Let Your Nights Be Bright

at Winter Wonder Lights

Spark your holiday season at Meadow Brook Hall’s WINTER WONDER LIGHTS. Michigan’s most dazzling outdoor event and holiday light show is perfect for the young, the old and everyone in between. It’s where you can explore a world of lights and magic. Where you can engage with the sights and sounds of the season. And where everything is illuminated.

November 24 – December 30, 2023

About Winter Wonder Lights

Winter Wonder Lights is a self-guided outdoor event featuring unique light displays across the grounds of Meadow Brook Hall, located in Rochester on the campus of Oakland University.

It will be a special evening of lights, music and magic where visitors can explore the National Historic Landmark at its most festive. Enjoy fun concessions such as glow-in-the-dark cotton candy and popcorn. There will be seasonal and specialty drinks, bonfires and more!

Enjoy our enchanting collection of special holiday events, including Starlight StrollHoliday Tea and Santa Saturdays!

Plan Your Visit

Winter Wonder Lights tickets must be purchased online in advance. Tickets are booked for a specific date and time. Guests must arrive during the entry time on their tickets and expect to spend about an hour onsite.

The Winter Wonder Lights experience includes touring a portion of the house.

Ticket Prices

Holiday Walk Winter Wonder Lights
Adults 13+$20$22
Seniors 62+$15
Tues. & Wed.
on Value Nights
Youth 3-12$7.50$12
Child 0-2FreeFree
Meadow Brook Members*$10$11
Military & Veterans$15$18
OU Affiliates**$15$12
on OU Nights
OU Students**FreeFree

Meadow Brook Hall members enjoy half-off access* to Winter Wonder Lights. Members must book tickets online in advance and enter the special code (provided by email) at checkout.

Interested in becoming a Meadow Brook member? Join today!

Visitor Information

Winter Wonder Lights is an outdoor (with a small portion indoors), evening event. It will take place rain, snow or shine.

Parking is free and shuttle service is available.

All outdoor areas of Winter Wonder Lights are accessible to strollers, wheelchairs and power scooters. Strollers are only permitted on the main level during the optional leg of the tour inside Meadow Brook Hall.

Winter Wonder Lights features a variety of food and drinks, with concession snacks such as popcorn and glow-in-the-dark cotton candy. Seasonally-inspired beverages, cocktails and kid-friendly drinks are available.

Holiday Walk

Holiday Walk is a self-guided indoor tour of the incomparable holiday sights and decorations inside historic Meadow Brook Hall. For details or to book tickets, click below!

Holidays at Meadow Brook Hall

The Holidays at Meadow Brook are presented by:

Oakland University Credit Union

and supported by:

Ascension Providence Rochester

Senior Days at Holiday Walk are sponsored by:

Pomeroy Living


*Ambassador level memberships and memberships that were purchased prior to July 15, 2022 are eligible for free admission to Holiday Walk and Winter Wonder Lights. All other members are eligible for half off the tour price. A promo code must be entered at checkout. For questions, contact Lauren Guzzardo at

**Oakland University faculty, staff and students must show their OU ID at the time of redemption.