Magical Winter Lights Opens November 15, 2019, in City of La Marque
Gulf Greyhound Park to host the 52-day holiday lantern festival for the fifth consecutive year
LA MARQUE, TEXAS (November 5, 2019) – The magic is back in La Marque this holiday season as Magical Winter Lights gears up to open their doors on Friday, November 15, 2019. Magical Winter Lights is a 20-acre, 52-day, larger-than-life lantern festival with themed sections, nightly acrobatic performances, carnival rides and games, an interactive dinosaur area and loads of holiday fun for the whole family.
Magical Winter Lights is a powerful tourism draw and economic driver for the City of La Marque and attracts thousands of visitors each year. La Marque City Manager Tink Jackson reminds citizens that even if they visited last year, the festival has new attractions and up to 60 percent of the displays change each year.
“Magical Winter Lights is a safe, family-friendly environment,” Jackson said. “There is something for everyone - young and old. Plus, the “I Love La Marque” lantern is back this year! I hope all our citizens have a chance to get out there and enjoy the show.”
The festival is open daily from November 15, 2019, to January 5, 2019, including holidays. Presale tickets are available now for 15 percent off if you visit by November 28. Please visit magicalwinterlights.com for tickets, hours and information. Parking is always $5 cash. Gulf Greyhound Park is located at 1000 FM 2004 in La Marque, Texas.
Stay tuned to the City of La Marque’s social media accounts for chances to win free tickets.
About the City of La Marque: The City of La Marque is in Galveston County, 15 miles south of Houston and four miles north of Galveston Island. La Marque is the second-fastest-growing city in the County with an estimated population of 16,500, an area of 14.25 square miles and boasting 14.3 miles of I-45 frontage—more than any other city in Galveston County. Citizens enjoy easy, breezy coastal living, abundant housing options and the security of a hurricane protection levee system. La Marque is a sportsman’s paradise and offers access to world-class medical, travel and entertainment opportunities. Citizens and visitors enjoy Bayou Fest, a fall concert series and BBQ Cook-Off providing free family fun; Magical Winter Lights, a 52-day holiday lantern festival; and Crawfish Bash, an annual crawfish cook-off that earned a Guinness World Record in 2017. For business, La Marque offers prime I-45 frontage, creative incentives, an abundance of commercial property, a budding downtown revitalization and build-to-suit opportunities. La Marque is the Gateway to the Gulf and the Hub of the Mainland. Discover the possibilities at www.cityoflamarque.org