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Ariana Village Christmas Lights: Drive Through this Magical Neighborhood Holiday Display in Lakeland

Ariana Village Christmas Lights Lakeland Florida

Get ready to embark on a festive journey through the Ariana Village Christmas Lights display in Lakeland, Florida. Each year for 1-2 weeks in December, Ariana Village opens its gates and invites visitors to experience the joy and wonder of the holiday season. This spectacular drive thru Christmas light event allows you to enjoy inflatables, light displays, music, and magic from the comfort of your vehicle as you follow a planned route through the community.

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Don’t miss our Ultimate Guide to Christmas Events + Holiday Activities for a full list of things to do this holiday season in Lakeland and Polk County including Christmas Light Displays, Santa Photos, Christmas Tree Lots, Christmas Parades, Holidays Concerts, Live Performances, Holiday Markets, Ice Skating, Toy Donation Needs, and more.

The Ariana Village Lights have become a beloved tradition, captivating both locals and visitors alike. This 55+ community is well known for their Christmas light displays – 2023 is the 33 year of the Ariana Village Christmas Lights, and in 2022 they had over 3000 vehicles come through during the 9 nights the gates were open. The decorated route is a perfect outing for families, friends, and anyone seeking to immerse themselves in the magic of Christmas.

This year, the Ariana Village Christmas Lights promise even more holiday delights. Along with the Christmas light displays, guests will have the chance to see Santa and Mrs. Claus, who will be spreading Christmas joy at the exit. Additionally, a special highlight awaits with a “Live Nativity” featuring a heartwarming choir performance. And the best part is that this event is completely free! {Donations welcome}

TIP: Head over to our master list of Polk County Christmas Light Displays and print off the Christmas Light Scavenger Hunt – you can probably complete the entire thing when you visit Ariana Village Christmas Lights!

Save the dates – from December 15 to 23, 2023 – and make Ariana Village Christmas Lights a cherished part of your holiday traditions. Don’t miss the opportunity to create lasting memories surrounded by the twinkling lights and festive spirit of this magical Christmas display.

2023 Ariana Village Christmas Lights

Dates: December 15 – 23, 2023 from 6-9pm nightly
Location: 1625 Ariana St, Lakeland, FL 33803
Directions: Take Harden Blvd and head West on Ariana Street. The park is located about a 1/2 mile on the right.
Cost: FREE! Donations are welcome

See a full list of Christmas Light Displays in Polk County

Christmas Events + Holiday Activities

Check out our Ultimate Guide to Christmas Events + Holiday Activities to find more things to do including Neighborhood Christmas Light Displays, FREE Christmas Events, Santa Photos, Christmas Parades, and more.