Festival Information

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Festival of Lights
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  • Alternative Transportation

    Free Shuttle Bus

    Free Shuttle Bus from La Sierra Community Center to The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa
    Switch-on Ceremony 11/29/19
    Leaving 3:30pm | Returning 8:30pm
    Catch a ride to the Festival of Lights and learn about the City of Riverside’s new Active Transportation Master Plan. Reserve your seat now!

    Riverside Transit

    Fridays: 11/29, 12/6, 12/13 & 12/20
    Saturday:11/30, 12/7, 12/14 & 12/21
    Riverside Transit Agency can get you to the Mission Inn Hotel & Spa Festival of Lights without the hassles of traffic or parking.

    Bike Riverside

    The City of Riverside is pleased to introduce Bike Riverside as the City’s newest and most innovative form of public transportation.


    $7 Round Trip Adult/ Seniors
    Free Ages 18 and under (limit 3 per adult)
    Bypass traffic and parking hassles and enjoy a ride on Metrolink to the magic and tradition of the Mission Inn Hotel and Spa's Festival of Lights

    Street Performers

    Street Performers can enhance the visitor experience at the Festival of Lights. To avoid adversely impacting the streets and sidewalks, Riverside Municipal Code Section 13.21 sets forth appropriate street performer locations on peak days and hours. These reasonable time, place, and manner restrictions balance performers’ rights with the health, safety and welfare of the City’s residents, business owners and Festival visitors.

    *No Street performers the entire day of Switch-On Ceremony

    Street performers will be featured at these locations:

    Creative Corner: Museum Plaza
    3580 Mission Inn Avenue

    Creative Corner: Library Plaza
    3581 Mission Inn Avenue

    Street performances will not be permitted on the Mall and on streets and rights-of-way on (1) Mission Inn Avenue from the Pedestrian Mall to Orange Street; (2) all sidewalks and right-of-ways on Orange Street from Mission Inn Avenue to Sixth Street; and (3) all sidewalks and right-of-ways on Sixth Street from Orange Street to the Pedestrian Mall.

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    For more information please contact

    (951) 826-5663