Local Christmas Light Displays
“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!
This year’s event will feature three new light displays: larger-than-life snowflakes, “Dancing Donuts,” in addition to 32 soft-lit Christmas trees and reindeer.
Dates: Nov 23 – Dec 24, (closed Nov. 26–28) *On Sunday, 11/25 and 12/2 Enchantment in the Park will open at 6 PM due to special events.
Hours: 5-9pm, nightly
Admission: FREE to attend, however donations are appreciated and benefit local food pantries. Carriage rides are $5/person ages 16 and up.
(Suggested donation: A bag of non-perishable food items or $10 cash donation per car.)
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!
Mon, Tues, Wed: 11am to 5pm (last car admitted at 4pm)
Thurs: 11am to 8pm (last car admitted at 7pm)
Fri, Sat: 11am-9pm (last car admitted at 8pm)
Sun: 11am to 8pm (last car admitted at 7pm)
Special Hours: Dec 26 – 31st: 11am-9pm (last car admitted at 8pm)
Closed: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve & Christmas Day
$5 per person before 3:30pm (2 & under are free)
$7.50 per person after 3:30pm (2 & under are free)
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!
Dates: Nov 23 – Dec 26
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!
Dates: Nov 24 – Jan 1
Hours: Sun – Thurs 4:30-9:30pm | Fri & Sat 4:30-10:30pm
Admission: FREE – donations benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation
Lightmare Before Christmas
N102W17515 Lone Oaks Dr. Germantown, Wisconsin 53022
A fun and crazy personal Christmas lights show at a home in nearby Germantown. 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!
Dates: Check their Facebook Page or Website above
Hours: Sun – Thurs 6:30-10pm | 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.
Dates: Dec 2
Hours: 5:30 – 8pm
Admission: FREE – donations appreciated
The Ingleside Hotel – Pewaukee
Nestled in the heart of Southeastern Wisconsin is a holiday destination steeped in festive tradition. Each year, the Ingleside 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.
Dates: Nov 23-25 and Nov 30- Dec 31
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
Narrated by Milwaukee Downtown’s Public Service Ambassadors, this 40-minute tour acquaints riders with downtown landmarks and the most decorated scenes. Even better, rides are just $2 per person (cash only, please)!
Dates: November 16-December 30
Times: Thursdays-Sundays | 6 PM – 8:20 PM
Admission: $2 per person – cash only
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!
2018 details TBA
Miller Valley Holiday Lights
Miller Brewery – Milwaukee, WI
Miller Valley is celebrating its 15th year of Holiday Lites! Join us as we Lite Up the Valley on Friday and Saturday nights beginning 11/30 through 12/22. The Holiday Lites experience is a mini tour consisting of an opening video, the famous Miller Caves and a wonderful Holiday Lites show. This is a FREE indoor/outdoor walking tour so please come dressed for the weather!
All ages welcome. Must be 21+ to enjoy beer sampling. No strollers.
Dates: November 30 – December 22
Hours: Tours run every 20 minutes between 4:40 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Making Spirits Bright
Evergreen Park – Sheboygan
Head to Evergreen Park for this fantastic light display, including:
– Live Entertainment
– Visits with Santa
– Concessions for sale
– Trolley rides (Fridays and Saturdays)
Dates: November 23 – December 31
Hours: 5:00 – 9:00 PM
Admission: FREE – donations accepted
Celebration of Lights
Menominee Park – Oshkosh
1.2 miles of holiday sights and sounds are displayed throughout beautiful Menominee Park, enhanced by the colorful light reflections from Lake Winnebago. Sights and activities include the 100 foot tree, one-hundred twenty plus trees filled with lights, sculptured scenes, animated light displays, Visits With Santa, COL Gift Shop (with its own entrance this year), special event nights, carriage rides and so much more.
Dates: November 23 – December 31
Admission: $10.00 per carload with $1.00 off for a non-perishable in-date food donation
Have a local Christmas light display to add to our list? Let us know!