Christmas Lights In Utah: The Ultimate Guide

Christmas lights in Utah are on full display, and it's a great time to load your family or friends into the car, and take in all the colorful decorations.

But where are the best places to see Christmas light displays in Salt Lake City and beyond?

We built this handy guide of the best holiday light displays around Utah. Check out the map below, and find a quick description of the lights with a location.

If you see one we've missed, please add it in the comments!

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SALT LAKE COUNTY


Lights at Temple Square

The Christmas lights at Temple Square are a tradition for many Utahns, and through December families can browse through nativity scenes and thousands of colorful lights at this downtown Salt Lake City landmark. There’s no cost to see the lights here, and the display will be welcoming visitors through the year’s end.

50 West North Temple, Salt Lake City
http://www.lds.org/church/news/lights-on-temple-square


Zoolights at Utah's Hogle Zoo

See the lights and animals all in once place! Zoo Lights starts in the evenings, and kids will love seeing Santa Claus and his reindeer stop by for a visit. Closed Christmas Day.

2600 Sunnyside Ave, Salt Lake City
http://www.hoglezoo.org/promo/zoo_lights/


Candlelight Christmas at This Is The Place Heritage Park

The light display here is reminiscent of years’ past, as this outdoor Village presents many old-fashioned Christmas traditions such as a live Nativity, reindeer and carolers. Dress warmly, as Candlelight Christmas is an outdoor venue.

2601 East Sunnyside Ave, Salt Lake City
http://www.thisistheplace.org/todays_fun/candlelight_christmas.html


Christensen & Hymas Christmas Lights Display

40,000+ lights set and synchronized to holiday music. When you’re nearby the display, tune your car’s radio to 99.9 FM, and listen to the tunes as your stay warm and dry.

11693 S. 700 E., Draper


Dickens Christmas Festival at South Towne Exposition Center

This display includes characters patrolling the streets in Dickensian costumes. Dickens’ Christmas Festival has light displays, trees and quaint shops and booths to browse.

9575 South State Street, Sandy
http://dickenschristmasfestival.com/


Light Up The Night at The Gateway

Located in downtown Salt Lake City, The Gateway Mall showcases a 50-foot tall Christmas tree at the Olympic Legacy Plaza, and the Christmas lights are animated and choreographed.

18 North Rio Grande Street, Salt Lake City
http://www.shopthegateway.com/


Gardner Village

This historic-themed town in West Jordan has an old time look, complete with brick paths, elf statues and shops. Stop at Archibald’s restaurant inside Gardner Village to warm up after gazing at the beautiful lights.

1100 West 7800 South, West Jordan
http://www.gardnervillage.com/


Christmas Street

Here’s a decades-old Christmas tradition along Royalwood Drive in Salt Lake City, where neighbors will arrange their decorations with stories written on placards. This is a busy display, so many people enjoy walking to see the lights instead.

5400 South 3200 West, Salt Lake City


Winder Lane

The road leading to Winder Farms in West Valley City is decorated with lights each year after Thanksgiving. Visitors can snack on scones and hot chocolate as they make their way up the road to the dairy.

4400 West 4100 South, West Valley City
http://www.winderfarms.com/

TOOELE COUNTY


Nativity and Luminary Walk at Clark Historic Farm

378 West Clark Street, Grantsville
http://www.clarkhistoricfarm.blogspot.com/

UTAH COUNTY


Thanksgiving Point

This year, Thanksgiving Point is selling tickets to "Luminaria- Experience The Light". There are 8,000 luminaries covering the hill, where each one is a pixel in a moving picture. There's also a 120-foot Christmas tree.

3003 North Thanksgiving Way, Lehi
http://thanksgivingpoint.org/events/luminaria


Spanish Fork Festival of Lights

Canyon View Park, 3300 East Powerhouse Road, Spanish Fork
http://www.spanishfork.org/newsevents/events/festivaloflights/


The Shops At Riverwoods

4801 North University Avenue, Provo
http://shopsatriverwoods.com/entertainment/events/lighing-of-the-riverwoods.html


Salem City Pond Town Christmas

300 South 100 West, Salem
http://www.salemcity.org/pond-town-christmas.htm

NORTHERN UTAH


Layton City Lights In The Park

437 North Wasatch Drive, Layton


Ogden's Christmas Village

Washington Blvd. from 22nd – 26th Street, Ogden
http://www.ogdencity.com/en/about_ogden/special_events/christmas_village.aspx?p=1


Fantasy At The Bay

Willard Bay State Park, I-15 Exit 357, Willard
https://stateparks.utah.gov/parks/willard-bay/events/

SOUTHERN UTAH


Kuhn's Christmas Spectacular

445 W. Heritage Drive, St. George
https://www.facebook.com/KuhnsChristmasSpectacular/


St. George Temple Festival Of Lights

490 S 300 E, St. George
https://www.facebook.com/events/118625778299062/

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