Christmas cheer is about to descend on Wichita! Thanksgiving weekend is the kickoff to many holiday light displays in Wichita, and we’ve got the scoop on where to find them.

From elaborate displays to intricate shows set to music, there is a wide variety of entertainment for the whole family. Below is a list of some of the most popular neighborhood displays and Christmas lights in Wichita. Keep checking back as you plan your holidays in Wichita - we’ll continue to update this list. 

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Wichita's Most Popular Christmas Light Displays

Children's Garden Entrance at Botanica Illuminations 2020

Illuminations at Botanica Wichita

Nov. 24-Dec. 30
Time: 5:30-9 p.m.
Admission: $16 non-member adults; $13 member adults, military and seniors; $10 ages 3-12; free for children 2 and under
Location: Botanica Wichita, 701 Amidon St, Wichita, KS 67203

Held in the main gardens at Botanica Wichita most nights from Nov. 24 through Dec. 30, Illuminations 2023 includes more than 2 million lights along a mile long pedestrian path. There are multiple light displays choreographed to music, a 240-foot-long walk-under tunnel of lights, candy cane lane and tree top forest in the Butterfly House, a funky tree that takes 80 hours to adorn with light sculptures, Santa's Village and so much more. Tickets must be pre-purchased online from Botanica’s website. No tickets will be sold at the gate. 

Christmas lights shine at the Lights at AbilityPoint

Lights at AbilityPoint

Nov. 23 - Dec. 28
Time: 5:30-9 p.m.
Admission: By donation on Monday; $10 per carload Tue-Sun; donations accepted every night. Ticketing information will be posted when available.
Location: Begins near the Arc of Sedgwick County, Douglas & St. Paul Streets (between Meridian & West St), Wichita, KS 67202

It’s a magical holiday wonderland you can experience without getting out of your car. Drive through this popular display and explore the Tunnel of Lights and more than 1.5 million sparkling Christmas lights. New in 2023: See the all-new I Love ICT displays and the tallest lighted Christmas tree in Kansas. They have a variety of light displays, including new ones that include toy factories, trains, a penguin scene and much more. Plus, nearly all of the displays and features are handmade by their volunteers. This signature Wichita tradition raises money for youth and adults with developmental disabilities.

Magic of Lights

Magic of Lights

Nov. 17 - Dec. 31
Time: 5:30-9 pm, Mon-Thurs; 5:30-10 pm, Fri-Sun
Admission: $21 (Carload online), $30 (Carload at gate weekday), $35 (Carload at gate weekend)
Location: Kansas International Dragway, 7800 W 61st St N, Maize KS 67101

Magic of Lights is a dazzling, drive-through holiday lights experience featuring favorite holiday scenes and characters of the season using the latest LED technology and digital animations. Experience Magic of Lights from the comfort and safety of your own car as you wind through the sparkling path of Wichita’s new favorite holiday tradition. One carload, one price.

Candy Cane Lane Wichita 2020

Candy Cane Lane

Nov. 23 - Dec. 31
Time: Begins at dark daily
Admission: Free
Location: Start at 1004 N Azure Circle, Wichita, KS 67235

Reindeer Road Christmas Lights 2020

Reindeer Road

Nov. 23 - Dec. 31
Time: Begins at dark daily
Admission: Free
Location: Start at 941 N Firefly St, Wichita, KS 67235

Reindeer Road is another street with many of the neighbors getting into the holiday spirit, and is right next to Candy Cane Lane! You won't miss the towering reindeer, ranging from 9-15 feet tall, in each yard's display.

Christmas Lights at the McKinneys' 2020 Wichita

Christmas at the McKinneys’

Nov. 23 - Jan. 1, 2024

Time: dark to 10 p.m. on weekdays and dark until 10:30 p.m. on Fri-Sat
Admission: Free, donations accepted
Location: 1452 N Coolidge, Wichita, KS 67203

One of the favorite Christmas light displays in Wichita, Christmas at the McKinneys’ is a privately-owned home with a family that takes pride in holiday cheer. The show is open to the public and you can tune in to 89.7 FM for tunes. Donations are accepted and are split between two charities, the Kansas Human Society and Human Kind (Interfaith Ministries). In the past, the Christmas lights show has raised thousands for the cause.

