Let Your Nights Be Bright

at Winter Wonder Lights

November 29 – December 30, 2024

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.

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+$20.50$22.50
Youth 3-12$8$12.50
Child 0-2FreeFree
Meadow Brook Members*$10.25$11.25
Seniors 62+$15.50
Tues. & Wed.
on Value Nights
Military & Veterans$15.50$18.50
OU Students**FreeFree

The Holidays at Meadow Brook will run rain, snow or shine. No refunds will be issued unless Meadow Brook cancels due to unforeseen circumstances.

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

Enjoy Local Dining Discounts!

Looking for a great local dining experience close to Meadow Brook? Eat at Patti Finnegan’s Pub during the holidays and save 15% off any meal when you show your Holiday Walk or Winter Wonder Lights tickets. Children 12 and under also eat free on Sundays during the holidays with the purchase of a full, adult dinner entrée. More information, including hours and menu details can be found at pattifinnegans.com.

The Holidays at Meadow Brook are presented by:

Oakland University Credit Union

Holidays at Meadow Brook Gold Sponsor:

Renewal by Andersen

Holidays at Meadow Brook Silver Sponsor:

Lincoln of Troy

Senior Days at Holiday Walk are sponsored by:

Pomeroy Living


*Meadow Brook Members are eligible for half-off admission to Holiday Walk and Winter Wonder Lights. Ambassador level members go free. 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.