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Prairie Lights at Joe Pool Lake in Grand Prairie, Texas

The 2017 Prairie Lights Christmas show is again being held in Lynn Creek Park in the city of Grand Prairie. There are more than 4 million lights and it is expected the number of visitors will top the 100,000 this year. The tour is a 2 mile drive past hundreds of colorful displays. They include all of the sights you would expect in a Christmas light show - santa, reindeer, candy canes, elves, and much, much more. Hanukkah and Kwanza light displays can also be found along the drive.

On this page you will find all that you need to know about the Christmas show: the days and hours the show is open, the cost, what you can expect to find, and directions to Lynn Creek Park. So come on down to Lynn Creek Park, enjoy the light show, and Happy Holidays!

Holiday Village at Prairie Lights

the tunnel of lights at the Prairie Lights Christmas show In the middle of the two mile ride you will find the Holiday Village, including the Snow Maze and Holiday Magic Walk-Through Forest. Here you can park your car and take a break from the driving. The Snow Maze and and Holiday Magic Walk-Through Forest are included as part of your admission fee. You can also pay to have your picture taken with Santa (through December 23rd), buy refreshments, take a spin on a carnival ride, and purchase presents at the gift shop.

Do you want to enjoy the Christmas Lights in style? Reserve a ride with Heaven on Wheels. Their special Prairie Lights Christmas rates will leave you to enjoy the lights and free you from the hassle of driving!

Hours / Fees

The Christmas lights event begins on Thanksgiving night - November 23rd - and ends New Year's Eve.

Monday through Thursday - 6 to 9 PM - $35 per car (up to eight people)

Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve - 6 to 10 PM - $45 per car (up to eight people)

Limos ($80 / $100), shuttle buses and vans - 9 to 30 people ($80 / $100), and tour buses ($125 / $150) are welcome.

Pre Paid Fast Pass.

Most people attending Prairie Lights will pay at the park. This means you will likely have to wait in line to pay. This year there is a pre-pay option that will give you quicker access using an alternative entrance. You can find out more about this option here: Pre Paid Fast Pass

Prairie Lights Christmas Light Show - Some Quick Facts

How long does it take to drive through the Prairie Lights Christmas Show?

If there was no traffic and you slowly made your way through the lights, it would take about 45 minutes. A stop at the Holiday Village will of course add to your time. A reasonable estimate would be to allow yourself an hour and a half, including stopping at Holiday Village. Do realize it can also take a lot longer to drive through the light show when there is a lot of traffic (close to Christmas and on the weekends). You may be in the park for more than 2 or even 3 hours during peak times.

Where is Lynn Creek Park, Joe Pool Lake, and Grand Prairie?

Just south of the metroplex - about a 30 minute drive from downtown Dallas or downtown Fort Worth. Driving directions from your location to Lynn Creek Park are just a mouse click away.

Are there restrooms available?

There are restrooms in the Holiday Village, which is found in the middle of the 2 mile drive.

The Prairie Lights Christmas Show


The website is not affiliated with Lynn Creek Park, the City of Grand Prairie, or the Prairie Lights Christmas Show. You can contact Lynn Creek Park management at 817-467-2104 or visit the Grand Prairie Parks and Recreation.

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