Presented by International Paper, Starry Nights is a family-friendly holiday experience with drive through and walking trails of lights and displays plus magical Mistletoe Village! This event is the largest annual fundraiser for the Park, and it’s a holiday tradition for thousands of families. They will be closed on Monday, November 26. And hours run from Sunday to Thursday 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Tickets are $20 per car, $50 per van, and $150 per bus. They can be purchased at the gate, at the Lake’s Edge Gift Shop or you can purchase them online.
New this year, you can walk the festive half-mile holiday path or choose to the Candy Cane Train ($5) to see the new light displays along Hyde Lake. You can also visit with Santa in his workshop. Picture packages start at $25, but you can write a letter to the North Pole for free. Also new this year, is Build-A-Bear Workshop. Workshop hours are as follows:
Build-A-Bear Workshop Hours:
November 23 – December 16
Monday- Friday: 5pm-9pm
PETTING ZOO, CAMEL RIDES + PONY RIDES
Petting Zoo Admission: $3 per person
Food Cup: $1 per cup
Camel + Pony Rides: $5 per person
SPECIAL THEME NIGHTS
November 29: Tacky Sweater Night ($5 off)
December 3: Run Walk Bike ($5 per person); Starry Nights closed to cars
December 6: Decorate Your Car Night ($5 off)
December 6: Member Night (Free Petting Zoo entry + free s’more kit. Must show Member ID)
December 10: Walkin + Woofin ($5 per person; free for four-legged friends!): Starry Nights closed to cars
December 13: Scout Night ($5 off)
Enjoy a sweet treat during your visit to Starry Nights! Grab some hot chocolate and do a little shopping, and then roast s’mores or marshmallows over a cozy fire pit.
Hot chocolate: $3
S’mores kit (graham crackers, marshmallows, chocolate): $5
Food Trucks: prices and options vary