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Wilson Winter Wonderland

December 15, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Experience the enchanting Wilson Winter Wonderland, a magical holiday light extravaganza adorned with over 500,000 dazzling lights that paint the night of Wilson with a mesmerizing array of colors! On Fridays, Santa and Mrs. Claus come to town for even more fun!

This immersive spectacle is choreographed to a captivating music playlist, featuring timeless holiday classics and the comforting voices of influential musicians from right here in Arkansas.

Witness eight larger-than-life trees, each adorned with tens of thousands of lights, illuminating the sky in a symphony of colors.  Be amazed by the grandeur of our one-of-a-kind 65-foot-tall walk-through welcome tree, inviting everyone to enter a world of wonder and joy.

Embark on an unforgettable journey through our four different walking tunnels, stretching an impressive 200 feet through the town square. These tunnels will lead you through immersive light displays, taking you on an adventure of lights, sounds, and multiple colors.

Feel the magic of winter come alive with six different Snow Machines, creating a gentle snowfall that will transport you to a true winter paradise. Let the snowflakes dance around you, adding to the enchantment of the holiday season.

All of these wonders combined together to the Sounds of the Season, creating a harmonious symphony that will warm your heart and fill you with holiday cheer.  Feel the magic of the holidays come alive with every step.

Make Fridays unforgettable by meeting Santa himself, as he graces Wilson to illuminate the night and create cherished memories with your little ones. Warm up with a cup of hot chocolate, adding that extra touch of holiday delight.

Tonight brings the 74th Annual Wilson Christmas Parade, a splendid prelude to the luminous festivities. Appearing later this evening, The Memphis Opera House will serenade you at The Wilson Theater at 7 p.m.

Santa and Mrs. Claus will take pictures and listen to wish lists with children until 8 p.m.  For all, there’s hot cocoa and cookies to savor, while adults can indulge in a selection of cocktails.

Wilson Winter Wonderland is where dreams come to life, and joy fills the air. Join us for an unforgettable holiday season!

Admission is free, and the event promises to be a highlight of the holiday season for everyone.

The Louis Hotel is accepting room reservations throughout the holiday season.  The Wilson Café is open for dinner, serving hot soups, a full menu, liquor, wine, and beer and The Grange is open for breakfast and lunch with all of your favorite, made-fresh-daily holiday pies!

Additional FAQs

Do I walk through the light show or drive?

The best way to participate is to walk through the wonderland, it’s fully immersible!

How long does it take to experience the show?

Each show begins on the hour and will have fantastic custom-designed light shows.  The show is roughly thirty minutes long.

Is Wilson Winter Wonderland open even if it snows or rains?

Yes! The event will be open even in the rain and because we make it snow every Friday night, we could never close the show!   Of course, if Old Man Winter is severe enough to be a safety risk for our guests and staff, an inclement weather closure announcement will be made on our socials.

Are pets allowed?

We are always friendly to friendly pets in Wilson Winter Wonderland


December 15, 2023
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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The Louis Hotel
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The Louis Hotel
3 Cross St
Wilson, AR 72395 United States
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Enjoy exclusive savings with our Summer Savings Promotion. This exciting offer includes a 25% discount off our standard rates, plus receive a $100 credit to use at The Grange, The Café, White’s Mercantile and Staple.
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Summer Savings!
Unlock up to 25% off your reservation
Enjoy exclusive savings with our Summer Savings Promotion. This exciting offer includes a 25% discount off our standard rates, plus receive a $100 credit to use at The Grange, The Café, White’s Mercantile and Staple.