Holiday Lights and Displays

This page lists places to see holiday lights and displays in the Gainesville, Florida area.
Kids Gainesville: Holiday Lights and Displays - Fun 4 Gator Kids
11/08 - 12/31 Celebration Pointe Holiday Lights

Tree Lighting Ceremony on November 8th at 6:30pm, during Chomp the Block. The holidays are perfec ...

thru December 31
Celebration Pointe, Gainesville, FL
11/14 - 12/31Thornebrook Village Holiday Lights

Enjoy holiday music and holiday lights.

November 14th - December 31st, 2019
2441 NW 43rd Street, Gainesville, FL, 32605
11/16 Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Opening Day Parade

We are so excited to invite the community to our 2019 Santa's Wonderland Opening Day Parade! Startin ...

November 16th, 2019
Hours: 5pm - 9pm
2650 Bass Pro Shops Blvd, Gainesville, FL, 32608
11/23 Light Up Ocala

Join us as we kick off the holidays with the annual lighting of the tree! There will be vendors, liv ...

November 23
Hours: 4-9pm
Downtown, Ocala, Florida
11/29 High Springs Tree Lighting

After the lighting of the High Springs Christmas tree, we will enjoy a visit from Santa and Mrs. Cla ...

November 29
Hours: 6pm
23517 NW 185th Road, High Springs, Florida
11/30 - 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 ...

November 30th - December 30th, 2019
Hours: 6pm - 10pm
See website
3076 95th Drive, Live Oak, FL, 32060
11/30-12/22 Polar Express at Winter Wonderland

The Polar Express at Winter Wonderland, the magic and charm you and your family can enjoy yourself a ...

weekends November 30-December 22, except December 14
Hours: 6-9pm
FREE, but donations welcome
High Springs Lions Club, 26900 US Highway 27, High Springs, FL, 32643
12/01 Shops at Butler Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony

Mark your calendars for our 2nd Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony at Butler Town Center! This ye ...

December 1
Hours: 4-7pm
3217 SW 35th Blvd, Gainesville, FL
12/04 - 12/24 Festival of Lights at Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park and the Stephen Foster Citizens Support Organization, ...

December 4th - 24th, 2019
Hours: Opens at 4pm
$2 per person Monday-Thursday (Silent Nights) / $3 per ...
11016 Lillian Saunders Drive, White Springs, FL, 32096
12/05 - 12/07 Christmas on the Square - Live Oak

Every year, the first weekend of December, The Suwannee County Chamber of Commerce hosts Christmas o ...

December 5th - 7th, 2019
Hours: Thursday 5pm - 10pm | Friday 4pm - 10pm | Saturday 8am ...
418 Howard Street W., Live Oak, FL, 32064
12/06  Light The Village in the Haile Village Center

It's that time of year again! Time to light up the Haile Village Center once more. Join us for a nig ...

December 6
Hours: 5-9pm
Haile Village Center, Gainesville, Florida, 32608
12/06 - 12/07 UF Poinsettia Show and Sale

Over 40 varieties will be offered for sale, including traditional Red Ferrara, Polly's Pink, and Whi ...

December 6th - 7th, 2019
Hours: 8am - 5pm
Horticulture Greenhouses behind Fifield Hall, 2475 Memorial Road, Gainesville, FL, 32611
12/06 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 Mr ...

December 6th, 2019
Hours: 6pm - 8pm
Downtown Main Street Park then Theatre Park, Alachua, FL
12/06 Artwalk Gainesville

Artwalk will celebrate the holiday season with a free self-guided tour of downtown galleries and bus ...

December 6th, 2019
Hours: 7pm - 10pm
Downtown, Gainesville, FL
12/07 Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration at the Thomas Center

On Saturday, Dec. 7, the City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department is ho ...

December 7
Hours: 6-8pm
302 NE 6th Ave, Gainesville, FL, 32601
12/07 Pond Lighting at North Florida Regional Medical Center

It’s that time of year again! Time to light up the duck pond at North Florida Regional Medical Cente ...

December 7
Hours: 5-8PM
North Florida Regional Medical Center:, 6500 Newberry Road, Gainesville, FL
12/07 Williston Christmas Parade and Light Up Festivities

Join us Saturday, December 7th for the Christmas Parade and Light Up Festivities! "Williston Wonderl ...

December 7
Hours: Parade is at 6pm
Heritage Park, Williston, Florida
12/13 Haile Homestead Holidays by Candlelight

A rare opportunity to see the homestead at night – the only time the house is open at night! See the ...

December 13
Hours: 6-9PM
$10 at door, under 12 free
8500 SW Archer Road, Gainesville, Fl 32608
12/14 Christmas in Chiefland

Join us in Chiefland for the Rudolph Run, Christmas Festival, and Parade! Pictures with Santa, tree ...

December 14
Hours: 8am-9pm
free, donations for parking
12/14 Holiday Lights and Santa at Ravine Gardens State Park

Join us for our annual Christmas celebration. The garden and court of states will be glowing with ho ...

December 14
Hours: 6-9pm
$2.00 per person, cash only. An additional $1 per child...
1600 Twigg Street, Palatka, FL, 32177