united way of abilene
bigger, better, brighter in 2022!
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 fourth year! This year, Winter Lightfest features a 3/4-mile paved walking path through nearly 3 million lights with photo ops, a virtual reality experience, Santa, hot chocolate, s’mores, and more!
new days and hours added!
Due to recent weather, Winter Lightfest 2022 will now include the dates below.
CLOSED December 22nd due to inclement weather.
December 23rd: 6pm – 8pm
December 24th: 6pm – 8pm
December 26th: 6pm – 10pm
plan your visit
parking & Park Hours
Parking at Winter Lightfest is FREE!
Parking lot opens at 5:30 PM
Last entry granted at 9 PM
Guests may enter the park from
6 – 9 PM
Park closes to guests at 10 PM
Discounted Tickets Online
2 and under – FREE
At The Gate
For groups of 20 or more
Chauffeured Golf Cart Tours
Every Sunday night at 6:00 PM
$20 per person (up to 5 per cart)
SPECIAL FEATURES & EVENTS
Make S’mores by the Fire*
Take Photos with Santa*
Take a Ride in our Virtual Reality Sleigh *
Enjoy the snow in Snow Flake Forest
Theme Nights every Sunday from 6:30 – 8:30 PM
“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!”