Celebration Of Lights

Thursday, December 19, 2019 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm EST
Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park

4150 South Suncoast Boulevard
Homosassa FL 34446


A donation of $7 for adults and $3 for children ages 3 through 12 is suggested. Children age 2 and younger are admitted free.


One of Citrus County's favorite holiday traditions!

 Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park and the Friends of Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park host the 29th Annual Celebration of Lights, featuring Sebastian Hawes' Spectacular Synchronized Light and Sound Show along with nightly entertainment. The event begins on Thursday, Dec. 19 and runs nightly through Christmas Eve, Tuesday, Dec. 24, and again on Thursday, Dec. 26. The park will open at 5:30 p.m. on these evenings and remain open until 9 p.m. The Celebration of Lights will be closed on the evening of Tuesday, Dec. 25.

The Friends of Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park appreciate the event sponsorships of Citrus Kia of Crystal River, Cody's Roadhouse of Crystal River, The Royal Dalton House of Homosassa, Kane's Ace Hardware of Homosassa, RGA Media Systems of Hernando, Lowes of Inverness and Walmart of Homosassa.

The Celebration of Lights will feature the visual and audio talents of Sebastian Hawes through a unique synchronized light and sound extravaganza, turning the park's Garden of the Springs into a spectacle of dancing light after dark. Nils Anderson and Sue Buchheister will emcee the event, presenting nightly entertainment and special guest appearances. Glittering holiday lights, ornate decorations, and festive music will set the perfect atmosphere for creating a lasting holiday family memory. The Wildside Café will offer a selection of refreshments and the park's Friends group will be selling popcorn in the Garden of the Springs.

A variety of energetic entertainment will be featured nightly in the Garden of the Springs:

Thursday, Dec. 19: The Celebration kicks off with Stan Prinston of the Flamingos. Entertainment is sponsored by Citrus Kia of Crystal River.

Participant Requirements