Peace, Love & Lights


Looking for a new holiday tradition? Visit Bethel Woods Center for the Arts during Peace, Love & Lights! Experience the immersive 1.7 mile drive-thru light show on historic grounds of the 1969 Woodstock festival from the comfort of your car. Simply turn off your headlights and follow the magical glow. Themed areas include Holidays Around the World, Snowflake Alley, and of course, Groovy Way.


Partial Week Schedule: Nov 24 ‐ 26, Nov 30 ‐ Dec 3, Dec 7 ‐ 10, 2023

Daily: December 14-31, 2023

5–10 PM (Last Entry: 9 PM)

  • One ticket per carload. Price increases day of; we encourage purchasing in advance. Please be aware transactions are cashless!
  • Sullivan 180 Walkthrough Monday will take place weekly. NO drive-thru will occur on Mondays.


  • The Museum at Bethel Woods

Through artifacts, films, music - and even a hippie bus - you will be inspired not only by what was the most prolific three-day festival in history, but by the ideals that still remain relevant today.

10AM – 5PM: Standard Pricing (Includes Main Exhibit & Special Exhibit)

After 5PM: $5 per person with valid PEACE, LOVE & LIGHTS ticket for same day.

Must be purchased in-person. Main Exhibit Only.

  • The Holiday Hub

The fun doesn’t end when your drive is over! Dine by the fire with comfort food, a DIY s’mores kit, holiday drinks, and more! Check out the mesmerizing musical mega trees and take plenty of pictures.  Located on the Bethel Woods Upper Campus; open nightly at 5 PM beginning November 30. Not open Mondays. Free entry!

  • Holiday Market

November 24-26 | 11 AM-7 PM (Fri-Sat), 12-6 PM (Sun)

More than 75 craft, artisan, and specialty food vendors throughout the site give you access to one-of-a-kind holiday gifts, provisions, and more!

  • Sullivan 180 Walk-Thru Mondays

Mondays: November 27; December 4, 11, 18, 25 5-9 PM (Last Entry: 7:30 PM)

Strap on your sneakers, zip up your winter coat, and get ready for an outdoor winter exercise! FREE for Youth (11 and under). No Drive-Thru.

  • Holiday Hootenanny Sing-A-Long

Friday: December 1, 8, 15,22 | 7-8 PM

Visit the Holiday Hub, join the band, and sing along with the whole family.

  • Holiday Market Pop-Up

Saturdays: December 9, 16, 23| 12-9PM

A Holiday Market pop-up experience in the Market Sheds to shop and support regional vendors this holiday season before or after your Peace, Love & Lights visit!

  • Dinner with Santa

December 15 & 16 | 5-8 PM

Dinner featuring full-service food stations and a visit from St. Nick in the beautiful Event Gallery.

  • Gingerbread Build & Sip

December 17 | 6:30-8:30 PM

Gather your friends and put your decorating skills to the test! Enjoy constructing your dream candy creation while sipping delicious regional wines. Each ticket includes your gingerbread materials, sweet treat decorations, and two glasses of wine.

  • Santa in the Holiday Hub

December 18-20 | 6-9 PM

Santa Claus stops by Ho-Ho-Holiday Hub!

  • Santa’s Workshop

December 21 & 22 | 5-8PM

Enjoy crafting activities alongside Santa and his helpers as he gets ready for Christmas! Children can enjoy meeting with Santa, light refreshments, building holiday inspired crafts and more in the beautiful Event Gallery.

  • Cookie Decorating with Santa

December 23 | 5-8

Looking to WOW Santa with a custom confection your little one is sure to enjoy making? Surprise him with unique decorated cookies for under the tree this holiday season! Your child can enjoy cookie decorating entertainment from Mr. Claus himself, three sugar cookies, sweet treat decorating supplies and one glass of cocoa.

  • Two Times Thursday

Drive thru twice for one sweet price!


Thank you to our partners K104.7, Sullivan Catskills Visitors Association, and Healey Brothers. Additional support provided by Sullivan 180 and The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark.