Things to Do

Attractions & Entertainment

Santa Claus

FOL Santa

Photos with Santa will be provided and personal camera photos will NOT be allowed. Photo packages and souvenir photos will be available for purchase.


Locations:

Main Street between University Avenue and Mission Inn Avenue

Entertainment

FOL Entertainment

Live Entertainment is preformed nightly showcasing the region's best local and professional talent.


Locations:

Entertainment Stage - Main Street between City Hall and 10th St


Artisans Collective

FOL Artisan

Artisans Collective is an innovative arts market where the community may purchase original art from local artists, hear local musicians and participate in free public arts workshops.

Start Date: November 30, 2019 - December 29, 2019


Locations:

Main St between University Ave and 9th St

Hours
Thurs - Sun
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Horse Carriages

FOL Horse

What better way to enjoy the sights and sounds of Festival of Lights than in a beautiful Horse Drawn Carriage Ride. Carriages are available daily at three pickup and drop off locations.




Colorful Carousel

FOL Carousel

The Carousel is a classic experience for the entire family.


All rides are $5.00 each or $20.00 for a one day all you can ride wristband


Locations:

Parking Lot adjacent to City Hall – Main Street at 10th (Parking Lot 34)

The Century Wheel

FOL Wheel

The Century Wheel will give you an incredible view of Festival of Lights.


All rides are $5.00 each or $20.00 for a one day all you can ride wristband


Locations:

Parking Lot adjacent to City Hall – Main Street at 10th (Parking Lot 34)

UC Riverside Snow Globe

UCR

UCR will have a significant presence at this year’s festival. Visitors at the Riverside Festival of Lights can visit and take photos at the UC Riverside Snow Globe Experience. The massive UCR-themed snow globe, which is free and open to the public for the entirety of the festival, features a 14-foot-high replica of the university’s iconic bell tower along with stories from the Beyond Brilliant campaign.

https://beyondbrilliant.ucr.edu/


Location:

Main Street between Mission Inn Avenue and University Avenue.

Riverside Festival of Lights