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Celebration In Lights - Newport News, VA

Date Posted: 2018-11-08
Source: Williamsburg Families

Celebration in Lights at Newport News Park Open Nightly

November 22, 2018 – January 1, 2019

Celebration in Lights, Virginia’s first drive-through holiday light event, opens Thanksgiving night for its 26th season! As it has since 1993, Newport News Park will become a magical winter wonderland – transformed by more than a million individual lights, creating animated holiday and fanciful scenes. Along the two-mile drive into Newport News Park, guests will be treated to more than 300 individual display pieces – 70 of which are animated – along with 43 arches and three miles of rope lighting.

For its 26th year, the event will add special effects snow that will fall on the cars as they drive into the Winter Wonderland area on special nights (nights will be posted on

         Admission Fee: $12.00 per car or $60.00 per bus Newport News Park, 13560 Jefferson Avenue, Newport News, VA 23606 (5:30 PM-10:00 PM) Phone: (757) 926-1400


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