Where to See the Best Christmas Lights in Wichita

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Where to See the Best Christmas Lights in Wichita  

Where are the best Christmas Lights in and around Wichita? Right here! ‘Tis the season to keep the kids up past their bedtime, pile in the car (preferably in pajamas, because everything is more fun in your Christmas jammies, right?) and take a tour of the Christmas light displays in Wichita. Check out the map below to plan your route, and be sure to stop for coffee or hot cocoa on the way! We’ve included our favorite coffee shops on the map for your convenience.

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Christmas Lights in West Wichita

Lights on West Texas (2021)

9th Street Lights

3821 W 9th St N, Wichita, KS 67203
Hours: Opens nightly at 6 pm

R Coffeehouse
1144 Bitting St, Wichita, KS 67203

Christmas on Crestline

914 N Crestline St, Wichita, KS 67212
Tune in to 100.7 FM as you view the display!

Starbucks
8971 W. Central Avenue Wichita, KS 67212

Candy Cane Lane

1021 N Azure Cir, Wichita, KS 67235
The whole neighborhood gets into the spirit on Candy Cane Lane – take it slow so you don’t miss anything! Also, it gets quite busy on the weekends, so be prepared to wait a bit (this is where the holiday snacks come in handy!)

Carols on the Court

1358 N. Aksarben Ct. 
Wichita, KS 67235

Wichita’s first full RGB light display in Wichita – and it’s interactive! Hop on their website and request  your favorite song, just like a jukebox.

Hours:
Sunday-Thursday: 5:30-9:30pm
Friday & Saturday: 5:30-10pm

Lights on Cassie

4423 N. Cassie St
Maize Ks 67101
 
Hours:
Mon-Thurs 5:30pm-10pm (11pm on weekends)
 
Viewers can tune to 89.7 FM to listen to the show or they can go to our website – lightsoncassie.com – to choose which songs they would like played from our list. Donations can be made on their website directly to the Maize Caring Hearts. 

Safari of Lights 2022

1000 S. Hawkins Ln.
Goddard, KS 67052

Tanganyika Wildlife Park invites you to their second annual Safari of Lights– the longest drive-thru holiday light show in Wichita! It’s a fundraiser to support the animals of the park throughout the closed winter months. RESERVE YOUR TICKETS HERE!

Safari of Lights at Tanganyika Wildlife Park

Meribeau/Lakeside

NW corner of 119th & Maple – enter the neighborhood and drive to Meribeau Court

Scooter’s Coffee
13335 W Maple St, Wichita, KS 67235

Meribeau/Lakeside

Hickory Creek Lights

1101 N Hickory Creek, Wichita KS 67235
Lights to music 92.5

Lights on Texas

Taking a break from their full display in 2022..

11603 W. Texas
Wichita KS

409 N David St. 
Wichita 67212

Lights on Flora

635 North Flora
Wichita, KS 67212

The Chance Family Christmas Drive Through

 
15379 S.E. 20th St.
Cheney, KS 67025
 
Admission is free but donations are taken for Union Rescue Mission.
 

Barnhart Family Lights

212 N. Robin Rd
Wichita, KS 67212
 
Bickel Family Christmas

Bickel Family Christmas

9106 W Meadow Knoll St, Wichita 67205 

Magic of Christmas

143 E 4th in Goddard, Kansas

Hours: Daily 6-10 pm, weather permitting

The “Magic of Christmas” is a computerized light display synchronized to music and broadcast on 98.5 FM.  Thousands of lights, animated train, animated drumming soldiers, animated 3 piece band, animated children with bells, 25-ft mega tree, snowmen, leaping arches, lighted trees, strobes and more!

Council of Hope Display on Main Street

Nightly through Jan 6, 2023 from 6-10PM in Garden Plain. Goodwill donations accepted. Parking available to watch the show, featuring a 50’ animated tree and Materthe talking tow truck! Over 70k lights programmed to music!

