Peace, Love & Lights powered by Healey Brothers

A drive-thru holiday light show in the beautiful Sullivan Catskills
season lawn pass holders at Bethel Woods concert

Plan Your Peace, Love & Lights Visit

The safety of our staff and guests remains a top priority. Please see below for how we are ensuring that your Peace, Love & Lights visit is safe, enjoyable, and within CDC recommended guidelines.

Plan Your Peace, Love & Lights Visit

Dinner with Santa

Attending Peace, Love & Lights? On select dates, drop in anytime from 5pm – 8pm to enjoy a festive dinner featuring full-service food stations in the beautiful Event Gallery. Take a selfie with Santa to make your Peace, Love & Lights experience even more memorable!

Dinner with Santa
  • November 23, 2020 - January 3, 2021

  • 5:00 - 10:00PM

  • One carload, one price.
  • Please note that for Sullivan 180 Walkthrough Wednesdays, the walk begins at 4:30 PM. If you are opting for the drive-thru experience on Wednesdays, this begins at 6:00 PM.
  • Tickets available both online and at the gates when you arrive.

Peace, Love & Lights is this season’s best and brightest socially-distant activity to enjoy with family and friends.

From the week of Thanksgiving until just after New Year’s Day, experience the Bethel Woods grounds from the comfort of your car: just turn off your headlights and follow the magical glow. There is nothing else quite like this holiday light event in the area.

Highlights:

+ Over one mile of illuminated light display.

+ Completely contact-free, enjoy the entire drive-thru show from the comfort of your car.

+ A wonderful variety of lights including: a spectacular 120-foot Twinkle Tunnel and themed areas, including Groovy Way (taking you on a trip back to ’69 with custom displays), an Enchanted Forest highlighting our beautiful Sullivan Catskills, Snowflake Alley, Santa’s Workshop and so much more!

​​​​​Dinner with Santa! Santa Claus is coming to town… and your table! Enjoy a festive dinner featuring full-service food stations during dinner with Santa in the beautiful Event Gallery. Drop-in from 5pm – 8pm and take a selfie to make your Peace, Love & Lights experience even more memorable. Purchase your tickets here.

+ Discounted Museum Admission: As a thank-you for attending Peace, Love & Lights, enjoy discounted admission to The Museum at Bethel Woods for just $5 per guest with valid light show ticket for that day!

+ Live caroling from Sullivan County Dramatic Workshop on Saturdays, Dec. 12, 19, and 26 at 7:00 PM.

+ Plus, enhance your drive with Santa Hats, Light-Up Necklaces, and a Treats & Sweets Snack Box - all available as add-ons when you check out!

The Holiday Hub:

Open every night, 5 - 10 PM.

The fun doesn't end when your drive is over! Head up to the Market Sheds where you can shop holiday gifts, enjoy comfort food, s’mores, peppermint bark, and holiday drinks, all by a warm fire! 

Please Note: Due to Holiday Market, only outdoor seating will be available at the Holiday Hub from Saturday, November 28 thru Sunday, December 6.

Plus, during Family Fridays in the Holiday Hub (Dec. 4, 11, 18 and Jan. 1 from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM), the Hub will come to life with scavenger hunts, live music, storytelling, a self-served photo op, and surprise visits from your favorite holiday characters. Learn more here.

Dining in The Holiday Hub

  • November 30 - December 6

    BURGERS

    Served with Fries

    • Bethel Burger | $10
      Angus Beef, Special Sauce, Lettuce, Tomato, Martin’s Bun
    • Return of the Mac | $10
      3 Cheese Mac & Cheese, Angus Beef, Tomato Fondue
    • Chicken Fried | $10 
      Fried Chicken, Buttermilk Brine, Hot Honey, House Pickles
    • THE HEADLINER: The Gritty | $12 
      Angus Beef, Philly Cheesesteak, Onions, Provolone, Cheese Whiz

    Substitute a Chickpea-Quinoa Patty (GF/V). Gluten free buns available.

