Frequently Asked Questions

What is Manchester Lights?

Manchester Lights is a holiday light show located in the center cul-de-sac island of Manchester Court, in Naperville, IL. The show consists of 85,000 lights synchronized to music for all ages to come and enjoy over the holidays.

Is the show free? Where is the donation box?

Manchester Lights is FREE to come and visit as many times as you would like throughout the Holidays. Manchester Lights raises money for local charities every holiday season. Proceeds will be donated to The Alive Center. Donation boxes are located on the left and right side of the display.

How do I hear the music?

You will need a functional radio in your car. Tune to 88.5 FM when you arrive.

What is the electric bill?

The show consisits of all LED lights, so when the entire show is on, it only draws around 14 amps. It's not a lot of power, considering the fact that the lights are always blinking with the music, unlike other traditional displays.

How long does it take to set up?

We start setting up in October and don't finish until opening night. Preparation for the show is year round and we are always working on maintaining and improving the show.

What happens if it's rainning?

We are open in almost all weather conditions. Please check our Facebook page for updates.

How long is the show?

The show is about 12 minutes long Sunday -Thursdays and runs continuously during show hours. A shorter show may be in rotation over the weekends due to increased traffic.

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