Christmas on Mulberry display

Christmas on Mulberry

Nov. 23 - Jan. 1, 2024

Time: 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. daily
Admission: Free
Location: 1231 N Mulberry Place

Radio: Tune to 89.5 

One of Wichita's newer holiday light displays, Christmas on Mulberry features lights synchronized to Christmas and sports teams songs along with humorous transitions. 

Christmas on Crestline

Christmas on Crestline

Nov. 23 - Jan. 1

Time: 6:30-10:30 p.m. (Fri & Sat until midnight)
Admission: Free
Location: 914 N Crestline, Wichita, KS 67212

This award-winning Christmas lights show features more than 80,000 computerized lights set to music on 100.7 FM and new attractions each year. You will find Santa's workshop holograms, holiday cutouts for photo opportunities and more. Plus, due to popular demand, their special Kansas City Chiefs display will be back for all to enjoy. Drive to Christmas on Crestline to see all the goodies that are in store for the public! This animated light show has been a popular stop since 2012.

Lights on Longview 2020

Lights on Longview

Nov. 23 - Jan. 1

Time: Fri-Sat, 6pm to midnight; Sun-Thurs, 6pm-11pm
Admission: Free
Location: 3805 E Longview Lane, Wichita, KS 67218

If you’re out early or up late, stop by Lights on Longview Ln. in east Wichita for a musically-charged Christmas light display. Tune in on your radio to 106.9 FM and enjoy many Christmas tune remixes that match the dancing lights. Lights on Longview lasts until midnight every night of the week. With more than 50,000 lights, this is one of Wichita’s favorite Christmas lights displays.

Carols on the Court Christmas Lights Wichita 2020

Carols on the Court

Date: Nov 25 - Jan 1
Time: 5:30-9:30 p.m. (Fri & Sat until 10 p.m.)
Admission: Free
Location: 1358 N Aksarben Ct, Wichita, KS 67235

Carols on the Court is Wichita’s first full RGB interactive computer-animated light show, complete with more than 8,000 lights that can be individually controlled to change in brightness and color. Tune to 89.5 FM during show hours to hear the accompanying music - you can visit their website to vote for what song you want to hear next. 

Lights on David Christmas Lights 2019

Lights on David

2023 dates TBD
Admission: Free
Location: 409 N David St, Wichita, KS 67212

After Halloween comes and goes, Lights on David lights up for the holiday season. This interactive light display can be heard on 106.9 FM. With colorful props, songs and fun each year, you won’t want to miss the 2023 Christmas celebration!

9th Street Lights 2020

9th Street Lights

Nov. 23 - Dec. 31

Time: Sun-Thurs, 6-10pm and Fri-Sat, 6-11pm
Admission: Free
Location: 3821 W 9th St, Wichita, KS 67203

With more than 30,000 dancing lights paired with music you can hear on 101.7 FM, this computerized light show goes along with Christmas classics like, “Carol of the Bells,” “Little Drummer Boy,” and “Joy to the World.” Be sure to add 9th Street Lights to your list of the best places to see Christmas lights in Wichita!

Christmas Lights on Brummet 2019

Lights on Brummett Street

Nov. 23 - Dec. 26

Time: 5:30-9 p.m. (Sun-Thurs); 5:30 to 10 p.m. (Fri-Sat; outdoors speakers turn off at 9:30 p.m.)
Admission: Free
Location: 3721 S Brummett St, Wichita, KS 67215

With both Halloween and Christmas displays, Brummett Street lights up with Lights on Brummett every year to celebrate the holidays. Stop by this southwest Wichita neighborhood and tune into 104.1 FM for a musical light display that will delight the whole family.

