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Holiday Light Fest

Date: Nov 27 - Dec 04, 2021
Time: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cost: Fast Pass: $20/$40. General Entry: $10/$20.
All your favorite holiday-themed scenes along with over 25 miles of lights illuminating buildings and trees will be back this year. Some of the themed scenes include Candyland with a festive gingerbread house, the North Pole with two of Santa’s reindeer, a mailbox for letters to Santa, and the big man himself!

***New This Year***

Three more holiday-themed scenes have been added – Dino Land, Rock’n Christmas and a second drive-thru light tunnel. More food and beverage options will be available plus miles more of new lights. Also new this year, the HLF Fast Pass, allowing priority entry to the Holiday Drive-Thru Light Fest, including an exclusive entrance. A limited number of HLF Fast Passes will be available for purchase so don't wait!

Official Music Partner

To enhance the festival experience, guests will be encouraged to tune to radio station 100.9 Cherry FM.
Cherry FM, the Stephen’s Media Group station has been providing round-the-clock Christmas music from November 26-December 31st for over 20 years.

Community Giveback Opportunities

On Monday, November 29th, we will be partnering with the Yakima Humane Society and Wags to Riches, where a portion of each paid admission will be donated to support rescued animal needs and adoptions.
On Tuesday, November 30th, we will be partnering with the Yakima Salvation Army, where guests who bring a new, unwrapped toy (suggested value of $10 or more) will be provided free admission that evening.
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Find Max In The Holiday Light Fest Contest!

Find Max In The Holiday Light Fest Contest!
Each remaining night of the Holiday Light Fest:
1. Spot the Grinch's favorite friend Max in the Holiday Light Fest!
2. Count how many Maxes you find.
3. Fill out the entry form linked in the QR Code.
One winner will be chosen per day. Winners will receive a Fair Season Pass to the 2022 Central Washington State Fair!


Gates will open at 4:30 pm with the drive-thru hours from 5 pm – 9 pm each night. Upon entering the Holiday Drive-thru Light Fest, guests will be provided a map highlighting all the holiday-themed scenes along the drive-thru route as well as a menu for food and beverage items available.

General Admission Entry (5pm-9pm)
Cars, Trucks, SUVs: $10
Limos, Buses, RVs: $20
***General Admission entrance will be Gate #15 off Pacific Ave (by the Yakima County Baseball Stadium).

HLF Fast Pass (5pm-7pm or 7pm-9pm)
Cars, Trucks, SUVs: $20
Limos, Buses, RVs: $40
***The new HLF Fast Pass exclusive entrance will be Gate #1 off Fair Avenue.

The HLF Fast Pass must be purchased online in advance at


Holiday Light Fest - Saturday, December 4th
Holiday Light Fest - Saturday, December 4th
Dec 04, 2021 | 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fast Pass: $20/$40. General Entry: $10/$20.
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