Celebrate the Birth of the Light of the World!

One of the longest running Christmas light displays at the Lake of the Ozarks is free and open to the public nightly, 5-10 pm, beginning Nov. 23, 2023 through Jan. 7, 2024.

There’s hot cocoa and candy canes for all on Fridays, 6-8 pm, starting Dec. 1. 

On Dec. 10, 4-8 pm, “O Holy Night,” a live nativity will be on display, along with refreshments, carolers, St. Nicholas and a bonfire. The live nativity includes a special appearance of Noah the camel, thanks to Sunrise Safari.

The Festival of Lights will be on the grounds of The National Shrine of Mary, Mother of the Church and St. Patrick Catholic Church, 176 Marian Drive, Laurie. For more information, visit mothersshrine.com.