    FOR THE KIDS

    Served with Fries

    • Cheese Burger | $5
    • Chicken Finger | $5
    • Hot Dog | $5

    FRIES

    • The O.G. | $4
      House-Season Salt
    • Poutine on the Ritz | $5 
      Cheese Curds, Roast Beef Gravy

    HAND PIES

    • Shroomin’ | 2 for $8
      Local Mushrooms, Jack Cheese, Caramelized Onions
    • Coco Banana | 2 for $6
      Carmelized Banana, Coconut Flakes, Dulce de Leche 

    STICKS

    • Pretzels | 2 for $8
      Bavarian Style Pretzels, Beer Cheese, Whole Grain Honey Mustard
    • Cinnamon Sugar High | 3 for $6
      Crispy Churros, Mexican Chocolate Sauce
    • S’mores Kit | 4 for $10
      Marshmallows, Graham Crackers, Hershey’s Milk Chocolate

    BEVERAGES

    • Water | $2
    • Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Sierra Mist, Ginger Ale, Coffee | $3
    • Hot Chocolate | $3
      Marshmallows
    • Wine | $5
      Pinot Grigio, Cabernet, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Rose
    • Beer | $5
      Coors Light, Heineken, Blue Moon, White Claw

    SPECIALTY COCKTAIL

    • Maple Bourbon Smash | $8
      Bootlegger Bourbon, Cranberry Maple Syrup, Rosemary, Sugared Cranberries

  • December 7 - December 13

    BURGERS

    Served with Fries

    • Bethel Burger | $10
      Angus Beef, Special Sauce, Lettuce, Tomato, Martin’s Bun
    • Return of the Mac | $10
      3 Cheese Mac & Cheese, Angus Beef, Tomato Fondue
    • Chicken Fried | $10 
      Fried Chicken, Buttermilk Brine, Hot Honey, House Pickles
    • THE HEADLINER: Bigger in Texas | $12 
      Angus Beef, Braised Brisket, Bourbon BBQ, Onion Straws, Slaw, American Cheese

    Substitute a Chickpea-Quinoa Patty (GF/V). Gluten free buns available.

    FOR THE KIDS

    Served with Fries

    • Cheese Burger | $5
    • Chicken Finger | $5
    • Hot Dog | $5

    FRIES

    • The O.G. | $4
      House-Season Salt
    • Disco Fries| $5 
      Shredded Mozzarella, Gravy

    HAND PIES

    • Spinach | $8
      Garlic Spinach, Goat Cheese, Roasted Pepper
    • Bertha's Pecan Pie | $6
      Local Honey, Crushed Pecans 

    STICKS

    • Pretzels | 2 for $8
      Bavarian Style Pretzels, Beer Cheese, Whole Grain Honey Mustard
    • Cinnamon Sugar High | 3 for $6
      Crispy Churros, Mexican Chocolate Sauce
    • S’mores Kit | 4 for $10
    • Marshmallows, Graham Crackers, Hershey’s Milk Chocolate

    BEVERAGES

    • Water | $2
    • Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Sierra Mist, Ginger Ale, Coffee | $3
    • Hot Chocolate | $3
      Marshmallows
    • Wine | $5
      Pinot Grigio, Cabernet, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Rose
    • Beer | $5
      Coors Light, Heineken, Blue Moon, White Claw

    SPECIALTY COCKTAIL

    • Mistletoe Mule | $8
      Vodka, Ginger Beer, Lime Juice, Pomegranate, Crushed Candy Canes, Mint

  • December 14-20

    BURGERS

    Served with Fries

    • Bethel Burger | $10
      Angus Beef, Special Sauce, Lettuce, Tomato, Martin’s Bun
    • Return of the Mac | $10
      3 Cheese Mac & Cheese, Angus Beef, Tomato Fondue
    • Chicken Fried | $10 
      Fried Chicken, Buttermilk Brine, Hot Honey, House Pickles
    • THE HEADLINER: Bacon 3-Way| $12 
      Angus Beef, Applewood Smoked Bacon, Bacon Jam, Bacon Aioli, American Cheese

    Substitute a Chickpea-Quinoa Patty (GF/V). Gluten free buns available.

