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Christmas Lights in Lincoln 2022-2023

Let's dive deeper into the magical atmosphere of Christmas lights in Lincoln, NE


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Citizens of Lincoln know how to celebrate Christmas beyond any doubt. Twinkling Christmas lights in Lincoln, NE, adorn the city and create magical vibes, warming the hearts of locals and tourists. Check out the best illuminations to immerse yourself in this festive mood.

Zoo Lights Powered by LES (November 26–December 30, 2021)

Another Christmas lights display in Lincoln occupies Lincoln Children's Zoo. A 40-feet (12-m) Christmas tree, over 30 lit wildlife figures, a 60-feet (18-m) light tunnel, and much more transform the Zoo into one of the largest multi-colored extravaganzas in the midwest. Ticket prices range from $10.95 to $22.95. Also, you can purchase a holiday train ticket as an add-on.

Lincoln's Drive-Thru Christmas Lights Show (November 27, 2021–January 1, 2022)

Lincoln's drive-thru Christmas lights show, located right in the heart of downtown Lincoln at Haymarket Park, is a great chance to experience the holiday season to the fullest. Featuring a 3-mile (5-km) path of dazzling lights synchronized with music, this show has all chances to become a truly memorable adventure. Ticket prices start at $40 per car. The display is open daily from 5 pm to 12 am.

Christmas lights near Lincoln (November 26–December 31, 2021)

The Magical Lights of Seward is located 30 minutes away from downtown Lincoln at the Seward Fairgrounds. It's a colorful drive-through event that features dazzling lights set to music and lots of Christmas spirit. The tickets cost $25 per vehicle, but if you come Monday through Thursday, you can get $5 off. The drive-through is open from 6 pm to 9 pm every day, except for Friday and Saturday with closing time at 10 pm.

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