A lovely corner of the beautiful Thompson region of British Columbia will be especially illuminated for the holiday season when BC Wildlife Park in Kamloops hosts it’s 15th Annual Wildlights Festival. This festival runs daily at 5-9:00 p.m. from December 14th through January 6th.
Wildlights events and activities range from touring through nearly 400 light sculptures, to wagon & train rides, to visits from Santa Claus & an entertaining clown and much, much more.
Come to BC Wildlife Park for the wildlife viewing and stay late to enjoy the many events of the Wildlights Festival. Match up your unique festival experience with a stay at the Thompson BC lodging offered by our member bed & breakfast inns.
Sculpting Nature with Light
380 rope-light sculptures featuring over 600,000 individual lights in a nature theme are the focus of the Wildlights Festival. The artists use light and color to create displays that evoke both the majesty and whimsy of nature. There are many ways for visitors to experience these displays, including illuminated wagon and miniature train rides around the park.
- Daily visits from Kamloops’ own Uncle Chris the Clown
- Visits from Santa Claus from December 14-24
- The Wildlights Maze
- Home Hardware Family Farm Display
More information, including rates and other holiday exhibits, are available from the BC Wildlife Park website.
Choose Thompson BC Lodging as Memorable as the Illuminated Nature Art at Wildlights
Our Thompson Bed and Breakfast inns provide unique lodging to match the special events at the BC Wildlife Park Wildlights Festival as well as all the other holiday season happenings and activities in the Thompson region of British Columbia.
Relish in the many breakfast choices, comfy guest rooms and the customized service & area expertise of the innkeepers at locations in the Thompson BC area.
What’s Your BC Wildlife Park Wildlights Festival Expectation or Experience?
The Wildlights Festival is celebrating 15 years and has, in that time, become a holiday season favorite in the region.
Please share your plans for this 2012 event and memories of past Wildlights events at BC Wildlife Park.