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HOLIDAYS IN LAKE JACKSON
FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS & LIGHT UP LAKE JACKSON!
Lake Jackson is the first to bring the Yuletide cheer with its Festival of Lights November 17-20, featuring the 32nd Annual Parade of Lights! Enjoy the weekend but don't forget to enjoy the season too!
Light Up Lake Jackson keeps the holiday season going after the Festival of Lights brings Santa to town!
The Yuletide program that stepped in when COVID shuttered Festival of Lights in 2020 comes back as a new tradition to keep the spirit of the holidays ringing throughout our community, Brazoria County and beyond!
Watch FB for all the reasons to make all of your Holidays in Lake Jackson!
November 17 - November 20, 2022
THE YULETIDE CARNIVAL
The community favorite bookends at the Annual Festival of Lights! Enjoy it for a full 4 days with a twice-a-night free circus too!
Wristbands: $15 Thursday | $25 Friday-Sunday
Doris Williams Civic Center Parking Lot
Thursday, Nov. 17 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Friday, Nov. 18 5:00pm-11:00pm
Saturday. Nov. 19 11:00am-11:00pm
Sunday, Nov. 20 11:00am-5pm
CASH ONLY! NO CREDIT CARDS | ATM AVAILABLE
Friday, November 18, 2022
MAYOR'S TREE LIGHTING & SANTA PAJAMA JAM!
Dance the night away in your pajamas with Santa Claus! Featuring: DJ Bino G
Lake Jackson Civic Center Veteran's Memorial Plaza
6:00pm - 8:00pm
FREE for all ages!
Saturday, November 19, 2022
THE FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS
Parade Parking Information
Beginning 12:01 AM Saturday the median/center parking of Circle Way will be closed to parking. Residents are invited to bring lawn chairs and refreshments into the median to watch the parade. Parking will be opened again after the parade.
Overflow parking will be available at the St. Michael's Church, 100 Oak Dr S, Lake Jackson, TX 77566. Shuttle service will run every 15 minutes and bring residents to the police department where they will be able to walk to the nearby attractions. Shuttle service will run from noon until midnight.
8am-10am Breakfast with Santa at the Museum
10am-5pm Holidays Around the World at the Museum
10am-5pm Art. Food and Craft Booths
10am-5pm Food Truck Court
10am - 5pm Free Children's Wintertime Playground of all snowy and wintry kinds
Santa’s Workshop! Santa Claus will listen to all the children's Christmas wishes and pose for photos too! 11am-3pm
FEATURING THE WORLD'S LARGEST SNOWMAN!
10am-6pm Children’s Entertainment on the Main Stage
(see registration information below)PERFORMANCES SCHEDULED
Lake Jackson Intermediate Choir
Rasco Middle School Choir
Clute Intermediate School Choir
LJ Bucs Youth Cheerleaders
Barbie Rhodes Dance
Pure Energy Dance
LJI Panther Power and Cheer
Caitlin Colleen Dance
Jana School of Dance
Master Lee Taekwondo
Chris Williams Dance
West Squad Hip Hop Team
Clute Dance and Cheer Team
The Cougar Crew
All American Gymnastics
The Mighty Mites
7pm The 32nd Annual Parade of Lights travels through downtown Lake Jackson
See parking information above
TEXT TO VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE FLOAT
Text/Keyword to 844-695-9995 and enter the number of the float you want to win the Parade of Lights! You can only vote once so make your vote count!
8 pm The Festival of Lights After-Parade Movie at the Civic Center
Join us for a showing of Elf at the Civic Center after the parade and enjoy the night!
REGISTRATIONS AND VENDOR BOOTHS
Children Stage Performances
REGISTRATION OPEN NOW!
Email Vicki Murray to learn more about the registration process and to pick a time for your performance!
Forms and Applications
Food Vendor Online Registration
Food Vendor PDF Application
Food Vendor Temporary Permit
Craft Vendor Online Registration
Craft Vendor PDF Application
Non-Profit PDF Application
Parade Online Registration
Parade PDF Application
LIGHT UP LAKE JACKSON
The ending of Festival of Lights is
just the beginning of the Holiday Season!
Downtown Selfie Booth
Santa's Letter Mailbox at City Hall
After Festival of Lights Parade Movie
Color the Lights Kid's Coloring Contest
Draw the Lights All-Ages Drawing Contest
Drive the Lights Virtual Drivable Map of Lights in LJ
Decorate the Lights: Best Home Decorations Judging
Search for the Lights Scavenger Hunt
Santa's Lights: Santa Tours LJ on a Firetruck!