Yes. A FREE ticket is required to control the traffic flow on Stanford Ranch road, per our agreement with the city of Roseville. We want as many people as possible to enjoy the Lights Drive-Thru and our ticketing system ensures that we can accommodate the maximum number of cars in each time slot.
Join us for the 7th annual Christmas Lights Drive-Thru at Bayside Adventure! Prepare for a night of dazzling lights paired with your favorite Christmas music! Pack up the whole family and prepare to be immersed in music and lights, all from the comfort of your own car. It’s a holiday tradition your family will love!
FREE tickets are required for entry to maximize your experience and to keep our roads safe. This year, tickets will be released each Sunday for the following week at 8:00 AM. Tickets are available for a specific 30-minute time window.Get Tickets
Tickets will be released a week at a time throughout the season. See our release schedule below:
- November 19 – 26 | Released October 29 at 5pm
- November 27 – December 3 | Released November 20 at 8am
- December 4 – 8, 10 | Released November 27 at 8am
- December 11-17 | Released December 4 at 8am
- December 18-20 | Released December 11 at 8am
- December 26 – 31 | Released December 18 at 8am
Blackout Dates: November 24; December 9, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25
The Christmas Lights Drive-Thru is open 7 days a week (with a few blackout dates) from November 19 – December 31. We are open Sunday through Thursday from 6:00 to 9:00 PM and Friday & Saturdays from 6:00 to 9:30 PM. Tickets are distributed in 30 minute time slots.
One ticket to the Christmas Lights Drive-Thru is good for one vehicle to drive through the show on one designated date.
Yes, please. Each ticket is assigned a 30-minute time slot to ensure that traffic flows smoothly and so you don’t have to wait longer than necessary. Please arrive as close to the start of your time window as possible.
Yes! Our concessions team will offer you the opportunity to purchase freshly popped kettle corn, water, or a light stick while you are sitting in the first part of the Drive-Thru. Purchases can be made with cash or credit card.
92.9 FM is the radio frequency to hear the Christmas music that accompanies the light show.
Get ready to enjoy Christmas lights in a whole new way! You’ll drive through our parking lot while viewing thousands of dazzling light displays set to your favorite holiday music. Your experience begins on Stanford Ranch Road in front of the entrance arch. You will line up on the street and will be welcomed by a member of our ticketing team. Have your mobile device or print-out ready to have your ticket scanned. Tune your radio to 92.9 FM to hear the Christmas music that is synced to the lights.
You’ll start at the lower staging lot where your car will be lined up to enter the drive-thru. While you’re in line, our concessions team will give you the chance to purchase some freshly popped kettle corn or a light stick for the kiddos. Be prepared to wait until your car is released. Once released you will drive through several themed “lands” that will immerse you in lights, music, and the true meaning of Christmas.
Porta Potties are available at the beginning of the Drive-Thru if you need to use a restroom while waiting for the show to begin. Look for signage to direct you or ask one of our team members.
Unfortunately, no. This is a unique Drive-Thru experience that is designed to be enjoyed from your car, convertible, van, truck, limo, or bus. Please stay in your vehicle for the duration of the Drive-Thru Lights.
Come join a Christmas Lights Drive-Thru team from welcoming the guests and scanning their tickets to dressing in a festive costume and being a part of the light show! There is so many ways to get involved, click the link below to find a team for you.Volunteer Here