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Christmas and Holiday Light Show Displays near Carver County Minnesota

2022 Drive-Through and Walk-Through Displays

By Jamie Schlechter, Macaroni Kid Publisher November 24, 2021

The twinkle, colors, flashing and music, we all love to be amazed by the beauty of a wonderful Holiday Light Display.

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*All shows are weather permitting

This guide includes FREE and paid Christmas and Holiday Light Show displays near and around Carver County and Eden Prairie, Minnesota.

HOLIDAY LIGHT SHOW DISPLAYS NEAR CARVER COUNTY AND EDEN PRAIRIE


CHRISTMAS IN COLOR
1 Valleyfair Dr, Shakopee, MN 55379
Get ready for an upbeat drive-through holiday adventure at Christmas in Color! This uplifting, musical experience takes the tradition of gazing at Christmas lights through the car window to a whole new level. With millions of lights perfectly synchronized to your favorite holiday tunes, larger-than-life Christmas trees, candy canes and animated snowmen who will serenade you with songs, Christmas in Color is an immersive experience for all ages and abilities!

2022 Christmas in Color Dates/Times: 

  • November 25, 2022 - January 1, 2023
  • Closed Christmas Day
  • Drive-thru entry times begin every 30 minutes starting at 5:30pm each night. 
  • The last entry time will be at 9:30pm 
  • $35 per car 
  • SAVE 25% WHEN YOU USE DISCOUNT CODE KID2022

SEVER'S HOLIDAY LIGHTS
3121 150th Street West Shakopee, MN 55379

Gather your family and friends in the car to enjoy the sights and sounds of the Sever’s Holiday Lights. This year the half-mile course, located at Sever’s Festival grounds in Shakopee, is packed with more than 2.5 million lights set to holiday music favorites mixed to an upbeat track. Picture trees wrapped and dripping in icicle lights, back lit forests, hanging globes and massive flood lights to create a stunning winter wonderland setting.
New this year, meander by foot through the Woods Walk where the trees come to life with light. Or, check out the latest edition to Sever’s larger-than-life installations: a 3D gift box that is more than 24 feet tall and 24 feet wide! Guests can also drive around the family of drum giants constructed with translucent liquid drums. This family trekking through the snow is a must-see!

2022 Sever's Holiday Lights Dates/Times: 

  • Open Daily November 24, 2022 - January 1, 2023. 
  • Sundays and weekdays 5PM - 9PM 
  • Weekends and the week of Christmas 5PM - 10PM. 
  • $40 per vehicle (1-7 passengers)
  • $55 per vehicle (8+ passengers) 
  • Must purchase tickets online

GLOW HOLIDAY FESTIVAL
CHS Field, 360 N. Broadway St. Saint Paul, MN 55101

GLOW Holiday Festival, the third annual Minnesota holiday light experience. Guests will participate in a dazzling walk-through holiday experience featuring over a million lights, illuminated trees, interactive displays, full ballpark food and beverage options, and other festive attractions.

2022 GLOW Holiday Festival Dates/Times: 

  • Nov. 23, 2022 – Jan. 1, 2023
  • Entry times begin every hour starting at 5:00pm each night. 
  • The last reserved entry time is 9:00pm. 
  • Tickets are $25 for Adult General Admission; $12.75 for Children (ages 5-12) Kids 4 and under are Free
  • Purchase tickets online

CHRISTMAS ON SAVANNA
4441 Savanna Trail, Chaska, MN 55318
Christmas on Savanna is a Family Holiday Display synced to Christmas Music.

2022 Christmas on Savanna Dates/Times:

  • November 20, 2022 - December 26, 2022
  • Nightly from 5:00 - 9:00 PM
  • Tune Radio to 91.9 FM
  • FREE to view
  • Weather permitting
  • Please don't block driveways and be respectful of neighbors.
  • Turn off your headlights
  • Please keep your music at a reasonable volume



SNOOK FAMILY LIGHTS
1188 Wildwood Way, Chaska, MN 55318

Snook Family Lights is a family-run holiday light show, featuring over 50,000 lights programmed to a wide variety of our favorite holiday music.

2022 Snook Family Lights Dates/Times:

  • Light Show Hours to be updated soon
  • FREE to view
  • Weather permitting
  • Please don't block driveways and be respectful of neighbors.
  • Turn off your headlights
  • Please keep your music at a reasonable volume

ONAN FAMILY HOLIDAY LIGHTS
2nd Street SW Delano, MN 55328

Family Holiday Light Display with lots of programmable LED Christmas lights synced to music.

2022 Onan Family Lights Dates/Times:

  • November 25, 2025 - December 25, 2022
  • Friday-Sunday from 6:00 - 9:00 PM
  • Tune Radio to 97.5 FM
  • FREE to view
  • Weather permitting
  • Please don't block driveways and be respectful of neighbors.
  • Park on the FAR side of the street
  • Turn off your headlights
  • Please keep your music at a reasonable volume
  • During the week, visit website to pick a song to start the lights.



CHANHASSEN TOUR OF LIGHTS

Chanhassen Tour of Lights December 3 - 31, 2021 nightly from 5 - 9pm. Driving or walking tour of residential holiday light displays throughout Chanhassen, MN. A map will be available HERE after December 3, 2022.


WINTER LIGHTS AT THE MINNESOTA LANDSCAPE ARBORETUM
3675 Arboretum Drive, Chaska MN 55318

SPIRIT OF WINTER – FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS
9950 North Shore Rd Waconia, MN 55387
The Spirit of Winter is a 20-acre drive-thru light display throughout Sovereign Estate Winery. 



CANADIAN PACIFIC HOLIDAY TRAIN


BENTLEYVILLE
700 Railroad St, Duluth, MN 55802

KIWANIS HOLIDAY LIGHTS
Sibley Park 900 Mound Ave, Mankato, MN 56001

Kiwanis Holiday Lights is a walk-through or drive-through experience.


When you come across a great display please let us know. You can send an email to Jamies@macaronikid.com. We would love to share it with Macaroni KID readers!

Please note shows may cancel without notice, check links before making the drive if in question.


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