The ultimate list of Christmas and Holiday lights around Utah

Christmas lights in Utah are on full display, and it’s a great time to load your family into the car and take in all the colorful decorations.

Salt Lake County

Lights at Temple Square

The Christmas lights at Temple Square are a tradition for many Utahns, and through December families can browse through nativity scenes and thousands of colorful lights at this downtown Salt Lake City landmark. There’s no cost to see the lights here, and the display will be welcoming visitors through the year’s end.

50 West North Temple, Salt Lake City

Zoolights at Utah’s Hogle Zoo

See the lights and animals all in once place, starting December 1st through the 31st. Zoo Lights starts in the evenings, and kids will love seeing Santa Claus and his reindeer stop by for a visit. Closed Christmas Day.

2600 Sunnyside Ave, Salt Lake City

Candlelight Christmas at This is the Place Heritage Park

The light display here is reminiscent of years’ past, as this outdoor Village presents many old-fashioned Christmas traditions such as a live Nativity, reindeer and carolers. Dress warmly, as Candlelight Christmas is an outdoor venue. Runs December 9-23 during the evenings, closed Sundays and December 24-25.

2601 East Sunnyside Ave, Salt Lake City

Dicken’s Christmas Festival at South Towne Exposition Center

This display runs for two weekends in December at the Utah State Fair Park, and includes characters patrolling the streets in Dickensian costumes. Dickens’ Christmas Festival has light displays, trees and quaint shops and booths to browse.

9575 South State Street, Sandy

Light up the Night at The Gateway

Located in downtown Salt Lake City, The Gateway Mall showcases a 50-foot tall Christmas tree at the Olympic Legacy Plaza, and the Christmas lights are animated and choreographed.

18 North Rio Grande Street, Salt Lake City

Gardner Village

This historic-themed town in West Jordan has an old time look, complete with brick paths, elf statues and shops. Stop at Archibald’s restaurant inside Gardner Village to warm up after gazing at the beautiful lights.

1100 West 7800 South, West Jordan

Christmas Street

Here’s a decades-old Christmas tradition along Royalwood Drive in Salt Lake City, where neighbors will arrange their decorations with stories written on placards. This is a busy display, so many people enjoy walking to see the lights instead.

5400 South 3200 West, Salt Lake City

Winder Lane

The road leading to Winder Farms in West Valley City is decorated with lights each year after Thanksgiving. Visitors can snack on scones and hot chocolate as they make their way up the road to the dairy.

4400 West 4100 South, West Valley City


Tooele County

Nativity and Luminary Walk at Clark Historic Farm

378 West Clark Street, Grantsville


Utah County

Thanksgiving Point

There are more than 1 million lights spread across more than a mile of pathway, with decorated trees and displays.

3003 North Thanksgiving Way, Lehi

Spanish Fork Festival of Lights

Canyon View Park, 3300 East Powerhouse Road, Spanish Fork

The Shops at Riverwoods

4801 North University Avenue, Provo

Salem City Pond Town Christmas

300 South 100 West, Salem


Davis County

Layton City Lights in the Park

437 North Wasatch Drive, Layton


Weber County

Ogden’s Christmas Village

Washington Blvd. from 22nd – 26th Street, Ogden


Box Elder County

Fantasy at the Bay

Willard Bay State Park, I-15 Exit 357, Willard

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