Magic of Christmas

Christmas Lights in Central Wichita

Illuminations at Botanica

701 Amidon St, Wichita, KS 67203
Hours: 5:30 – 8:30 pm
Admission: $9 Members & Kids, $13 Non-members, Kids 2 & Under FREE

Leslie Coffee Co.
930 W Douglas Ave suite a, Wichita, KS 67203

Christmas Lights in Wichita
photo by Rick McPherson courtesy of Botanica Illuminations

Lights at AbilityPoint (formerly The Arc)

2919 W 2nd St, Wichita, KS 67203

From Nov. 24 – Dec. 28 – Drive through 1.5 million dazzling lights and displays, including the tallest lighted tree in Kansas, new moving Ferris Wheel, roller coaster and helicopter as well as favorites like a state-of-the-art tunnel in our magical, holiday wonderland! It’s the Lights @ AbilityPoint, a regional Holiday tradition that grows in popularity each year, attracting more than 100,000 visitors.

What sets these lights display apart from others. All displays are completely built by volunteers. 100% of your $10 admission and donations directly provide year-round unique educational and social opportunities for individuals, of all ages living with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families that promote self-advocacy, physical and mental health, inclusion, respite and socialization.

It is more than a Holiday Tradition. It is a key fundraiser to help AbilityPoint brighten lives all year long.

Lights at Ability Point

Hours:
Sunday-Thursday 5:30-9PM
Friday-Saturday 5:30-10PM

Admission:
Monday: Donation
Tuesday-Sunday: $10 per carload, $20 for bus/limo

Leslie Coffee Co.
930 W Douglas Ave suite A, Wichita, KS 67203

Lights on Mt. Carmel

126 N. Mt. Carmel

Christmas at the McKinneys’

1462 N Coolidge, Wichita, KS 67203
Hours: Opens nightly at 5:30 pm

Lights on Longview

Starbucks
2166 N Amidon Ave, Wichita, KS 67203

Lights on Longview

3805 E. Longview, Wichita KS
Animated and musical Christmas light display. 50,000 LED lights programmed to musical remixes of Christmas themed music. Tune into 106.9 FM!

Lights on Park Place

Reverie Coffee Roasters
202 E Douglas Ave, Wichita, KS 67214

Lights on Park Place

1751 N Park Place
Fully decorated by December 10th – come see the 1895 buggy with animated Santa, children’s tree farm, cutouts for picture-taking , lit trees on 3 floors and so much more!

Christmas Lights in East Wichita

Marshall Family Christmas

Marshall Family Christmas Lights

620 N. Stratford, Wichita, KS
Hours: Opens nightly at 5 pm
Admission: Free!

Il Primo
6422 Central Ave, Wichita, KS 67206

Monarch Landing

Development near the intersection of East 21st St. and 159th St. Has a cute tunnel for kids to walk through and take pictures!
Hours: Nightly at sunset
Admission: Free!

Starbucks
10800 E 21st St N, Wichita, KS 67206

Lights on Tawakoni

10813 sw Tawakoni Rd.
Cost: Free but donations are welcome

90,000 lights that cover about 7 acres! They build their own frames and this year added a 12 ft castle, all the frozen characters, several Grinch frames and a 46 Chevy pickup. They also have a life-sized stagecoach that’s being pulled by 6 life-sized horses. Dinosaurs, flying Santa and reindeer, snowmen, trains, Santa workshop and much, much more.

Visitors are allowed to drive up the driveway.

Lights on Tawakoni in Augusta KS

Christmas Lights in South Wichita

We Sleigh Family Lights

2537 E Ventnor Ct, 
Park City, KS 67219

5:30pm-10pm 
RGB animated light show, tune to 100.7 FM

Lights on Gold Street

5336 S Gold St, Wichita, KS 67217

Christmas at the Tituses’

1850 S Battin St, Wichita, KS 67218
Hours: Opens nightly at 5:30 pm
Admission: Free

Churn & Burn
548 Oliver, Wichita, KS 67218

Stevens Family Christmas

9414 E Carson St, Wichita, KS 67210
Admission: Free
Over 4,000 lights set to music!

Wellington, KS Lights Display

704 N Woodlawn, Wellington, KS 67152
30,000 lights set to music – tune in to 88.5 FM

The “Griswold House” of Rose Hill

1610 Tanglewood Rd, Rose Hill, KS 67133

The Griswold House

Mason Family Christmas

1316 E. Hurley, Haysville, KS 67060
Admission: Free
Take a selfie with Nutmeg on his selfie bench!

Sparky Lights

612 Cattail St.
Haysville KS 67060

Lights choreographed to music in the Country Lakes neighborhood.

