Follow the Lights to Holiday Cheer! Last Updated: November 2020

Holiday cheer is upon us in Connecticut! Get in the holiday spirit by getting out and experiencing some of the brilliant holiday lights festivals and displays around the state. Enjoy a festive, magical, memorable and safe outing sure to delight audiences of all ages.

Just be sure to check with each location before venturing out as hours may change due to COVID-19.

Start a Family Tradition

A holiday experience for people of all ages. Enjoy Magic of Lights in Wallingford, from the comfort of your own car as you wind through the sparkling path. At every turn, the magical route is overflowing with spectacular light displays that bring your favorite holiday themes and characters to life.

Winter Holiday Lights

Downtown Stamford boasts more than 300,000 holidays lights adorning on trees in the parks and main street during this year's Winter Holiday Lights.

Holiday Light Spectacular

This year, Olde Mistick Village will be transformed into a holiday wonderland. Explore the Holiday Light Spectacular with a half a million lights illuminating the campus while you shop and dine safely.

Small Town Holiday Cheer

On Friday evening, December 4, enjoy the walkable streets of Collinsville which are lit with luminaries for horse drawn carriage rides, a "Champagne Walk," and tree lighting. Saturday, December 5, is filled with family-friendly fun with horse drawn carriage rides, craft fair, story time with Mrs. Claus, face painting, meet Santa Clause, magician shows and much more during Christmas in Collinsville.

In Windsor on December 5, enjoy a fun evening of holiday festivities during the annual Torchlight Parade. More than 20 decorated vehicles and marchers stroll down the town center with all its lights, music and fanciful decorations.

Ride Along with Santa and Santa's Reindeer