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Celebration in the Oaks

December 25, 2017 - December 30, 2017

The Most Spectacular Holiday Lights Festival in the Country

The 2017 season is Celebration in the Oaks’ 31st anniversary!

2017 dates:
November 24, 2017 through January 1, 2018
Closed November 27, 28, 29, 30
Closed Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve

Monday – Thursday : 6pm -10pm
Friday: 6pm -11pm
Saturday: 5pm – 11pm
Sunday: 5pm – 10pm
Last entry to event is 30 minutes prior to closing.

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Celebration in the Oaks in City Park is one of the most spectacular holiday lights festivals in the country, with more than 165,000 visitors pouring into the Park to see the magical winter spectacle. City Park’s famous oaks are swathed in hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights and breathtaking light displays are scattered throughout 25 acres of the Park, including the Botanical Garden, Storyland, and Carousel Gardens Amusement Park.

Saturdays are the most heavily attended nights. You will find smaller crowds on other nights.

The #MerryMakers! Check out a preview here.

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