Rotary Lights

More than 4,000,000 lights illuminate La Crosse’s Riverside Park. Among the splendor is a 140- foot Christmas tree, and animated light displays fill the park. Live Nativity presentation on weekends until Christmas. Santa is here until Christmas Eve. Nearly 300,000 visitors per year enjoy this holiday tradition while driving, walking or taking a carriage ride through Riverside Park.

There is no charge to drive or walk through the park.

We ask for voluntary food and cash donations.


The park is open November 24, 2017 - December 31, 2017. 

The park opens at 5:00 p.m. daily and gates will close after the last car in line at 10:00 p.m. with the following exceptions:

  • Christmas Eve - 5 to 9:00 p.m.
  • Christmas Day - 5 to 9:00 p.m.
  • New Year's Eve - 5 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.

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Every Day until Dec. 31, 5-10pm;

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Riverside Park
410 E Veterans Memorial Dr
La Crosse, WI 54601

Cost: Donations accepted.

Age: All Ages

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