Holiday Light Festivals near Oak Creek Coming Soon
OAK CREEK, WI – As we approach the holiday season, several locations around Oak Creek are already planning to bring back light shows and holiday carnivals.
From the State Fair Expo Center to Jellystone Park in Caledonia, the dazzling drive-through light displays and in-person vacation experiences will return to the region starting November 19. Here are three light show experiences that will soon open near Oak Creek:
Jellystone Park Carnival of Lights
Jellystone Park, located just south of Oak Creek at 8425 State Road 38 in Caledonia, plans to host a grand opening weekend Nov. 20-21 for its 12th annual “Christmas Carnival of Lights.”
The opening weekend event will feature a 1.6 mile long drive-thru course with lights and music. For the opening weekend, Jellystone has photos with Santa, makeup and holiday songs by the Cudahy High School Concert Choir. After the opening weekend, the light course will be open every day from November 27.
Winter fun at Boerner Botanical Gardens kicks off Friday, according to its website.
“Spectacular lighting techniques and fantastic displays make this Christmas light show a feast for the eyes and the minds! The light show’s website reads. “Gather with family and friends to enjoy the forests and lighted fields of the Boerner Arboretum and Whitnall Park.”
The show features a 1.5 mile drive-thru driving experience and nightly Santa Claus car tours.
Find the lounge entrance at 6751 South 92nd Street in Franklin. More information and tickets are available online.
Noel Light Park and Christmas market
Tickets are now on sale for the Noel Light Show and the Christmas Market at the State Fair Exposition Center this holiday season. The event is called Milwaukee’s biggest and brightest indoor Christmas festival.
The light show is scheduled to begin November 27 and run through January 2 at the State Fair Exposition Center, 8200 W Greenfield Avenue in West Allis.
The festival features a massive indoor installation at State Fair featuring a 15-meter Christmas tree, lighted tunnel, and “larger-than-life” animals. A craft market, regular food and drinks, the village of Santa Claus and the “Christmas Princesses” complete the plans for the show.
Tickets and more information are available online.
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