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Where to see Christmas Lights in Wichita KS 2024

Over the years, readers have asked where they can see Christmas light displays in Wichita, and that’s a great idea for a post because driving around looking at the lights is not only a fun family tradition, it’s also really inexpensive. (Even after you factor in the price of gas.)

This year we’ve put the holiday light displays on a map so you can find christmas lights near you! Scroll down or click here to get to it so you can put together your own Christmas light tour.

Several Wichita Christmas light displays accept donations for charitable causes, so while they are technically free, it’s polite to donate. Also, several of these are in residential neighborhoods, so of course do your best to be considerate of the neighbors (like not blocking someone’s driveway or being too noisy).

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So here are all the best places we know of where you can take your family to see the Christmas lights in Wichita. Remember, many of these displays probably won’t be running if it’s raining out. 

Christmas Lights in Wichita

Wichita Christmas Light Shows Ultimate Guide 2024: 

Lights at Ability Point (formerly The Arc Lights/Lights on St. Paul)

Dates: Thanksgiving through December 28, 2024 

Time: 5:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. (Friday & Saturdays goes until 10pm) 

Location: Douglas and St. Paul Street, Wichita, KS 67203

Cost: On Mondays it’s a suggested $10 donation per carload. Every other night it is $10 cash. You can purchase tickets at the event, purchase in advance at QuikTrip or on their website. 

Experience this holiday wonderland from the warmth of your car as you drive through more than 1 million lights and displays. The popular Arc Lights (now Lights at Ability Point) drive-through Christmas light display has been a Wichita holiday tradition for decades. It is now known as Lights at Ability Point, and is a fundraiser for the organization. It’s quite stunning; my favorite part is driving through the arch of lights!

Botanica Wichita Illuminations

Illuminations Wichita

Date: November 24 to December 30, 2024 

Time: Evenings, 5:30-9:30 p.m. (time slots end at 8:30 p.m.)

Location: 701 Amidon, Wichita, KS 67203

Cost: $16 adults, $13 Botanica members and military; $10 for youth ages 3-12; free for ages 2 and under. MUST purchase tickets online in advance. Purchase tickets HERE 

Botanica’s Illuminations is an annual family tradition in Wichita, which fills the night sky with over 2 million holiday lights and festive music. In addition to the larger-than-life displays, programmed light shows, and carousel ride – Illuminations will have live carolers each night, hot coco and treats, and the opportunity to drop off your letter to Santa! For more info CLICK HERE

Fulton Valley Farms A County Christmas

Fulton Valley Farm Charismas Lights

Date:  November 24 to December 23, 2024 

Time: 5:30-9:30 p.m.

Location: 5079 SW Fulton Rd., Towanda, KS

Cost: $10 adults and $7 kids ages 4-11

A million lights dancing to music and lots more fun available at  for visitors in a beautiful country setting. One of the coolest things about this Christmas attraction is seeing LIVE reindeer! Get more info in our article about the Fulton Valley Farms Country Christmas here.

Sedgwick County Zoo Wild Lights

Dates: October 11 – December 17 – Coming soon for 2024 

Times: 6 – 9 p.m. every Wednesday through Sunday

Location: 5555 W. Zoo Blvd., Wichita, KS 67212

Cost: $15/person for members and $17/adult

$15/child for non-members. Family pack discounts are also available. Pre-purchase online

While not exactly a holiday light display – Wild Lights at SCZ is a one-of-a-kind Asian Lantern sculpture display that lights up the Zoo through mid-December for a spectacular spectacle. 

Strataca Season of Lights (Hutchinson)

Experience the magic of Christmas Underground! 

Dates: Opens November 24 – January 6, 2024

Times: Vary. 

Location: 3650 East Avenue G, Hutchinson, KS 67501 

Cost: If you purchase a general admission, the Salt Blast Pass, you will get a 2-hour tour and a little light experience at the end. Adults $25, Children $18, Seniors & Military $23, Reno County Residents $19 

Book your tour and lights underground here 

Tanganyika Safari of Lights

According to the Tanganyika website (here), Safari of Lights is taking a hiatus for the 2023 season. Have not announced for 2024 

 

Holiday Houses to drive by in Wichita

Houses with Christmas Lights in West Wichita

There are so many Holiday light display at individual residences this Christmas season in and around Wichita. The best part is they are completely free to go see but all do appreciate donations. All you have to do is load up in your car and dive to one or more of these over-the-top houses that provide Holiday light displays for our community. Many of these houses ask you to turn your radio to a certain radio station (usually posted outside the house) so you can listen to the music as their lights are synchronized to the music. Sit back and enjoy the lights dancing to the music all in the comfort of your car. 

