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
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
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
Christensen & Hymas Christmas Lights Display
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
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
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
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
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
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
Spanish Fork Festival of Lights
Canyon View Park, 3300 East Powerhouse Road, Spanish Fork
The Shops At Riverwoods
4801 North University Avenue, Provo
Salem City Pond Town Christmas
300 South 100 West, Salem
Layton City Lights In The Park
Ogden's Christmas Village
Washington Blvd. from 22nd – 26th Street, Ogden
Fantasy At The Bay
Willard Bay State Park, I-15 Exit 357, Willard
Kuhn's Christmas Spectacular
445 W. Heritage Drive, St. George
St. George Temple Festival Of Lights
490 S 300 E, St. George