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Holiday Car Lighting Contest

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Deck the dashboard with boughs of holly.

Wrap the car in lights!

Showcase your holiday sleigh on Wednesday, December 12.

Cars must be lit with at least one string of lights
Entries welcome 5pm to 7pm
Judging will be at 7pm

All entrants to receive a Guest Pass for admission for one vehicle during the 2018 Season

2018 Bright Nights Season Pass
2018 Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride at Bright Nights
Bright Nights Prize Package





Bright Nights
Located in Forest Park

Set your GPS to:

300 Sumner Avenue
Springfield, MA 01108

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From MA, NH, VT, NY:
Exit 6 off Mass Pike (I-90) to I-291 West (Springfield) to I-91 South. I-91 South to Exit 4 (Route 83/Main Street). Follow Route 83 with left at light, straight through next light, first right up Longhill Street, left at next light on to Sumner Avenue. Straight through two lights. Forest Park is on the right.

From CT:
Exit 2 off I-91 North, (Route 83/Forest Park/East Longmeadow). Straight through first light. Right at next light onto Route 83 South/Sumner Avenue. Straight through two lights. Forest Park is on the right.


November 21, 2018 – January 1, 2019

Closed November 26 and 27

Sunday through Thursday – 5PM to 9PM

Friday, Saturday and Holidays* – 5PM to 11PM

Buses with Reservations Priority – 5PM to 6PM

*Holidays - Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas, New Year's Eve, and New Year's Day (5pm to 9pm)