If you have any houses to add to this list or any corrections please email us at wotcinfo@gmail.com. 

How to make it extra special while driving to look at Christmas Lights:

  • Make hot cocoa for the car ride
  • Pop some popcorn to take with you
  • Wear your pajamas
  • Bring blankets to get extra cozy
  • Make a special holiday playlist to listen to
  • bring your pet along for the ride

Now on to the listings of Christmas lights Wichita KS!

Christmas On Crestline

Location: 914 N. Crestline Street, Wichita, Kansas 67212

Open: Nov. 26-Jan. 1, 6:30-10:30 p.m. (Fri & Sat until midnight)

Cost: FREE

An animated Christmas light show in west Wichita with over 80,000 lights! This residential light display began in 2011 and now has its own YouTube channel. Tune your radios to 100.7 FM. Santa’s workshop sits just off the curb and Santa can be seen inside with his elves preparing for the big night! This season they’ll have a Santa & Elves photo prop. Two blocks north of Central just one block east of Maize. More info

Lights on Texas

Location: 11603 W Texas, Wichita, KS 67209

Dates: 

Cost: FREE

Lights on Texas, formerly Lights on Lawrence, is a Griswold-worthy display that started in 2008 and grew each year. At one time they had nearly half a million computer-animated lights on their home! The family scaled back the display after the homeowner lost his dad, the man who inspired it all, and who had been Santa (‘s helper).  More info

Candy Cane Lane, Wichita KS

Candy Cane Lane

Location: N. Azure Cir. Wichita KS 67235; Deer Glen Addition, 119th and Central (NW side of intersection), 

Dates: Nov. 23-Dec. 31 begins at dark, daily

Cost: FREE

All 20 houses in the circle have huge candy canes and tons of lights. Be prepared for a traffic jam, because everyone wants to see this neighborhood full of Wichita Christmas lights synchronized to music. Thanks to Lori for the tip! On Friday and Saturday nights, some of the residents of Candy Cane Lane collect non-perishable food and money for the Kansas Food Bank. More info

Lights on Hickory Creek

Location: 1101 N Hickory Creek, Wichita KS 67235

Dates:Coming soon for 2024 

Cost: FREE

Tune the radio to 92.5FM to see the lights move to the music. Over in the same general one-mile square as Candy Cane Lane and Reindeer Road. 

Reindeer Road Wichita KS

Location: Firefly St., Firefly Lane and Firefly Circle Wichita, KS

Dates: Nov. 24-Dec. 31, begins dark daily

Cost: FREE

Just down the road (one block west) from Candy Cane Lane is Reindeer Road! They have several handmade reindeer cutouts that are 8-feet and 16-feet tall. Firefly Circle is a cul-de-sac; directly across the road is Firefly St. which turns into Firefly Lane.

Carols on the Court

Carols on the Court

Dates: Nov 24 – Dec 31, 2024

Times: 2023 information TBD

Location: 1358 N Aksarben Ct, Wichita, KS 67235

Cost: FREE

A 4000-light RGB show that can be controlled via the website. Tune in to 100.5 FM to hear the music synced to the holiday light show. Learn more about the show on the family’s Facebook page here.

Blaine Family Lights on 26th Street

Blaine Family Lights

Dates: Nov 24 – Dec 31, 20234

Times: 6 pm – 11 pm (Dec 24 & 25 will run until Midnight) 

Location: 4904 West 26th St. North

Cost: FREE

Friends University Clock Tower

Friends University

These aren’t lights set to music, but they’re stunning nonetheless. Driving past the Friends University Davis Administration building during the holidays definitely makes the season bright. Don’t miss the annual clocktower lighting event on Nov. 19, 2023 at 6 p.m. as Friends University illuminates the historic Davis clock tower for the first time this season!

Lights on Ocieo

Dates: TBD, but we just saw his Halloween show a month ago. Awesome.

Times: 5:30 p.m. to 7 a.m.

Location: 6726 W. Ocieo St., Wichita, KS 67205

Cost: FREE

Tune your radio to FM 106.9 to watch thousands of lights dancing to 11 different musical sequences. Displays include lighted canopy of trees, nativity scene, Santa sleigh and reindeer on the roof plus four RGB singing trees, star bursts, and more! Lights will be running from 5:30 pm to 7:00 am through January 1.

