By Staff Reports
(Victor Valley)– Winter Fest OC’s Night of Lights OC drive-thru experience will celebrate the New Year with special guests from PAW Patrol, and a salute to community heroes night on Jan. 10. Visitors can safely celebrate the new year with a mile-long drive featuring more than 1 million lights, winter scenery, special effects such as snow flurries and bubbles, and animated light shows and tunnels synchronized to either holiday favorites or rocking New Year’s music through the car radio. The magical and immersive winter wonderland drive-thru experience at the OC Fair & Event Center is open nightly through Jan. 10 with time sessions from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
“We are excited to end our Night of Lights OC run with a special thank you to our community heroes with healthcare and frontline workers,” said Mark Entner, executive producer of Night of Lights OC. “Their selfless efforts have been and continue to be truly amazing to get us all through this global pandemic. We couldn’t think of a better way to end our inaugural Night of Lights OC drive-thru experience than inviting them as our special guests on our last night on January 10th.”
PAW Patrol Special Guests
Families will be delighted to have the opportunity to see either Chase, Skye or Marshall at Night of Lights OC each night in January. One special PAW Patrol guest will be welcoming visitors while they safely drive through the Hall of Presents.
January 10th: Salute to Community Heroes with Healthcare and Frontline Workers
On Sunday, January 10, Night of Lights OC will honor local community heroes with healthcare and frontline workers. Eligible guests can use the online code “HERO” to register online for a limited number of FREE tickets for this special night. Guests must show relevant ID for onsite verification with their online ticket for Jan. 10.
Pre-Order and On-Site In-Car Food Treats
Seasonal favorite treats are available before entering the Night of Lights OC experience through pre-order when purchasing tickets. Hot cocoa, cinnamon sugar donuts, as well as Mom’s Bake Shoppe cookie buckets and brownies, tamales, ‘Family 4 Pack’ meals, and much more. Food is available to order online by 10 a.m. on the date of admission and can be picked up prior to entering the drive-thru experience in front of the Pacific Amphitheatre. Seasonal food favorites are also available on-site in front of the Pacific Amphitheatre as an option for drive-thru ordering and pick-up.
WHEN: Night of Lights OC continues every night now through Jan. 10. with time sessions from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
WHERE: OC Fair & Event Center; 88 Fair Dr. Costa Mesa, CA 92626
TICKETS & PRICING: Entry to the event is through online ticket purchases only at NightOfLightsOC.com with limited reservations available per time session. Special New Year pricing is available on select days and times starting at $39.99per vehicle (up to five people). Larger vehicle tickets (six to nine people) start at $59.99 on select nights. Vehicle height is limited to 8 feet or less, due to the light tunnels.