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Preview of 'Lake Compounce Holiday Lights'

The park will be covered in lights with thousands of bulbs. Spectacular light shows every half hour set to music. Find all “12 Days of Christmas” – 12 light displays throughout the park.

Lake Compounce will hold its first "Lake Compounce Holiday Lights," a new famiy event taking place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings beginning on Friday, Nov. 30. The park gates will open at 5:00pm on Fridays and 4:00pm on Saturdays and Sundays. The event goes until 9:00pm and will run Friday (Nov. 30,) Dec. 1, 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21 and 23.

The park will sparkle with the spirit of the season…and hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights everywhere! See the spectacular light show every half hour. Stroll through the park and look for the special Twelve Days of Christmas displays and many indoor and outdoor activities.

Festive Outdoors

  • Ride the North Pole Railway
  • Select children’s and family rides open (unless weather is prohibitive)
  • Caroling entertainment – different every day
  • Nightly appearances by costumed guests
  • Special fire pits for staying warm

Toasty Indoors

  • Pictures with Santa
  • Cookie decorating, gingerbread house making and letters to Santa
    (for nominal charge)
  • Shops filled with great holiday gifts
  • Restaurants serving hot cocoa, egg nog, s’mores and baked goodies

Don’t miss Kyle the Crocodile dressed in his holiday finest.
Meet him in person. Take a picture with him.

One of the very special entertainment features of Holiday Lights will be local choir groups.

Admission is $14.99 plus tax for adults, $10.99 plus tax for children 4 through 10, and free for children three and under. Season pass holders may enter for free with their 2012 or 2013 pass. Tickets may be purchased online at www.lakecompounce.com or at the park gate once the event begins. Nominal fees will be charged for select activities. Nominal parking charge. No free soda during this event. Discounted group rates available for groups of 20 or more.
Call (860) 583-3300 ext. 6906 for details.  Season passes are being offered at the park at a special sale rate of $69.99 plus tax. They can be purchased as holiday gifts and will include special holiday wrapping.

Lake Compounce is located at exit 31 off I-84 in Bristol, CT, Follow the signs 186 Enterprise Dr.Bristol, CT - 860.583.3300

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Nancy Sasso Janis November 27, 2012 at 01:28 AM
Check out this feature on the Southington Patch: http://southington.patch.com/articles/lake-compounce-set-to-debut-holiday-lights-program
Nancy Sasso Janis November 27, 2012 at 01:30 AM
If you can't make it to Holiday Lights for opening night on Friday, come by on Saturday 12/1 to take part in this great charitable event - YMCA MUSICAL CHAIRS AT LAKE COMPOUNCE! Tickets must be purchased in advance. Come play the area's largest game of musical chairs to win fabulous prizes on Saturday, December 1st from 2-4 pm at Lake Compounce. The grand prize is a $750 in cash! Chairs are $50 each. All Musical Chair players also receive a FREE ticket to Lake Holiday Lights to use that night! Tickets may be purchased on line or by calling 860-426-9509. All proceeds from this event will benefit the children of the Y Outreach Program.
Jaimie Cura (Editor) November 27, 2012 at 06:33 AM
How beautiful!
Nancy Sasso Janis December 21, 2012 at 02:27 AM
Lake Compounce will be donating a portion of each and every Holiday Lights paid adult admission this weekend to the Sandy Hook School Support Fund through the United Way of Western Connecticut.

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