Must-See Christmas Lights in Colorado Springs 2022

It’s the most wonderful time of the year — for Christmas lights in the Springs! Check out our list of the best spots for some illuminated viewing and festive fun.

‘Tis the season for twinkling lights and festive decorations, and you know what that means: It’s time to get out on your holiday light tours. From traditional holiday displays to modern interactive light shows, there are plenty of spots throughout the city and Pikes Peak region that will put you in the holiday spirit. It’s not every day that you get to celebrate with such vibrant displays of holiday cheer, so make sure you take advantage of these mesmerizing Christmas lights while they last.

Bridge of Lights Drive Thru Christmas Light Show at Royal Gorge

Picture yourself driving slowly along the path, marveling at the twinkling array of lights that bedazzles you with its brilliance — above the spectacular Royal Gorge. It’s a truly enchanting experience that will fill everyone in your car with warmth and happiness in the spirit of Christmas.

Tour of Neighborhood Light Displays

Take charge of your Christmas lights adventure with Timberline Landscaping’s Colorado Springs Christmas Lights Guide 2022. With their guide, you’ll find a map of homeowners and business owners with lights and light shows, including some offering hot cocoa and coffee. With the map, you can even sync your drive to a holiday playlist and partake in a Christmas light scavenger hunt.

Garden of the Gods Resort

If you’re looking for a festive winter delight, the Christmas lights display at the Garden of the Gods Resort in Colorado Springs is a beautiful option overlooking the Garden. Here, you can take a stunning night walk, surrounded by thousands of mesmerizing little bulbs. Let your spirits be lifted by the beautiful display.

Christmas lights display at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church.
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church. Photo courtesy of St. Michael’s Episcopal Church.

Christmas Light Festival at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church 

All is lit up in the festive atmosphere of St. Michael’s Episcopal Church this holiday season as they celebrate their annual Christmas Light Festival. Visitors can come and stroll through the grounds while they are cloaked in a magical world of colorful lights, perfect for creating lasting holiday memories with family and friends. 

Drive-Thru Christmas Lights at PPIR

This year, get into the holiday spirit with a large-scale drive-thru Christmas lights display at Pikes Peak International Raceway. You’ll find themes and characters in different sections of the drive. Marvel at thousands of twinkling light displays along a mile stretch and crank up the holiday tunes in your car.

Annual Holiday Light Show at the Pioneers Museum

Get in the holiday spirit downtown at the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum’s annual holiday light show. Lights, coordinated to music, illuminate the building’s facade in a colorful dance to celebrate the season.

Electric Safari christmas lights at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is a holiday favorite in Colorado Springs
Electric Safari lights up Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. Photo courtesy of Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.

Electric Safari

Electric Safari is sure to be an adventure like no other with thousands of LED lights, sculptures and larger-than-life inflatables bringing the zoo alive at night. Plus, while exploring, you’ll get to see some of your favorite animals in a magical, winter wonderland setting you won’t get any other time of year.

Millions of white lights illuminate the front of The Broadmoor for the holidays
Millions of white lights make The Broadmoor glow throughout the holidays. Photo courtesy of The Broadmoor.

The Broadmoor

The Broadmoor doesn’t take the holidays lightly. Instead, they deck out the premises with millions of twinkling lights and tons of festive decorations to make the holiday season come alive. And you don’t want to miss the impressive gingerbread display, a classic Broadmoor tradition.

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Haley Harward
Haley Harward is a young and vibrant woman who loves to read, drink coffee, and go hiking. She is a contributing writer for and is the media manager for Springs Media LLC.

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