    FOR THE KIDS

    Served with Fries

    • Cheese Burger | $5
    • Chicken Finger | $5
    • Hot Dog | $5

    FRIES

    • The O.G. | $4
      House-Season Salt
    • Nacho Libre | $5 
      Seasoned Home Fries, Cheddar Cheese, Pico de Gallo, Jalapenos

    HAND PIES

    • Whiz-Kale-Leafa| $8
      Braised Kale, Confit Shallots, Butternut Squash
    • Berry Sweet | $6
      Sweet Berries, Goat Cheese, Basil-Lime Syrup 

    STICKS

    • Pretzels | 2 for $8
      Bavarian Style Pretzels, Beer Cheese, Whole Grain Honey Mustard
    • Cinnamon Sugar High | 3 for $6
      Crispy Churros, Mexican Chocolate Sauce
    • S’mores Kit | 4 for $10
      Marshmallows, Graham Crackers, Hershey’s Milk Chocolate

    BEVERAGES

    • Water | $2
    • Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Sierra Mist, Ginger Ale, Coffee | $3
    • Hot Chocolate | $3
      Marshmallows
    • Wine | $5
      Pinot Grigio, Cabernet, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Rose
    • Beer | $5
      Coors Light, Heineken, Blue Moon, White Claw

    SPECIALTY COCKTAIL

    • North Pole Nog | $8
      Ronybrook Eggnog, Whiskey, Whipped Cream, Cinnamon Stick, White Chocolate

  • December 21-27

    BURGERS

    Served with Fries

    • Bethel Burger | $10
      Angus Beef, Special Sauce, Lettuce, Tomato, Martin’s Bun
    • Return of the Mac | $10
      3 Cheese Mac & Cheese, Angus Beef, Tomato Fondue
    • Chicken Fried | $10 
      Fried Chicken, Buttermilk Brine, Hot Honey, House Pickles
    • THE HEADLINER: Stacks on Stacks| $12 
      Two Angus Beef Patties, A LOT of Bacon, New York Cheddar Cheese, Special Sauce

    Substitute a Chickpea-Quinoa Patty (GF/V). Gluten free buns available.

    FOR THE KIDS

    Served with Fries

    • Cheese Burger | $5
    • Chicken Finger | $5
    • Hot Dog | $5

    FRIES

    • The O.G. | $4
      House-Season Salt
    • Papas Fritas | $5 
      Seasoned Home Fries, Pork Carnitas, Garlic Mojo, Cilantro

    HAND PIES

    • Sorta Samosa | $8
      Curried Sweet Potatoes, Peas
    • Chocolate | $6
      Salted Caramel, Milk Chocolate 

    STICKS

    • Pretzels | 2 for $8
      Bavarian Style Pretzels, Beer Cheese, Whole Grain Honey Mustard
    • Cinnamon Sugar High | 3 for $6
      Crispy Churros, Mexican Chocolate Sauce
    • S’mores Kit | 4 for $10
      Marshmallows, Graham Crackers, Hershey’s Milk Chocolate

    BEVERAGES

    • Water | $2
    • Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Sierra Mist, Ginger Ale, Coffee | $3
    • Hot Chocolate | $3
      Marshmallows
    • Wine | $5
      Pinot Grigio, Cabernet, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Rose
    • Beer | $5
      Coors Light, Heineken, Blue Moon, White Claw

    SPECIALTY COCKTAIL

    • Feliz Navidad | $8
      Roasted Pineapple Thyme Margarita, Sauza Reposado Tequila, Lime Juice

  • December 28 - January 3

    BURGERS

    Served with Fries

    • Bethel Burger | $10
      Angus Beef, Special Sauce, Lettuce, Tomato, Martin’s Bun
    • Return of the Mac | $10
      3 Cheese Mac & Cheese, Angus Beef, Tomato Fondue
    • Chicken Fried | $10 
      Fried Chicken, Buttermilk Brine, Hot Honey, House Pickles
    • THE HEADLINER: Gangnam Style | $12 
      Kalbi-Marinated Angus Beef, Kim Chi Relish, Go-chujang Mayo

    Substitute a Chickpea-Quinoa Patty (GF/V). Gluten free buns available.

