Date: Nov 01, 2019

3 Things to Know About Shipshewana's Drive-Thru Christmas Light Displays

By Anna Camburn


Did you know Shipshewana is home to a Christmas Light Park with more than two million LED Christmas lights displayed in various holiday scenes? 


Car going through snowflake tunnel Shipshewana Christmas Light Drive Thru


Starting in mid-November, the lights transform the grounds of the Shipshewana Flea Market & RV Park into a glittering Christmas wonderland. Shipshewana's Lights of Joy provides excitement and fun to families throughout the holiday season.


Here are three things you should know about Shipshewana's Drive-thru light displays:


1. Fun for the Whole Family

Shipshewana Christmas Light Drive Thru Park Lights of Joy

There's just something so magical about lights at Christmas time! Your family will love making memories and new traditions by driving through the 1.4 mile-long symphony of light scenes at Shipshewana's Lights of Joy.


Some favorite scenes include the snowflake arches and the animated tunnels.


Grab some hot chocolate and blankets so you can snuggle up in the car. And don't forget to tune in on your radio to the Christmas music that will go with the drive-thru!


2. Hours of Operation

Christmas Tree Light Display at Shipshewana Lights of Joy


Shipshewana's lights of joy will be open November 8 & 9 and Tuesday through Sundays, November 21 - December 29, 2019. (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday, 6-9PM; Friday & Saturday 6-10PM). Closed Thanksgiving. The Lights of Joy will also be open January 2 - January 4.


Admission is $15 per vehicle on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday, and $20 per vehicle on Friday & Saturday.


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Lights will be set up on the grounds of the Shipshewana RV Park. Visitors will enter at the grounds of the Shipshewana Flea Market on SR 5 and drive through the 1.4 mile course of Christmas light scenes, exiting onto CR 200 N.


3. More Shipshewana Christmas Activities

Green Christmas Light Arch Christmas Light Drive Thru


While you're in Shipshewana for the the Christmas light drive-thru, why not take in more seasonal fun the area has to offer? 


The Blue Gate Restaurant & Theatre puts on some amazing holiday shows, and Shipshewana Trading Place has auctions and special markets that happen all year long.


Also, be sure to check out these 7 Unforgettable Christmas Activities in Shipshewana when you visit.


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