Update: Additional events have been added to the list to check out.
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – December is a month when many are looking to get into the holiday spirit. One way is by visiting light displays with family and friends. 22News is working for you on holiday light displays you won’t have to drive too far for.
Holiday light displays to check out:
|Holiday Light Display Name||Location||Price||Description||Last day for each light show|
|Bright Nights at Forest Park||300 Sumner Avenue, Springfield||$18 each|
Tuesdays are $10.
|This is Bright Nights’ 28th season! More than six million visitors have been welcomed into Forest Park to drive through the park to see lighted-up displays. |
A gift shop is available to drive up to get a souvenir or hot chocolate. It is found on the left after Seuss’s land. Children can also ride on the winter carousel for $3 or 2 for $5.
Visits with Santa occur Tuesdays, Fridays & Saturdays through December 23rd from 5:30 pm to 8 pm.
|McCray’s Farm Holiday light walkthrough||55 Alvord Street, South Hadley||$15|
Children 2 and under are free
|McCray’s Farm is known for its Halloween events, but now it is welcoming its new holiday walk-through of lights. It is a 30-minute walk outdoors.||December 31st|
|Look Park Winter Wonderland light display||300 N Main Sreet, Florence||$5/pp wagon ride||This light display can be viewed by Santa’s train called Look Park Express, which has been welcomed back. The train is to take you through the park to witness the display at first glimpse. Train access days to visit are from December 9-11, 15-18, or 21-23. Donations are also being accepted for those visiting in their vehicles.||January 1st|
|Winter Lights at Naumkeag||5 Prospect Hill Road, Stockbridge||Wednesday through Thursday adults: are $22/$17, Children (Age 3-13) $10/5 |
Friday-Sunday – Adults: $27/$22, Children (Age 3-13) $10/5
Children under 2 are free
|The garden is sparkled with thousands of colorful lights. Food and refreshments are available.||Starts December 3rd, ends on December 4th (Two day event)|
|Nightwood at The Mount||2 Plunkett Street, Lenox||Adults 19 and older are $22|
Youths that are 6 to 18 are $10
Children 5 and under are free
|This attraction includes a sound and light experience near Edith Wharton’s historic home. Guests are able to walk a 3/4 mile route through woods and gardens to view lights that will awaken their imaginations.||January 1st|
|Ware Holiday Flair Festive Drive-Thru||73 Church St, Ware||Free||Those who attend will see many holiday lights lit up through the park. It is hosted by the Holiday Flair Committee. Donations will be collected at the event, they advise keeping a lookout for any elves to give donations to. The event takes place from 5:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.||One day only-December 10|
|Holiday Light Trail of Wilbraham||Town of Wilbraham |
Stay tuned to their Facebook page for available maps.
|Free||This event will be hosted by the Wilbraham Children’s Museum to allow the public to view decorated houses. Will be held during the weekend of December 9th until December 11th.||December 11th|
Large house displays open to the public:
- Quinlan Holiday Displays has 120 inflatables this year for guests to see passing by. Located on Maegan’s way in Hadley. It has become a must-see holiday display for neighbors and anyone else in western Massachusetts.
- West Summit St. in South Hadley has holiday decorations for everyone Food donations are also welcome for the “neighbors helping neighbors” food pantry. Tune into 89.5 FM for music!
- Gagnon Family Lights is located at 101 Fair Oak Road in Springfield. You can tune into 88.1 FM for sound and a white bin is at the bottom of the driveway for donations to the Western Massachusetts Foster Care System. New unwrapped toys, gifts, toiletries, and clothes for infants-teens can be given.
22News would love to see your light display! Email us photos to firstname.lastname@example.org.