Lights In The Parkway
November 24 through December 31, 2023 (closed Christmas Day) • 5:30–10:00 p.m.
Lehigh Parkway, Allentown, Pa.
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This long-running drive-through holiday light display spans more than a mile of beautiful Lehigh Parkway in Allentown, Pa. Add this tradition to your Lehigh Valley holiday bucket list and wow your family with lighted trees, tunnels, characters, and animated displays in a winter wonderland.
Dates & Times
Lights in the Parkway is open daily 5:30–10:00 p.m. from November 24 through December 31, 2023 (closed Christmas Day). Don't forget, advanced tickets are required—more on that below!
Located in scenic Lehigh Parkway, one of the City of Allentown's many parks, Lights in the Parkway is easily accessible in too all points in Lehigh Valley and beyond.
From Philly and points south: Take 476 North, exit at Quakertown. Turn left onto 663 to Rt 309 North. Turn left through Quakertown, Coopersburg and Center Valley; follow signs for 145 North (South 4th Street); proceed on Rt 145 North. After a series of turns, you will cross an open-grate, iron bridge; turn left at the next traffic signal (Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive). Then, follow the signs to Lights In The Parkway.
From US Rt 22: Follow Rt 22 to the Seventh Street Exit (Route 145). Proceed on Rt 145 South (follow Seventh Street) through Allentown. At the T at Union Street, make a left and then a quick right to follow 145 which becomes Lehigh Street. At the bottom of the Lehigh Street hill, turn right at the traffic signal onto Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive. Then, follow the signs to Lights In The Parkway.
From the East (and I-78): Follow I-78 West and follow the exit for Rt 145 North (South 4th Street). Proceed on Rt 145 North. After a series of turns, you will cross an open-grate, iron bridge; turn left at the traffic signal (Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive). Then, follow the signs to Lights In The Parkway.
From Reading via Rt 222 North: Follow Rt 222 North into Center City Allentown (Rt 222 becomes Hamilton Street) Follow Hamilton Street to Center Square at 7th Street Turn right onto South 7th Street. Proceed for 2 blocks, turn left and proceed down hill (Lehigh Street) Turn right at the traffic signal at the bottom of the hill onto Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive.
Advanced Tickets Required
Tickets are on sale now; buy here. Advanced tickets are required and must be purchased online before arriving at Lehigh Parkway. Cars are $16 for the entire family (up to 8 passengers per vehicle), $26 per commercial vans, limo, or mini-bus. No cash or credit sales will be accepted on site.