Celebration In The Oaks

The Most Spectacular Holiday Lights Festival in the Country

The 2018 season is Celebration in the Oaks' 32nd anniversary!

Celebration in the Oaks in City Park is one of the most spectacular holiday lights festivals in the country, with more than 165,000 visitors pouring into the Park to see the magical winter spectacle. City Park’s famous oaks are swathed in hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights and breathtaking light displays are scattered throughout 25 acres of the Park, including the Botanical Garden, Storyland, and Carousel Gardens Amusement Park.

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Among many other groups, The Rolling Stones and The Beatles played Tad Gormley Stadium.