Where to see Holiday Lights in Elkhart County, Indiana and Nearby

Cold days and nights are no match for warm hearts when the holiday season arrives. Holiday lights are so pretty, especially when the snow is drifting gently across the landscape. Check out some of our favorite places for Christmas lights that can be enjoyed safely outside or in your car.



Winter Wonderland Holiday Lights. Wellfield Botanic Gardens, Elkhart
November 24-25-26
December 1-2-3, 8-9-10, 15-16-17, 20-21-22-23
December 26 & 27 (NOTE: on these days, we are ONLY open for the lights, 5:30-8:30 p.m.)
CLOSED Sunday, December 24 and Monday, December 25

5 p.m. – Wellfield closes for general admission
5:30 p.m. – Gates re-open for Winter Wonderland Holiday Lights
8:09 p.m. – Admission gate closes for the night
8:59 p.m. – LIGHTS OUT

Click here to purchase tickets

More Must See Holiday Light Displays in and around Elkhart County

Holiday Lights at the Fairgrounds
November 30 - December 30, Times Vary.
Elkhart County 4-H Fairgrounds, Goshen

Join us this 2023 holiday season for a merry and bright drive-thru experience! Our elves are hard at work putting together the most extravagant drive-thru holiday light experience for you and your family this winter.

This event will run Thursdays, Fridays, & Saturdays from November 30th - December 30th
Thursday: 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Friday: 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Saturday 6:00pm - 10:00pm(all vehicles in line by closing time will be admitted)

$10 per car load
$20 for 15 passenger+ vehicles


Holiday Lights at Shanklin Park, Goshen

From 5 p.m. until 10 p.m. daily through New Year’s Day. This year’s drive-through, bike-through, or walk-through light show is full of animated light silhouettes, walk-through silhouettes, and tree wrappings.


Shipshewana’s Lights of Joy
November 17-19 (Friday-Sunday)
November 24 – Dec 31 (seven days/week)
(Closed 12/25, & 12/26)

Sunday : 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Monday : 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Tuesday : 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Wednesday : 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Thursday : 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Friday : 6:00pm – 10:00pm
Saturday : 6:00pm – 10:00pm
(All cars in line by close will be admitted) Nov 25 – Dec 31 (seven days/week), (Closed 12/8, 12/25, & 12/26)

Longacre Neighborhood
1713 S 13th Street, Goshen

Dates: December 2 - 31 
Hours: 5:30 PM- 10:00 PM (with extended hours on Christmas Eve and Christmas Night.)

Longacre Lights

Carl Family Lights
51125 Woodhaven Drive, Elkhart

Dates: November 25 - through approximately January 2, 2023
Hours; M-F 5:30pm-10pm

Carl Family Lights

Nisley Family Light Show
2905 S. Main Street, Goshen, IN

Dates: November 22 through Christmas Day
Hours: 5:30pm-10:oopm


Holiday Inflatable

Extravagant Holiday Display, Elkhart County
100’s’ of inflatables. You can see this display at the corner of CR 6 and CR 10.

Lights at Fernwood
13988 Range Road Niles, MI

November 24, 2023 - January 6, 2024

Ticket purchase required fernwoodbotanical.org

All dates & times subject to change.


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