Wayne County Lightfest
Event Info
Starts Thursday - Nov. 18, 2021 6:00 PM
Ends Friday - Dec. 31, 2021 10:00 PM
Location Merriman Hollow Park

7651 N. Merriman Road, Westland, MI

The Wayne County Lightfest will be open Wednesday - Sunday starting on Thursday, November 18 from 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM through December 31 (Closed December 25).

The Lightfest entrance is located at 7651 N. Merriman Road in Westland, which is on Merriman Road between Ann Arbor Trail and Warren Avenue, 2 1/2 miles south of I-96.

The fee is $5 cash per car. There are additional fees for commercial vehicles:

$20 cash - Commerical van/limousine
$25 cash - Mini Bus
$50 cash - Bus (40 passenger)

This year, Wayne County will offer radio alerts to update visitors with important show information. By tuning into AM 1640 within three to five miles of the Lightfest entrance, visitors can receive regular updates on wait times, traffic flow, special events and event costs.

Visitors can make a stop at Perrin Park, mid-way through the show, to drop off a letter to Santa in the giant mailbox, patronize the concession stand and use the restroom facilities.

Toy Night, which allows visitors to donate a new unwrapped toy in lieu of paying the car entrance fee, will take place on Wednesdays, November 24, December 1, December 8 and December 15. Commercial vehicles will not be considered for free admission. In addition, Wayne County is partnering with Detroit Harmony to strenthen Detroit's music education opportunities for children. On November 24 and December 1, visitors can donate a new or used musical instrument that will be gifted to a local student.

The Wayne County Lightfest is co-sponsored by:
DTE Energy
ITC Holdings, Inc.
Friends of Wayne County Parks
Fryz Services, Inc.
Cole Newton & Duran CPA's
Fox 2 News
Community Alliance Credit Union
Allied Building Services
Consumers Energy
McDonald Modular

During the Lightfest, Hines Drive will close to non-event traffic between Ann Arbor Trail and Outer Drive from 5:00 PM - 11:30 PM for set-up and nightly operations.

For more information, please call (734) 261-1990.