Adventure Dad here. I have put together this list for you of the 21 Christmas light displays around Indiana that the Adventure Kids never want to miss. Plus, I’ve included a bonus display that we’ve been checking out since before the Adventure Kids were even around. 

Best Light Displays - Circle City Adventure Kids

North

1. The Magic of Christmas in Elwood

  • Address: 1505 South B Street, Elwood, IN 46036
  • Dates: Begins November 30, 2019 with lighting ceremony and parade
  • Price: Free
  • Light Count: 1,000,000
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2. Fishers Winter Wonderland

  • Address: 1 Municipal Drive, Fishers, IN 46038
  • Dates: Begins December 7 
  • Times: 6:00pm through 7:30pm
  • Price: Free
  • Light Count: 200,000

3. Frankfort Holiday Lights in TPA Park

  • Address: 1 Adrian Marks Drive, Frankfort, IN 46041
  • Dates: November 28 through January 1
  • Times: Dusk through 9:00pm
  • Price: Free
  • Light Count: 1,000,000

4. Christkindlmarkt

  • Address: 10 Center Green, Carmel, IN 46032
  • Dates: November 23 through December 24
  • Times: 
  • Closed Monday and Tuesday
  • Wednesday and Thursday from dusk through 9:00pm
  • Friday through Sunday from dusk through 9:00pm
  • Price: Free
  • Light Count: 200,000

5. A Merry Prairie Holiday

  • Address: 13400 Allisonville Road, Fishers, IN 46038
  • Dates: Friday through Sunday November 29 through Dec 29
  • Times: 6:00pm through 10:00pm
  • Price: 
    • Advance Tickets: $16 per person ($8 per person for members)
    • Gate Tickets: $20 per person ($10 per person for members)
    • Free for children under age 2 
  • Light Count: 1,000,000 (plus all of the displays formerly at Reynolds Farm Equipment in Fishers)

6. Avalon Lights

  • Address: 14125 Avalon E Drive, Fishers, IN 46037
  • Price: Free (at private residence)

7. Powers Christmas Lights

  • Address: 6893 N 1000 E., Sheridan, Indiana 46069
  • Price: Free (at private residence)

8. Kokomo We Care Park

  • Address: 2317 N. Lafountain Street, Kokomo IN 46901
  • Dates: November 28 through December 25
  • Times: Dusk until 9:30pm each night
  • Price: Free (donations are accepted)
  • Light Count: 1,000,000 
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South

9. Middle Street in Greenwood

  • Address: 51 South Middle Street, Greenwood, IN 46143
  • Price: Free (at private residences)

10. Seymour Lights

  • Address: 911 South Drive, Seymour, Indiana 47274
  • Price: Free (at private residence)

11. Christmas Casino

  • Address: 777 Rising Star Drive, Rising Sun, Indiana 47040
  • Dates: Begins November 15 
  • Price: Free

12. Festival of Lights

  • Address: Jimmy Nash City Park, N. Home Avenue, Martinsville, IN 46151
  • Dates: November 30 through January 2
  • Times: 6:00pm through 10:00pm
  • Price: Free

13. Southside Home

  • Address: 10 E Edgewood Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46227
  • Price: Free (at a private residence)

14. Holiday House

  • Address: 632 Locust Grove Lane, Greenwood, IN 46143
  • Dates: December 1 through December 24
  • Times: 6:00pm through 10:00pm
  • Price: Free (donations for Riley Hospital are welcome)
  • Note: This is a private residence. Lights are displayed outside, but the majority of the decorations and displays are inside the house.
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West

15. Lights at the Brickyard

  • Address: 4790 West 16th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46222
  • Dates: November 27 through January 5
  • Times: 6:00pm until 9:00pm
  • Price: 
    • Standard Pass (cannot be purchased online)
      • $25 for Monday through Wednesday
      • $30 for Thursday through Sunday
    • Auto Speedy Pass $40 online and $50 on site
  • Light Count: 3,000,000

16. Danville Winterland

  • Address: 600 E Main Street, Danville, IN 46122
  • Dates: November 29 through December 30
  • Times: 
    • Sunday through Thursday from 6:00pm through 9:00pm
    • Friday through Saturday from 6:00pm through 10:00pm
  • Price: 
    • Monday through Thursday for $5 per car
    • Friday through Sunday for $10 per car
  • Light Count: 200,000

17. Log Run Lights

  • Address: 9209 Log Run Drive S, Clermont, Indiana 46234
  • Dates: Begins November 22
  • Price: Free (at private residence)
  • Light Count: 250,000 in over 300 displays

Central

18. Winterlights at Newfields

  • Address: 4000 N Michigan Road, Indianapolis, IN 46208
  • Dates: November 23 through January 5
  • Times: 5:00pm until 9:00pm
  • Price: 
    • Early Pricing: 
      • $20/person for ages 18 and over ($15 for members)
      • $12/person for ages 6-17 ($8 for members)
      • Free for ages 5 and under
    • Regular Pricing:
      • $25/person for ages 18 and over ($20 for members)
      • $17/person for ages 6-17 ($13 for members)
      • Free for ages 5 and under 
  • Light Count: 1,500,000 
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19. Christmas at the Zoo

  • Address: 1200 West Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46222
  • Dates: November 23 through December 30
  • Times: 5:00pm through 9:00pm
  • Price: Zoo Admission Varies
  • Light Count: 4,000,000

20. Circle of Lights

  • Address: 1 Monument Circle, Indianapolis, IN 46204
  • Dates: Begins November 29
  • Times: 6:00 through 9:00pm
  • Price: Free
  • Light Count: 4,784

21. Christmas Nights of Lights

  • Address: 1202 E. 38th St. Indianapolis, IN 46205 (Use Gate 12 on 42nd St)
  • Dates: Nov 8 – Jan 1
  • Times: Dusk – 10
  • Price:
    • $7 a person (3 and under are free)
    • $30 a carload (up to 9 people)
  • Light Count: 1,000,000
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BONUS: Lights under Louisville

  • Address: 1841 Taylor Avenue, Louisville, Kentucky 40213
  • Dates: November 15 through January 4 
  • Times: 
    • Monday through Friday from 6:00pm until 10:00pm
    • Saturday and Sunday from 5:00pm until 10:00pm
  • Price: $27 per standard vehicle; download $5 off coupon for Sunday through Thursday
  • Light Count: 3,000,000
Indiana Christmas Lights - Circle City Adventure Kids

Our family loves to drive around looking at Christmas lights. It’s a favorite tradition in this house.

We hope you can use this list to enjoy time with your family as well. If we’ve missed any that you think should be on our list, let us know so we can check it out. Let’s roll.