Utah State Parks Blog

Holiday Lights & Events 2021

The holiday season is here! So bundle up, pack the family in the car, and join us at one of our Holiday Lights and Events!

This year multiple state parks are joining in on the celebrations. These lights displays are sure to increase your holiday cheer with fun for everyone. This includes visits from Santa, holiday light displays, food trucks, sleigh rides, and more!

Additional events may be added. Check back periodically for new holiday fun!

Fantasy at the Bay | Click to enlarge

Fantasy at the Bay Drive-Thru Lights – Willard Bay State Park
November 26 – December 30

A favorite for locals and visitors alike, Fantasy at the Bay has become a must-see for those in the northern Utah area. Come celebrate the magic with us daily from 5-10p.m.!

Pricing this year is $15 Sunday-Thursday, $20 Friday-Saturday, and $20 from Dec.17-Christmas Eve. The lights will be closed on Christmas day. Sorry, no Santa, train rides, or food trucks will be available this year.  

Please note: Annual, Senior, and Veteran’s Honor passes are not accepted for this special event. Visit this link to view a price calendar.

Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides at Jordanelle State Park

Horse-Drawn Carriage rides – Jordanelle State Park
November 25-January 30

Jordanelle State Park, in cooperation with Rocky Mountain Outfitters, is now offering horse-drawn carriage rides through snowy fields of illuminated trees. The ride is approximately 25 minutes long; some horses travel faster than others depending on the load of the sleigh and snow conditions.

Want to make your experience even more special? S’mores packages are available to purchase as extra add ons. The option to rent ou a private carriage is also available. Reservations are required and time slots are filling up fast. Grab yours today!

Visit the event website to purchase tickets and to learn more.

Lights at the Homestead – Frontier Homestead State Park Museum
December 21-24 at 5-8 p.m. nightly

Come and enjoy a relaxing stroll through the park among the holiday lights and decorations, 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. each evening (excluding Sundays). FREE, Donations Accepted.

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