Lights on Brummet

Lights on Brummett

Dates: Nov 23 – Dec 26, 2024 from 5:30-9:30 p.m. 

Location: 3721 Brummet, Wichita, KS

Cost: FREE

In southwest Wichita. Stop by this cute neighborhood and tune into 104.1 FM for a musical light display that will get the whole family in the Christmas spirit! More info 

Magic of Christmas

Dates: Waiting for 2024 update

Time: Daily 6-10 pm, weather permitting.

Admission: Free

Location: Located in Goddard Kansas, 5 minutes West of Wichita. Turn South from highway 54 at the Pizza Hut, which is Cedar Street, go south two blocks. The display is located at 143 E 4th Street Goddard, Kansas

The “Magic of Christmas” is a computerized light display synchronized to music and broadcast on 98.5 FM. Thousands of lights, animated train, animated drumming soldiers, animated 3 piece band, animated children with bells, 25ft mega tree, snowmen, leaping arches, lighted trees, strobes and more. Family friendly, kids love it and parents do too!

Light on David Street

Lights on David

Dates:  Friday, November 24 through Christmas night, December 25

Time: 5:30-10 p.m. Sun-Thurs; 5:30-11 p.m. Fri-Sat and Christmas eve (Dec. 24)

Admission: Free

2023 Christmas Music and Lights show includes programmed light display and inflatables. Listen on 106.9 FM. Visit their Facebook page HERE

9th Street Lights

9th Street Lights ICT

Date: Waiting for 20234info. They usually start Thanksgiving night.

Time: 6-10 p.m. weeknights; 6-11 p.m. Fri. & Sat.

Location: 3821 W 9th St. North 67203

Tune your car radio to 101.7 FM to enjoy 30,000 lights as they dance to music. Residential neighborhood; please avoid blocking neighbors’ driveways. No show during rain or wet conditions. Starts Thanksgiving night. This Christmas light show does take some years off, and we haven’t seen any updates from them this year, so your mileage may vary. You can check the links below! 

Visit them on Facebook HERE or see their Weebly Site

 

Lights on Taft

Lights on Taft

Location: 11508 W. Taft St. Wichita, KS 67209

Dates: begins November 29 at 6 p.m.

You can find more info on their Facebook page here

Bickel Family Christmas

Location: 9106 W Meadow Knoll St, Wichita 67205 
Date & Time: TBD for 2024

Barnhart Family Lights

Location: 212 N. Robin Rd, Wichita, KS 67212
Date & Time: TBD for 2024

Lights on Flora

Location: 635 North Flora, Wichita, KS 67212
Date & Time: TBD for 2024

Wilson’s Lights

Location: 10603 W Greenfield Cir
Date & Time: TBD for 2024

CENTRAL & EAST WICHITA DISPLAYS

College Hill Christmas Lights

This Wichita neighborhood is known to be one of the best neighborhoods to visit for various holiday displays, and Christmas is no different. Imagine Christmas lights and holiday decorations adorning the beautiful and stately historic homes. If you’re new to Wichita or don’t know where to find it, the neighborhood known as College Hill is generally south of Central Avenue, between Hillside and Oliver streets.

Lights on Gold Street

Lights on Gold Street

Dates: TBD for 2024

Location: 5336 S. Gold, Wichita, Kansas.

Cost: FREE

13,000 Christmas lights set to music in Wichita, Kansas! See videos of their past shows here. Tune to 99.5 FM to follow along to the display. More info on their website.

Lights on Park Place

Dates: TBD for 2024

Location: 1751 N Park Place

Cost: FREE

See the 1895 buggy with animated Santa, children’s tree farm, cutouts for picture-taking , lit trees on 3 floors and so much more!

Christmas at the McKinneys’

Christmas at the Mckinneys

Location: 1462 N. Coolidge Ave., Wichita, KS 67203

Dates: Lights are going up! They just had a cool Halloween show, and now the Christmas lights are in the works. 

Cost: FREE

Drive by this decked out light display for a full festive feature! Tune your radio to 89.7 FM for music synchronized to the lights display. See the Facebook page here.

