Festival of Lights
HOLIDAYS IN LAKE JACKSON
Lake Jackson becomes the first event of the holiday season 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 with the After-Parade Movie Night. The 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!
November 17 - November 20, 2022
THE YULETIDE CARNIVAL
The community favorite bookends the 32nd Annual Festival of Lights! Enjoy it a full 4 days!
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
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 Recreation Center. 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 | Food Trucks | Free Children's Wintertime Activities of all snowy and wintry kinds!
10am-6pm Children’s Entertainment on the Main Stage (see information below)
11am-3pm Santa’s Workshop! Santa Claus is here!
7pm Lighted Parade through downtown Lake Jackson
See parking information above
8 pm The Festival of Lights Movie Night at the Civic Center
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!
Come back for info on the 3rd Annual Light Up Lake Jackson!
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!