Spark up the holiday season with family and friends at the Grand Illumination tree-lighting ceremony and fireworks show, a Signature Sunriver tradition for more than 20 years. This year’s celebration includes a visit from Santa, live music and entertainment, train rides, telescope viewings, hot cocoa, putt-putt, huggable characters, holiday shopping and more. Enjoy a meal from one of our restaurants or a selection of local vendors.   


12:00 pm – 4:30 pm | Pony rides in front of the Lodge (weather permitting), train rides, bounce houses, putt-putt   

2:00 pm | Santa arrives 

12:00 pm – 7:00 pm | Oregon Observatory telescope viewing, holiday crafts   

12:00 pm – 5:30 pm | Raffle ticket sales benefiting local nonprofit, Wonderland Express 

5:45 pm | Tree Lighting with Santa   

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm |The North Pole opens for Santa visits   

5:55 pm | Fireworks followed by Holiday Light Show and raffle drawing   

2:30 pm – 7:00 pm | Live music: Toast & Jam   

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm | North Pole reopens for Santa visits   


There are two parking options are available to event attendees:   

1. VIP parking at the Sunriver Lodge, Great Hall, Homestead and Bike Barn Parking Lots. A $10 cash donation to Wonderland Express, a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization that provides families in need with a memorable holiday experience including a full holiday meal, warm clothing, grocery gift cards, holiday gifts, photos with Santa and much more. Donations are tax-deductible with 100% of proceeds going directly to Wonderland Express.   

2. Free parking at SHARC (Sunriver Homeowners Aquatic & Recreation Center) with shuttle transportation to the event provided and available from 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm. SHARC is located at 57250 Overlook Road, Sunriver, OR 97707.   

VIP Sunriver Lodge: 17600 Center Dr, Sunriver, OR 97707 

VIP Bike Barn: 57070 Great Hall Loop, Sunriver, OR 97707   

VIP Great Hall / Homestead: 57081 Meadow Rd, Sunriver, OR 97707



November 19, 2022


12:00 PM - 07:00 PM


17600 Center Drive Sunriver, Oregon United States

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