HAMBURG, NEW YORK – The annual Fairgrounds Festival of Lights will feature a drive through of light displays plus brand new shows and attractions along 42nd Street including a Disney inspired Illuminated Pixel Show, Santa’s Christmas Express Train Ride, a European Christmas Market and Frosty’s Dance Party.

The Fairgrounds Festival of Lights is located in Hamburg, NY and will be open for seventeen nights, with opening weekend November 25-27.  Additional weekends include December 2-4, 9-11, 16-18 and an expanded nightly schedule December 19-23.

Begin your holiday fun at our all new entrance to the Festival on McKinley Parkway (the entrance closest to Clark Street).  The gates will be open from 5:00pm-9:00pm, with the buildings and grounds staying open until 10:00pm.

“We are happy that we are able to continue this holiday tradition with more walk-through holiday fun along 42nd Street in addition to the drive through,” said Jessica Underberg, CEO, “its just one price for the entire carload, so be sure to fill the car with family and friends to enjoy the evening together!”

Admission to the Fairgrounds Festival of Lights is $30 for the carload and will include a drive through of over 70 light displays, arches and tunnels, a visit with Santa, Twas The Night Before Christmas Interactive Maze, live reindeer, Santa’s Christmas Express Train Ride, Illuminated Pixel Show choreographed to music and more.  There will also be indoor kiddie rides, food and shopping vendors as well as an outdoor European market.  Admission will be available at starting November 1st for $30 each.  Guests will have to choose the night they want to visit.

The Fairgrounds Festival of Lights is produced by the Erie County Agricultural Society (ECAS). For more information regarding the Fairgrounds Festival of Lights visit