Date(s) - 11/22/2013 - 01/01/2014
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Virginia Beach Boardwalk
The lights will be turning on at McDonaldâ€™s Holiday Lights at the Beach, bringing joy and wonder to Hampton Roads this holiday season!Â From November 22 through January 1, take a shiny journey into nautical, holiday, and adventure lands â€“ all along the beautiful Virginia Beach boardwalk.Â Festive fish, jumping dolphins, frolicking porpoises â€“ all in bright, colored lights against the clear night-time sky, are the stars of McDonaldâ€™s Holiday Lights at the Beach.Â They are joined by Santa, elves, and a 40-foot tall Christmas tree erected on the beach and in the beautiful parks along the Virginia Beach boardwalk.Â Over 30,000 families a year make this unique light show a part of their holiday celebration!Â This â€śFanta-Seaâ€ť of lights is sure to dazzle and amaze holiday travelers visiting Virginia Beach.Â Hotels create special packages that include free tickets to the light show.
New displays are added each year so itâ€™s never the same show twice!Â One of the highlights is the giant â€ś12 Days of Christmasâ€ť display, where some fixtures stand 20 and 30 feet high!Â For the first time, this year, drivers will be able to tune their car radio to a frequency to hear holiday music along the McDonaldâ€™s Holiday Lights at the Beach display, making it easy to see AND hear why this event has been named one of theÂ Southeast Tourism Societyâ€™s â€śTop 20 November Eventsâ€ť and the American Bus Association’s “Top 100 Events in North America for 2011!”
McDonaldâ€™s Holiday Lights at the BeachÂ opensÂ nightly beginning at 5:30.Â Hours of operation are 5:30pm-10:00pm Sunday through Thursday and 5:30pm-11:00pm Friday-Saturday.
Cars, Monday-Thursday, $12 per car
Cars, Friday-Sunday and holidays, $15 per car
Motor coaches, $45
Mini buses, $25 (vehicles larger than a 15 passenger van)
Combo Ticket, $25Â – one-time entry to Holiday Lights at the Beach and Norfolk Botanical Garden of Lights (limited number of these tickets available)
On â€śMilitary Mondays,â€ť military receive a 50% discount each Monday night from November 25-December 30.
All vehicles enter through the main entrance at 2ndÂ Street.Â Cash only is accepted at the gate.
Two exciting events â€śkick-offâ€ť this yearâ€™s McDonaldâ€™s Holiday Lights at the Beach:
Walk through the Lights for Ronald McDonald House Charities Norfolk
Wednesday, November 20
Donations accepted at the entrance
Walk through the Lights is an opportunity to get a â€śsneak peekâ€ť at 2013 McDonaldâ€™s Holiday Lights at the Beach, while also helping to support a vital charity in Hampton Roads!Â The Ronald McDonald House Charities Norfolk provides a â€śhome away from homeâ€ť for families with critically ill children.Â On Wednesday, November 20, families can make a donation at the entrance at 2ndÂ Street and walk through the lights from 5:00-8:00pm.Â Itâ€™s theÂ onlytime that people get toÂ walkÂ through this amazing holiday lights show!
$8 â€śOpening Weekend Special
Friday, November 22-Sunday, November 24
Be among the first to experience what has become a holiday tradition for thousands of Hampton Roads families!
From Friday, November 22 through Sunday, November 24, visit McDonald’s Holiday Lights at the Beach for $8 per car!
Friday, November 22 – 5:30pm-11:00pm, $8 special for cars
Saturday, November 23 – 5:30pm-11:00pm, $8 special for cars
Sunday, November 24 – 5:30pm-10:00pm, $8 special for cars
Monday, November 25 through Wednesday, January 1, 2014 – regular pricing in effect.
McDonaldâ€™s Holiday Lights at the Beach is sponsored by McDonalds, the City of Virginia Beach, Pepsi, Monster Energy, Coastal Limousines, the Oceanfront Inn, and Integrated Management Group.
McDonaldâ€™s Holiday Lights at the Beachâ€¦lighting up the holiday season!