Night of Lights

Date / Time
Dec 15 / 4:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Canyon Lodge
Winter Events, Family Fun, Entertainment, Holiday

Celebrate the Magic

A one-of-a-kind evening at Canyon Lodge to welcome the holiday season. Night of Lights is a FREE fun-filled night for all ages with live music, torchlight parade, kids activities, snowmobiles rides and a firework spectacular that lights up the Sierra sky. Be a part of the holiday magic.

Event Schedule

Saturday, December 15*

Evening festivities begin and food concessions open Canyon Lodge
5–6:30PM Family activities begin
Outdoor: Snowmobile Rides, Tubing, Woolly's Igloo
Indoor: Face Painting, Balloon Artist, Letters to Santa

School Yard Express + 3rd Floor
Rooftop and Indoor Viewing Areas open (paid ticketed areas) Rooftop + Clover Leaf Room, 4th Floor
Live music
Outdoor Stage
5PM First magic show with Justin Impossible Indoor Stage, 4th Floor
6PM Second magic show with Justin Impossible Indoor Stage, 4th Floor
Night of Lights
7:30PM On-snow after party and live music
Outdoor Stage
  Photos with Santa + Woolly
Indoor Stage, 4th Floor
10PM Last gondola ride to The Village Village Gondola

Rooftop Viewing Area

Take it all in with your friends and family atop the Canyon Lodge roof.  Open from 5–8PM and providing prime show viewing. A cash bar and grab-and-go food options will be available for purchase, plus standing room and limited seating. There's no other place you'd rather be to enjoy the night's events.

Advance Purchase
Day of Event Ikon Pass Holders
Adult (13+)  $35
$49 $25
Child (5-12) $25
$39 $15
Child (4 & under) Free  Free


Indoor Viewing Area

Gather with the family for a night of pure magic. Enjoy the Night of Lights show from a warm indoor setting in the Clover Leaf room on the 4th floor of Canyon Lodge, with limited seating provided and room for standing. This space will sell out.

  Advance Purchase
Day of Event 
Ikon Pass Holders
Adult (13+)
$59 $35 
Child (5-12)
$49 $25 
 Child (4 & under)
 Free  Free  Free


Event Parking & Transportation

Limited parking is available at Canyon Lodge, all event-goers are encouraged to use free public transportation to get to and from the Night of Lights.

The Village Gondola
The gondola will run until 10PM from The Village Plaza to Canyon Lodge. This option is best for guests staying in or near The Village. Paid parking is available in the parking lot across from The Village.

Special Event Shuttle & Town Trolley

Routes are available for the evening for guests staying a various in-town locations. View the Night of Lights program (below) for a detailed map and schedule.

Park & Ride

Locations will be set up at the Mammoth High School and Juniper Springs Resort/Eagle Lodge.  Shuttle buses will run between these locations and Canyon Lodge for the evening. Download a copy of the Night of Lights program (below) for a detailed map and schedule.

*Events subject to change

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