Holiday Lights

This page lists places to see holiday lights, and festivals of light in the Gainesville, Florida area.
Kids Gainesville: Holiday Lights - Fun 4 Gator Kids
11/15 Thornebrook Village Tree Lighting and Holiday Concert

2018 Thornebrook Village TREE LIGHTING, and a performance by the Gainesville Youth Chorus

November 15
Hours: 5pm
2441 NW 43rd St, Gainesville, FL
11/17 Light Up Ocala

Enjoy the 35th annual holiday celebration with live entertainment on four stages, lots of great food, crafts and other vendors, plus two kids' zones. ...

November 17
Hours: 4-9pm
Downtown, Ocala, Florida
11/23 Celebrate Holidays at Depot Park

Come out to Depot Park on the evening of Friday, Nov. 23 when we will light the park for the holiday season. Grab a hot cocoa from Pop-a-Top General S ...

November 23
Hours: 6-7:30pm
874 S.E. 4th Street, Gainesville, FL
11/23 High Springs Tree Lighting

After the lighting of the High Springs Christmas tree, we will enjoy a visit from Santa Claus at the downtown gazebo. Be sure to visit our downtown bu ...

November 23
Hours: 5-8pm
Railroad Ave, High Springs, Florida
11/23- 12/30 Kirby Family Farm's Christmas Express

You’ll get to see Christmas lights like you’ve never seen before as you take the 20-minute journey around the Kirby Family Farm property on our authen ...

Select Dates: November 23 - December 30
Hours: 6-10PM
$20 in advance, $25 at door, Advance purchase tickets ...
19630 NE 30th Street, Williston, FL, 32696
11/25  Light Up Tioga

Come join us for a Holiday celebration! Light up Tioga is an evening full of holiday cheer for the whole family! Get your free pictures with Mr. a ...

November 25
Hours: 4-8pm
105 SW 128th St, Newberry, FL, 32669
11/29 - 12/01 Christmas on the Square - Live Oak

Christmas on the Square in Live Oak, FL is one of the largest Christmas festivals in the Southeast. This year is our 34th annual event and will be spr ...

November 29th - December 1st
Hours: Thursday 5:30-9pm | Friday 4-10pm | Saturday 8am-4pm
11/30  Light The Village in the Haile Village Center

Join us for a night of lights, entertainment, and fun! Enjoy holiday music, horse drawn carriage and train rides, face painting, and a special appe ...

November 30
Hours: 5-9pm
Haile Village Center, Gainesville, Florida, 32608
12/01 - 12/30 Suwannee Lights at Suwannee Music Park

Suwannee Light: Come enjoy over 6.5 million lights with drive through and walk through displays. We also have photo opportunities, campfire songs, s' ...

December 1-30
Hours: 6-10pm
see website
3076 95th Drive, Live Oak, Florida, 32060
12/01 Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration at the Thomas Center

On first Saturday of December each year, the annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony is held at the Historic Thomas Center. The free program runs fro ...

December 1
Hours: 6-8pm
302 NE 6th Ave, Gainesville, FL, 32601
12/01 Pond Lighting at North Florida Regional Medical Center

It's that time of year again! Time to light up the duck pond once more! In benefit of Toys for Tots, join us for a FREE night of lights, music, and ...

December 1
Hours: 5-8PM
North Florida Regional Medical Center:, 6500 Newberry Road, Gainesville, FL
12/01 Williston Christmas Parade and Light Up Festivities

Join us Saturday, December 1st for the Christmas Parade and Light Up Festivities! "Toys of Christmas" is the theme for Williston's 2018 Christmas Para ...

December 1
Hours: Parade is at 6pm
Heritage Park, Williston, Florida
12/07 Alachua Christmas Tree Lighting and Santa Visit

The City of Alachua will be holding a Tree Lighting Ceremony followed by the arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus at City Hall. Santa and Mrs. Claus will t ...

December 7
Hours: 6-8PM
Downtown Main Street Park then Theatre Park, Alachua, FL
12/08 Shops at Butler Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony

Join us for our 1st Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony. Watch your children's eyes sparkle as they have the opportunity to meet Santa! This year ...

December 8
Hours: 2:30-6pm
3217 SW 35th Blvd, Gainesville, FL
12/15 Holiday Lights at Ravine Gardens State Park

You are invited to “Holiday Lights at Ravine Gardens” presented by the Friends of Ravine Gardens State Park on Saturday, December 15th from 6:00 pm to ...

December 15
Hours: 6-9pm
$2 per person, kids 6 and under are FREE. This is a cas...
1600 Twigg Street, Palatka, FL, 32177
12/22-12/23 Christmas in the Quarry at Cedar Lakes Woods and Gardens

Join us for Cedar Lakes Woods and Gardens' First Annual CHRISTMAS IN THE QUARRY: Cedar Lakes Christmas Light Show. See how the Cedar Lakes botanical p ...

December 22 & 23
Hours: 6-8:30pm
Adults: $9.00 Children (6-13): $5.00 Children under 6: ...
4990 NE 180th Ave, Williston, FL