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Holiday Lights at Lake Compounce

12/3 UPDATE: I've made this event an hour earlier so that we can gather for dinner afterward at the nearby Wicked Stick Tavern. PLEASE RSVP TO THE DINNER EVENT POSTED SO I CAN GIVE THEM AN IDEA IN ADVANCE HOW MANY TO EXPECT.

Admission is $14/adult Children 10 and under $10.99

The park will be covered in lights, thousands of bulbs Spectacular light shows every half hour set to music. Find all “12 Days of Christmas” – 12 light displays throughout the park.

Festive Outdoors

  • Ride the North Pole Railway
  • Select children’s and family rides open (unless weather is prohibitive)
  • Caroling Special entertainment – different every day
  • Nightly appearances by special costumed guests
  • Special fire pits for staying warm

http://www.lakecompounce.com/holidaylights/

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Great Christmas atmosphere and a wonderful place for me to learn how to shoot at night!

    December 10, 2012

  • Kathy W.

    A great, and festive, opportunity to practice night photography.

    December 9, 2012

  • Janet

    Excellent! very festive & fun to be out & about on such a nice evening. Great event.

    December 9, 2012

  • Carol G.

    Very cute, could not ask for better weather. Sorry I missed the train ride. Next time.

    December 9, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    I had a wonderful time, wandering the park. Also meeting fellow team mates after a long time was great!

    December 9, 2012

  • Lance J.

    It was fun trying to capture some interesting images with the "unnatural" light

    December 9, 2012

  • Warren

    Good time, I regret not seeing some of the folks who were there.

    December 9, 2012

  • Belinda S.

    Great lighting effects throughout the park

    December 9, 2012

  • Carol G.

    A bunch of us ate heading to the Resturant

    December 8, 2012

  • Charles D.

    This is the second meet up that I missed because I couldn't find the location. I found Lake Compounce. But not the main entrance I found the service entrance. I asked the guard for directions and they didn't give any good ones.

    December 8, 2012

  • Carol G.

    Where are folks?

    December 8, 2012

  • John F.

    Sue, change of plans we are headed into NYC for the Radio City show. Friends of Linda's got tickets. See you in January.

    December 8, 2012

  • Warren

    Forecasts I've seen indicate that the showers will move out quickly in the AM and that the PM should be fine, with clear skies around 4-6pm. Temps sound warmish as well.

    December 7, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    This is my first meet-up. Where in the park are we meeting?

    December 6, 2012

  • Warren

    I would say the plan is to meet at 5:30, that would be an hour earlier than the previous time.

    December 6, 2012

  • John F.

    Sue, the plan is still to meet at 6:30 correct?

    December 6, 2012

  • Bruce

    Bill, Thanks for posting the info about the coupons at Dunkin Donuts

    December 2, 2012

  • Bill

    Dunkin' Donuts has $2.00 off coupons for Lake Compounce Holiday Lights.

    December 1, 2012

  • Warren

    Charles, if you go to my gallery at: www.pbase.com/baywing and look at the Hubbard Park Lights gallery you will be able to see all the lens and exposure data for each shot. I'd suggest using that as a starting point and you'll likely have to adjust a little from there.

    November 28, 2012

  • Charles D.

    Question I never shot lights before and never at night. What lens should one bring? Also WHAT APERTURE?

    November 27, 2012

  • Warren

    I made a call to the park and asked about photography. The woman I spoke with said that photos are no problem, you just can't take pics of Santa (or anywhere they charge for formal pics). Tripods are ok, but not on the rides and in general, common sense should prevail.

    November 27, 2012

  • Belinda S.

    I'm going for the lights too. It should be a great opportunity for night photo shots with all of the decorative lighting effects. Not sure yet about taking on a ride for photo ops.

    November 27, 2012

  • Warren

    I don't think they will have many rides open, according to their website it says "select children's and adult rides will be open weather permitting."
    For my own self, I'm going for the lights and photo ops. If a ride looks like I can get some shots without damaging the equipment, I may.

    November 26, 2012

  • Carol G.

    Are people going to go on rides with their cameras?

    November 26, 2012

  • Warren

    According totheir website, it appears you can either buy tickets on-line or at the door. Adults are $14.99 plus tax and parking (they don't say how much, season parking pass is $33 so I'll guess a one-shot deal is $5)

    November 26, 2012

  • John F.

    Sue, I assume we can purchase admission that evening?

    November 26, 2012

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