Lights Alive Drive Thru Christmas Lights San Antonio 2023

Lights Alive Drive Thru Christmas Lights San Antonio 2023

Looking for ways to enjoy the holiday season? The Lights Alive San Antonio 2023 show is just what you’re looking for!  This fun and exciting drive-thru light show experience is immersive and will leave you spellbound!  For nearly one mile, thousands of lights twinkle, glitter, and dance as you slowly drive through Christmas Lights San Antonio has to offer!

The light show is completely computer-controlled. And what’s more, the synchronized music has a modern take on popular Christmas classics! The upbeat, high-energy tunes will allow you to have a mini-party in your car! 

If this sounds like something you’d want to do, then read on as this article contains everything you need to know about Lights Alive drive thru Christmas Lights in San Antonio!

And, if you want to check out more places with Christmas light shows, check out our article on Best Christmas Lights in San Antonio 2023!

Editor’s Note: Our staff works hard to bring you the most up-to-date information. However, all information in the article below is subject to change. Please verify with the organizers before making plans to head out!

Lights Alive San Antonio 2023 – Park and Play Winter Wonderland

Lights Alive! San Antonio 2022

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After driving through the thousands of twinkling lights, you, your family, or friends can park your car and step out to enjoy even more attractions. You can get creative and make holiday crafts you can gift your loved ones. Then, take its way up when you program your light show on the 50-foot animated light show tree! Of course, it wouldn’t be Christmas without Santa. Take photos with Santa and he might even listen to your holiday wishes.

Lights Alive!, a dazzling drive-thru light show experience, is the brainchild of Living Light Shows – an award-winning international firm renowned for its technology-infused artistic creations. This company first captured the public eye on ABC’s “The Great Christmas Light Fight,” and has since been featured on Good Morning America, Nightline, Yahoo!, 20/20, Inside Edition, CNN, and countless other media outlets worldwide.

In 2017, Living Light Shows’ Star Wars light show in Downtown San Antonio became an internet sensation, garnering over 22 million views across YouTube, Facebook, and other platforms in just 18 days. This immense popularity, coupled with nightly crowds exceeding 6,000 visitors, fueled the ambition to create Lights Alive! – a wholly immersive and unique drive-thru light show experience in San Antonio, TX.

Lights Alive Drive Thru Christmas Lights San Antonio 2023 – Dates and Hours of Operation

Lights Alive! San Antonio 2022

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Lights Alive! in San Antonio, TX opens Friday, November 17, 2023, and runs Nightly through December 31, 2023.

  • Sundays – Thursdays: 6 pm – 10 pm
  • Fridays & Saturdays before Christmas: 6 pm – 11 pm
  • Christmas Eve: 6 pm – 10 pm
  • Christmas: 6 pm – 10 pm
  • All Nights after Christmas: 6 pm – 10 pm
  • New Year’s Eve: 6 pm – 10 pm

Lights Alive Drive Thru Christmas Lights San Antonio 2023 – Tickets, Coupon, Discount

Lights Alive! San Antonio 2022

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Pricing is per vehicle, not per person:

  • Value Ticket – $36.95 (Select Nights)
  • Standard Ticket – $42.95

The other way to save is to make sure you purchase your tickets online. Buying them at the gate may come with an additional cost. Plus, you don’t have to wait in line at the gate. 

Admission to the Park & Play Wonderland is included in your vehicle admission fee. There you will find activities, games, crafts, Santa photos, food, and entertainment. Some activities are at an additional cost.


  • No Shuttle Vans, Buses, RV’s, or Trailers
  • Vehicles that exceed 7 feet 10 inches high

Lights Alive Drive Thru Christmas Lights San Antonio 2023 – Location and Parking

Make your holiday plans even better by including the Lights Alive Drive Through Christmas Lights Texas.

Lights Alive San Antonio Location:

5931 Roft Rd, San Antonio, TX 78253 | Lights Alive! is located in Alamo Ranch two miles outside Loop 1604 off Culebra Ave. The entrance to the venue is 1/4 mile from the intersection of Roft Road & Culebra Ave. Traffic must enter the venue from Culebra Road.

Google Map of 5931 Roft Rd, San Antonio, TX 78253

Lights Alive San Antonio Parking – As it’s a drive-thru experience, parking will be at the end, at the Park & Play Winter Wonderland.

Lights Alive Drive Thru Christmas Lights San Antonio 2023 – Food and Drinks

Lights Alive San Antonio - Food and Drinks

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Besides dazzling lights and fun activities, Lights Alive! in San Antonio also offers a wide array of delectable gourmet food!

The Popcorn Bar is stocked with a variety of unique flavors and mixins. You can choose among the pre-created combinations or experiment and make your custom creation. 

Make things even sweeter with some cotton candy. They’ve put a fun spin on this favorite fluffy treat! The gourmet cotton candy shop carries unique flavors like Candy Cane, Gingerbread Man, Eggnog, Pumpkin Spice, and even Maple Bacon, and even Smoked Brisket!!!

To fill your tummy, even more, the snack bar offers plenty of tasty treats that hit the spot. Take your pick of regular nachos, Takis nachos, and candy bars. Then wash those down with sodas, water, or even better – some hot chocolate!

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