Dasher’s Lightshow 2023 – A Must-See Drive Through Christmas Lights Experience in Houston

Dasher's Lightshow - Drive Through Christmas Lights Houston

Dasher’s Lightshow – Drive Through Christmas Lights Houston

Experience the thrill of Dasher’s Lightshow with friends and family in your jammies as you drive through light tunnels and gigantic Christmas trees, snowmen, and acres of twinkling land. You’ll be surrounded by around a million sparkling lights synchronized to Christmas music.

What makes it more fun this year is that there are not just one but two locations and two different shows for you to enjoy. Here’s a complete guide to the event.


Editor’s Note: Our staff works hard to bring you the most up-to-date information. However, all information is subject to change! As always, please verify with the organizer before heading out! 

Also, remember to check out our other Houston posts: Tanglewood Christmas Lights, Best Christmas Lights Houston 2023, Candy Cane Lane Missouri City Christmas Lights, and Pecan Grove Christmas Lights!


Dasher’s Lightshow Houston 2023 – What to expect?

Dasher’s Lightshow is an interactive cruise through a winter wonderland that is perfectly tailored for all ages. Drive through mesmerizing tunnels decorated with twinkling lights and sparkling giant Christmas trees. You can also hook up your car to a hyper-local radio station and let the music serenade you as thousands of lights glow in sync with it.

Dasher's Lightshow Houston

Image Credit: Dashers Lightshow Houston Facebook Page

Happy festive figures like the Grinch will be greeting you along the almost one-mile journey, making the experience even more exciting. You can also enjoy amusement park rides, axe throwing, archery, a petting zoo, hayrides, Santa, movies, and many more. The organizers have also created an inflatable obstacle course for you and the whole family to explore. 

For more information, check out the website for Dasher’s Light Show.


Dasher’s Lightshow 2023 – Location

This year’s Dashers Light Show has two locations giving you more lights and attractions to enjoy. Make sure to check each one for different kinds of drive thru Christmas lights Houston experiences and fun!

Dasher's Lightshow 2023

Image credit: Dasher’s Light Show Houston

Where is the Dasher Lightshow in Houston?

Dashers Lightshow Location: Sam Houston Race Park, 7575 North Sam Houston Pkwy W Gate 3, Houston, TX 77064

Where is the Dasher Lightshow in New Caney?

Dashers Lightshow Location: Big Rivers Waterpark and Adventures, 23101 TX-242, New Caney, TX 77357

Dasher’s Lightshow 2023 – Dates 

For 2023, Dasher Light Show will be bringing holiday cheer from November 17 till December 31.

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Dasher’s Lightshow Photos | Image credit: Dasher’s Lightshow Houston

How long is the Dasher’s Lightshow?

This year, Dasher’s Lightshow features a new show and a longer route at the Sam Houston Race Park location. This means more Christmas lights and more attractions to see. The length of the ride depends on how fast you go and how many cars are in attendance. But it’s recommended you drive at an idle speed of 1 mph to enjoy all the sights. Going at this pace will take you 20 minutes to finish the route. The same recommendations apply to the Big Rivers location.

What Kinds of Vehicles Are Allowed in the Dasher’s Lightshow?

Normal passenger vehicles are allowed into the show. This includes cars, vans, and trucks. There will be no buses, trailers, limousines, oversized vans, or other larger vehicles allowed. 

Can You Get Out Of Your Vehicle?

If you need to use the restroom, you may get down while waiting in the queue. However, once you’ve entered the drive-thru show, no one is allowed to exit their vehicle. 


Dasher’s Lightshow Houston & Winterland 2023 – Tickets 

Dashers Light Show tickets start at $9.95 per person (w/o fees and taxes). They also have bundles for tickets and merch. 

For the Big Rivers location, 2023 season pass holders will get free access to the festival’s walk-through portion and amusement rides. Tickets for the drive-thru are sold separately.

Dasher's Lightshow Houston

Image Credit: dasherslightshow.com

Dasher’s Winterland Houston – Information about Tickets

  • Every date offers 10 different time windows, so you can select the one that works best for you.  To purchase a drive-through ticket, select a day and a 30-minute slot.
  • You get to skip the wait for an extra $25 with the purchase of their VIP Pass or if there is no line on the night you visit, your pre-purchase will earn you a second trip through the performance on the same night!
  • Online ticket buyers will get an electronic ticket with a barcode or QR code along with a confirmation email. Upon entering, the scanner will scan your electronic ticket.

There are many more options available for the tickets, that you can purchase here for the Sam Houston location and here for the Big Rivers location. 


About Dasher’s Lightshow

Dasher’s light show is a holiday event that is reasonably priced for local families. This seasonal attraction, which has locations in Houston, Indianapolis, Philadelphia, Newark, and Orlando, allows people to ride through tunnels and through Christmas trees covered in thousands of lights.  

Avoid the crowded neighborhood streets and pricey trips to the mall this Christmas season and instead, experience Dasher’s Lightshow Wonderland! 

Have you already been there? What are your Dasher’s Lightshow reviews? Let us know in the comments section below.


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