About the Event


Festival of Lights is the largest Christmas light display in Texas. Visitors can explore the nine-mile illuminated wonderland on a train or trolley tour — or enjoy the journey in the comfort of their own vehicle (*tune your radio to 91.1)! The festival also offers a Dinner, Concert, Trolley Tour package that includes a roast beef supper, complete with musical entertainment and a trolley or train ride through the lights.

5

Million Lights

Throughout our rich historic city

500

+Giant Displays

Custom Build Display Showcases

8

Light Trails

Take our tour by Train, Trolley or Self Guided

Pricing


See what you get for tickets during the event.

    • $5

    • Trolley Tour

      • Includes:
      • 45 Minute Tour
      • Train or Trolley
      • 2 yrs & under "Free"
    • $5 Dollars
    • $12

    • Dinner Package

      • For Reservations:
      • Call: 956-843-5311
      • Email: dinner@hidfol.com
      • Dates: Dec. 2-19, 2017
    • $12 Dollars

Entertainment


FOL Entertainment - Click on images to view more info!

  • illuminated Night Parade

    Santa Claus

    Christmas Performance Stage

    Christmas Performance Stage

    Artisan Market

    Artisan Market

  • HEB Snow Day

    HEB Snow Day

    Snow Day

    Snow Day

    Ramon Ayala Posada Navidena

    Ramon Ayala Posada Navidena

  • Photos with Santa

    Photos with Santa

    Carnival

    Carnival

    Map of FOL Tour

    Map of Festival of Lights

  • Trolley/Train Tours

    Trolley/Train Tours

    Dinner

    Festival of Lights Dinner

illuminated Night Parade
Santa Claus

Santa arrives to the Hidalgo Festival of Lights on December 1st to help kick off the celebration! Our Illuminated Parade is televised and starts at 6:00 pm all along Ramon Ayala Dr.

Date: Friday, Dec. 1, 2017
Hour: 6:00 pm
Location: Ramon Ayala Dr.
Christmas Performance Stage
Christmas Performance Stage

The Hidalgo Festival of Lights & Community Entertainment goes hand in hand. Enjoy the Holiday Magic at our Christmas Stage with our community performers!

Date: Dec. 2-19, 2017
Hours: 7 pm
Location: Hidalgo City Hall Plaza
Artisan Market
Artisan Market

Don’t miss the Hidalgo Festival of Lights Holiday Artisan Market where we have the ones who create beautiful unique products and those who love to buy them. A place to find that unique gift for yourself or for your loved ones.

Date: Dec. 1-31, 2017
Hours: Mon.-Thurs 6pm-10pm; Fri.-Sun. 6pm-11pm
Location: Hidalgo City Hall Plaza
HEB Snow Day
HEB Snow Day

Snow Day is being sponsored by our friends from H-E-B! If you came to last year's H-E-B Snow Day, you know this is A BLAST! It's FREE to play in the snow. Kids will get a FREE toy from H-E-B and the City of Hidalgo. *While supplies last, on a first come, first-served basis.

Date: Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017
Hours: 6:00-9:00 pm
Location: 200 Judy Dr., Memorial Park Pavilion
Price: "FREE"
Snow Day
Snow Day

Don’t miss out on the last Snow Day of the Hidalgo Festival of Lights! There's an area to play in the snow and a snow slide too! Come try it out yourself! There will also be Theme Characters visting at our Snow Day! Come by and say hello!

Date: Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017
Hours: 6:00-9:00 pm
Location: 200 Judy Dr., Memorial Park Pavilion
Price: $10.00
Ramon Ayala Posada Navidena
Ramon Ayala Posada Navidena

Latin Grammy winner Ramón Ayala joins his friends on stage in a massive FREE CONCERT! Bring your kids to the toy giveaway we will be having at the event.

Date: Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017
Hour: 7:00 pm
Toy Give-away: Starts @ 6:00 pm
Location: Hidalgo City Hall Plaza

Photos with Santa
Photos with Santa

Santa Claus is coming to the Hidalgo Festival of Lights on December 1, 2017. Come by and visit Santa and drop off your wish lists! Souvenir photos will be available for purchase.

Date: Dec. 1-23, 2017
Hours: 6:00-10:00 pm Mon.-Sun.
Location: Hidalgo City Hall Plaza
Carnival
Carnival

Come to the carnival at the Hidalgo Festival of Lights for an evening of family fun this holiday. Enjoy rides, irresistible carnival foods and a Century Wheel that will give you an incredible view of the festival.

Date: Dec. 1-30, 2017
Hours: 6:00-10:00 pm Mon.-Thurs.  &  6:00-11:00 pm Fri.-Sun.
Closed On: Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year's Eve
Location: Hidalgo City Hall Plaza
Map of FOL Tour
Map of Festival of Lights
Trolley/Train Tours
Trolley/Train Tours

Come and experience our tour at the Hidalgo Festival of Lights for an evening of family fun this holiday.

Date: Dec. 1-30, 2017
Hours: 6:00-10:00 pm Mon.-Thurs.  &  6:00-11:00 pm Fri.-Sun.
Closed On: Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year's Eve
Location: Hidalgo City Hall Plaza
Price: $5.00
Dinner
Festival of Lights Dinner

Come and enjoy a nice dinner at the Hidalgo Festival of Lights for an evening of family fun this holiday.
Dinner Menu: Roast Beef, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Green Beans, Corn, Dinner Rolls, Dessert, Tea and Coffee.

RSVP Now Call: 956-843-5311 or Email us at: dinner@hidfol.com
Dates: Dec. 2-19, 2017
Hours: 5:15 pm &  6:15 pm Fri.-Sun.
Location: Hidalgo City Hall Plaza

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Hidalgo's Festival of Lights

Address

704 E. Ramon Ayala Dr. Hidalgo, Texas 78557

Phone

(956) 843-2286

Email

specialevents@cityofhidalgo.net