• Tree Lighting in the Atrium
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  • Santa and Mrs Claus
  • 50 Days of Lights

50 Days of Lights

November 16 - January 6

French Lick Resort is the place for all things jolly this holiday season. The 50 Days of Lights begins with two grand tree lighting ceremonies and the holiday hoopla stretches all the way into the new year, with Thanksgiving feasts and Christmas cheer spread throughout. With family-friendly activities and a half-million lights brightening the resort, the holidays illuminate brightest at French Lick Resort.

50 Days of Lights Activity Guide

50 Days of Lights

Find some time during the holiday season to slow down and treat yourself. Pick up a special holiday drink, or sit down to a sumptuous Christmas dinner at Sinclair’s. Arrange a friend night or a date night at a signature culinary event like Bourbon & Bites, Wine and Dessert Soirée, or Wine Pairings.


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Tree Lighting Ceremonies

Christmas Trees at French Lick and West Baden Springs Hotels

Feel the holiday season come to life at our tree lighting ceremonies November 16 and 17, complete with live musical entertainment and visits from Santa.


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We’ll do the cooking. And you can enjoy more family time at an unforgettable holiday destination. Both our hotels are serving up Thanksgiving dinner with a different menu at each — so reserve a table and take a peek at the menu to see what we’ve got cooking.


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Children's Activities

Holiday Childrens Activities

The 50 Days of Lights are packed with festivities to fill your little ones with holiday spirit. Santa is here every Saturday afternoon to hear wish lists. Story time with Mrs. Claus, cookie decorating, classic holiday movies and a toymaker workshop are also part of the merry itinerary.


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Sounds of the Season


The holiday spirit will ring loud and clear with a range of joyous music all throughout the season. It starts November 17 with the Gaither Vocal Band and Holiday Homecoming Show in the Hoosier Ballroom. Every weekend through the rest of the holidays, hear your favorites from holiday choirs, Dickens Carolers and other special musical acts.


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New Years Eve

NYE Clock with champagne

Make your first resolution for 2019 to be celebrating in style at French Lick Resort. Be part of the grand New Year’s Eve parties that are planned at each of our hotels, with dinner, dancing and entertainment. Our New Year’s extravaganza even extends to KidsFest with a supervised party for the youngsters.


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