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, sleigh rides, works from select local artisan, huggable 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.
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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, Recreation 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:
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