Christmas at the Titus’s – Lights on Battin

Dates: TBD for 2024

Times: 5:30-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday evenings; 5:30-10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday evenings

Location: 1844-1850 S. Battin 

Cost: FREE

Tune your vehicle radio to 104.1 to listen to the music. This beautiful light display was submitted by the daughter-in-law of the homeowner. Now in its 12th year, this Wichita Christmas light display has over 70,000 lights programmed to music. There’s also a 20-foot Christmas tree, a talking Rudolph, and 5 lighted arches!

Each show lasts approximately 20 minutes and changes nightly. 

Lights on 45th Street

Dates: Daily from Thanksgiving Day through New Year’s Day

Times: 6 p.m. to midnight

Location: 1802 E 45th St. S., Wichita 67216

Cost: FREE

This is a somewhat new Christmas light show in Wichita. The house can be found on 45th st, close to 47th and Hydraulic. Tune in to 89.5 FM to watch the lights dance to the music. Thanks Stephanie! 

Lights on Longview

Lights on Longview

Location: 3805 Longview Lane, Wichita, KS (near Kellogg and Hillside)

Dates:Coming soon for 2024 

Cost: FREE

This one is a favorite of lots of Wichitans. They have 50,000 LED lights programmed to musical remixes of Christmas themed music. Tune your radio to the station into 106.9 to follow along. More info on their Facebook age.

Marshall Family Christmas Lights

Marshall Family Christmas

Location: 620 N. Stratford, Wichita, KS

Dates: TBD for 2024

Cost: FREE

View over 100,000 Lights on 260 independently controlled channels all synchronized to music! Tune into 91.7FM. Visit their Facebook for updates and videos!

Stevens Family Christmas

Location: 9414 E Carson St, Wichita, KS 67210

Dates: TBD for 2024

Cost: FREE

Over 4,000 lights set to music!

Christmas Light Displays West and Northwest of Wichita

Lights on Cassie

Lights on Cassie

Location: 4423 N. Cassie St, Maize, KS 67101

Dates: begins Friday, November 24 at 5:30 p.m.

Cost: FREE 

Viewers can turn to 89.7 FM to listen to the show or they can go to their website lightsoncassie.com to choose which song they would like played from their list. Donations can be madeon their website directly to the Maize Caring Hearts. Facebook page here

 

Christmas Lights South of Wichita

Griswold House of Rose Hill

The Griswold House

Dates: Scheduled to light up Saturday, November 25

Location: 1610 Tanglewood Road, Rose Hill Ks

Cost: FREE

It looks like the Griswolds of Rose Hill have Clark beat! See a preview of these Rose Hill Christmas lights in the YouTube video

Winfield Isle of Lights

Isle of Lights in Winfield

Dates: November 19-December 30

Times: 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Location: 200 N. Main St., Winfield, KS 67156

Admission: FREE, but donations are greatly appreciated

In Island Park this drive thru display is on the north end of Winfield, KS. with over a million lights! Admission is free, but donations are appreciated for this all-volunteer project. More info

Lights on Campus 

Location: 339 W. Campus, 67217 in Wichita (new in 2023)

Mason Family Christmas

Location: 1316 E Hurley, Haysville, KS

Christmas lights in Haysville, KS. The Mason Family Christmas lights feature Nutmeg, the 16 foot reindeer and a giant selfie bench. 

Christmas Lights in Andover, KS

In a previous year, many folks from Andover competed in a light show contest! There were many different displays you could drive by. Here’s a list of all the places that competed: Hometown Christmas Holiday Light Contest. Thanks Katie for letting us know about these!

Here is more Holiday Fun: 

Fall Bazaars, Craft Shows & Holiday Markets 

Watson Park Polar Express Train Ride 

A Country Christmas with Live Reindeer at Fulton Valley Farms

Bradley Fair Holiday Stroll 

Christmas Shows and Concerts 

Illuminations at Botanica with 2 Million Lights 

Wichita Christmas Lights Map

 

We have not yet confirmed these holiday light displays, but they were on the list last year. We will update them as we hear about them.

Holiday lights in Wichita - donation box. Many of the houses with Christmas light displays collect for charities.
Many Christmas light shows in Wichita are free, but they often accept donations to give to charitable causes.

 

 

Not confirmed for 2023. These are lights we listed in prior years, and we don’t know whether they’re coming back. (Please comment below if you have any information about these homes with Christmas light displays.)

