Lighting Night Parade

November 17, 2017  -  6:00 p.m. Fayetteville Downtown Square

Enjoy the amazing winter wonderland of lights on the Downtown Square beginning Friday, November 17th at 6 p.m. with the lighting night parade. The lights illuminate the square each evening from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. Nightly carriages and pony rides, fresh hot chocolate, and festive holiday music make the Lights of the Ozarks an event that cannot be missed.


Each year Fayetteville Parks and Recreation workers spend over 3,300 hours decorating the Downtown Square with over 400,000 lights. The lights will remain up through January 1st, 2018.

Participate in the 2017 Lighting Night Parade

To enter a float into the Lighting Night Parade, please download the application HERE.

Applications must be returned by November 3rd.
Space is limited and entries will be given consideration based on the date the application is received.

Notes for those participating in the parade: Please come via the Fayetteville Public Library (from School Avenue and Mountain Street side). With regards to parking, each parade attendee is responsible for his/her parking needs (parking is available at the Fayetteville Public Library). Parade line-up starts at 4:30 p.m., please come early.

The Lights of the Ozarks parade is organized Experience Fayetteville.
For more information, please contact 1-800-766-4626.