EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – Ritzy’s Fantasy of Lights will open Thanksgiving night with help from Santa Claus and Easterseals Child Ambassador Sam Osborne.
The first cars and horse-drawn carriages are expected to enter the park around 5 p.m. Thursday.
The Fantasy of Lights will be open nightly through January 1, except December 4 when it will only be open for the “Bright Lights for Easterseals” 5K and 1mile family-fun walk.
Fantasy of Lights proceeds fund therapy services for local children and adults with disabilities.
Sundays-Thursdays: 5-9 p.m.
Fridays, Saturdays, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day: 5-10 p.m.
Admission is $7 per car at the gate.
Tickets are also available at Evansville Ritzy’s locations.
Admission for vehicles with 7-14 people is $10 and admission for 15 people or more is $25.
For discounted pricing on 50 tickets or more, call 812-437-2607.
This year’s event will include two special activity nights, including the Romain GMC “Polar Bear Express” which will operate 5-9 p.m. the first four Mondays in December. The Polar Bear Express is a party bus limousine provided by SUV Limousine, featuring Santa who will read a story about the light displays. The cost is $5 per person.
Photos with Santa will also take place 5-9 p.m. on the first three Tuesdays in December. The cost is $5 per person to meet Santa.
(This story was originally published on Nov. 27, 2019)