One of the best things about the sun setting so early this time of year is that it leaves more time to enjoy the gorgeous holiday light displays all over the great state of Idaho. If you’re planning on being out and about this season here are some sparkling events to take in.
Coeur d’Alene Resort Holiday Light Show — Coeur d’Alene
America’s largest floating holiday light show extravaganza features over one million lights and 150 holiday displays. Cruise boats offer a close-up view of animated light displays and holiday scenes along Lake Coeur d’Alene. You’ll also see America’s tallest living Christmas tree!
Winter Garden aGlow — Boise
Winter Garden aGlow is a favorite family holiday tradition. See a dazzling display of over 250,000 lights and enjoy hot refreshments, holiday music, and the warmth of roaring bonfires.
Festival of Lights — Preston
This winter festival offers a lovely display of Christmas lights in Eastern Idaho. Stroll down brightly lit Main Street, then visit the light village in City Park. Call 208-852-2403 for more information.
Winter Spirit —Lewiston
Locomotive Park comes to life with lights, music and the sound of laughter – turning it into a winter wonderland. Walkways are decorated with lighted arches and the large gas fireplace is the perfect place to warm chilly fingers or toes.
Helicopter Christmas Lights Tour of Boise
See the Christmas lights of Boise like never before. Tours depart from Western Aircraft at the Boise Airport. Fly over downtown Boise for a flying reindeer’s view of the Capitol, then soar over the spectacularly lit Botanical Gardens, the foothills and some of the more festive neighborhoods.
Winter Wonderland — Caldwell
Downtown Caldwell’s Indian Creek is illuminated with 250,000 lights. Bridges that span the creek, railings, lamposts, trees and numerous character displays are coverd with twinkling lights. This signature event brings families and visitors from all over to enjoy the beauty and celebrate the holidays.