Lights on 45th

1802 E. 45th ST S. 67216

Show times are daily 6pm – Midnight | Thanksgiving Day – New Years Day
Tune to 89.5 FM

Snoopy House in Derby

563 S Derby Ave 
Derby, KS
 
Set your radio to 89.5 FM and enjoy a light show choreographed to music from the Charlie Brown Christmas movie!

Christmas on 2nd

824 E. 2nd St
Douglass, Ks 67039

Set your radio station to 104.1FM! 6-10pm Sunday thru Thursday and 6-11pm Friday and Saturday.

christmas lights
Mason Family Christmas

Christmas Lights in North Wichita

Lights in the Valley

210 Southwind Dr., Valley Center KS 67147

35,000 Lights synchronized to music.  This will be our 16th year running our display.  Every year we try to add something new to the display. We have a 10′ & a 11′ pixel LED Mega Tree, RGB Pixel Lights, Pixel snow flakes, Leaping Arches, Bethlehem star, Inflatables, manger scene, and several pixel mini trees.  The show runs from the day after Thanksgiving to New Years at 5:30 until 10:30 weekdays and until 11 pm on weekend nights.  We would love it if you drove by and watched.  Just tune your radio to 88.1 FM to hear the lights. 

Did we miss one? Let us know by emailing [email protected] Updates will be made once a week.


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18 COMMENTS

  1. I have a light show here in udall. We are just south of k 15 by 3 blocks and the lights in our city park are very nice as well. Our display takes donations for the udall angel tree. We are at 106 N. East St. In Udall.

  2. We also have a good set of lights this year. Everyone should stop by and check is out.

    339 w. Campus ave. Wichita,is 67217

    Week Night 5:30 – 9:30

    Weekends 5:30 – 10:30

    You never know Santa just might pop in!

  3. Hi my name is Derek Blagrave and I set up about 25,000 lights and there set for music I would love to be added to the list we live on 13009 East Churchill St. I live in Reed’s cove I’m 19 years old and this is my passion!!!! I spent 450 hours on programming the songs!! Please come see my light show and maybe add me on the list thanks!!!

  4. I would love to be added to the list! 717 w sunrise Dr Wichita ks 67217 i always have a good light display and every year it gets bigger!

  5. Mason family Christmas . Nutmeg the 16 ft reindeer and selfie photo bench. Everything homemade and giant! 1316 e hurley haysville

  6. Please add 9106 W Meadow Knoll St, Wichita 67205 to the list. My dad has a beautiful Christmas display. Bickel family Christmas.

  7. Lights on 45th St (lights and music). We have Halloween and Christmas displays. Please add us to your list. 1802 E. 45th ST S. 67216
    Thank you for your consideration and thank you for providing this service.

  8. Come to Valley Center and see my light display called Lights in the Valley, 210 Southwind Dr. We have 35,000 Lights synchronized to music.  This will be our 16th year running our display.  Every year we try to add something new to the display. We have a 10′ & a 11′ pixel LED Mega Tree, RGB Pixel Lights, Pixel snow flakes, Leaping Arches, Bethlehem star, Inflatables, Manger scene, and several pixel mini trees.  The show runs from the day after Thanksgiving to New Years at 5:30 until 10:30 weekdays and until 11 pm on weekend nights.  We would love it if you drove by and watched.  Just tune your radio to 88.1 FM to hear the lights.  Merry Christmas and remember the real reason for the season is Jesus Christ our Lord and Savior.

  9. Christmas on 2nd
    824 E. 2nd St
    Douglass, Ks 67039

    Just my little display. Radio station 104.1fm
    6-10pm Sunday thru Thursday
    6-11pm Friday and Saturday

  10. Please add The Chance Family Christmas Drive Through – 15379 S.E. 20th st Cheney, KS 67025 (4 miles west of Cheney on MacArthur) to the list. My sister and brother-in-law have a wonderful drive through. They work hard year round hand making each piece they have displayed. They do not charge for anyone to go through! It is a free experience for everyone to go see and go through as much as they would like.
    They are accepting donations for the local food band and Union Rescue Mission.

  11. Please post the Council of Hope Display on Mainstreet in Garden Plain. Nightly through Jan 6, 2023 from 6-10PM Goodwill donations accepted. Parking available to watch the show, featuring a 50’ animated tree and ‘Mator the talking tow truck! Over 70k lights programmed to music!

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