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Celebrate Fantasy Lights 2015 with reduced-price nights and tickets!

The holiday tradition that is fun for the whole family is back, and its 20th year is better than ever! Fantasy Lights is the largest holiday drive-through display in the Northwest, featuring over 300 elaborate displays and thousands of sparkling lights. As you drive, dial your car radio to FM 95.3 to listen to a selection of special holiday music to add to the festive atmosphere of the park.

Admission is charged per vehicle at the gate:

  • $14 per vehicle /mini-bus (up to 14 passengers)
  • $45 for each bus with 25 or more passenger capacity 

$7 Half Price Nights:

  • Monday, December 1st
  • Tuesday, December 2nd
  • Wednesday, December 3rd

  • Monday, December 8th
  • Tuesday, December 9th
  • Wednesday, December 10th

Coupons can not be combined with/on half price nights. Not valid with buses. No refunds for presale tickets.

Visit one of the participating locations to purchase discount tickets for $11 each. Discount tickets cannot be combined with coupons.  Discount tickets are available while supplies last. 

  • Lakewood Community Center
    9112 Lakewood Dr. SW
    Lakewood, WA 98499
    Ph: (253) 798-4177

  • Sprinker Recreation Center
    14824 C St. S.
    Tacoma, WA 98499
    Ph: (253) 798-4000

Discount tickets are not valid for bus admissions. Discount tickets are not available for sale at the admission's gate. 

Print our coupon and save $3 off regular car / van admission. Redeem the coupon at the ticket booth in Spanaway Park, November 27, 2014- January 1, 2015  Please note you must print out the coupon and hand it to the cashier. Coupons shown on your smart phone are not valid. Paper format coupons, only, are accepted.

Looking for a way to reward employees, entertain customers or a fun holiday gift idea? Our group sales program offers great fun at a substantial discount. 

The group ticket rate is available for groups of 10 or more. Purchase 10 or more one-night vehicle passes in advance for $10 each at:

  • Pierce County Parks Administration Office
    9112 Lakewood Dr. SW
    Lakewood, WA 98499
    Ph: (253) 798-4177

Fantasy Lights drive-through will operate every night between November 27 and January 1, 2015 - including Christmas and New Year's Day - from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Since this is a very popular event, please anticipate long waits of up to one hour to enter the park on Friday and Saturday evenings. Enjoy Fantasy Lights Sundays through Thursdays for a more relaxed experience.

Watch for the Winter Activity Guide

Keep an eye on those mailboxes...the Pierce County Parks and Recreation Winter Activity Guide is coming soon!

If you don't already receive our program guide (published three times per year) please visit our website to sign up or call (253) 798-4177.

Activity Guide events typically include general information, community events, outdoor adventures, adult and youth classes, adult and youth sports, ice skating, hockey, facility rental information, and registration forms, among other items.

Click here to view current activities or check out the digital activity guide complete with links to online registration.

Winter Activity Guide
Holiday Ice Performance

December ice skating events at Sprinker


DEC. 4 at 6:30 PM

Entries are closed, but tickets to watch the show are available through the day of the event! Advance tickets are $2, and $4 day-of. Come see this amazing holiday tradition on ice at Sprinker to kick off your season's spirit!

Jingle Bell Jam


DEC. 13 from 7:45 - 9:45 PM

Join us for the 3rd annual, all-ages public ice-skating session and ugly sweater contest! Ice skate to your favorite holiday beats (remixed) with DJ Cory rink-side. Forecast predicts snow on the ice!

Adults are $10.94, students are $9.85 and children are $8.75. All prices include admission, skate rental and tax.

Build a snowman


DEC. 28 from 4 - 5 PM

Get your team and props together now for our on-ice snowman- building contest. Each entered team will have limited snow and 45 minutes to complete their snowman.

Each team will be responsible to return all props supplied by Sprinker and will need to collect any personal belongings after the event. There will be NO ice skating during this contest. Team members will receive a coupon for FREE admission for another ice skating session at Sprinker! Winners will be awarded at the end of the contest.

$20/team (all groups up to 10 people max). Pre-register early to secure a space, space is limited to 20 teams.

Ice skating


Admission (all transactions are final, no refunds are available, tax is 9.4%)
$7.25 (+tax) Adults
$5.25 (+tax) Senior Citizens (62 & older)
$6.25 (+tax) Students (6-17)
$5.25 (+tax) Children (5 & under)
$2.75 (+tax) Skate Rental
$6.25 (+tax) Cheapskate (incl. skates)
$6.25 (+tax) Thirty Something Sessions

Discount 10 Admission Card 
Save $5.00 on public skate sessions with a discount card. Skate rental is not included with discount cards. 
$67.50 (+tax) - Adult discount card
$57.50 (+tax) - Student discount card
$47.50 (+tax) - Child / senior discount card

Discount rates (Cheapskate price on regular priced sessions) are also available for groups of 25 or more with two weeks advanced notice required. Call Sprinker for more information at (253) 798-4000.


Sat, Dec. 20 
Regular Prices 11:45 am - 3:45 pm
Regular Prices 7:45 - 10:45 pm

Sun, Dec. 21
Regular Prices 1:30 - 3:30 pm
Cheapskate 6:30 - 7:45 pm

Mon, Dec. 22
Regular Prices 11:15 am - 3:15pm
Regular Prices 5:15 - 8:45 pm

Tues, Dec. 23
Regular Prices 10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Wed, Dec. 24 
Regular Prices 12:30 - 4:30 pm
(building closed after session)

Thur, Dec. 25 Christmas Day CLOSED

Fri, Dec. 26
Regular Prices 12:30 - 4:30 pm
Regular Prices 7:45 - 10:45 pm

Sat, Dec. 27
Regular Prices 11:45 am - 3:45 pm
Regular Prices 7:45 - 10:45 pm

Sun, Dec. 28
Regular Prices 1:30 - 3:30 pm
Snowman Building Contest 4:00 - 5:00 pm (no skating)
Cheapskate Prices 6:30 - 8:15 pm

Mon, Dec. 29
Regular Prices 11:15 - 3:15 pm

Regular Prices 5:15 - 8:45 pm

Tue, Dec. 30
Regular Prices 10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Wed, Dec. 31
Regular Prices 12:30 - 4:30 pm
(building closed after session)

Thurs, Jan. 1 New Years Day CLOSED

Skate times are subject to change due to special events. Please call our arena skate line at (253) 798-4040 for weekly updates.

Looking ahead to January...


Kick off the new year in a fun, healthy way. Run through scenic woods at our “No Sun Fun Run” on Saturday, January 17, at 10 a.m. on the Nathan Chapman Memorial Trail in South Hill, Puyallup.

Rain, hail, sleet or snow, the “No Sun Fun Run” will take place no matter what weather our South Sound provides!

Pre-register for a reduced fee by Friday, January 2. Come dressed warm and bring your enthusiasm for one of the first 5K's of the year.

No-Sun Fun Run

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