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Grand Illumination Holiday Lights

Grand Illumination

Saturday, November 17

Join us behind the Lodge for holiday fun for the entire family at our Grand Illumination tree lighting ceremony! This year's event will include a visit from Santa, live music, children's craft projects, train rides, Oregon Observatory telescope viewing, face painting, works from select local artisan, huggable holiday characters, fireworks 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.


Grand Illumination Schedule of Events

12:00-4:30pm | Petting Zoo

12:00-7:00pm | Sunriver Observatory Telescope Viewing

12:00-7:00pm | Train Rides, Crafts, Face Painting, Food Vendors

2:30-7:00pm | Live Music: Toast and Jam

3:00pm | Santa Arrives!

3:00-5:00pm | North Pole open for Santa visits

5:45pm | Sunriver Resort Tree Lighting with Santa

5:45pm | Fireworks immediately following the tree lighting

 5:45-7:00pm | North Pole reopens for Santa Visits


Two parking options are available to event attendees:

1. VIP parking at the Sunriver Lodge 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 with shuttle transportation to the event provided.
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