Christmas Lights In Wichita

Wichita is ready to spread the Christmas cheer. Neighborhood lights on Thanksgiving night officially mark the holiday season. Enjoy a wide variety of entertainment for the whole family. Check out our list of some of the most popular Christmas light displays in Wichita:

2018 The Arc’s Lights

Dates: Nov. 22-Dec. 28                                        Time: Mon-Thur 5-9 p.m.; Fri & Sat 5-10 p.m.; Sun 5-9 p.m.
Admission: $10 Friday-Sunday; Donation nights other nights
Location: Douglas & St. Paul
The 22nd anniversary of ARC’s Lights. This Wichita tradition is one of the largest fundraisers put on by The ARC of Sedgwick County, with donations going to support children and adults with intellectual disabilities. This event is unique because nearly all of the Christmas light displays are made by volunteers who work to put together this show each holiday season. Santa will be available for photos the first two weekends of the event.

Candy Cane Lane

Dates: Nov. 22-Dec. 31                                             Time: Begins at dark
Admission: Free
Location: 1021 N. Azure Circle, Wichita, KS 67235
This stroll down Candy Cane Lane will not disappoint! This Christmas light display includes many homes in one neighborhood excited about the holidays, built around Candy Cane Lane. Starting on Thanksgiving night, you can experience the glow of homes around the area of 119th Street and Central.

Christmas Lights at the North Pole Express Substation

Dates: Weekends Nov. 22-Dec. 23                          Time: 6-9 p.m.
Admission: Free, donations accepted
Location: North Pole Express Substation, 1841 S. Glenn, Wichita KS 67213
Thanksgiving brings lights to the North Pole Express Substation in southwest Wichita as C.L.A.U.S, Inc. brings the reason for the season to children of all ages. Stop by the substation to see Christmas lights, meet Santa and visit the magic of the North Pole.

Christmas at the McKinneys’

Dates: Nov. 22-Dec. 31                                             Time:  Begins 5:30 p.m. daily
Admission: Free, donations accepted
Location:  1452 N. Coolidge, Wichita, KS 67203
The McKinneys’ privately-owned home has become known as one of the most favorite Christmas displays in Wichita. Donations are accepted and are split between Interfaith Ministries and the Kansas Humane Society.

Illuminations at Botanica Wichita

Dates: Nov. 23-Dec. 31                                           Time: 5:30-8:30 p.m. daily
Admission: Adults $10; Kids $7; Members $7
Location: 701 Amidon St., Wichita, KS 67203
Wichita’s biggest light display (Illuminations) is located at Botanica in Wichita. Bundle up and take the family on a walk through more than 30 enchanted Christmas gardens of more than 1 million dazzling lights. Stop and grab some hot chocolate, s’mores or a delicious holiday meal midway through your journey and take a moment to meet Santa. Don’t miss the choreographed show with more than 50,000 Christmas lights set to music.

Lights on Brummett St.

Dates: Nov. 22-Dec. 31                                             Time: 5:30-9 p.m. daily
Admission: Free
Location: 3721 Brummett St., Wichita, KS 67215
Stop by this southwest Wichita neighborhood and tune into 101.7FM for a musical light display that will delight the whole family.

Lights on Gold Street

Dates: Nov. 22-Dec. 31                                             Time: 6 p.m. daily
Admission: Free
Location: 5336 S. Gold St., Wichita, KS 67217
Hop in the car and tune your radio to 99.5FM to watch more than 13,000 lights dance in routine to your favorite holiday music. The display stays lit until 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and until midnight on Friday and Saturday.

Lights on Longview

Dates: Nov. 22-Dec. 31                                             Time: 5:30 p.m.-Midnight daily
Admission: Free
Location: 3805 E. Longview Lane, Wichita, KS 67218
Tune your radio to 105.7FM and enjoy many Christmas remixes that match the blinking lights. Lights on Longview lasts until midnight every night of the week. With more than 50,000 lights, this is one of east Wichita’s favorite stops.

Lights on Texas

Dates: Nov. 22-Dec. 31                                             Time: Begins 5:30 p.m. daily
Admission: Free, donations accepted
Location: 11603 W. Texas St., Wichita, KS 67209
Formerly known as Lights on Lawrence, this 300,000-light display has moved to the west side to continue its glory. With a nice mix of traditional and colored lights, many of the items have a history in light shows in Wichita, as part of a large display at 17th and Park Place that stuck around for 25 years. Stop by Lights on Texas on your Christmas light tour and keep your eye out for Santa on Christmas Eve.

Marshall Family Christmas Lights

Dates: Nov. 22-Jan. 6 (Epiphany)                           Time:  Begins 5:30 p.m. daily
Admission: Free, donations accepted
Location: 620 N. Stratford Lane, Wichita, KS 67206
With holiday performances beginning every day at 5:30 p.m., stop by after you get off work and tune in to 91.7FM to hear the music that matches the lights. The display is free, but all donations will go to support the Lord’s Diner and St. Anthony Family Shelter in Wichita.

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