Mission Inn entrance decorated with christmas lights

Festival of Lights

An Unforgettable Holiday Experience

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Kelly & Duane Roberts, owners and Keepers of the Inn, continue the cherished annual tradition that they first created in 1992 as a gift back to the community. The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa's Festival of Lights is one of the nation's largest holiday light collections, voted "Best Public Lights Display" by USA Today.  Every year, the Inn's festival gains new energy grows in popularity, and ushers in an increasing number of visitors to the Riverside area.  This year's Festival of Lights takes place November 26, 2021 - January 6, 2022.

We look forward to welcoming you with us this holiday season!

Outdoor pool decorated with christmas lights
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outdoor patio at Mission Inn with tables and chairs

About The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa's Festival of Lights

“The Festival of Lights is a cherished annual tradition that we first created as a gift for the community back in 1992.  Every year, it attracts over 500,000 visitors, all thrilled to watch the display come to life through the holidays. We love seeing the joy that the festivities bring to people of all ages who look forward to spending this special time of year with us,” said co-owner, Vice Chairman and COO Kelly Roberts. “It brings us happiness to see children and people of all ages light up when they watch the property lights switch on,” added co-owner Duane Roberts. “The Festival of Lights is a celebration that our family looks forward to every year.”

This Mission Inn Hotel & Spa's Festival of Lights is one of the nation's largest holiday light collections, voted "Best Public Lights Display" by USA Today.  Every year, the Inn's festival gains new energy, grows in popularity, and ushers in an increasing number of visitors to the Riverside area.  Countless individual make the yearly trek to The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa.  

The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa's Annual Festival of Lights holiday tradition is anticipated to return for the 2021 holiday season.

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