Undoubtedly Christmas is the jolliest time of the year. And the long-awaited holiday season is now upon us. If you’re a person who wishes to make your holidays merry and bright, then the Christmas light tours will certainly leave you glowing. The capital city of US, Washington DC literally lights up and twinkles as soon as the holiday approaches. The spectacular light displays throughout the city streets include the twinkling trees, bright bulbs, sparkling snowmen, etc. The looks of wonder on your kids’ faces and those seasonal chocolate treats will surely get you in the holiday mood.

To take it all in, you must consider hiring a party bus. A party bus can comfortably accommodate up to 40 passengers and therefore you can travel with your family and friends together. Not only will you enjoy the city lights, but also have fun aboard sing, dancing and enjoying while traveling.


You will definitely enjoy wandering through a forest of environmentally friendly LED lights in an after-hours visit to the National Zoo during ZooLights. The zoo glows with light displays in the shape of animals, giant flowers and trees dripping in icicles. Over 500,000 LED bulbs are used for the magnificent light display. This awesome light show becomes more magical with everything twinkling with time and music. You can also have fun in the train ride that winds around the Great Cats Exhibits and also watch the nocturnal animals in the Small Mammal House, Reptile Discovery Center, etc. ZooLights starts from Nov. 23 to Jan. 1 (closed Dec. 24, 25 & 31).

Georgetown Glow

Another famous place to capture an awesome view of light displays is the historic neighborhood of Georgetown. The Georgetown Glow is a public art exhibit where you can see marvelous unique and illuminated artworks created by local, national and international artists. Experience the sparkle of the season with excellent and innovative light displays exhibited here. Be a witness to Social Sparkles, which is a kinetic artwork creating a lively interaction between participants, light and movement, and Entre Les Rangs, which is an urban field of glowing and waving crystalline stems, and many other such gorgeous light displays that will leave you awestruck. The Georgetown Glow is a month-long celebration starting from Dec 1 to Jan. 6.

Winter Walk of Lights

Yet again the most famous of light shows in Washington DC that you should not miss is the Winter Walk of Lights at Meadowlark Botanical Gardens. Over 500,000 lights are used for the nature-themed displays that light up the half-mile display. The animated Lakeside Lights, the Fountain of Lights, and the Holiday Nature Walk altogether make out to be a spectacular light show that you will never regret visiting.  This light show starts on Nov. 9 through Jan. 6.

If you are thinking about taking a light tour to any or all of the above-mentioned places, then you can hire an appropriate party bus from the American Eagle Limousine. All our party buses are comfortable and equipped with all entertaining gears to add to your festive spirit.