Holiday Spectacular! 300 Dazzling Christmas Trees light up Passion Play Road with a Christmas Carol Serenade!


BEGINS Thanksgiving night 6:00 to Midnight: EUREKA SPRINGS AR, Each Night from Thursday November 22 to New Years Eve December 31st.
& a SPECIAL CELEBRATE THE LIGHT ” Festival ( after the Parade ) Friday November 30 th 8:30 PM ---
* Create a Family Holiday Memory Tradition for generations to come, one that your children and grandchildren will beg you to revisit and drive through this Christmas Wonderland again ! *

JOIN THE HOLLY JOLLY FUN! Now in our 50 th year anniversary of serving the community and region with the oldest, longest running outdoor theater in the nation, The Great Passion Play is proud to present this FREE community service project to bring joy to the children of Eureka Springs!

* A famous pioneer of the Ozarks, Laura Wilder, author of Little House on the Prairie urged us all , “We are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmastime.” What better way to do that than an “Ooh!-Aah!” journey through the lights! ”Our 50th year anniversary looks to be very exciting,” shared Randall Christy, Executive Director of The Great Passion Play . “The Nativity is on display now at the Great Passion Play. Go see all the Christmas lights & trees starting the day after Thanksgiving”.

* Additional fun this year:Q: Why will our new Senator Bob Ballinger be there? Because he and his adorable young family of six children will be acting in the live nativity at the Christ of the Ozarks Statue, (the largest of its kind on the North American Continent!. Enjoy a meet & greet time with cookies & hot chocolate afterwards at the Lil' White Church in the Grove next to the statue with live carols on an Israeli harp!

* Meet artist Jack Dawson and Shelli Baker-Manuel Landon as they paint and sign limited edition prints of their Christmas paintings

* Volunteers are needed to assist in finalizing the decorating. We need volunteers to serve cookies and hot chocolate too. Anyone who wishes to donate for lights/trees/electricity or our orphanage projects overseas can do so at our web link & include a designation memo at :

*Any Choir, Band, soloist can contact us at 918-237-6470 to sing at the CELEBRATE THE LIGHT FESTIVAL on Friday November 30 th at 8:30 at the end of the tree-lit-avenue. All Christmas Carolers are welcome.

*Compete in the Eureka Springs Parade on November 30 th for our Free Season Pass Prize (to be awarded by the Parade judges).
The Great Passion Play I s the #1 Attended Outdoor Drama in America (according to the Institute of Outdoor Theatre and Drama of East Carolina University at Greenville), “ The Greatest Story Ever told! It's staff of both volunteers and employee jobs, blesses over 200 residents of Eureka Springs and surrounding communities, bringing tourist traffic to area hotels and eating establishments annually.

Press Contact
Name: Dr.Shelli Manuel Landon or Randall Christy Address:953 Passion Play Rd, Eureka Springs, AR 72632
Mobile: 774-212-0834 or 918-237-6470 See Pictures Attached
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Cars line up as they families drive through the lighted archways of the Great passion Play, with giggling children's voices exclaiming with glee, as they are greeted by angels and reindeer decorations all lit up with Christmas holy-days holiday cheer!
ENJOY OUR SURPRISE GUESTS, join in the public Christmas Carol event, sing a long with the Israeli harp, live on Gospel Station Network broadcast, while we all sip hot chocolate and nibble christmas sugar cookies. Good O'l Fashion Holiday Holy-Days Fun!
  1. * Artist Shelli Baker-Manuel Landon will be signing prints of her limited edition,"The Word Became Flesh" at the Lil' White Church in the Grove.
  2. * Artist Jack Dawson will be greeting guests with his Christmas artwork also.