With over 1,000,000 lights canvassing Jones Park you are guaranteed a holiday experience you and your family will not forget! Beginning in 2015, the Island View Casino & Resort and the City of Gulfport partnered to begin a Holiday Festival on the Gulf Coast unlike any other in the state of Mississippi. Four years and over 150,000 visitors later – the festival is bigger and better than ever! You can walk through the festival, or ride on our free heated trolleys that travel back and forth down the main road of the park. Santa Claus is here nightly through December 23rd. Don’t forget to bring your phone or camera.
Gulfport Harbor Lights Winter Festival is being presented as a walking tour OR aboard a free heated trolley. Participants will be able to visit with Santa in Santa’s Village every night, take pictures at any of the Elfie Selfie stations located throughout the park and enjoy hot chocolate, marshmallows, and concession items available for purchase.
Tickets for rides such as Santa’s Big Wheel, the Merry Go Round Carousel, Santa Express Tour Train, Skyracer, Santa’s Kid’s Master Express Train are also available for purchase inside the park. Guests may also wish to Park & Pay at the CTA Parking Garage – Fee includes covered parking, show entry, and free heated shuttle service to and from the show in Jones Park. Enjoy the Gulfport Harbor Lights Winter Festival!
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