FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS

November 29th, 2013 - January 4th, 2014

Switch-On Ceremony begins at 4:30 p.m.

The Riverside Festival of Lights will kick-off with festive activities on Friday, November 29th, 2013 at noon p.m. followed by 21st Annual Festival of Lights Switch-On Ceremony presented by Duane and Kelly Roberts, owners of The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa at 4:30 p.m.

In one swift move Riverside’s downtown is instantly illuminated with more than three and a half million twinkling lights and spectacular fireworks! The Greater Riverside Chambers of Commerce and the Festival of Lights Committee, consisting of community volunteers and local businesses, put in many long hours to coordinate the Ceremony.

For more information about the 21st Annual Festival of Lights Switch-On Ceremony or to learn how you can get involved, please contact the Greater Riverside Chambers of Commerce at (951) 683-7100 or email specialevents@riversideca.gov.

Hours of Operation

Outdoor Ice Rink/Activities

Now - December 20th

Monday - Thursday: 4 - 10 p.m.
Friday: 4 - 11 p.m.
Saturday: Noon - 11 p.m.
Sunday: Noon - 10 p.m.

December 21st - January 4th

Monday - Friday: Noon - 11 p.m.

December 24th: Noon - 9 p.m.


December 25th: Closed

Santa's Workshop

Now - December 23rd

Monday - Thursday: 4 - 9 p.m.
Friday: 4 - 11 p.m.
Saturday: 4 - 11 p.m.
Sunday: 4 - 10 p.m.

December 24th: 2 - 7 p.m.



The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa will be open and the lights will be on every day from November 29, 2013 – January 5, 2014.

Printed from: http://riversideca.gov/fol/switch-on-ceremony.asp