The event welcomes visitors to experience a self-guided evening driving tour of seasonal lights throughout Presque Isle State Park from the comfort and safety of their vehicles. Visitors will follow the park’s full 13-mile loop road encountering along the way a variety of lights and displays coupled with the natural beauty offered by Presque Isle after dark.
What areas of the park will be lit?
Presque Isle Partnership is committed to sustainability. LED lights, which consume 90% less energy than incandescent lights of the past, will be used throughout the park. Solar generators will be utilized to power certain areas without electrical utilities such as the park entrance, Leo’s Landing, Thompson Circle, and Sunset Point.
Areas of the park with existing electrical utilities will be adorned in lights such as the Stull Interpretive Center, Public Safety Building, Waterworks, Perry Monument, Presque Isle Lighthouse, and Beach 8.
When will the lights be on?
6 - 9PM
December 5-6 | Sat. & Sun.
December 11-13 | Fri.- Sun.
December 18-20 | Fri.- Sun.
December 25-27 | Fri.- Sun.
January 1-3 | Fri.- Sun.
This event is free however donations are appreciated (a donation tent will be set up in the park's 2nd public parking lot area). Or if you would prefer to donate now, click here.
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