Loveland’s Winter Wonderlights - Final Weekend Celebration of 2018

Lights & musical light until Jan. 1, Dec 14-15 last performances, activities, giant inflatable Igloo

By Melissa Shrader Editor/Publisher Loveland Macaroni Kid December 13, 2018

Lights and musical light show continue until Jan. 1, 

but Dec 14-15 marks the last chance to see free performances, activities and giant inflatable Igloo

Winter Wonderlights has announced its final weekend celebration Dec. 14-15. Each free weekend celebration features Colorado’s largest inflatable igloo, weekend food vendors, prize giveaways and exceptional performances from dance and musical acts from across northern Colorado. 

60,000-holiday string lights, twinkling bulbs, LED mappable snowflakes and  illuminated African stone sculptures light up the north end of Chapungu Sculpture Park. A 20’ LED mappable Christmas tree and a six-song music and light show run each evening at 5, 6, 7, 8 and 8:30 p.m. Performances and activities are available until 8 p.m.

The final weekend celebration schedules are: 


  • Heavens Popcorn: Popcorn for sale - All weekend
  • Colorado Candy Company: Glow stick cotton candy and candy sales - All weekend
  • The Human Bean Coffee Truck - All weekend
  • JDub's Dry Rub BBQ - All weekend


    • 5:30 p.m. Carrie Martin Elementary Choir
    • 6:30 p.m. Mountain View Music and Arts Choir
    • 7:30 p.m. University High School Show Choir

    • RJ's Amazing Entertainment LLC Face Painting
    • Latina Princess storytime (5-7 p.m.)


    • 5:30 p.m. The Chappelow Swamp Jazz
    • 6:30 p.m. University High School Acapella Choir
    • 7:30 p.m. Loveland High School Jazz Choir

    • Mary's Mountain Cookies Loveland cookie decorating with the Loveland Public Library
    • Airbrush face tattoos
    • Ice Queen and Ice Princess Meet-and-Greets
    • Attendees will have a chance to enter into a grand prize drawing from our amazing partners (must be present to win) including Colorado Eagles hockey tickets, Oak Ridge Boys concert tickets, Promenade Shops at Centerra gift cards, event at Loveland Laser Tag, items from the Loveland Visitors Center, and much more. Enter at the Visit Loveland Colorado Visitors Center Booth. Winners will be announced at 7 p.m. Must be present to win.


Winter Wonderlights is proudly presented by Visit Loveland and encourages all visitors to Colorado to consider Loveland as a one-stop-destination to shop, eat, play and stay during the cheerful season. 

This holiday lighting event is free and open to the public. Canned food donations to support the Larimer County Food Bank or new toy donations to support Santa Cops of Larimer County will be accepted nightly. A complete listing of weekend event performances and all other information is available at

Directions to Winter Wonderlights: Take I-25 North, Exit 257, turn east on Hwy. 34, left on Centerra Parkway, left on Kendall Parkway, turn left into The Promenade Shops at Centerra. Chapungu Sculpture Park is located on the backside of Macy’s (east side). Public parking onsite.

Holiday shopping is right around the corner. Winter Wonderlights is within walking distance to northern Colorado’s shopping hub with more than 70 shops and restaurants located at The Promenade Shops at Centerra, the MetroLux Movie Theatre and the outdoor Ice Rink. Just minutes away, on the west side of I-25, additional holiday shopping can be found at The Marketplace at Centerra, the Outlets at Loveland and historic downtown Loveland.   

Winter Wonderlights is sponsored by IHeartMedia, Kaiser Permanente, Centerra, Promenade Shops at Centerra, the City of Loveland and Lowe’s. 

About Visit Loveland

Just 45 minutes north of Denver, Loveland is hailed as the gateway to Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park. Loveland is the ideal base camp for all of your northern Colorado adventures. Whether you are looking for an authentic arts community, brewery/distillery tours, unique shopping districts, world-class recreation, or inspiring events, Loveland, Colorado has Everything you Love! To learn more, please visit and follow their social channels at and @visitlovelandco on Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.