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.

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Peace, Love & Lights is nightly thru January 3, 2021. 

Doors Open: 5 PM every day (6 PM on Wednesdays due to Sullivan 180 Walkthrough Wednesdays)

Doors Close: 10 PM every day

Tickets are available online and at the gates when you arrive. Please note we encourage a contactless experience and tickets online are available at a discounted rate.

Getting Here

Please enter the following address into your GPS:

The Conservatory at Bethel Woods 597 West Shore Road Swan Lake, NY 12783 (Coordinates: 41.7032, -74.8842)

Arriving via Highway 17 to 17B, you will be sent north on Perry Road to make a right on West Shore Road, where you will continue straight until you are directed to the Peace, Love & Lights show entrance. 

If you have a Dasher Pass (available Friday-Sunday): Enter via Hurd Road or Happy Avenue to West Shore Road. Please follow the appropriate directional signage.

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Helpful Light Show Tips:

  • We anticipate peak days (Friday-Sunday) and the holidays (including the full week of Christmas) to be the busiest. Please expect longer wait times.
  • Your ticket is not for a specific time. The light show will open at 5 PM and gates close at 10 PM. You can come anytime during those hours. If you would like to avoid the wait on weekends, consider buying a Dasher Pass.
  • Masks will not be required while you are driving around, however, they are required when visiting The Museum and Holiday Hub.
  • Recommended speed through Peace, Love & Lights is 4-5 mph.
  • Tune in to 107.7 FM for holiday music and personalities to accompany your drive through experience, as well as for important emergency and weather-related announcements.

Important Safety Guidelines:

  • Masks must be worn while at the ticketing area. However, masks may be removed while in your vehicle during the drive through experience.
  • Be ready to pay as you pull up to ticketing area.
  • Turn off your headlights during the drive through experience.
  • Drive safely and be alert. Maintain a safe distance from the vehicle ahead of you.
  • Stay inside your vehicle at all times.
  • Stay within the designated lane and keep off the shoulders.

Attending Sullivan 180 Walkthrough Wednesday?

  • Please park in Lot C, across from The Museum. A bus shuttle will be available to transport you to the entrance of the light show, beginning at 4:15 PM.
  • Gates will close for Walkthrough Wednesday at 5:30 PM.
  • Despite being an outdoor event, masks will be required for all staff & guests.
  • Tickets include admission to the walkthrough only. If you are opting for the drive-thru experience on a Wednesday, this will begin at 6:00 PM with a separate ticket required.

Enhance Your Experience

Santa Hats (4-Pack)

All I want for Christmas is a Santa Hat! Available for pick-up at light show entry.

Santa Hats (4-Pack)

Treats and Sweets (Snack Box for 4)

Santa can't eat all these treats alone! Enjoy a specially-prepared snack box during your drive. Available for pick-up at light show entry.

Treats and Sweets (Snack Box for 4)

Light Up Necklace (4-Pack)

May your drive be merry and bright. Light up the night with festive necklaces! Available for pick-up at light show entry.

Light Up Necklace (4-Pack)

The Holiday Hub

Update: Please note the Holiday Hub will be closed on January 3.

While You're 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 a valid light show ticket for that day!

    • During Peace, Love & Lights (November 23-January 3, 2021):
      • Open Monday-Wednesday; 5 PM - 10 PM
        (also includes: Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, New Year's Day)
      • Open Thursday-Sunday; 10 AM - 10 PM
    • Home for the Holidays Week (December 26-31): 10 AM - 10 PM

    Please note that all ticketing transactions will occur at the exterior Box Office windows and masks will be required.

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!