Frequently Asked Questions
The Light Show is located in Brookings at Azalea Park.. Coming from the south on Hwy 101 after crossing the river,, you would turn right on the North Bank Chetco River road. At the T, turn left on Old Country Road. In about 1/4 mile you will come to the first entrance at Fir Street. There is parking at this location, A ticket booth entrance station is here as well. Driving about one block further will bring you to the second parking area on your right. There is another ticket booth entrance station here. A third entrance and ticket booth is located at the Capella parking lot. Coming from the north, you would drive through town on the 101 HWY. At the last light before the bridge you would turn left on the North Bank Chetco River Road. Follow the above directions.
Both lots are close-in. ADA spots are available. At tis time (2017) the Capella lot is not paved. There is no charge for parking.
There are public restrooms at the north parking lot next to Kidtown. Another set are located at the Snack Shack. Both are ADA accessible.
You should allow at least an hour to enjoy all the lights, The Avenue of the Arches, the Capella by the Sea, tunnel of light, the gazebo, the Under Sea Garden, and all of our 2D and unique 3D sculptures.
There are estimates that range anywhere from 100 thousand to 500 thousand. Our thinking is that if you can count them, then there aren’t enough.
There are 33 3D and 56 2D sculptures.
It depends on how many volunteer helpers we have. Generally, it takes two full weekends for setup, and about 6 to 8 hours for take-down
Our first year of operation was 1997
Weather permitting, this year we will open on the day after Thanksgiving. Hours are 5;00 PM to 9:00 PM
Last year Santa and Mrs. Claus were here for 4 days on December 20 to the 23. Like us on Facebook to stay up-to-date.
Last year we had a variety of carolers during the season. We hope to have even more this year.
To date, we have not been able to provide a professional photographer when Santa is here. So, be sure to bring your camera!!
Yes there is seasonal music throughout the park
Hot Cocoa, Hot Cider and cookies are available at the Snack Shack. Donations are always appreciated.
Admission fee is 2 dollars for adults. Kids under 12 are free. There is no charge for parking.
There are paved walkways throughout the park. Both restroom facilities are ADA accessible. Both parking lots are ADA accessible
Check the Snack Shack for lost and found items.
Yes, the Capella will be open the same hours as the Lights.