Spring Lake Park Holiday Lights Drive Williston

• Enjoy thousands of holiday lights Nov. 25-Dec. 31, in over 75 displays every evening, 5:30-9:30 p.m. from inside your vehicle.

• Tune to 107.1 for holiday music! Entry fee is $5 per car.

• Check out the lighted photo op spots throughout the park. If in use, be courteous! Wait for the other party to finish before approaching.

• Plan to come often? Buy a book of 10 single use passes for $40 (a $10 savings) from the Visitors Center, 212 34th St W. or call us at 701-774-9041.

• You can also fill up your Holiday Lights Drive punch card and get an additional night free.

• Punch cards are available at the gate house while supplies last.

Featured Nights At The Holiday Lights Drive:

Wednesday, Dec. 20: Bumble the Abominable Snowman Night - Can you spot the Abominable Snowmonster? Sometimes Bumble is hiding, but other times you might drive right by him! This themed night comes with a take-home craft for children in the vehicle while supplies last.

Thursday, Dec. 21: Sledding - Bring your sled! Park in the amphitheater parking lot at the bottom of the first hill after the ticket booth. We plan to have extra lights on the sledding hill, and Salvation Army plans to be on hand to hand out hot cocoa. There will also be a take-home craft distributed from the gate house for kids in the car while supplies last.

Satuday, Dec. 23: Cookie Decorating Kit - What would the holidays be without holiday treats? Individual cookie kits are available to kids in the car while supplies last!

Tuesday, Dec. 26: The Great Elf Send Off - The Elf on the Shelf has been busy keeping an eye on you all month and deserves a party before heading back to the North Pole! Visit the Lights Drive and see if you can find all the miniature elves partying around the park, visible from your car. This is also your last night to complete the Elf on the Shelf bingo card! Take home crafts will be distributed from the gate house for kids in the car while supplies last.

Thursday, Dec. 28: Meet the First Responders - Follow the lights! Come meet Williston’s 1st Responders at the Lights Drive, parked in the keel boat parking lot. Take-home crafts will be distributed from the gate house for kids in the car while supplies last.

Saturday, Dec. 30: New Year’s Eve Eve - Bring the kids for a spin through the Lights Drive to celebrate their own mini New Year’s celebration, saving Dec. 31 for your own plans, if you have them! We will be handing out party favors at the gate house for kids in the car while supplies last.

Other activities, weather permitting:

Wednesday Night Hayrides with Ironhide: Hayrides are available on Nov. 29, Dec. 6 and Dec. 13 for up to 10 people or two families per ride, maximum (whichever threshold is met first). Check in with the driver in the parking lot of the keel boat to verify availability. Hayrides are first come, first served, 6-8 p.m.

Elf On the Shelf Bingo: Play bingo with us! Every night through Dec. 26, our larger-than-life size Elf on the Shelf will be moved in the park. Find him and mark off the corresponding square with the date on your bingo card! Cards are available at the Lights Drive gate. Complete a row and return your winning card to the Williston Convention & Visitors Bureau for a prize!

Self-Guided Photo Opportunities: Check out all the Holiday Lights Drive photo stops! Can you find them all? If another party is using the photo op, please wait until they finish to approach. If you are using the photo op spot and notice a vehicle waiting, please finish in a timely manner and return to your vehicle so others can see it. Refer to the map from the gate house for specific locations.

Letters to Santa: Write your letter to Santa and leave it in the red mailbox at the keelboat. These are picked up daily and replied to, if a return address is provided! You can use the blank letter form you receive at the Lights Drive gate. Feel free to ask for more if you have multiple kids (or kids at heart) in the vehicle!

 

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