Merry & Bright Holiday Light Displays 2023

TysonsToday Staff Around Town

Gather your group together for a drive, walk, or ride through a winter wonderland of twinkling holiday lights. With our area’s traditional walk/drive through displays there’s plenty of holiday cheer and sparkle to be found!

Here’s our list of light displays on our list are guaranteed to make you feel merry and bright!

Winterfest 2023

Thursday, November 30 – Saturday, December 2
5:00pm – 9:00pm

Browns Chapel Park
1525 Browns Chapel Rd
Reston, VA 20194

Free for RA Members, $8 for non-members ages 3-17, and $18 for non-members 18+

Reston Association is proud to host the inaugural Winterfest. Stroll through a self-guided walk as we ‘Light up the Park’. Join us for festive music, vendors for holiday shopping, bonfires and smores, drinks, a pop-up bar, and food options.

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Holiday on the Farm

December 1 – December 16

4:30pm – 7:30pm

4:30pm – 7:45pm

Frying Pan Farm Park
Herndon, VA

$15 person pre-sale
$20 per person at gate
Reservations recommended

Come celebrate the holidays at Frying Pan Farm Park with an evening of wagon rides, indoor activities, food, animal interactions, campfires and visits with Santa.

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Meadowlark’s Winter Walk of Lights

Through January 7, 2022
5:00pm – 10:00pm

Meadowlark Botanical Gardens
Vienna, VA

$18 online

Meadowlark’s Winter Walk of Lights is an elegant garden trail aglow with countless sparkling lights. Take an evening walk through the enchanting Meadowlark Botanical Gardens adorned with lighted trees and displays featuring nature, winter, and holiday themes.  Our half-mile Winter Walk paved trail is wheelchair and stroller accessible.  

Sip on a cozy, hot beverage (with or without spirits) as you walk and roast marshmallows for your s’mores to finish out the evening. 

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Bull Run Festival of Lights

Through January 7, 2022

Monday – Thursday nights
5:30pm – 9:30pm

Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Holiday nights
5:30pm – 10:00pm

Holidays include November 23 & 24, December 24, 25, 31, and January 1

Bull Run Regional Park
Centreville, VA

$30.00 per vehicle online

Every year from November until just after New Year’s Day, you can experience the Bull Run Festival of Lights, 2.5 miles illuminated by holiday light displays. Drive the festival route from the comfort of your car; turn off your headlights and just follow the magical glow. 

The 2023 Festival of Lights is the season’s best and brightest activity to enjoy with your family and friends!

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DC Winter Lantern Festival

November 24 – February 18

Open Friday – Sunday
Open Daily on 12/22/23 – 12/31/23
5:00pm – 10:00pm

Lerner Town Square at Tysons II
8025 Galleria Dr
Tysons, VA 22102

Tickets start at $21.99 for adults

Step into a dazzling world of light with over 1000 Chinese lanterns; all handmade by artisans with decades of experience. A whimsical walk-through experience to light up and warm up the holiday season! 

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