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Where to see holiday lights in Palm Beach County

We've compiled a list of free and ticketed holiday and Christmas lights on display for 2023 available for public viewing throughout Palm Beach County. And we hope everyone has a happy and safe holiday season.

Light Displays

West Palm Beach

Holiday in Paradise festivities for 2023 include a free light show featuring an impressive 35-foot, 700-ton holiday sand tree called Sandi. Also, a Ferris Wheel, coyly nicknamed Ferris, is once again enhancing the attractions. Lots of the displays and activities are free, while some require fees.

Location: 100 N. Clematis St., West Palm Beach, Waterfront

Light shows start on the quarter hour between 6 and 10 p.m. except during these special events:

35-foot, 700-ton holiday sand tree called Sandi, WPB

Delray Beach

Holiday Village

Date: Through Dec. 31
Location: Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach

A month-long celebration offers a free walk through the famous 100-foot Christmas scene. Other activities, rides and games are available for a nominal fee. 

West Palm Beach

Nightly Snowfall and light show at The SquareTake in the real magic of the holiday season with snowfall each evening beginning

Nightly Snowfall and light show at The Square, West Palm Beach.

Boca Raton

Merry In Mizner

Light Displays: Nightly, Nov. 18 through Jan. 1
Mizner Park, 327 Plaza Real, Boca Raton

Drive-through Lights 4 Hope display in West Palm Beach

Open event at Okeeheelee Park in West Palm Beach Nov. 17 through Dec. 30, 2023. Tickets range from limited $15 for bikes on certain days; $20 standard per car; or $40 per bus, etc.

Zoo Lights at Palm Beach Zoo

Display offered on select evenings from 6 to 9 p.m. with more than 1 million eco-friendly lights.

Regular adult admission is $27.75 but if you buy early tickets, before November, you can see the Zoo Lights exhibit, starting at $15. The display will be available from Nov. 17 through Jan. 7, 2024. Here's the link for tickets: palmbeachzoo.org/tickets.

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More free and inexpensive holiday events

Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Jungle Island Luminosa deals

5:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Discounted | Jungle Island

Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Jungle Island Luminosa deals

5:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Discounted | Jungle Island

Thursday, February 22, 2024

Jungle Island Luminosa deals

5:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Discounted | Jungle Island

Friday, February 23, 2024

Jungle Island Luminosa deals

5:30 pm to 10:30 pm | $32.00-39.00 | Jungle Island

Saturday, February 24, 2024

Jungle Island Luminosa deals

5:30 pm to 10:30 pm | $32.00-39.00 | Jungle Island

Broward Symphony Orchestra in Davie

7:30 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Bailey Hall in Davie

Sunday, February 25, 2024

Jungle Island Luminosa deals

5:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Discounted | Jungle Island

Monday, February 26, 2024

Jungle Island Luminosa deals

5:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Discounted | Jungle Island

Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Jungle Island Luminosa deals

5:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Discounted | Jungle Island

Thursday, March 7, 2024

Wolfson Market & Movie, Miami

5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus

Mary Lou Cruz

About Mary Lou Cruz

I worked at the South Florida Sun Sentinel for 21 years, as an Advertising Special Sections Writer; Editorial Systems Editor in Technology; and Editorial Assistant in the Newsroom. Before my newspaper career, I worked in the airline and travel industry and I have lived in Brazil, Puerto Rico and vacationed in more than 25 countries. Originally, I'm from Maryland. I moved to Florida in 1984 and raised my daughter in Miami. Email: events@SouthFloridaOnTheCheap.com.

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