Light up your Holidays with Fantasy of Lights!  A holiday light display like no other

Fantasy of Lights, presented by Goodwill of Southern New England, has become a holiday tradition for thousands of families. Now in its twenty-fifth year, the dazzling nighttime event supports our mission: to enhance employment, educational, social and recreational opportunities for people with disabilities and other challenges.

A perfect holiday activity for families and people of all ages!  

Held at Lighthouse Point Park in New Haven, CT
  • Hours: SUNDAY – THURSDAY 5pm-9pm  |  Friday & Saturday 5pm – 10pm
  • Admission: Car/Family Van $10  |  Minibus $25  |  Full-size Bus $50
  • Ticket proceeds benefit Goodwill of Southern New England and support our mission.

Sponsorship Opportunities are available! 

Make your business part of a local holiday tradition with Goodwill of Southern New England’s Fantasy of Lights! Your sponsorship establishes a meaningful presence in our community and helps to fund our life-changing programs. BECOME A SPONSOR TODAY!

2019 Presenting Sponsor

 

 

2019 Media Sponsor

2019 Premiere Sponsors

Volunteer Opportunities are available! 

We rely on community volunteers to man our entryway, collecting fees and welcoming visitors each night from November 15, 2019 – December 31, 2019. This is a great opportunity for civic groups, companies and students in need of community service. If you would like to volunteer, please complete the volunteer today form and email it to our Events Coordinator Nancy Shapiro at nshapiro@goodwillsne.org.  VOLUNTEER TODAY!


Fantasy of Lights FAQ’s

FOL FAQ’s

Fantasy of Lights is held at Lighthouse Point in New Haven, Connecticut

    From Hartford
  • I-91 into New Haven to I-95 North
  • I-95 North to exit 50, Woodward Avenue
  • At second stoplight, turn right on Townsend Avenue
  • Turn right on Lighthouse Road
  • Watch for green Lighthouse Park signs directing you to the park along Townsend Avenue

  • From New York
  • I-91 into New Haven to I-95 North
  • I-95 North to exit 50, Woodward Avenue
  • At second stoplight, turn right on Townsend Avenue
  • Turn right on Lighthouse Road
  • Watch for green Lighthouse Park signs directing you to the park along Townsend Avenue

  • From New London
  • I-95 South to exit 51, Woodward Avenue
  • Turn left at stoplight onto Townsend Avenue
  • Turn right on Lighthouse Road
  • Watch for green Lighthouse Park signs directing you to the park along Townsend Avenue

  • Car or Family Minivan - $10
  • Minibus - $25
  • Full Size Bus - $50
  • Sunday-Thursday from 5pm-9pm
  • Friday & Saturday from 5pm-10pm
  • It takes about 15 minutes to drive though the mile long display of lights.
    For the safety of yourself and others, all attendees must remain inside of a vehicle at all times.
    Yes! Unless extreme weather conditions are present, the lights are on and ready for visitors. If for some reason the lights are closed an announcement will be made by 4:00 pm on News Channel 8 and will be posted on their website as well.
    Absolutely! Guests of all ages are welcome for a memorable night that’s sure to dazzle everyone in your party.
    Unfortunately we do not. Please come prepared with cash to pay for admittance.
    We are open Christmas Eve and New Years Eve from 5pm-9pm. Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day we will be open from 5pm-10pm.
    Our 3D glasses are $2 per pair and include coupons to use in our Goodwill stores.
    Simply tune your radio to 87.9 to hear holiday music and information about our displays!

    Still have questions? Our Events Department is here to help!

    Nancy Shapiro
    (203) 777-2000 x228
    nshapiro@goodwillsne.org

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