The holiday season comes to life as you drive your car through the Winter in Wilmington Light Show on Wilmington’s Riverfront. Thousands of lights make up this dazzling show. Dash through this electric trail in your one-horse open sleigh as there is so much to see! Your family will love the animated installations, interactive music, and holiday cheer. Create a new family tradition this year with The Grand’s Winter in Wilmington Light Show! Pay by the carload at $25 per vehicle*.
To help make the event enjoyable for everyone, advanced online reservations/pre-purchased admission is required to help make the event enjoyable for everyone.
*Event only for up to 12 passenger vehicles. Sorry, no motorhomes or high occupancy vehicles over 12 passengers.
Yes, admission must be purchased online before arriving at the event. Guests will be asked to select a date and time and must show confirmation when they arrive at the event. Guests must arrive on the day selected, and within the 90-minute window selected at purchase.
The event is arranged to accept vehicles with seating up to 12. Motorcycles are also okay, but will be charged at the same price as other vehicles. Note: We recommend that those sharing a vehicle have practiced CDC guidelines around social distancing prior to arriving together at the event.
The drive-thru experience is about 8-12 minutes.
No. In order to keep the event compliant with the government and CDC guidelines to reduce the spread of COVID-19, all customers must stay in their car.
Should you be outside of your vehicle or if you roll down your window to talk with event staff, you will need to wear a mask. This is to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.
Absolutely! Bring your favorite snacks, take-out, or grandma’s cookies to enjoy. Take-out can be purchased from one of the many restaurants along the riverfront on your way to the show.
Feel free to take photos from the comfort of your vehicle. You will need to remain in your car and stay in the designated drive-thru lane. To keep the experience enjoyable for everyone, do not get out of your car, stop, or pull over. Note: We encourage guests to share photos with your friends and family on social media.
No, the event will continue in the rain. In fact, the rain makes the lights shine even brighter! We will do our best to inform you about event news on our Facebook page.
If the weather becomes unsafe to drive in, we will cancel the event for the evening. All admission pre-purchases will be either refunded or transferred to another date and time.
Admission is non-transferable and non-refundable.
Admission is non-transferable and non-refundable. However, please come and you will be directed to a standby line. We will weave you in as spaces allows, but there is no guarantee. Arrive anytime within the 90-minute window selected at purchase.