Christmas Lights on Tawakoni 2019

Lights on Tawakoni

2023 dates TBD

Admission: Free, donations accepted
Location: 10813 SW Tawakoni Rd, Augusta, KS 67010

Just outside of town, between Andover and Augusta, you'll find a Christmas light display with nearly 70,000 lights covering 4 acres at Lights on Tawakoni. This display has been a holiday tradition for almost a decade and continues to get bigger each year. With features like a life-sized stagecoach being pulled by six horses, a flying Santa with reindeer, a sea monster, dinosaurs, two 30' trees and more, be sure to add this stop to your tour.

Magic of Christmas Light Display

Magic of Christmas

Admission: Free
Location: 143 E 4th St, Goddard, KS 67052

The “Magic of Christmas” is a computerized light display synchronized to music and broadcast on 98.5 FM. This magical display features thousands of lights, an animated train, animated drumming soldiers, an animated 3-piece band, animated children with bells, a 25-foot mega tree, snowmen, leaping arches, lighted trees, strobes and more. Kids love it and parents do too!

2023 Marshall Family Christmas

The Marshall Family Christmas Lights

Nov. 23 - Jan. 6, 2024

Time: 5:30-10 pm on school nights and until 11 pm other nights
Admission: Free, donations for charity accepted
Location: 620 N Stratford Lane, Wichita, KS 67206

Join one local family as they bring the excitement of The Marshall Family Christmas Lights to east Wichita. With a Christmas performance beginning daily at 5:30 p.m., stop by and remember to tune in to 91.7 FM to hear the Christmas music that matches the lights. The display features more than 140,000 lights – all synchronized to music – and is free, but all donations go to support the Lord’s Diner and St. Anthony Family Shelter in Wichita.

Barnhart Family Christmas Display 2020

Barnhart Family Christmas

Admission: Free
Location: 212 N Robin Road, Wichita, KS 67212

This colorful display of hand-made holiday figurines is sure to light up your holidays and get you in the spirit of the holidays. You’ll want to drive by slowly so you don’t miss the many Christmas characters in this display. You’ll see Santa’s workshop, gingerbread, a nativity scene, a holiday train and much more.


Lights on 45th Street

Lights on 45th Street

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

6726 W Ocieo

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

Radio Station: 106.9 FM

6226 w 34th North

Location: 6226 W 34th Ct N, Wichita, KS 67205

Radio Station: 99.9 FM

lights in the valley

Lights in the Valley

Location: 210 Southwind Dr, Valley Center, KS 67147

Radio Station: 88.1 FM

Lights on Hickory Ln

Lights on Hickory Creek

Location: 1101 N. Hickory Creek, Wichita, KS 67235

We Sleigh Family Lights

We Sleigh Family Lights

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

Radio: Tune to 100.7

Council of Hope Light Display

Admission: Free (donations accepted)

Location: 650 N Main, Garden Plain KS

Located west of Wichita in Garden Plain, this light display features a 50-foot tall LED tree and a talking truck. You'll also find more than 65,000 lights - all computer controlled. You can watch from the comfort of your car or get out for photo opportunities. Plus, kids can put their letters in a drop box for Santa!  

Located west of Wichita in Garden Plain, this light display features a 50-foot tall LED tree and a talking truck. You'll also find more than 65,000 lights - all computer controlled. You can watch from the comfort of your car or get out for photo opportunities. Plus, kids can put their letters in a drop box for Santa!  


  • 727 Golden Hills, Wichita, KS 67212 - Radio Station: 89.5 FM

  • Vintage Christmas on Custer - 6047 N. Custer Circle, Wichita, KS 67204

  • Christmas at the Tituses - 1850 S. Battin St, Wichita KS 67218, lights at 5:30 p.m.

  • Lights on Gold Street - 5336 S. Gold St, Wichita KS 67217, lights at 5:30 p.m.

  • Stevens Family Christmas - 9414 E. Carson St, Wichita KS 67210

  • 635 N. Flora, Wichita KS 67212

  • The "Griswold House" of Rose Hill - 1610 Tanglewood Road, Rose Hill KS

  • Lights of Matthew 5:16 - 835 Longbranch Circle, Maize, KS 67101 - Radio Station: 100.5 FM

  • Lights on Cassie - 4423 N. Cassie St., Maize, KS 67101 - Radio Station: 89.7 FM or choose songs from an online playlist

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