Welcome to RoTary Lights
Thank you for another great year!
Our 26th year begins Nov 27, 2020
This year, 2020, we'll be celebrating our 26th year with our Rotary Lights Display at Riverside Park.
Nearly 160,000 visitors per year enjoy this holiday tradition while driving, walking or taking a carriage ride through Riverside Park. We have a ton of events on select nights for you and the family: Our Rotary Lights Parade, Live music entertainment, Hay Rides, Carriage Rides, live reindeer, breakfast with Santa, our 5k Ugly Sweater Run and so much more. Events are on select nights, check out the Event Schedule for more details.
With over 3,000,000 lights, you can imagine the breadth and depth of this holiday display. And remember, it's FREE.
"We ask for voluntary food and cash donations".
The park is open November 27, 2020 - December 31, 2020.
The park opens at 5:00 p.m. daily and gates will close after the last car in line at 10:00 p.m. with the following exceptions:
Christmas Eve - 5 to 9:00 p.m.
Christmas Day - 5 to 9:00 p.m.
New Year's Eve - 5 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
Santa is in the park every night through Dec. 23rd from 5-8 pm
Or as long as kids are waiting.
There is no cost to visit Santa
The Chad Erickson Ice Rink in Riverside Park will be open at the following times:
Starting Wednesday January 15, 2020 the warming trailer and free skate use will be available:
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday: 5-8pm
Saturday and Sunday: Noon-8pm
When the heated skate trailer is open, feel free to stop in to warm up. Skates will be available to use free of charge. Skates are available in all sizes from Junior 10 through Adult size 13. Quantities vary and are handed out on a first come first served basis.
the skating rink at rotary lights
Skating is free, use of skates is also free. We do ask if you enjoy your skating experience to consider a voluntary cash donation to help cover operating expenses.