Festival of Lights

Friday, November 27, 2020 - Friday, January 1, 2021

Daily from 5 to 9:30 pm

Free November 30 & December 25
logo for the Festival of Lights written in cursive with drawn colorful lights decorating the words.


Bring a little twinkle to your holidays at this spectacular drive-through event featuring dazzling displays with more than 2.5 million lights throughout the park! You won’t want to miss our giant, 54-foot LED musical tree!


Watkins Regional Park
301 Watkins Park Drive
Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
Phone: 301-699-2456
TTY: 301-699-2544

Admission Fees

Vehicle Type
Car or Van $8 in advance; $10 at the gate
Multi-Visit Pass - 3 visits (car or van) $20 (Buy two tickets, get one free!)
Mini-Bus or Limo $20
Multi-Visit Pass - 3 visits (mini-bus or limo) $40 (Buy two tickets, get one free!)
Bus $30
Get your tickets online with PARKS DIRECT before arriving!

Vehicle Categorization

  • A Multi-Visit pass is transferable for cars and vans for up to 3 visits.
  • A mini-bus seats 13 to 24 passengers.
  • A bus seats 25 or more passengers.

Online Tickets

For your safety and the safety of our staff, please purchase tickets online in advance at ParksDirect. Face coverings are required if interacting with personnel.

Make a difference

  • Please bring canned goods for donation to local food banks.