Winter Lights Festival

Winter Lights

Winter Lights Open Nightly November 25 through December 31

The City of Gaithersburg Winter Lights Festival is getting ready to welcome visitors for its 21st spectacular season. The wondrous display of lights at Seneca Creek State Park will be open nightly November 25 through December 31. Please note that the festival will be closed on December 25.

The 3.5 mile drive through the enchanted setting of Seneca Creek State Park takes you past more than 365 illuminated displays and 65 animated vignettes that light up the night. Themed areas include Winter Woods, Teddy Bear Land, Victorian Village, the North Pole, and much more. The park is located at 11950 Clopper Road, just a few miles west of the intersection with I-270.


  • Cars, SUV’s, Mini-Vans Monday - Thursday: $12
  • Cars, SUV’s, Mini-Vans Friday - Sunday: $15
  • Limos and 20-Passenger Vans: $20
  • Mini-buses: $30
  • Buses (30 seats or more): $70


Win a lifetime pass to Winter Lights!
Please take a few minutes to fill out our 2015 Winter Lights Survey and be entered into a random drawing for a Winter Lights Lifetime Pass. Drawing will take place on February 1, 2016.