Festival of Lights

Friday, November 25, 2022 - Sunday, January 1, 2023

Nightly from 5 to 10 pm


Cars: $10 online/ $15 at the gate
Van/Limo: $20
Bus: $30

Free Admissions: December 25th in appreciation to the residents of Prince George’s County for their year-round support of the Department of Parks and Recreation programs!

Make a difference this season! Please bring canned goods for donation to local Food Banks.

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Location/ Directions

Watkins Regional Park - PLEASE ENTER ALONG ROUTE 202


Save Time! Save Money! Buy Online! Cars pay $10 with online purchases or $15 admission at the gate. purchase tickets online at pgparksdirect.com. For your safety and the safety of our staff, face coverings are required if interacting with personnel.

flyer for the Bikes and Lights event at Watkins Regional Park Festival of LightsBikes and Lights

Sunday, November 20, 2022
$5 per bike
Kids 10yrs and under FREE
Registration is required!
Register through Parks Direct using Registration Code: NRLS-SPEC-GA-20221120

The event was so amazing last year that it sold out! We are offering it again this year! Enjoy a unique experience RIDING your bike through the Winter Festival of Lights! Experience dazzling scenes that celebrate the magic of the holiday season! For safety, bike lights and helmets are required. Costumes and bike decorations are welcome! No vehicles will be allowed during this time.

Purchase Tickets

Save Time! Save Money! Buy Online! Get your tickets online through pgparksdirect.com. Tickets can be used at any time from the date of purchase until January 1, 2023. The Festival is open from 5-10 pm nightly. Please be aware that the weekend evenings are a peak time for the Festival, so please plan your trip accordingly.

Admission Fees

Vehicle TypeFeePurchase Tickets Online
Car$10/online; $15/at the gatePurchase Ticket
Van/ Limo$20/van or limoPurchase Ticket
Bus$30/busPurchase Ticket
Carriage Rides$195/per family (fits 4 adults)
Purchase Ticket

Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays 5 pm-9 pm (two slots per hour). Carriage Rides will begin on Friday, November 25th.

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Festival of Lights I Spy Game

Can you spot these Festival of Lights displays as you drive through the festival? Download a PDF of this year's Festival of Lights I Spy game by selecting the image below!

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Additional Information

Contact FestivalOfLights@pgparks.com


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