Winter Lights Festival

Winter Lights Open Nightly 

November 24 through December 31

The City of Gaithersburg Winter Lights Festival is getting ready to welcome visitors for its 22nd spectacular season. The wondrous display of lights at Seneca Creek State Park will be open nightly November 24 through December 31. Please note that the festival will be closed on December 25.


  • Cars, SUV’s, Mini-Vans Monday - Thursday: $12
  • Cars, SUV’s, Mini-Vans Friday - Sunday: $15
  • Limos and 20-Passenger Vans: $20
  • Mini-buses: $30
  • Buses (30 seats or more): $70

S’more Lights & Trolley Rides

November 17, 2017 • 6 - 10 p.m. - SOLD OUT Indulge in a delicious holiday tradition. Start your adventure by making your own s'mores and enjoying a hot beverage in a beautiful woodland setting. At your leisure, take a magical trolley or wagon ride through the lights to view three miles of displays. Warm up in a heated tent and snap selfies with Santa while listening to holiday tunes. 

Run Under the Lights

Montgomery County Road Runners

November 18, 2017 • 6:15 - 8 p.m.

Wine Under the Lights

November 19, 2017 • 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. - SOLD OUT Bring your blanket and cozy up for a three mile trolley ride, then enjoy live music and wine-tasting under a heated tent. Admission includes wine-tastings, a commemorative glass, light snacks, live music, hot beverages, and a trolley ride.More Information.

Leashes ‘n’ Lights

November 21, 2017 • 6 - 9 p.m.Treat your pooch like royalty at Leashes ‘n’ Lights. Enjoy a leisurely one mile stroll or embark on a three mile romp through more than 380 illuminated displays, sparkling wrapped trees and animated vignettes. Visit our heated tent and take a pet selfie with Santa!

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