Jolly Holiday Lights is open beginning November 18th, 2023 and running through January 7th, 2024.

Jolly Holiday Lights Special Events

Jolly Holiday Lights 2023 Kickoff Ceremony

Friday, November 17, 2023 - Purchase Tickets
Kick off the holiday season with a tree and display-lighting event on November 17th. Be there when we light the 2023 lights for the first time and join us for an exclusive opportunity to be a part of a wish child’s wish experience at The Outlets of Des Moines.

Breakfast with Santa at the Outlets

Saturday, December 2, 2023 - Purchase Tickets
Bring your family for an exclusive Breakfast with Santa and shopping event. This ticketed event is the perfect opportunity for children to share their wish lists with Santa while enjoying a delicious breakfast while parents enjoy shopping and beverages.

Santa Paws: Pet Photos with Santa

Wednesday, December 6, 2023 - Purchase Tickets
Bring your furry friends to the Wish Shop for photos with Santa! This ticketed event is a chance for pet owners to have their pets take a picture with Santa while supporting Jolly Holiday Lights!

Sip & Shop Night at the Outlets 

Friday, December 15, 2023 - Purchase Tickets
Grab your spouse or closest friends, call a babysitter, and come enjoy a night out of last-minute shopping with a cocktail in hand! Join us for a fun night of the best of both worlds - shopping and making a difference!

The Wish Shop is closed November 23 and December 24, 25 & 31, 2023

The Jolly Holiday Lights Wish Shop will be closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year's Eve. We are pleased to give our volunteers, wish families and staff time to enjoy the holidays with family and friends. Please note: The Outlets of Des Moines are closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day only.

Weather related announcements will be shared on the Jolly Holiday Lights Facebook page.