Lights of the Ozarks in Fayetteville is an annual winterfest light extravaganza where 450,000 lights adorn Fayetteville’s downtown square. Bring some holiday cheer, bundle up, get a thermos of hot cocoa, and take your family to see the best light show in Northwest Arkansas this holiday season.

Lights of the Ozarks 2009

When is it?
Kicks off on Saturday, November 21st at 6:00pm with the “Keep Fayetteville Festive” Parade and runs through the holidays. Go here for a bit more information on lighting night.

What is there to do?
Besides the obvious, “look at the lights…” there will be farmer’s market vendors, caramel apples, kettle corn, and more before the parade. Santa will be available for pictures on parade night and select nights in the following weeks. Every other night there are horse drawn carriage rides and carrolls by local choirs.

Choirs on the Square dates:

December 1st
5:00pm – Sharon Long & Martha Robinson
5:30 pm – Prairie Grove High School
6:00pm – Harmony of Faith
6:30pm – Testify

December 3rd
6:00pm – Oakdale Junior High School
6:30pm – Ozark Girls Chorus
7:00pm – First Baptist Rogers Christian School

December 4th
6:00pm – After School Youth Orchestra
6:30pm – Springdale State Choir
7:00pm – Amazing Grace Singers
7:30pm – Combs Street Church of Christ

December 5th
5:30pm – JO Kelly Middle School
6:00pm – ArkAppella Show Chorus

That’s all for now… there may be more additions so come back or subscribe to the latest updates. Come out and support our local choirs and enjoy some great Christmas music!

The pet parade takes place on December 4th. Santa will make a return for the pet parade if you missed him on the 21st of November!

If you would like to know more about the Lights of the Ozarks event, you can always give me a call directly (if you are pressed for time) at (479) 631-9738 or contact me by email, facebook, or twitter…