It doesn’t feel like the holidays until the lights are on outside! Here are 5 worth the drive Christmas light shows in and around Northeast Wisconsin.
1. Oshkosh Celebration of Lights
Menominee Park, 520 Pratt Trail, Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Friday, November 24 – Saturday, December 31, 2017: 5 – 9 pm daily
A 1.2 mile car drive through Menominee Park along the shores of Lake Winnebago. Highlights include a 100-foot tree, sculptured scenes and animated light displays. Visit Santa and his reindeer.
- $10.00/vehicle ($1.00 off non-perishable food donation)
- FREE on the following Community Nights: November 28, December 5, December 8, December 12 and December 25, 2017.
2. WPS Garden of Lights
Green Bay Botanical Gardens, 2600 Larsen Road, Green Bay, Wisconsin
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays from 5 – 9 pm
November 24 – December 23, 2017 and December 26 – 30, 2017
Walk (about 30-45 min.) or ride in a horse drawn wagon (about 10-15 min.) through a light tour of over a quarter of a million twinkling lights. Most paths are shoveled and salted and should be accessible to wheelchairs and strollers.
- Walking Tour (Ages 13 & up): $9
- Walking Tour (Ages 3-12): $5
- Horse-Drawn Wagon Tour (includes walking tour, Ages 13 & up):$14
- Horse-Drawn Wagon Tour (includes walking tour, Ages 13 & up): $9
- Children (Ages 2 and under: FREE
Tickets available at the door or select Festival Foods locations including: Green Bay East & West, DePere, Appleton, Darboy, Suamico, Manitowoc, Neenah, Oshkosh, Sheboygan and Fond du Lac.
3. Lakeside Light Show
Lakeside Park, 555 N Park Ave, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
November 24, 2017 – January 3, 2018: 5 – 11 pm
Enjoy a 20 minute show (approximately) with dancing trees. Tune your car radio to 87.9 FM to listen to the music. This years light show is in the park on the hill by the water treatment plant. When entering the park from Main street, take a left after passing the children’s play area. The best spot for viewing is in the parking lot across the street but be careful it does get busy. Don’t forget to see who is on top of the lighthouse!
- FREE (donations accepted for light display)
4. Rotary Winter Wonderland
Wildwood Zoo, 608 W 17th St, Marshfield, Wisconsin
November 24 – December 31, 2017: 5 – 9 pm
Holiday lights display at Wildwood Zoo, Marshfield with over 1,000,000 L.E.D. lights! They also host many fun activities like Santa visits, horse drawn carriage rides, and more. Walk through or drive through.
- FREE (donations accepted for food pantry)
5. Making Spirits Bright
Evergreen Park, Sheboygan
A drive through holiday display by the Sheboygan County Rotary Clubs. Lights synchronized to music, tune your radio to o to 89.1 FM while driving through. Take a trolley ride on Fridays or Saturdays from 5:30 – 8:30 pm from the Quarryview Center for $2 per person (infants ride free). Drop off a donation for the food pantry or leave a cash donation for the display.
- FREE (donations accepted for food pantry or light display)
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