  • Lights of Matthew 5:16 – Tune your radio to 96.7 for lights synchronized to music Sunday-Thursday, 6-10 p.m. and Friday-Saturday, 6-11 p.m. 835 Longbranch Circle, Maize, KS
  • Lights on Golden Hills – Jennifer commented that, “Lights on Golden Hills is an incredible light show set to music! I believe there are over 50,000 lights on this home. It’s the 700 block of N Golden Hills which is near 119th and Central.” Thanks, Jennifer!
  • 11th Street Lights – Faron commented: “We have a very good display that you should check out we put a lot of work into it it’s at 5306 West 11th Street North.” Thanks, Faron!
  • Park City Lights – Jason recommended in the comment section: “Check out 1310 E Charleston Dr in Park City. Take 61st east to W Parkview left go 3 blocks to Charleston turn right cant miss it.” Thanks, Jason!
  • Lights in Mulvane – 3 Willowdell Drive in Mulvane. A large light display with trains in motion and Star Wars, Frozen, and Pixar themed decor. Weekdays until 7:30 p.m. and weekends until 10 p.m. Just off of K-15.
  • Light Show in Udall – 106 N. East Street, Udall, Kansas Over 8,000 lights dancing to some of your favorite Christmas tunes. In progress: an old west Udall town-front! This home is just south of K-15 by three blocks, and they accept donations for the Udall Angel Tree charity. The lights in the Udall city park are also very nice, according to reader Kenneth!
  • City of Cheney Singing Trees – Tune in to 99.3 fm to listen to the tunes the Christmas trees are singing at the corner of 6th and Main in Cheney, KS.
  • Lights on Rosewood in Hesston, Kansas – Pull into the neighborhood located on Rosewood Court in Hesston to see the display of nearly 60,000 lights programmed to music. Tune your radio to 98.9 to hear what’s playing. Here’s an awesome YouTube video of this street’s Christmas lights!
  • Kechi’s North Pole – Location: 101 S. Matson Kechi, Kansas Christmas Lights on Rosewood in Hesston KS

 

Christmas on Westgate

Dates: TBD for 2023

Times: 5:30 p.m. to 11 pm daily 

Location: 3720 S Westgate St. Wichita, KS 67215

Cost: FREE

They have synchronized lights show with 2,800 RGB lights that dance and sing along to the music. tune into 87.9FM to listen. 

Christmas Light Displays North of Wichita

We Sleigh Family Lights

Dates: 5:30pm-10pm 

Location: 2537 E Ventnor Ct, Park City, KS 67219

Cost: FREE

RGB animated light show, tune to 100.7 FM to follow along. More info: https://www.facebook.com/wesleighfamilylights

Lights on West 24th in Hutchinson

Date: Waiting for 2023 update; they took a break last year to open a new business

Location: 800 West 24th, Hutchinson, KS

Animated light display featuring singing Christmas trees at 800 West 24th, Hutchinson, KS. Show runs nightly 5:30-10 p.m. beginning Thankgiving night. More info

Lights in the Valley

35,000 Christmas lights synchronized to music at 210 Southwind Dr. in Valley Center. Tune in to 88.1 FM. The plan is to run the light show the day after Thanksgiving through the end of the year. More info.

Lights on Sunnyslope

Location: 2602 E Sunnyslope St., Park City KS Welp! They moved to Missouri. It’s now called Lights on Pine. 🙂

Dates: None in Wichita

Cost: FREE

This light show formerly located in Park City, KS has now moved to the Springfield, MO area. More info. (Thanks for telling us about this one Jeff!

Christmas Lights East of Wichita

Lights in Central Park

Location: Andover Central Park, 1607 E Central Ave, Andover, KS 67002

Dates: TBD for 2023

Times: 6-9 p.m. nightly

Cost: FREE 

Tune your radio to 101.5FM to enjoy the light show set to music at the Capitol Federal Amphitheater and around the rest of the park. 

Lights on Tawakoni

Dates: TBD for 2023

Times: 6-9 p.m. nightly

Location: 10813 SW Tawakoni Rd, Augusta, KS 67010

Cost: FREE, donations accepted

Just 4 miles East of Andover is Lights on Tawakoni. They have nearly 80,00 lights on 5 acres. Head east on Kellogg/54 towards Andover. Continue east on 54, past Andover for 3 miles. At Tawakoni turn south. (Tawakoni is the road immediately west of Parks Motors) Go 3/4 of a mile south on Tawakoni, you won’t miss it.

S. of Wichita

Kreifels Family Christmas – Wellington

Dates: TBD for 2023

Location: 704 N Woodlawn, Wellington, KS 67152

Cost: FREE

30,000 lights set to music – tune in to 88.5 FM

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