Holiday Lights 2023

 November 24 – January 7

 6 – 9:30 p.m. 


Join us, as we transform into a mesmerizing winter wonderland illuminated with holiday lights and enchanting displays. Step aboard the Paradise & Pacific Railroad and embark on a journey through this captivating seasonal spectacle. Don’t miss your chance to create cherished memories with loved ones.

To ensure a delightful experience for all, the event will have limited capacity and staggered entrance times. Choose from the following entry times:

6:00 p.m.

7:00 p.m.

8:00 p.m.

Please note that access to the park will be exclusively for ticket holders during their designated time slot.

Ticket Information

  • General Admission: $15 per person.
  • Special Offer: $10 tickets available for select weeknights during the 8:00 p.m. time slot.
  • Children aged two years and younger: free admission.
  • Each ticket includes train and carousel rides.
  • Satisfy your cravings with a variety of food and drink options available for purchase at Hartley’s General Store.
  • Don’t miss the chance to explore the captivating Model Railroad Building, where our tiniest trains come to life in intricate detail.

Secure your spot by purchasing tickets online via ActiveNet, starting November 1 at 8:00 a.m. If you don’t have an ActiveNet account, you’ll need to create one to purchase tickets.

Create your ActiveNet account here.


Member Exclusive:

We appreciate our members’ support and loyalty. As a special thank you, we will host two exclusive nights for all annual membership holders.  Secure your spot by registering online via ActiveNet, starting November 1 at 8:00 a.m. For all other nights during the event, you will receive an exclusive 50% discount on tickets.

Members Night #1: Thursday, Nov. 16

Members Night #2: Friday, Nov. 17


Adapted Services Night:

Join Adaptive Services for an exclusive family night at McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park’s annual Holiday Lights experience! Enjoy train and carousel rides, connect with valuable community resources, and kick-start your holiday season. Registration starts Oct. 2 at 8 a.m. Sign up here!


For any inquiries or assistance with your tickets, please contact us at

There will be no Holiday Lights on Dec. 7, Dec. 24, Dec. 25 or Dec. 31