Each year Fayetteville Parks and Recreation workers spend over 3,300 hours decorating the Downtown Square with over 400,000 lights that can be enjoyed nightly through weather permitting.
Virtual Lighting Night - Friday, November 20, 2020
This year's lighting night will be streamed virtually for all to see from the comfort of your own home! Experience Fayetteville is partnering with KFSM/5 news to bring you LIVE coverage as Mayor Jordan flips the switch to illuminate the downtown square in thousands of twinkling lights.
To tune in, you can watch live on KFSM/ 5 news channel on TV at 6 pm on November 20, 2020. You can also visit their website at https://www.5newsonline.com/ or on social media on either the 5 News Facebook page or the Experience Fayetteville Facebook page to watch in real-time.
Letters to Santa Claus
Season’s Greetings from the North Pole! Letters to Santa can be dropped off in the Santa mailbox in front of the Experience Fayetteville Visitors Center starting Friday, November 20th. Don’t forget to include your return address so Santa can write you back!
Food Trucks will be located on the downtown square throughout the Lights of the Ozarks season serving up festive food and drinks. Food and beverage vendor applications can be found here.
Have questions about this year's event?
Please read over our Frequently Asked Questions and be sure to check back to this page for updates
Download the FAQ page here.
Mask up, stay safe and we'll see you at Lights of the Ozarks!