Winter Lightfest Park: 2250 E.N. 10th St., Abilene, 79601

united way of abilene

Winter lightfest

bigger, better, brighter in 2023!

Come celebrate with us

United Way of Abilene, in partnership with Christmas Décor by Lone Star Electric, is thrilled to bring back Winter Lightfest for its fifth year! Winter Lightfest features a 3/4-mile paved walking path through nearly 3 million lights with photo ops, Santa, a scavenger hunt, hot chocolate, s’mores, and more! Winter Lightfest Park: 2250 E.N. 10th Street, Abilene, 79601



Open 16 nights 

Winter Lightfest is open 16 weekend nights starting the day after Thanksgiving thru select dates in December:

November 24-26 (Friday-Sunday)
December 1-3 (Friday-Sunday)
December 8-10 (Friday-Sunday)
December 15-17 (Friday-Sunday)
December 22 & 23 (Friday-Saturday only)
December 29 & 30 (Friday-Saturday only)

Winter Lightfest Park: 2250 E.N. 10th St., Abilene, 79601

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parking & Park Hours

2250 E.N. 10th Street, Abilene, United States

Parking at Winter Lightfest is FREE!

Parking lot opens at 5:30 PM

Last entry to the parking lot granted at 8:30 PM; if you are providing transportation to or from the parking lot, you *must* arrive in the parking lot before 8:30 PM.

The walking trail is open from
6:00 – 9:00 PM (see parking details above)

Walking trail and park close at 9:00 PM


Discounted Tickets Online
Adults $12

Youth $7
2 and under – FREE

At The Gate
Adults $15

Youth $10

Group Rates (online only)
For groups of 20+
(advance purchase required)
Adults $9.60

Youth $5.60

Chauffeured Golf Cart Tours

Every Sunday night at 6:00 PM
$20 per person (up to 5 per cart)
Limited Availability | Advanced Online Purchase Only


Make S’mores by the Fire*

Take Photos with Santa*

LED Light Swings*

Enjoy the snow in Snow Flake Forest

Theme Nights every Sunday from 6:30 – 8:30PM

*additional charge

Winter Lightfest Park: 2250 E.N. 10th Street, Abilene, 79601

“We had so much fun. We absolutely loved everything. It is going to be our  annual holiday event for our family, can’t wait for next year!”

“So proud of our community offering such a first class, top notch event equivalent of anything similar in the city! Way to go Abilene!”

“We thoroughly enjoy this family event!. Everyone in our family had a smile on their face!”

“You have to plan for it cold, but it was wonderful as always and has become a favorite tradition!”