List: Where to visit Christmas lights in East Texas

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TYLER, Texas (KETK) – With Christmas right around the corner, you know what that means? Holiday light displays!

In East Texas, there are several places to check out Christmas lights.

Here’s a list of the displays around the area available for people to visit, but if we missed one, let us know and send us the info at The links will take you to information on the specific displays, including how to get tickets.


Land of Lights

The Christmas Park – Land of Lights is located at Loop 7 and Patterson Road.

The park is more than one mile long and has 4 million lights including 60 scenes and 50 motion-controlled lighted scenes. The pricing is:

There is no riding in the back of the truck.

Cars & Pickups$25.00$30.00
12 & 15 Passenger Vans$50.00$55.00
Limo & Motor Homes$50.00$55.00
Bus – Each Person$5.00$6.00


Carmela’s Magical Santa Land

Located at 6085 Hwy 259, this drive-thru Christmas light display is nearly a mile long with 4 million lights, dancing trees, Nativity scenes, Mickey Mouse and more.

Carmela’s Magical Santa Land is open Sunday through Thursday from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. The cost to enter is a donation.


Tyler Lights Christmas Drive-Thru Light Park

Located at 12880 County Road 192, this light show is open from Nov. 26-Dec. 12 on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday and Dec. 17-Dec. 25 every night at 6 p.m. The cost per entry is $20 per car or truck. According to their website, they are not able to process credit or debit cards as of this writing. No buses or trailers are allowed. Standard Church-type vans are allowed. There is a maximum height limit of 8 feet and 6 inches.

Santa Land

Santa Land is located at 11518 Interstate 20 W. The park will be open every night from Nov. 13 through Jan. 4, seven days a week, rain or shine.

The following is pricing for all vehicles including cars, trucks, vans, SUVs, and personal trailers.

  • $30 per vehicle (up to 10 people)
  • $60 per vehicle (11 to 20 people)
  • More than 20 people is $5 per person.

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