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Six Flags Magic Mountain lights up the holidays for Holiday in the Park Drive-thru Experience in Santa Clarita, Nov. 20-29; Dec. 4-6, 11-13; 18-31 ; Jan. 1-3.

Valencia, Calif. – For the first time ever at Six Flags Magic Mountain, experience millions of lights, festive holiday theming, and seasonal music favorites in a drive-thru nighttime spectacular, Holiday in the Park Drive-thru Experience. Beginning at 6pm on select evenings November 20 – January 3 , make merry memories as the park transforms into a magical winter wonderland with millions of colorful lights. While the thrill of coasters will have to wait, you’ll be dazzled by all the wonderful sights and sounds of the holiday season from the comfort of your car. 

Dates:  November 20-29, December 4-6, 11-13, 18-31 , January 1-3

Holiday in the Park Drive-thru Experience will include eight distinctly different areas throughout the park with millions of twinkling lights choreographed to festive music, beloved holiday characters decked out for the holidays, iconic Holiday in the Park decorations, and a drive-by featuring Santa and his elves. New this year, go for a ride in The Underground featuring several of the famous West Coast Customs show cars on display.


Online reservations will be required and tickets must be purchased in advance at sixflags.com. A limited number of cars will be allowed each night so be sure to make your reservation and purchase early.  Admission tickets for this first-ever experience will be sold on a per person basis for each night, with a minimum of two individuals per vehicle required. Members and Season Pass Holders can use their valid pass for free admission, along with a required reservation made online in advance. Admission prices will vary by day. Tickets will not be available for sale at the park and all reservations must be made in advance.Make Reservations


Special Holiday in the Park Drive-thru Experience food and gift packages will also be available for purchase online in advance and will be delivered to guest cars when they present their purchase voucher at the parking lot entrance.

Our holiday snack packs and merchandise bundles include sweets and treats that are perfect for sharing and taking home a piece of this unique event. All pre-purchased items will be delivered directly to your vehicle during the drive-thru experience. 

Holiday Snack Pack (up to 4 people)

  • 4 cups of hot chocolate
  • 1 dozen tasty holiday cookies
  • 2 bags of tasty candy
  • 1 large buttery popcorn & souvenir bucket

Holiday Merchandise Bundles

To tie in the merriment, all holiday merchandise bundles will be delivered in a special Holiday in the Park drawstring bag. As an added bonus for every merchandise bundle purchased, a Holiday Buddy Bear will be donated to charities throughout the Los Angeles area to children for the holiday season.

  • 4 Holiday in the Park themed face masks
  • 4 holiday light-up necklaces
  • 4 holiday 3D light glasses that add a bonus element to this unique experience

Handmade Coaster Candy Fudge 

  • 1.5lb assorted holiday flavors made fresh daily at Six Flags Magic Mountain

Flavors include: chocolate, rocky road, raspberry dream, peppermint bark, cookie dough, and mint chocolate swirl

Holiday Funnel Cake

  • Indulge in a Six Flags powdered sugar funnel cake made fresh throughout the night and delivered directly to your vehicle near the end of the event route

Buy Holiday Treats & Sweets


The following safety guidelines are based off the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Appendix G in conjunction with Six Flags Magic Mountain policies. Your safety and the safety of others is a shared responsibility during COVID-19. All participants of the Vehicle-Based Parade route must adhere to the following safety guidelines:

  • All occupants of each enclosed vehicle are members of a single household or living unit. Occupants may not change vehicles during the parade route. For clarity, an enclosed vehicle does not include a motorcycle, a convertible with the top open, a vehicle without doors or a bicycle.
  • If any of the windows on a vehicle is open, the occupants of the vehicles must wear a face covering when approached by Six Flags Personnel, Security or Emergency Services.
  • Occupants of a participating vehicle cannot leave their vehicles except for emergency purposes. During this exception, the participant must use a cloth face covering while maintaining social/physical distancing.
  • Participating vehicles cannot exceed their maximum occupancy and must follow motor vehicle laws.
  • Vehicle-Based Parade must proceed by invitation/reservation only.
  • Any items or food and drink related trash must remain in the vehicle.
  • Vehicle-Based Parade must allow enough spacing between vehicles to allow for emergency entry and exit.
  • While traveling throughout the Vehicle-Based Parade route, the speed limit is 3 mph.
  • Restrooms are provided prior to entering the Vehicle-Based Parade route and at the conclusion of the route. In-Park restrooms are not available.
  • No stopping or parking along the Vehicle-Based Parade route is permitted unless directed by Six Flags Personnel, Security or Emergency Services.
  • Smoking is not permitted while participating in the Vehicle-Based Parade route.
  • All vehicles are subject to a search by Six Flags Personnel, Security or Emergency Services.
  • Due to the limited size of certain areas and terrain only cars, SUV’s, vans and pick-up trucks are permitted. No buses, RV’s, commercial vehicles, dually pick-up trucks, trailers, motorcycles etc.
  • Please adhere to the direction of Six Flags Personnel, Security or Emergency Services.
  • Alcohol, drugs and illegal substances are not permitted. Individuals in possession or under the influence will be denied entry or ejected.

Six Flags Magic Mountain’s Holiday in the Park: Still time to get in on the Magic and Fun, Now through December 30, 2018

Santa Clarita, Calif. – Six Flags Magic Mountain lights up the season even brighter this year for Holiday in the Park select days November 17-December 30. See the park transform into a magical winter wonderland with millions of twinkling lights, carolers, holiday entertainment, and your favorite thrilling rides. It’s the most magical time of the year at the Thrill Capital of the World as the park is open every day, including Christmas Day.

merry lane at holiday in the park

Merry memories in this larger-than-life display of ornaments with programmable dancing light shows.Learn More

visit santa during holiday in the park

Santa’s Cottage

Meet Santa in his new home, along with crafts with Mrs. Claus and her merry elves. Located near Bugs Bunny World.Learn More

thrill shake at six flags magic mountain

Festive Thrill Shakes

Sip on a holiday inspired Thrill Shake topped to perfection with yummy festive treats. Located in Holiday Square.Learn More

taste of holiday in the park

Special attractions only available during Holiday in the Park.

Embrace the holiday spirit!

From visiting with Santa to roasting marshmallows over an open fire, Holiday in the Park features unique holiday-themed decorations, festivities, and entertainment.

merry lane at holiday in the park

Merry LaneMerry memories in this larger-than-life display of ornaments with programmable dancing light shows.Learn More

Santa’s CottageTake a souvenir photo with Santa in Santa’s Cottage. Begins 12pm daily thru Dec. 24.Learn More

Winter WonderlandStep into a snowy winter wonderland with thousands of icy lights, snow sculptures and snowfall nightly.Learn More

Rockin Universe during Holiday in the Park

Rockin’ UniverseDC UNIVERSE comes to life as Rockin’ Universe, featuring three dancing light shows set to holiday music.Learn More

Snowy Nights in the Full Throttle Plaza during Holiday in the Park

Snowy NightsA contemporary celebration of the season with silvery trees, a spectacular visual, and a live show.Learn More

Guests in front of a sleigh

Gleampunk DistrictThe sights, sounds and aromas of the industrial revolution with a holiday twist.Learn More

festive holiday lights in Holiday Square

Holiday SquareSix Flags Plaza transforms into a kaleidoscope of color featuring thousands of lights and snow fall nightly.Learn More