November 18-January 1, 2023

Located at
Alum Creek State Park Campgrounds
3311 S. Old State Road
Delaware, OH 43015

Sun-Thurs: 5:30pm-9:00pm
Fri + Sat: 5:30pm-10:00pm

PRICING (PER VEHICLE)–
Cars/Minivans/SUVs:
Monday-Thursday (weekday discount): $20
Friday, Saturday, Sunday: $30
Limos, Motorhomes + Motor Coaches: $60
Buses + Large
Motor Coaches: $100
Assisted Living and Senior Living Homes: Call for pricing
Season Pass: $80 per pass
(while supplies last)
(see pricing page for additional rules + regulations)
(All pricing subject to change)

Santa Mail + Show FAQs

 
 


 

November 27th – December 23rd

Bring your letters for Santa so Mrs. Claus can deliver them to the North Pole!
Santa’s Elves will scan the letters back via email so you know what your little ones wished for this holiday season.
Your EMAIL address must be included — letters will only be emailed back, they will not be returned by mail
Envelopes do not need to be sealed
Email address must be legible + valid
Check your email inbox (or spam folder) for an email from santamail@butchbandosfantasyoflights.com

 
 

FAQs

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO DRIVE THROUGH YOUR SHOW?
At a nice viewing speed our show should take approximately 30 minutes to enjoy!
HOW LONG IS THE LINE TO GET INTO THE SHOW?
Non Peak Nights – There should be little to no wait time.
Peak Nights – Once in the park your wait should be around 45 minutes.
ARE THERE BATHROOMS AT YOUR SHOW?
There are no bathrooms. You can visit the gift shop at Santa’s House across the street at Cross Creek Camping Resort
(please check their Santa’s House Facebook or call them for hours of operation).
CAN I EXIT THE PARK ONCE I HAVE ENTERED?
Yes, you can exit at the ticket booths.
CAN I STOP AND TAKE PICTURES OR TURN AROUND IN THE SHOW?
No, our show is one way only. You cannot stop your vehicle, or get out, at anytime.
WHO IS BUTCH BANDO?
He is our owners’ father; to find out more visit our website!
IS YOUR SHOW SYNCHRONIZED TO MUSIC?
No, we are Columbus’ OG silhouette display light show!
Tune to 88.3 FM to listen to Fantasy of Lights radio, made by Delaware Area Career Center students!
WHEN ARE NON PEAK TIMES?
Historically, our show is less busy on weekdays.
Bonus, there is a $10 weekday discount!
WHEN ARE YOUR PEAK NIGHTS?
Historically, the weekends leading up to Christmas are our busiest nights.
Be sure to check our Instagram OR Facebook for up to date traffic information on peak nights!
DO YOU HAVE A SEASON PASS?
Yes! You can purchase one at our ticket booths, while supplies last!
ARE YOU LOCALLY OWNED AND OPERATED?
Yes! We are Columbus’ ORIGINAL (AND ONLY!) locally owned + operated, light show!
HOW MANY YEARS HAVE YOU BEEN IN OPERATION?
This is our 23rd season of being your family’s favorite holiday tradition!
WHY SHOULD WE MAKE YOUR SHOW A PART OF OUR HOLIDAY TRADITIONS?
By coming to our show you make others lives brighter as we give back to several local charities, year round!
To learn more about our charities, visit our website.
HOW MANY BULBS ARE IN YOUR SHOW?
Too many to count; if you feel up to the challenge, let us know!
We have over 300 displays, tunnels + light walls!
HOW LONG IS YOUR SHOW?
Our show is 3 miles long (about a 30 minute drive) + is located at Alum Creek State Park Campground.
HOW DO YOU BUY TICKETS?
You can buy them at our ticket booths with cash or credit card!
Visit our website to purchase online!
IS SANTA AT YOUR SHOW?
No, Mrs. Claus will be in our show taking letters to Santa 11/25-12/23!
You can check out Cross Creek Camping Resorts Santa’s House Facebook page for Santa House updates!
WHAT SIDE DO I LOOK OUT?
Our show is designed to be enjoyed from the right Side of your vehicle! Do this + you will never miss a bulb!
WHAT IF IT’S RAINING OR SNOWING? ARE YOU STILL OPEN?
We are open rain, snow or wind!
Severe weather that could jeopardize the safety of our patrons + staff would result in a closure. Check our Instagram OR Facebook for updates.

 

Photo Credit: Amy Weimer Photography + Tinnel Photography