Magical holiday light displays in the Rose City
The holiday season is officially here! Portland is transforming into a magical winter wonderland. Below are seven of the best Portland holiday light displays. Whether you want to tour a historic Victorian mansion or see the rivers come to life with decorative ships, Portland has holiday lights for everyone.
Don’t forget to cruise through some of Portland’s neighborhoods for beautiful light displays. Laurelhurst Park, Westmoreland and Irvington neighborhoods have beautiful homes and awe-inspiring holiday decor.
Also check out our 2018 Portland Holiday Event Guide.
Here are seven of the best Portland holiday light displays:
November 21 – January 5 (closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Day)
Adult: $17.95 | Kid:(ages 3-11) $12.95
Tickets for the train are sold separately for $4.
- Ride the MAX to ZooLight and get $5 off admission on weekends.
- See if you qualify for $5 admission with Zoo for All.
- Discount days: November 26, 29, December 3-6 and December 10-13
- Adult: $12.95 ($5 off) | Kid: (ages 3-11) $7.95 ($5 off)
November 23 to December 30 (closed Christmas Day)
Adult: $12 | Kids: (3-12) $6
November 23 – December 26
PIR hosts the largest light show in the Northwest.
Tickets are sold by car. November 23 – December 13 is $20 | December 14 – 26 is $22
Look for special event days for $6 tickets, such as Bike the Light Nights and Lights & Leashes Night.
November 30-December 20
You can see the ships from many different locations around Portland. See the schedule for the Columbia and Willamette fleet ships. The event is FREE.
December 1 – 29 (Monday-Saturday | Closed December 24 and 25)
Adult: $7 | Kid (12 and under) $6 cash only
December 8 – 23
Adult: $8 | Kid: (ages 4-17) $5
Bring a nonperishable food item for $1 off admission.
December 15 – 31
This event is FREE. Pedestrian only nights are December 15, 16 and 17.
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