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The Experience

Over One Mile of Holiday Cheer

Experience the Magic of Poconos Park Winter Wonderland

Get ready to embark on a journey through the enchanting world of the Poconos Park’s Winter Wonderland. At Poconos Park, we believe that the holiday season should be a time of wonder and joy, and our "Poconos Lights Drive-Thru Christmas Experience" is designed to bring that magic to life.


As you enter Poconos Lights, you will see the transformation of our park into a mesmerizing landscape of color and light. The sheer scale of our holiday light display is nothing short of awe-inspiring, and it's sure to fill your heart with the warmth and excitement of the season.

Poconos Lights Drive Thru Christmas Experience Logo
Poconos Lights

Whether you're young or young at heart, Poconos Lights has something for everyone. From the moment you arrive, you'll be enveloped in the festive spirit of the holidays. The air is filled with the scent of fresh pine and the sound of holiday music that will make your spirits soar. It's a place where cherished traditions come to life and new memories are made.


The "Poconos Lights Drive-Thru Christmas Experience" is a one-of-a-kind adventure that takes you on a journey spanning over one mile. As you drive through this magical wonderland, you'll be surrounded by the radiant glow of lights, each one telling a story of holiday cheer. Twinkling stars, majestic reindeer, and jolly Santas all come together to create a whimsical atmosphere that's truly unforgettable.

Christmas lights display gingerbread man and gingerbread house

Our Poconos Lights experience is available for you to enjoy from Thanksgiving to Christmas, every Thursday through Sunday, and it continues nightly from Christmas to New Year's Eve. The gates open at 5:00 pm, and the magic lasts until 10:00 pm, allowing you to immerse yourself in the holiday spirit at your own pace.


Bring your family, your friends, or that special someone to share in the joy of the season. Capture the moments, exchange laughter, and feel the wonder of Christmas like never before. Poconos Park Winter Wonderland is the perfect destination for making memories that will last a lifetime.

Mark your calendar and prepare to be enchanted, come and be part of the magic at Poconos Lights. Let the lights guide you on a holiday adventure that will warm your heart and leave you with cherished memories of the most wonderful time of the year. We can't wait to share this holiday season with you.

VIP Sleigh Ride Experience

Two horses pulling a sleigh carrying people in the snow
Family roasting marshmallows around a camp fire
Experience the ultimate luxury with our VIP Sleigh Ride Experience* available every night from November 23rd to December 31st. Our exclusive sleigh rides run every 30 minutes from 5 PM to 9:30 PM, offering a magical journey through over one mile of spectacular Christmas Lights. Perfect for groups of up to 12 people, each private sleigh ride ensures an intimate and personalized adventure, not to be shared with other patrons. Revel in the enchanting beauty of the season as you glide through a winter wonderland, creating unforgettable memories with your loved ones in the warmth and comfort of our VIP sleighs.

Your limited VIP Sleigh Ride Experience, complete with delightful extras that will make your journey even more memorable. Enjoy a complimentary marshmallow toasting kit for your group, along with two bags of popcorn and a steaming cup of hot cocoa per person. Capture the magic with a group digital photo opportunity with the majestic horses. As part of the experience, you'll have access to our inviting fire pits and outdoor seating area, creating a cozy atmosphere while you wait for your ride.

*Our sleigh is an open-air horse-drawn wagon ride that lasts between 15 to 30 minutes and comes with provided blankets for your comfort. Feel free to bring your own blankets if you wish. To ensure a smooth experience, please ensure your entire group arrives together, and arrive at least 30 minutes before your scheduled ride time. We provide up to three parking spaces per group, as parking is limited. Immerse yourself in the magic of the season with our VIP Sleigh Ride Experience, where every detail is designed to create an unforgettable holiday memory.
Decorated Christmas Cookies
Young girl decorating Christmas cookies dressed in holiday attire

Cookies with Mrs. Claus

December 9, 10AM-2PM
Bring your family to Poconos Park and step into the cozy, festive world of Mrs. Claus. It's time to indulge in the sweetest tradition of the holiday season - decorating cookies! Spend quality time with your loved ones as you create your own edible works of art. Mrs. Claus herself will be there to lend a hand and share her favorite cookie decorating tips. And what's more, you'll have the opportunity to capture this cherished moment with a photo alongside Santa. These photos will become treasured keepsakes for years to come, reminding you of the warmth and joy of the holiday season. Don't miss this chance to connect with the heart of Christmas on a December day filled with delicious creativity.
Cookies With Mrs. Claus
Christmas candies

Breakfast with Santa

December 16, 10AM-2PM
The star of the season takes center stage - Santa Claus! Enjoy a magical morning with a festive breakfast in the company of Santa himself. Savor delicious holiday treats and hot cocoa while sharing your Christmas wishes with the jolly old man in the red suit.
You won't want to forget this extraordinary moment, and you don't have to! We're offering the opportunity to capture your encounter with Santa through a special photo session. Your heartwarming photo with Santa will serve as a cherished memory of your morning together, and it's the perfect keepsake to share with family and friends.
Saturdays with Santa Claus at Poconos Park is all about creating lasting memories and treasured experiences. It's a chance for children and adults alike to embrace the enchantment of the season, share in the joy, and make memories that will warm your heart for years to come.
Don't miss out on these exclusive holiday events. Reserve your spot today and make this Christmas season truly magical. At Poconos Park, we're here to make your holiday dreams come true, one special moment at a time. Join us for "Saturdays with Santa Claus" and let the holiday festivities begin!
Santa Claus in suit and hat pointing
Breakfast with Santa
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