December 12, 2012

Jolly Holiday Lights in Water Works Park

Light Up a Child’s Life!  Make-A-Wish Iowa’s Jolly Holiday Lights, presented by Hy-Vee, a can’t miss family tradition at the holidays!  The three-and-a-half mile route of holiday light displays is located in the scenic Water Works ParkDes Moines Water Works is a proud sponsor of this annual holiday tradition. Visit the beautiful light display 5:30-10:00 pm everyday through January 1.

Jolly Holiday Lights is Make-a-Wish Foundation of Iowa’s biggest fundraiser, and typically raises enough money to grant the wishes of about 30 of Iowa’s children living with a life-threatening medical condition.


  • Cars:     $10 ($5 Monday for Hy-Vee Value Nights!)
  • Limos:   $20
  • Buses:   $45

Santa’s Wish Shop – complete with snacks, Santa and gifts – is open 5:30-9:00 Sunday through Thursday and 5:30-10:00 Friday and Saturday. Santa’s Wish Shop will close December 23, to allow Santa time to deliver his gifts!

Posted by: Laura Sarcone 2 Comments
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2 Responses to “Jolly Holiday Lights in Water Works Park”

  1. December 02, 2014 at 1:05 pm, Olivia Ziola said:

    on 12/9/14 i be taking a bus off residents from nursing home to see the lights. didnt know if you did any discount for the elderly?


    • December 02, 2014 at 1:15 pm, Laura Sarcone said:

      Hello! Make-a-Wish of Iowa coordinates Jolly Holiday Lights. You can contact them at (800) 797 WISH (9474) or [email protected].


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