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Christmas Light Tours Big Cedar Lodge & Top of the Rock

Join us for one of our three holiday light tour experiences available at Big Cedar Lodge and Top of the Rock. These tours are available in three locations this year, enabling guests to drive a golf cart, car, or ride a tram through a magical winter wonderland!


Holiday Dining

Deck The Trails Self-Guided Drive-Thru Tour

Deck The Trails Self-Guided Drive-Thru Tour

March 27 at 10:36 pm

Deck the Trails with us along our self-guided nature drive light experience! Featuring a record number of twinkling Christmas lights, these festive displays are sure to add cheer to the season. Guests will take a journey in their vehicles through a Christmas wonderland and down to the Big Cedar property. Hot chocolate, walking s’mores pop, and twinkling souvenirs are available for purchase. Weekday visits are reduced by $10 for added holiday value. Season passes are also available for $100 for unlimited visits throughout the season. Reservations are highly recommended as drive-up availability is not guaranteed.

Your Reservation Includes:

  • $5 off Winter Wonderland Ice Rink passes
  • $10 off dining entrees (excluding Truman)
  • 5% off at the Shoppe and Bent Hook Marina
  • $15 Fun Mountain Game Card
  • $10 towards a Holiday Tram Ride
  • Season passes can also be purchased separately for $100.

Book now and save $10 from the rate at the gate! Please note, we do not accept cash for payment for this activity. For expedited service, ensure your reservation QR code (sent in your confirmation email) is readily available to scan.

  • Prices vary
  • Available November – January 7th
  • 5pm – 10pm
  • Check-in at the Big Cedar entrance off the roundabout.
  • Complimentary for Big Cedar Lodge and Wilderness Club guests
  • Deck the Trails and The Lost Canyon Christmas experience are not a combined ticket.
Holiday Tram Ride

Holiday Tram Ride

March 27 at 10:36 pm

Snuggle up, sit back, and relax on Big Cedar’s twinkling tram tour through our newly expanded holiday light display! Take in the festive sights around Big Cedar Lodge on our unique tram rides while enjoying a complimentary hot chocolate or cider and a traveling s’more on a stick! Guests will be surrounded by the magic of Christmas while creating lasting memories with friends and family. Tram pick-up and drop-offs will be at Swimmin’ Hole Lawn.

Due to the large volume of our Holiday Tram Rides, our trams must leave promptly at the scheduled times. To avoid missing departure time, please check in 20 minutes before your scheduled tram time.

  • $20 per person
  • Available November through the first week of January
  • Start times: 6pm-9:40pm
  • Swimmin’ Hole Lawn
Lost Canyon Christmas Cart Tour at Top of the Rock

Lost Canyon Christmas Cart Tour at Top of the Rock

March 27 at 10:36 pm

Make magical memories this winter at Top of the Rock Ozarks Heritage Preserve. Join us for Lost Canyon Christmas – our first-ever light tour at Lost Canyon Cave and Nature Trail. Experience the Ozarks after dark and join us for a 2.5-mile nighttime journey through illuminated, awe-inspiring displays resembling historic Native American scenes from Chief Seattle’s letter of 1854. Sip on hot beverages and be surrounded by twinkling lights and holiday magic while connecting to the great outdoors. Start a new family tradition at Lost Canyon Christmas!

Admission to Top of the Rock requires $15 Parking Fee (credit card only). Paid upon entry

  • Price range: $15.75-$41
  • Available Thursday – Sundays until Jan 29th
  • SPECIAL DATES: Tuesday January 17th and Wednesday January 18th!
  • Tours starting at 5pm
  • Top of the Rock

For your safety weather may impact your tour, ice on the trail develops frequently during lower temperatures and may delay or cancel tours. Please check our website 2 hours prior to your tour time for updates. Cancelled tours will automatically be refunded to your credit card, please allow 5-7 business days to see that on your statement.

Christmas Light Tours


190 Top of the Rock Rd
Ridgedale, MO 65739