Holiday fun for the entire family at the Sunriver Resort Grand Illumination Tree Lighting Ceremony! Located at the main Lodge and Backyard, this year's event will include a visit from Santa, live music, children's craft projects, train rides, Oregon Observatory telescope viewing, bounce houses, Putt Putt, huggable holiday characters, and more. Grab a bite from local vendors or at one of our resort restaurants. Live entertainment will take place outdoors on the main stage. In the Lodge, you will find Gingerbread Junction, a hot cocoa station and holiday gift shopping.
Grand Illumination Schedule of Events
12:00 - 4:30pm | Pony Rides and Petting Zoo (in front of the lodge)
12:00 - 7:00pm | Sunriver Observatory Telescope Viewing & Crafts
12:00 - 4:30pm | Train Rides, Bounce Houses, Putt Putt
12:00 - 5:30pm | Raffle ticket sales benefiting local non-profit, Wonderland Express
2:30 - 7:00pm | Live Music: Toast and Jam
2:00pm | Santa Arrives!
2:00 - 5:00pm | North Pole open for Santa visits
5:45pm | Sunriver Resort Tree Lighting with Santa
5:55pm | Raffle drawing benefiting local nonprofit, Wonderland Express
6:00 - 7:00pm | North Pole reopens for Santa Visits
There will be Sunriver parking staff directing traffic & parking during this event.
Two parking options are available to event attendees:
1. VIP parking at the Sunriver Lodge, Great Hall, Homestead and Bike Barn Parking Lots ( for a $10 cash donation to Wonderland Express, a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization that provides families in need with a memorable holiday experience including a full holiday meal, warm clothing, grocery gift cards, holiday gifts, photos with Santa and much more. Donations are tax-deductible with 100% of proceeds going directly to Wonderland Express.
2. Free parking at SHARC (Sunriver Homeowners Aquatic & Recreation Center) with shuttle transportation to the event provided available from 3-7pm. SHARC is located at 57250 Overlook Road, Sunriver, OR 97707.
Sunriver Lodge: 17600 Center Dr, Sunriver, OR 97707
Bike Barn: 57070 Great Hall Loop, Sunriver, OR 97707
Great Hall / Homestead: 57081 Meadow Rd, Sunriver, OR 97707
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