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6 Spectacular Holiday Light Displays

Here are 6 spectacular holiday light displays that you won’t want to miss in Indiana’s Cool North, especially if you want to celebrate the season from the safety of your car, or by being outside!

Winter Lights Drive-Thru at Sunset Hill Farm

Enjoy the magic of the Winter Lights display at Sunset Hill Farm County Park beginning November 20 and ending on January 1.  The drive-thru is free and open every night from about 6-9.


Festival of Lights at Washington Park

For over 30 years people have been driving through Washington Park’s Festival of Lights to see a variety of holiday and traditional light displays.  Nightly December 5, 2020 to January 3, 2021, 3-8pm.

The Gift of Lights at Potawatomi Zoo


More than a million lights will be wrapped around trees and free-standing displays at the Potawatomi Zoo.  The Gift of Lights will run Friday through Sunday, November 27 to December 20, 5 to 9 pm (last admission at 8:30).

Winter Wonderland at Wellfield Botanic Gardens

Winter Wonderland at the Wellfield Botanic Gardens will be open Friday, Saturday and Sunday, November 27 to December 27, 2020.   The 1/4 mile promenade is alive with color in the magical gardens.  Enjoy live music, warming fire pits, and snacks and beverages available from Navarre Hospitality Group.

Christmas in Shipshewana

Christmas Lights decorating downtown Shipshewana, Indiana.

Christmas in Shipshewana is like visiting a Hallmark movie set.  View the amazing traditional lights throughout the entire downtown shopping area. You can also see the beautiful lighted tree next to Shipshewana Furniture and the lights all over town at many other shops.

Shipshewana Lights of Joy

Shipshewana Lights of Joy takes you along almost a mile and a half display of over two million lights, which will certainly bring Christmas Joy to you from November 20, 2020 to January 2, 2021, Tuesday to Sunday.

If you are looking for places to complete your Christmas shopping in Indiana’s Cool North, check here.