    FOR THE KIDS

    Served with Fries

    • Cheese Burger | $5
    • Chicken Finger | $5
    • Hot Dog | $5

    FRIES

    • The O.G. | $4
      House-Season Salt
    • Papas Fritas | $5 
      Seasoned Home Fries, Pork Carnitas, Garlic Moji, Cilantro

    HAND PIES

    • Chicken Pot Pie | $8
      Roasted Chicken, Potatoes, Carrots, Peas
    • If You Like Pina Colada | $6
      Roasted Pineapple, Sweet Coconut Cream 

    STICKS

    • Pretzels | 2 for $8
      Bavarian Style Pretzels, Beer Cheese, Whole Grain Honey Mustard
    • Cinnamon Sugar High | 3 for $6
      Crispy Churros, Mexican Chocolate Sauce
    • S’mores Kit | 4 for $10
      Marshmallows, Graham Crackers, Hershey’s Milk Chocolate

    BEVERAGES

    • Water | $2
    • Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Sierra Mist, Ginger Ale, Coffee | $3
    • Hot Chocolate | $3
      Marshmallows
    • Wine | $5
      Pinot Grigio, Cabernet, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Rose
    • Beer | $5
      Coors Light, Heineken, Blue Moon, White Claw

    SPECIALTY COCKTAIL

    • Mulled Wine | $8
      Finger Lakes Red Wine, Brandy, Orange, Apple, Cinnamon, Star Anise

Add Some Fun:

Consider Making a Donation to Nourish Your Neighbor:

We are pleased to partner with Nourish your Neighbor Community Drive to benefit the Shepherds Food Pantry in White Lake. Food collection will take place each night at Peace, Love & Lights. Guests can drop off their items in a bin at the ticket gates. As a healthy food drive initiative, Nourish You Neighbor is accepting fresh produce and perishable items, in addition to non-perishable healthy items. A suggested item list is provided hereThank you in advance!

Special Offers

  • Merry Mondays

    No early bird ticket? No problem! Come with holiday cheer and a smile to receive $5 off your ticket at the gate.

  • Two-Time Tuesdays

    Drive thru twice for one sweet price!

  • Sullivan 180 Walkthrough Wednesdays

    Explore Peace, Love & Lights up close and personal, out of the car, and in the midst of the magic during Sullivan 180 Walkthrough Wednesdays.

    Cost is $5 per person, or bring a new, unwrapped toy to get in for free! All toys will be donated to the Sullivan County Federation for the Homeless. If we reach our goal of 500 walkers, a cash donation of $500 will also be made to the Federation! 

    Learn more here. Purchase tickets here

    Note: Please arrive at 4:15 PM and park in Lot C, across from The Museum. A shuttle service will bring you to the light show entrance. Tickets include admission to the walkthrough only, which concludes at 5:30. If you are opting for the drive-thru experience on a Wednesday, this will begin at 6:00 PM with a separate ticket required.

    Despite being an outdoor event, masks will be required for all staff & guests.

     

  • Warrior Wednesdays

    Military, Healthcare Workers, and First-Responders receive $5 off at the gate.

  • Discounted Museum Admission

    • During Peace, Love & Lights (November 23-January 3, 2021):
      • Open Monday-Wednesday; 5 PM - 10 PM
        (Also includes holidays: Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, New Year's Day)
      • Open Thursday-Sunday; 10 AM - 10 PM

    Admission is $5 per person with valid light show ticket for that day.

  • Dasher Pass

    Available as a $20 add-on, skip the line Friday-Sunday! Purchase yours here.

  • Spend some extra time in our beautiful Sullivan Catskills.

    Winter is the right time to visit our Sullivan Catskills. There are plenty of special holiday and winter-long events happening throughout our towns and villages. Click here to learn more.

Peace, Love & Lights FAQs

  • Am I purchasing for a certain time slot?

    No! The light show will open at 5PM with the gates closing at 10PM. You can come anytime during those hours.

  • Can I bring my pet in the car?

    Yes! However, no pets are allowed out of your vehicle or on the grounds.

  • Can I drive-thru more than once?

    One ticket allows you one drive thru Peace, Love & Lights. However, on Two-Time Tuesdays you can drive thru twice.

  • Can I leave my vehicle?

    Please remain inside your vehicle at all times for your safety and the safety of other patrons. Photography is permitted from inside your vehicle. There is an exception during Walkthrough Wednesdays. Please observe all signs and directions.

  • Can I visit The Museum at Bethel Woods too?

