Posted: 2:31 pm Thursday, October 26th, 2017
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Magic of Lights ™ Dazzling Drive-Through Holiday Lights Experience Returns to Long Island’s Jones Beach State Park
NEW YORK, NY (Oct. 26, 2017) – Live Nation and FunGuys Events announced today the return of Long Island’s most special holiday tradition with Magic of Lights Jones Beach State Park. Once again, Jones Beach will shine bright as guests weave through the spectacular 2.5-mile drive-through holiday lights display which opens Friday, November 17 and runs through Sunday, December 31. A complete schedule and ticket information available atwww.magicoflights.com.
The Magic of Lights, presented by New York Community Bank, will feature all new themed light displays using the latest LED technology and digital animations, as well as returning favorites including 12 Days of Christmas, Winter Wonderland and The Night Before Christmas. Families and friends will experience the thrill of Magic of Lights from the comfort of their own cars as they wind through its course in one of New York’s most beautiful natural settings.
A special feature of the 2017 Magic of Lights at Jones Beach is the Holiday Festival Village, where guests will walk through a winter wonderland of hot cocoas, s’mores by the fire pit, holiday music & movies, hay maze and pictures with Santa himself.
“Live Nation is thrilled to be working again with New York State Parks to light up the holiday season at Jones Beach,” said Alan Ostfield, President of Live Nation North Atlantic. “This year we’ve partnered with FunGuy Events to produce a state-of-the art light show to celebrate the holidays with our Long Island community and help create memories for the whole family.”
“We are excited to bring Magic of Lights, presented by New York Community Bank, to Jones Beach. Magic of Lights is a favorite family holiday tradition”, says Grant Reeves, CEO of FunGuys Events, producer of the Magic of Lights. “Magic of Lights is a great New York event, and it benefits the community many ways, most especially with its charitable donations.”
“Our visitors truly enjoy the opportunity to celebrate the holidays at Jones Beach with a wonderful light show,” New York State Parks Commissioner Rose Harvey said. “We are thrilled that Live Nation and all of our partners are making Jones Beach glow with the Magic of Lights.”
“New York Community Bank is proud to present the Magic of Lights. NYCB is all about community, family and tradition. We are honored to help keep holiday traditions and memory making opportunities like this on Long Island” explained Kelly Maude Leung, Director of Corporate Communications for New York Community Bank.
The Magic of Lights will open each day from dusk and run through 10pm Sunday through Thursday and until 11pm on Friday and Saturday. Admission is $25 per vehicle Monday – Thursday and $30 Friday – Sunday (including fees). Special bus and limo pricing is also available. Every Tuesday is “2 For Tuesdays” and will offer guests the opportunity to drive through the light display a second time for free. Visitors can receive $3 off weekday admission when they bring at least two non-perishable food items benefiting Long Island food banks. Other charity nights will be announced in the coming weeks.