The holiday festival of lights is coming to the Odyssey fun world of Tinley Park

TINLEY PARK, IL — An elaborate holiday light show that once debuted at Chicagoland in Rosemont has found a new place to shine: Tinley Park’s Odyssey Fun World, 19111 Oak Park Ave.

Described as a “totally immersive storybook experience”, Amaze Light Festival will take guests through an “enchanting experience filled with festive food, themed adventures and the ultimate light show”.

An outdoor experience, guests can stroll through five themed worlds of exhibits with millions of twinkling lights, a colossal 3D-lit backdrop, photo opportunities around every corner, and a holiday market showcasing the small local businesses and unique gifts, boasts the company. Unique to the Tinley Park show, guests can take a ride on the Arctic Express and pass “the tallest snowman in the land”. Not to be missed, the festival comes alive every half hour with animated mega trees dancing to holiday music and dynamic live performances.

“Our vision is to bring guests into a totally immersive world,” said Sarah Basch, Artistic Holiday Designs, Creative Director. “Once visitors step inside, that indescribable holiday magic pervades. Every corner of Amaze Light Festival is intentionally created to keep our guests in this spirit throughout their exploration. It really is magic that unfolds.

Odyssey Fun World expects to see over 300,000 guests for the show.

“It’s a storybook brought to life with the real life characters, Zing and Sparky, sharing the experience with our customers,” said Derek Norwood, CEO/Founder, Artistic Holiday Designs.

The Amaze Light Festival will take place simultaneously in Tinley Park and New York City, but visitors to either can expect a few exclusive seasonal surprises.

At Tinley Park, highlights include an animated Deck The Halls-themed gift box tunnel filled to the brim with sparkles, ornaments and ribbons, and the chance to travel through a winter wonderland at aboard the World Arctic Express train.

This year, Amaze Light Festival will offer its guests a VIP experience option, which will include exclusive viewpoints, amenities, and premium food and beverage offerings. Amaze Light Festival will provide a personalized experience through its Amaze app, allowing customers to use “Amaze Pay”, an integration into the mobile app as a mobile wallet.

Select dates will be available from November 19, 2022 through January 8, 2023. Tickets go on sale October 3, and for more information on pricing and ticket purchase, please visit

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