Lights Alive - Christmas Lights San Antonio Texas
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What to Expect


Lights Alive! is a 100% computer-controlled, musically synchronized, drive-thru light show experience. The nearly mile-long attraction is the first of its kind in Texas and proudly showcases innovative new lighting technologies that are sure to dazzle and captivate viewers of all ages.

The intensive and immersive experience is family-friendly and synchronized to a one-of-a-kind soundtrack with modern high-energy, up-beat, non-traditional remixes as well as popular Christmas classics.



The conclusion of the experience in San Antonio opens into our Park & Play Wonderland where spectators can exit their car and enjoy gourmet Christmas confections, create holiday crafts as gifts for loved ones, take photos with Santa, or program their own light show on our 50-foot animated light show tree!

We also have additional activities such as the Nativity Show, Gingerbread Escape Room Experience, Inflatable Axe Throwing, and Soccer Darts.

There is also a large grassy area where guests can take in the beautiful view of the entire drive thru portion of the show happening down the hill. Or just kick back and relax with a hot chocolate while your children run around and play.

Winter Wonderland

Hours of operation


San Antonio – Open Nightly through Jan.1st.
Houston – Open Nightly through Dec. 25th

Sundays – Thursdays – 6pm to 10:00pm
Fridays & Saturdays – 6pm to 11:00pm

WINTER WONDERLAND: Friday, Dec. 23 & 24 Winter Wonderland will close at 10:00pm

Christmas Eve – 6pm to 11:00pm
Christmas – 6pm to 10:00pm

New Years Eve – 6pm to 10:00pm
New Years Day – 6pm to 10:00pm

– No Shuttle Vans, Buses, RV’s, or Trailers
– Vehicles that exceed 7-feet 10-inches high


Pricing is per vehicle, not per person.

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 Admission to the Park & Play Wonderland is included in your vehicle admission fee. There you will find activities, crafts, Santa photos, food and entertainment. Click here to learn more

Traffic Flow Tracker

Avoid the wait by planning your trip during off-peak days and times. The times shown are average wait times from historical data. Actual wait times may vary.

Note: On any given night the 7 – 8:30pm time frame is busiest. It is recommended to come outside of that time frame to further minimize your wait time.

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Lights Alive! is designed and produced by Living Light Shows, an award winning internationally recognized firm whose technology-centric artistic creations were originally popularized on ABC’s hit TV series “The Great Christmas Light Fight”.  Since then, our projects have been featured on Good Morning America, Nightline, Yahoo!, 20/20, Inside Edition, CNN and countless other national and international media outlets.

In 2017, our Star Wars light show in Downtown San Antonio went viral receiving over 22 million views across YouTube, Facebook, and other social media platforms in just 18 days. This popularity coupled with large crowds peaking at over 6,000 visitors a night is what birthed our ambitions to create Lights Alive! — a unique and fully immersive drive-thru light show here in San Antonio, TX.