Holiday Light Tours & Decorating Contests


Holiday Light Tours

Climb aboard the Historic Trolley and enjoy an evening of lights, music, and fun with your friends and family. The Holiday Light Tours are get-on and stay on with an average duration of one hour. This tour is a great way to see all of the best lights in Dodge City. Beginning Friday, Dec. 9, tours will be offered every Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday through Christmas Day. Tickets are $5 per person and can be purchased in advance at the Visitor Information Center at 400 W. Wyatt Earp Blvd., or in cash at the time of the tour. Seating is limited and tickets are sold first come first serve.

Schedule to be Determined


Holiday Light Up Contests Online Registration Form

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Light Up Wright Park

Businesses, clubs, and individuals are invited to "Light Up Wright Park" for the holidays! Decorate a tree in Wright Park with holiday lights and decorations for a chance to win a Chamber Bucks prize!  Please see the Tree Decorating Guidelines document and registration form below for additional information. 

  • Grand Prize receives $100

Light Up Dodge City

The Dodge City Convention and Visitors Bureau, Dodge City Chamber of Commerce, and the Dodge City Globe have partnered to host the annual "Light Up Dodge City" for the holidays. Decorate the outside of your home with holiday lights and decorations for a chance to win Chamber Bucks prizes.

  • First Place receives $200
  • Second Place receives $100
  • Third Place receives Honorable Mention

All participants must fill out a form to enter. Forms may be submitted online or dropped off at the Dodge City Globe (2002 1st Ave.) or the Dodge City Visitor Information Center (400 W. Wyatt Earp Blvd.). If you live outside the city limits, please see the Light Up Ford County section below. Registration ends on Monday, December 12, 2022.

A group of volunteers will judge the decorations before the evening of Dec. 21. Please ensure your house number is visible from the street for judging purposes.

Light Up Ford County

Victory Electric Cooperative Assoc. Inc., and the Dodge City Globe have partnered together once again to host "Light Up Ford County" for the holidays for those individuals who live outside the city limits of Dodge City! Decorate the outside of your home with holiday lights and decorations for your chance to win a cash prize! Registration ends on Tuesday, December 26. 

  • First Place receives $250 
  • Second Place Receives $100