    Yes! The Museum will be open:

    • During Peace, Love & Lights (November 23-January 3, 2021):
      • Open Monday-Wednesday; 5 PM - 10 PM
        (Also includes holidays: Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, New Year's Day)
      • Open Thursday-Sunday; 10 AM - 10 PM

    Admission is $5 per person with valid light show ticket for that day.

  • Do I need to turn off my headlights?

    Yes, please turn off your headlights when you drive through the display. If you cannot turn your lights off, please turn your lights on dim.

  • Do you have any special offers?

    Yes! We have…

    Merry Mondays: Come with a smile and holiday cheer to receive $5 off your ticket at the gate.

    Two-Time Tuesdays: Drive thru twice for one sweet price!

    Warrior Wednesdays: Military, Healthcare Workers and First-Responders receive $5 off at the gate.

    Discounted Museum Admission: 

    The Museum will be open:

    • During Peace, Love & Lights (November 23-January 3, 2021):
      • Open Monday-Wednesday; 5 PM - 10 PM
        (Also includes holidays: Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, New Year's Day)
      • Open Thursday-Sunday; 10 AM - 10 PM

    Admission is $5 per person with valid light show ticket for that day.

  • How do I become a sponsor?

    Please email mmichulski@bethelwoodscenter.org for further information.

  • How do I get there?

    If you are traveling via Route 17 to 17B, please follow the signs and head north on Perry Road to make a right onto West Shore Road. Continue until you reach the show entrance. 

    Dasher Pass (express lane) ticket holders will enter the show via Hurd Road or via Happy Avenue (valid on weekends).

  • How long does it take?

     The approximate time to drive thru is about 15-20 minutes.

  • How long is the drive-thru?

    The holiday light experience includes over one mile of illuminated displays.

  • How much does it cost?

    The light show tickets are based on one carload, one price.

    • Admission for a standard vehicle is $25 Monday-Thursday and $30 Friday-Sunday (plus service fees).  
    • There is a $5 discount for tickets purchased in advance, though tickets will be available at the door.
    • Those looking to skip the lines can purchase a Dasher Pass as a $20 add-on Friday-Sundays.

  • What can I expect at Peace, Love & Lights?

    LED lighting displays and digital animations, plus a spectacular 120-foot light tunnel, a groovy Hippie Highway, an enchanted forest, and holiday favorites like Snowflake Alley and Santa’s Workshop. Additional on-site opportunities include Dinner with Santa, discounted tickets to The Museum at Bethel Woods, and more.

  • What else is going on?

    We hope you make the most out of your visit to Bethel Woods!

    • There will be concessions available after the drive-thru.
    • Santa Claus is coming to town… and your table! Enjoy a festive and full-service buffet dinner with Santa in the beautiful Event Gallery. Drop-in from 5pm – 8pm and take a selfie to make your Peace, Love & Lights drive even more memorable. Purchase your tickets here.
    • The Museum will be open:
      During Peace, Love & Lights (November 23-January 3, 2021):

      • Open Monday-Wednesday; 5 PM - 10 PM
        (Also includes holidays: Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, New Year's Day)
      • Open Thursday-Sunday; 10 AM - 10 PM

        Admission is $5 per person with valid light show ticket for that day.

  • What happens in the event of inclement weather?

    In the unlikely event of a closure due to inclement weather, we will reach out to ticket holders via email and the general public will be notified through social media and the Bethel Woods website. Tickets will be honored for a new date of your choice.

  • What is a Dasher Pass?

    A Dasher Pass allows your car to skip the line Friday-Sunday and is available as a $20.00 add on to a regular ticket. Purchase yours here.

  • What is a standard sized vehicle?

    Any vehicle (including SUVs & Minivans) with 3 rows of seating or less is considered a standard vehicle, if your vehicle has over 3 rows of seating, you will be subject to the Limo/Party Bus/RV pass pricing (limit to 15 passengers).

  • What is your refund policy?

    All sales are final and promotions and discounts cannot be added retroactively.

  • What precautions are being made for COVID-19?

    The drive-thru is completely contact-free! You can enjoy the entire experience from the comfort of your car. We recommend purchasing tickets in advance.

  • Will there be extended wait times on peak days and holidays?

    Yes, we anticipate peak days (Friday-Sunday) will be the busiest and the holidays, including the week of Christmas, to have extended wait times.