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The Spirit of Winter, a fabulous light show with outdoor festivities and attractions. Stroll through 10 acres of majestic illuminated grounds. All ages are welcome!


Sovereign Blue Tunnel at Light Show
Family Fun
Snacks & Treats
Photo Opportunities

Festivities & Attractions

  • Candy Cane Lane – A festive welcome to the winery!
  • Illuminated Angel Garden – Starry pathways and Angels.
  • Visit Santa in his sleigh on Saturdays & Sundays, 5 – 8 pm for the perfect family photo opportunity
  • Spirit Skate & Play Area – Deck hockey and bean bag toss. Ice rink—weather permitting. Play at your own risk.
  • Crystal Veranda and Patio Bar – A heated outdoor seating area. Please dress warm!
  • Snowman Social Club – children’s maze with Frosty & Friends.
  • Trellis Trail of Lights in the Vineyard – Amazing Grapes!
  • Snowflake Grove and Campfire – S’mores and caroling. S’more kits available in the Tasting Room. Adult supervision required.
  • The Manger of Bethlehem – Life-sized Crèche.
  • Nana’s Gingerbread House
  • Live Llama Petting Pen
  • Holly Trolley Tractor Rides

Hours & Details

Nov 20 thru Jan 2 

Spirit of Winter Festival of Lights may close due to severe weather.
Please check website for daily updates

  • Ample parking is available for cars and coaches.
  • Check-in with your paid admission at the winery entrance and tune into 95.9 to listen to our musical presentation on your drive to parking area.
  • Once parked the music is broadcast in speakers in area surrounding the winery.
  • Our patio is heated with fireplaces and the WINE BAR and WILLOW ROOM are open all evening.
  • Dress warm and you may want to bring a flashlight. 


  • Proof of purchase required at gate for entry.
  • Please present your printed receipt or email on phone at gate to receive your badge.
  • Be sure to CHECK your spam box BEFORE calling the winery.
  • We do not issue paper tickets. 
  • Admission is good for any night if weather is bad, or your plans change.
  • You may purchase admission online up to arrival.
  • You will receive a badge at admission.
Warmed Veranda at Sovereign

Warm Up!

Crystal Veranda and Patio Bar – A heated outdoor seating area. 

Willow Room Wine Café is open for Family Indoor Seating during light show times.

Additional indoor seating is available in the Christkindlsmarkt area in the winery warehouse.

Our patio is heated with fireplaces and the WINE BAR and WILLOW ROOM are open all evening.

Snowflake Grove and Campfire

Festival Beverage & Snack Menu

Available to Order in the Tasting Room

  • Sovereign Estate Wine 
  • Mulled Wine
  • Local Brews and Ciders
  • Hot Chocolate
  • Adult Hot Chocolate (Spiked)
  • Chili
  • Soup du Jour
  • Mac ‘n Cheese
  • Hot Dogs
  • Brats
  • Cookies
  • S’more Kits
Christmas Wine Tasting Event
Wine Tasting

Wine Tasting

Available in the Tasting Room:
11 AM to 3:30 PM

The Tasting Room is open for wine tasting and sales at 11 AM with the last tasting ending at 3:30 PM. Wine by the glass or bottle are available during show.


  • Live music in the Willow Room,
    Friday evenings 6 – 9 pm. 
Craig T. Olson singing wearing a tuxedo
Sovereign Gingerbread House
Creche at Sovereign
Sovereign Light Show at Twilight
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