Seneca Creek State Park Winter Lights Festival Sold Out for the Season


Seneca Creek State Park Winter Lights Festival Sold Out for the Season

The City of Gaithersburg Government just announced on their facebook page that the Winter Lights Festival that takes place throughout Seneca Creek State park is sold out.

Per their post, “Due to unprecedented levels of attendance, tickets to the Winter Lights Festival are officially SOLD OUT. Admission will be granted through Dec. 31 to ticket holders only. Please be advised that the City does not recommend purchasing tickets from third-party sellers, and that scams have been reported. Event staff will continue to work with Police to address traffic on the roads for the safety of our attendees and residents.”

The Winter Lights Festival is currently in its 25th year. It features around 450 light displays with over the course of a 3.5 mile drive.

Information about the event can be found here.

Although this display is well-known, it is not the only place in the county to see winter lights. The Washington DC Temple in Kensington is running their Festival of Lights Drive-Through until December 28. This event is free to the public and no tickets are needed. Read more about the Festival of Lights here. 

Featured photo courtesy of the City of Gaithersburg’s website.

By: Michelle Katz @pike.and.rozay



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Michelle Katz
Michelle Katz has lived in MoCo for most of her life– she was born and raised in the Gaithersburg area and now lives in Rockville. ⁣ ⁣ She is currently a high school art teacher in MCPS. In addition to teaching and working at the MoCoShow, Michelle also runs a local instagram account, @pike.and.rozay, where she features food photography from restaurants in Pike & Rose and the surrounding area. ⁣ ⁣ She is passionate about supporting local businesses and enjoys the opportunity to help keep everyone in the MoCo community informed.

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