ve gathered together all of the best places to see holiday light displays this year. Grab some hot cocoa and head out with the family to start a new tradition today!
Enchantment In The Park
Regner Park – West Bend
With more than half a million lights, this interactive light show is a holiday staple and fun for the whole family! Walk or drive the park to see all of the beautiful displays. Visit with Santa, ride a horse & carriage, and enjoy all of the fun entertainment scheduled at the park!
2017 Dates: Nov. 24 – Dec. 31
(Drive/Walk through only Dec. 24 – 31. Events and buildings closed for the season.)
2017 Hours: 5-9pm, nightly
Admission: A bag of non-perishable food items or suggested $10 cash donation per car. Carriage rides are $5/person ages 17 and up.
Holiday Drive-Thru the Zoo
Shalom Wildlife – West Bend
Bring your family and friends for this daytime event! In the warmth of your own car, drive slow, relax and enjoy the wildlife, unique Holiday displays, and Holiday Decorations. You will see Reindeer, Wolves, Bears, Cougar, Elk, Bison, and much more in this winter wonderland. The Drive-thru takes about one hour and you may see Santa wandering around!
2017 Dates: Nov 17 – Dec 30
2017 Hours: Fri 1pm – 9pm | Sat 10am – 9pm | Sun 10am-8pm | Mon – Thurs 1-4pm
Admission: $20 per car before 4pm | $30 per car after 4pm
(up to 4 people, then $5 per additional person)
MillerCoors 12th Annual Holiday Lites
Miller Brewery – Milwaukee
Over 350,000 Holiday Lites returns to Miller on Fridays and Saturdays in December. Join in to celebrate a milestone anniversary… 160 Years of Brewing Beer! There will be special seasonal brews for adults to sample and a beautiful lights show. In addition, special community partners will be making appearances throughout the weeks, including Milwaukee Bucks, Admirals, and Brewers.
Please note: No strollers are allowed on this tour.
2017 Dates: Dec 1 – 23
2017 Hours: Fri & Sat Tours start every 20 minutes beginning at 4:40 p.m. through 9:00 p.m.
Admission: FREE – All Ages Welcome. Must be 21+ with Valid ID to Sample beer.
Candy Cane Lane
West Allis Neighborhood Light Show
A collaboration of more than 3oo homes beautifully decorated for the holidays. Visitors come from far and away to drive or stroll through this winter wonderland of holiday sights and sounds. Check out the schedule of events – local performers, radio DJs, and even Santa himself will be making appearances this year!
2017 Dates: Nov 24 – Dec 26
2017 Hours: Mon – Fri 6-9pm | Sat – Sun 5-10pm
Admission: FREE – donations benefit the MACC Fund
Konzal’s Crazy Christmas
Located at 4083 Highview Drive in Jackson
A fun and crazy personal Christmas lights show at a home in nearby Jackson. The lights in the show are programmed to Christmas music favorites and broadcast using a FM transmitter to your car radio. You won’t want to miss this!
2017 Dates: Nov 25 – Dec 31
2017 Hours: Sun – Thurs 4:30 – 9:30 pm | Fri & Sat 4:30 – 10:30 pm
Admission: FREE – donations benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation
Lightmare Before Christmas
Located at N102W17515 Lone Oaks Dr in Germantown
Get in the holiday spirit early with this crazy Halloween and Christmas light show in Germantown! Lights are synced to music – don’t miss it!
2017 Dates: Halloween Oct 13 – 31 | Christmas Dates To Be Announced
2017 Hours: Sun – Thurs 6:30 – 9pm | Fri & Sat 6:30 – 10pm
Windsong Subdivision – Germantown
Over one mile and 100+ homes decorated for the holidays with Luminaries lining the streets. Santa and Mrs. Claus greet visitors as they enter Windsong Subdivision. Food and/or monetary donations collected for the Germantown Food Pantry are collected at the entrance to the Subdivision.
2017 Date: Dec 3
2017 Hours: 5:30 – 8pm
Admission: FREE – donations appreciated
Country Springs Hotel – Pewaukee
Nestled in the heart of Southeastern Wisconsin is a holiday destination steeped in festive tradition. Each year, the Country Springs Hotel is transformed into a winter wonderland called Country Christmas. Admission to Wisconsin’s largest drive through Christmas lights display includes a trip through the Country Christmas Trail and entrance to two buildings located at the end of the trail, Christmas Village and The Streets of Bethlehem.
2017 Dates: Nov 24 – 26, Dec 1 – 31
2017 Hours: Sun – Thurs 5-9pm | Fri, Sat & Holidays 5-10pm
Admission: Sun – Thur $15.00/Carload | Fri, Sat & Holidays $20/Carload | Limos & Large Passenger Vans $30
Cash only at the door. Buy tickets in advance here.
Jingle Bus Tours
A lovely 40-minute tour of downtown Milwaukee landmarks and the most decorated scenes. Hop aboard at the Warming House location in The Shops of Grand Avenue. Awaiting riders will enjoy the Shops of Grand Avenue animatronic symphony orchestra of bears, holiday shops, holiday punch, and free mini-donuts. Kids will also receive a holiday coloring book.
2017 Dates: Nov 17 – Dec 30
2017 Hours: Thurs though Sun, 6-8:20pm
Admission: $2/person (cash only)
(Discounted parking is available for $3 in The Shops of Grand Avenue west parking garage until 10pm.)
FDL Lakeside Lights Show
Lakeside Park – Fond du Lac
A fun and free light show held at Lakeside Park. See your favorite characters lit up in twinkling lights – Elsa, Olaf, the Chipmunks, and more! Tune in to 87.9fm for the complete holiday experience!
2017 Dates: Nov 24 – Jan 3
2017 Hours: 5-11pm daily
Have a local Christmas light display to add to our list? Let us know at wcbusykids(at)gmail.com!